• Manheim Central’s Jillian Wolgemuth tests Newport goalkeeper Misty VanHorn during a first-half scoring opportunity in Tuesday’s District game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Central tames the Lady Buffaloes in District playoff opener, 3-1

    As a team without a ton of playoff experience in recent years, the Manheim Central field hockey players aren’t taking their No. 1 seed in the District Three Double-A playoffs for granted. Yes, the Lady Barons were...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Manheim Central senior Tanner Brenize looks for daylight around two Mechanicsburg defenders in Tuesday night’s District playoff action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Wildcats edge MC in District playoffs

    After Manheim Central and Mechanicsburg combined for three goals in the game’s opening 24-plus minutes on Tuesday, one might have figured that there more to come. Turns out there wasn’t. That wasn’t good news for the 7th-seeded...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Warwick’s Becky Kauffman fires a shot at the Hempfield goalkeeper as teammates Jamie Martin (2) and Marleise Emrhein (5) look on. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Martin’s goal lifts Warwick over Hempfield 1-0 in District opener

    Warwick senior Jamie Martin’s goal 6:48 into the second half was the only score of the game as the 9th-seeded Lady Warriors eliminated 8th-seeded Hempfield with a 1-0 victory in the first round of the District Three...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Cocalico holds on, stuns Barons

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich was faced with a big decision in the waning moments of Friday’s Section Two battle at Manheim Central. With the score tied 17-17 with four minutes to play, the Eagles were faced with...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • John Hosler (6) goes up to head the ball to Baron teammate Tanner
Brenize in the L-L quarter-finals against Hempfield.
    Bears outlast Barons in OT

    One had to figure when Manheim Central and Elizabethtown met Tuesday in the L-L League Semifinals at Warwick that it was going to be a tightly-played, nail-biter until the end. After all, the teams had played to...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Hempfield shuts out MC 1-0 in L-L semi-finals

    Manheim Central field hockey coach Lisa McCoy gave credit where credit was due. Facing pesky defensive pressure from Section One runner-up Hempfield, the MC girls mustered only four shots at Lady Knight keeper Hollyn Barr. Hempfield didn’t...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Warwick’s Samantha Shields (right) and Amanda Graber (left) lead a pack of runners through the turn at Ephrata in Tuesday’s L-L League Championships.
    Warriors, Barons land top-10 finishes at Leagues

    The Section Two champion Manheim Central boys cross country team finished sixth in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet at Ephrata Tuesday afternoon. The Barons, coming off a 16-5 finish in the regular season, were led by senior Nate...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Warwick junior forward Delaney Ryan (right) battles a Donegal player for the ball in last Saturday’s L-L quarter-final round game at Elizabethtown.
    Second-half goals lift PM over Warwick in L-L semi-finals

    For about 48 minutes on Tuesday, Warwick played even – or better – against Penn Manor. It was that other 12 minutes that the Lady Warriors would like to have back. PM’s Madison Warfel and Bri Kline...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Freshman Kayla Herr (right) scored in both the L-L quarter-finals and semi-finals while helping the Manheim Central girls advance to their first-ever L-L championship game.
    One win from L-L League gold

    MC girls reach first-ever final Until last Saturday, the Manheim Central girls soccer team had never advanced as far as the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoff semi-finals. They achieved that feat with a 1-0 win over Lancaster Mennonite in...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Manheim Central junior linebacker Craig McKee follows a convoy of blockers while returning an interception 14 yards for a third-quarter TD in the Barons’ 56-28 win over Lampeter-Strasburg last Friday.
    Barons outduel the Pioneers

    Camacho rushes for 4 TDs Keep Lampeter-Strasburg’s high-powered offense in the 30’s and then try to outscore QB Bear Shank and Co. That was the goal of Manheim Central last Friday night in a first-place showdown last...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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