• Manheim Central pitcher Tanner Fahnestock (second from right) huddles with his catcher Skylar Wilson (far right) and the rest of his infield at the mound in the District playoffs on Monday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Barons overcome early deficit, top Panthers 13-9 in Districts

    When East Pennsboro jumped out to a 5-0 first-inning lead on Monday afternoon, Manheim Central probably had thoughts of its L-L League semi-final playoff game last week. In that affair, Penn Manor bolted to a 6-0 edge...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Manheim Central junior Tyler Hoag prepares to throw the discus 153 feet, 7 inches, which was good enough for the District silver medal last Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Hoag advances to States in three events

    Strausbaugh picks up District bronze to reach PIAA Meet In more than a decade of coaching track and field, Manheim Central skipper Shane Mack had never sent one of his throwers to States in three events. Until now,...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Warwick senior David Lucas repeated as the District Three Triple-A discus champion last Friday, uncorking a winning throw of 175-7 inches at Shippensburg University. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lucas repeats as District champion

    McCord also grabs gold, Harpel sets 400 record David Lucas wasn’t at his best last Friday. Turns out, the Warwick senior didn’t need to be. His discus throw of 175 feet, 7 inches was good enough to...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  •  Classic pitchers duel

    An article that Dave Byrne wrote in LNP a couple of weeks ago was of particular interest to me. It was after Warwick played Penn Manor in a Section One softball showdown that Dave wrote, “From 1970...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Jake Novak slides across the plate with a run in the Barons’ 10-2 win over L-S last Saturday. Covering for the Pioneers is pitcher Cameron Enck. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Comets erupt in L-L semi-final win over the Barons

    Sophomore lefty Jeff Taylor has done a lot this spring to establish himself as the ace of the Penn Manor pitching staff. On Tuesday night, he also proved that he can handle the bat pretty well. Taylor...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Warwick junior midfielder Tyler Bogda scored two goals on Tuesday night in the Warriors’ 7-5 District playoff win over Susquehannock. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warriors notch first District Three win

    Even while facing a 5-2 deficit going into the fourth quarter on Tuesday night, the Warwick boys’ confidence never wavered. And it showed in those final 12 minutes. The Warriors scored five unanswered goals and rallied to...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Freshman Billie Jo Bollinger makes a strong kick to the finish line while competing with the Manheim Central girls’ 4x400 relay team at Leagues. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Hoag, Bollinger lead MC at L-L Meet

     Sunderland breaks 1,600 mark The way Manheim Central track and field coach Shane Adams figures, the best is yet to come for Tyler Hoag. That could be real scary news for the rest of the Lancaster-Lebanon League....

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Warwick freshman hurler Amanda Herr follows through on a first-inning pitch to Lampeter-Strasburg’s Bri Garber on Monday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    L-L semi-final heartbreaker

    L-S tops Warwick with run in bottom of seventh Amanda Herr did her job. With the potential winning run standing just 60 feet away in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Warwick freshman lefty got Lampeter-Strasburg’s speedy...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • With Lebanon’s Jeronimo Rodriguez looming close behind, Warwick junior sprinter Ian Harpel (left) takes the lead in the 400 at the L-L League Championships last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warwick claims three L-L League golds

    Harpel, Lucas, McNeill lead the way The rivalry that Warwick junior Ian Harpel has with Lebanon’s Jeronimo Rodriguez dates back to their middle school years. Early on, the Cedars’ sprinter held the upper hand. This year, Harpel...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Warwick’s Mitchell Weaver (20) attempts to outwork Hempfield’s Bryce Muir (44) and Cory Powders for possession of the ball during first-half action on Tuesday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Knights advance to L-L finals with 17-2 win over Warwick

    If Warwick had to pick an MVP from its game against Hempfield on Tuesday, it clearly would have been goalkeeper Cam Epple. The Warrior senior weathered a barrage of shots from the Black Knights and held the...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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