• Runners of all ages participated in the Fourth Annual Rock-n-Glow 5K. The Manheim Chamber has
agreed to continue to sponsor Rock-N-Glow in 2017. (Photos by Alan Johnson)
    Manheim runners are tops at Rock-N-Glow

      Despite the rain, more than 1,000 people finished the fourth annual Rock-N-Glow 5K in Manheim on Saturday evening. The race started at 9 p.m., and a finish list posted online indicates that 1,018 people completed the...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Representing Manheim Central’s football team at last Saturday’s Tri-County All-Star Game were (front row, left to right) Damon Camacho, Kevin Starner, head coach Dave Hahn, DaShaun Neville, and Derek Adams; (back, l-r) coach Wes Geib, coach Tom Waranavage, Drew Eshleman, coach Mike Williams, Gavin Guyer, coach Frank Barton, and Sam Martin.
     North prevails 34-31 in 15th Tri-County All-Star Game

      Drew Eshleman’s initial thought was to be aware of a post pattern, which the South squad had been executing all night. Then as the Manheim Central senior defensive back was dropping back into coverage, he noticed...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Warwick senior catcher Justin Smith connects on a pitch during recent District Three playoff action. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Cedar Cliff, Ryan oust the Warriors in Districts

      Warwick pitcher Tim Griest couldn’t have thrown a better quality two-strike pitch to Cedar Cliff’ junior Grant Brenemen. Somehow, the Colts’ number three hitter got his bat on the ball and laced a two-run double to...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Warwick’s Eric Garner prepares to release a javelin throw in the State Championships at Shippensburg University last Saturday. Garner placed ninth in the Triple-A competition with a heave of 187 feet, 10 inches. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     PR’s for Warwick at State Meet

      Eric Garner extended his streak. In each week of the track and field post-season, including the PIAA State Championships last weekend at Shippensburg University, the Warwick junior fired off a PR throw in the javelin. When...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Representing Manheim Central’s football team at last Saturday’s Tri-County All-Star Game were (front row, left to right) Damon Camacho, Kevin Starner, head coach Dave Hahn, DaShaun Neville, and Derek Adams; (back, l-r) coach Wes Geib, coach Tom Waranavage, Drew Eshleman, coach Mike Williams, Gavin Guyer, coach Frank Barton, and Sam Martin.
    Hoag finishes career with two State medals

      Knoch junior Jordan Geist was the talk of the State boys Triple-A shot put last Friday. His eye-popping heave of 74 feet, 3 inches not only shattered the previous PIAA record of 70-0, it also had...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • After batting .315 in 32 games with the Jackson Generals, Lititz’s Zach Shank was promoted to the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A club in Tacoma last weekend.
    Shank promoted to Mariners’ Triple-A club

      Zach Shank barely had any time to enjoy his 2-for-4 night in the Double-A Jackson Generals’ 5-2 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts last Saturday. Shortly after the game, the Lititz native learned from his manager, Daren...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Concentrating on his technique, Warwick junior Eric Garner prepares to release the javelin for a District Three gold medal-winning 187 feet, 7 inches in the rain at Shippensburg University last Saturday. Photo by Matt Libhart
    Garner-ing District gold

    From his very first javelin throw last Saturday, Warwick’s Eric Garner was feeling good. For that matter, the Warwick girls foursome of Leah Graybill, Samantha Shields, Deirdre White and Emily Williamson liked its chances in the 4×400...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • With Hersey runners at second and third in the top of the seventh, Warwick right-hander Zach Peters pitches out of trouble to preserve the Warriors’ 4-2 District playoff win on Monday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Warriors advance past Hershey 4-2 in District playoffs

    One ace pitcher can make all the difference at this time of year. Hence, it’s not all that surprising to see first-round upsets in the District baseball playoffs. On Monday, top-seeded Hempfield and No.2 Penn Manor both...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Manheim Central senior Tyler Hoag reached a distance of 56 feet, 4 3/4 inches to win the District Three Triple-A boys shot put title last Friday at Shippensburg. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Crowning achievement: Hoag leads MC at Districts

    Throughout the season, Tyler Hoag has been shooting to reach the 58-foot mark in shot put. The Manheim Central senior came close last Friday, but fell slightly less than two feet short. It didn’t matter. With his...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Tackling the issue of concussions

    Penn Cinema to host presentation Todd Rucci knows all about game plans. As a former Penn State University lineman and a retired player for the NFL’s New England Patriots, Rucci has sat in countless meetings designed to...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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