• Lititz’s Bobby Longenecker crosses the finish line at the Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon with top honors in 2:38.26. it marked the 27th different U.S. state in which Longenecker has completed a marathon. (Photo courtesy of Gametime Media)
    Longenecker overcomes the odds

      The Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon’s 26.2-mile course probably didn’t seem all that long for Bobby Longenecker. Not compared to the road he’d been traveling. There were many miles of hurdles, doubts and struggles that the 27-year-old...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Junior point guard Jake Novak brings the ball up the floor for the Manheim Central boys during a recent game.
    Funk nets 27 in Barons’ win over Elizabethtown

    MC heads into break with 6-0 record The Manheim Central boys finished about five points shy of their season-average last Wednesday. It could have been worse. In fact, coach Chris Sherwood was surprised that his Barons still...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Warwick junior forward Bryan Rottkamp, averaging 5.4 ppg this season, shoots over a defender.
    Cedars prevail in clash of unbeatens

    It had all the makings for a real donnybrook. The Warwick and Lebanon boys were the final two unbeatens atop the Section One standings, so sole possession of first place was at stake. A five-game winning streak...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Warwick’s Steven Seepaul (back) rides out Conestoga Valley’s Josh MacNamara in the third period for a gritty 1-0 victory in the 170-pound bout last Thursday. Photo by Mike Shull
    Bucks stop Warwick, 45-25

    The start was good for the Warwick wrestlers last Thursday night, with back-to-back falls by juniors Evan Clark and Ryan Stewart. So was the finish, thanks to three straight wins by Steven Seepaul, Logan Boring and Eric...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Warwick’s Ella Schnupp swims to a first-place finish in the 200 I.M. in 2:21.34 last Thursday, helping the Lady Warriors defeat Manheim Central and Lampeter-Strasburg in a tri-meet at the Lititz recCenter. Photo by Barry Sweigart
    Off and swimming: Warwick boys and girls begin season 2-0

    Roughly six months ago, a contingent of Warwick girls swimmers including Maya Hartzler, Tyler Mandrell, Lauryn Ober, Emma Oberholtzer, Katie Oberholtzer and Emma Schouten wrapped up their season at the PIAA State Championships. Last Thursday, in their...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • While being guarded by Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker, Warwick’s Bryan Rottkamp protects the ball and looks to pass the ball to a teammate in the Warriors’ 47-45 win last Wednesday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Five straight: Warriors improve to 5-1

    The Warwick boys had two streaks on the line last Friday night. One they wanted. The other they didn’t. Extending through all of last year, the Warriors had dropped 11 straight Section One games. But it didn’t...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Manheim Central’s Connor Hostetter (back) and Jake Novak (right) go for the steal while trapping a Solanco guard during last Friday’s action. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Third-quarter run powers the Barons

    There was a bad sign during the Manheim Central boys’ pre-game preparations Monday night. Readying themselves to host Donegal, the Baron players were slow to put on their game faces. “When I walked into the gym at...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Manheim Central junior guard Connor Hostetter cuts through the lane past Cedar Crest defender Cole Laney for two of his 19 points in the Barons’ win Monday night. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Barons start season 2-0

    Monday’s game couldn’t have arrived any sooner for the Manheim Central boys basketball team. While other squads around the Lancaster-Lebanon League opened their season last weekend, the Barons found themselves sitting idle. Or, at least, not in...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Warwick forward Bryan Rottkamp (right) pulls up and draws a foul from Downingtown West’s Davis Reardon (14) during the Warriors’ opening game of the season last Friday. Photo by Mike Shull
    Balanced scoring leads Warwick in Octorara Tip-Off consolation

    The scenario was perfect for the Warwick boys. One night after dropping a close outcome against a tough Downingtown West squad, the Warriors found themselves back in a similar situation Saturday against Octorara. This time, the result...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • In Warwick’s 54-22 win over Strath Haven last Saturday, senior Eric Garner clamps a cradle on James Scott while scoring a 38-second fall in the 195-pound bout. Photo by Cathy Chapis
    Host Warriors place fifth in Duals Tourney

    Luke Hirtzel, Logan Boring, Evan Clark and Ryan Stewart earned three wins apiece and the Warwick wrestlers took fifth place at their season-opening Warrior Duals Tournament last Saturday. After dropping a 44-27 decision to Mifflin County, the...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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