• Manheim's Ellie Fittery displays her intensity as she swims to a strong finish in the girls butterfly last Saturday at the Manheim Fast & Furious Meet.
    Local swimmers place at Manheim Fast & Furious Meet

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners and Manheim Swim Team competed at the Manheim Fast and Furious Meet last Saturday, where both teams earned a top-five finish. Manheim placed fourth overall with 254 points, with the Waverunners close behind...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Warwick Phillies shortstop Zach Shertzer (left) attempts a swipe tag as Manheim Township base runner Evan Proulx slides into second base.
    Phils’ hopes of repeat dashed by the Streaks

    Warwick finishes second in New Era M-M Tournament Leading 3-1 with the bases loaded in the top of the fourth inning, the Warwick Phillies were threatening to pull away from Manheim Township. Unfortunately, they managed just one...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • The Warwick Little League 11-12 All Stars placed second in their tournament, battling all the way back through the loser's bracket before suffering a 10-5 loss to Solanco in the championship game. Members of the team include (front) Jeremiah High; (first row, left to right) Brady Zimmerman, Isaiah Lapp, Marshall Adams, Chase Yarberough and Matt Woolley; (second row, l-r) Paul Layton, Bryce Pfeiff, Connor Evans, Daegen Vazquez, Jeremy Bell and Kyle Morris; (third row, l-r) coaches Steve Bell, Jeff High and Clifton Shanklin (manager).
    Warwick 11-12 year-old stars finish runner-up

    Warwick Little League’s 11-12 All-Stars, managed by Clifton Shanklin, competed from June 28 to July 6 at the Solanco Little League complex and came home with runner-up honors, bowing to Solanco in the championship game. There were...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Warwick Cardinals base runner Kyle Zimmerman advances to third base ahead of a throw from Manheim Township’s first baseman. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Cardinals clinch 10U title

    The Lancaster County Youth Baseball League’s Section One 10U team from Manheim Township lost only three games all season, going 19-3 overall. All three losses, including two in the post-season, came at the hands of the Warwick...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • John Seibert receives congratulations after slugging a fourth-inning grand slam in the Phillies’ 11-1 win over Cocalico on Monday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Township sends Phillies to first New Era loss

    The Warwick Phillies had hoped to gain some revenge against Manheim Twp. on Tuesday night. Fresh in their minds was a 7-5 loss to the Streaks earlier this season in a game in which Warwick held a...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Leading the Barons to their 500th win in program history ranks as one of the many highlights from Mike Williams’ coaching career. (Lititz Record File Photo)
    Williams’ 34th season will be his last

    As good as Mike Williams is as a football coach, he is a terrible liar. So when a local sports reporter called the Barons’ long-time head coach on Tuesday, he was simply unable to keep his plans...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • After reaching base on a single, VFW leadoff hitter Cam Eberly 
promptly steals second base as Cocalico’s Adam Rhoads takes the 
throw. Eberly scored Manheim’s first run later in the first inning. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Eagles clinch series from Manheim

    Cocalico snapped a 2-2 tie with the Manheim VFW on RBI’s by Jude Anthony and Colby Zimmerman in the bottom of the fifth inning, and then pitcher Austin Ruzika-Porter did the rest, earning a complete-game decision as...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Warwick pitcher Adam Wiernicki struck out nine and scattered four 
hits over six-plus innings while picking up the decision in his team’s 
6-4 championship win over Octorara last Thursday. (Photos by Sara Engle)
    Warwick 50/70 team wins District 23 crown

    For a Warwick team which had scored 35 runs in its previous two games, last Thursday night wasn’t one of their better offensive outputs. Give a lot of that credit to Octorara left-hander Alex Lantz and the...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Manheim's Reagan Nissley captured the gold medal in the girls 8-and-under 25-meter breaststroke in 24.96 seconds last Saturday.
    Waverunners edge Woodridge for top honors at Invitational

    Manheim claims eighth place Lititz Springs got an individual gold from James Moll in the boys 9-10 year-old 25 butterfly, along with five top finishes in the relays, and slipped past Woodridge 548-538 for the team championship...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Colin Beech gets congratulations from his teammates after belting a two-run fourth-inning homer in the Warwick Phillies' 11-7 win over the Ephrata Dragons last Friday night in a New Era Midget-Midget Tournament first-round series. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    Phillies flex their playoff muscles

    Move on to New Era’s final four with series win over Ephrata The Warwick Phillies are seeking to do something that has never been done in their history. Win back-to-back New Era Tournament titles. Last week, they...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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