• Warwick junior Ryan Stewart is shown atop the medal stand after repeating as the heavyweight champ at the District Three Triple-A Section Two Tournament. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Clark, Stewart win Sectional gold

    Butzer, Hirtzel also qualify for Districts In pre-match warm-ups last Saturday night, Warwick’s Evan Clark turned to singer Johnny Cash for a little bit of motivation. Specifically, Cash’s song, “God’s Gonna Cut You Down.” The Warrior junior...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Manheim Central senior Taylor Funk, a St. Joe’s University recruit, drives to the basket past Waynesboro’s Jay Alvarez in Monday night’s game. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Bounce back game: Barons recover from L-L loss to advance in District playoffs

    It had a very real chance of being the final game on their home floor for Manheim Central’s seniors. If the 5th-seeded Barons and 4th-seeded Spring Grove both won their District Three 5A openers on Monday night,...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Photo by Mike Shull
Manheim Central senior Amelia Dissinger is shown with her 8th-place medal in the girls 100-yard breaststroke atop the medal stand at last Thursday’s Lancaster-Lebanon League Girls Swimming Championships.
    Dissinger claims L-L medal

    Amelia Dissinger got a positive sign early in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Girls Swimming Championships last Thursday at the Lititz Rec. In the opening event, the Manheim Central senior swam a season-best split of 32.0 seconds in the...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Warwick sophomore Hayden Rucci (center) is shown on the field at Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium with MSU co-offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Jim Bollman (left) and offensive line coach Mark Staten (right) during his visit to East Lansing, Mich. last weekend.
    Rucci receives full-ride offer from Michigan State

      Still, the Warwick High School sophomore had no idea what was coming next. Sitting in the office of Spartans’ co-offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Jim Bollman, Rucci a tight end and defensive end/outside linebacker for the Warriors,...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Senior Emma Schouten reacts to Warwick’s strong showing in the 500 yard freestyle race. In addition to Schouten’s gold, senior Anna Lance captured bronze and junior Allison Wyand earned the fifth place medal. Photo by Mike Shull
    L-L Champs! Warwick girls capture 22 medals while winning first League title

    Hours prior to the L-L League Girls Swimming Championships last Thursday, Warwick’s Emma Schouten and Lauryn Ober got themselves psyched during breakfast. “We just talked about, ‘We’ve got to do this,’” Schouten recalled. Do it, the Warwick...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Senior guard Jay Barreto launches a three-point shot from the perimeter for the Barons. hoto by Kirk Neidermyer
    Barons fall to Hempfield in L-L quarterfinals

    Following previous losses this season, the message from Manheim Central coach Chris Sherwood to his players was always the same. Forget about it and move on. Not this time, however. Not after suffering a 40-35 loss to...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • After helping Warwick’s field hockey team advance to the Lancaster-Lebanon League semi-finals and the District Three quarter-finals, seniors Haley Miller, Logan Kempinski, Mia Fucci, Madeline Lutz, and Madalyn Christen signed National Letters of Intent to play in college. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Five WHS five hockey players commit

    Two seasons ago, the Warwick field hockey team had a challenging time on its hands. Finishing 5-13 overall, the Lady Warriors missed the playoffs for the first time in 22 years. Fast forward to this past fall...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Senior Alex Lalovic, who led the Warriors in scoring this season with 18.5 ppg, dribbles the ball against Conestoga Valley last Friday. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Warriors end season with losses to CV, Township

    Close, but not meant to be. That became a story line for the Warwick boys basketball team this winter. For the fourth time in six games last Friday night, the Warriors took a game into OT. Unfortunately,...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Photos by MIke Shull Manheim Central’s Roman Wagner (30) draws a crowd as he goes to work inside against Ephrata on Tuesday night.
    Playoffs start early for the Central boys

    Win over Ephrata sets up one-game playoff against L-S for the Section Two crown The Manheim Central boys didn’t want to hear the negative comments. Sure, they had suffered back-to-back losses. But the truth was, the Barons...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Warwick bowlers (left to right) Ashley Sham, Cole Snavely, Ben White, Isaac Erickson, Tony Lutz and their coaches and teammates claimed sole possession of the Section One title Tuesday at Dutch Lanes. Photos by MIke Shull
    Warriors pin down Section One title

    Describing his bowlers in just one word is an easy assignment for Warwick coach Neal Vital. “They’re competitors,” he said. “That’s the number one thing.” That trait is certainly coming up big this winter. On Tuesday, facing...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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