• Woodridge’s Jamison Kilgore takes a breath of air on his way to a ninth-place finish in the boys 8U 25-meter breaststroke at the League Swimming Championships last Saturday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Woodridge takes third at Leagues

    Lititz Springs, Manheim also place Brady Schwartz took home individual gold in the boys 12U 50-meter breaststroke in 37.17 seconds and four relays were crowned champs, as Woodridge earned a third-place finish with 669 1/2 points at...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Warwick boys soccer coach Gordy Cowher chats with some players on the sideline during the Lititz Summer Showcase last Friday night at the Weaver Road Turf Fields. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Showcase gets positive reviews

    Organizers of the 12th annual Lititz Summer Soccer Showcase had an important goal they wanted to reach last Saturday and Sunday. The mission was to guarantee each team a minimum of three games. In all,. there were...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • After recording a force out at third, Manheim’s David Cruz (left) jumps clear of Hempfield’s Ty Vaughn sliding into the bag. Also pictured for the Manheim VFW is shortstop Cody Gibble. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Hempfield escapes upset-minded Manheim in LNP quarters

    Manheim VFW didn’t have much of an option with their defensive alignment in the bottom of the seventh. With the score tied 2-all, Hempfield Black had the game-winning run at second base and number two hitter Cole...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Annual Lititz Summer Showcase will host 170 soccer teams

    In a couple of weeks, Wendell Hannaford will get very busy with his duties as head coach of the Warwick girls soccer team. That’s not to say, hAdd Newowever, that he hasn’t had his hands quite full...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Lititz’s Ian Schouten finished the Cayuga 50-mile Trail Championships in early June in 8 hourse 41 minutes, 10 seconds to win the national championship in the men’s 50-54 age group.
    Trail blazer

    Schouten becomes national champ in his age group in Cayuga 50-Miler Ian Schouten is a role model for not quitting on the things that you love to do. By his own admission, the Lititz man is not...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Lititz starting pitcher Dagen Young (5) gets congratulations from teammate Kaden Hunt (3) after tossing a scoreless inning against Solanco on Tuesday. Looking on for the Oddfellows is assistant Todd Shertzer. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Oddfellows advance to LNP Tournament semi-finals

    Josh Farina was already having a nice game by the time he stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday night. In his previous two at-bats, the Lititz Oddfellows’ number two...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Santa Run registration open

    Registration is now open for the third annual Santa Run & Walk. The event is sponsored by the Manheim Lions Club, and takes place Dec. 2, at 8:30 a.m., in downtown Manheim. In 2016, Chris McCabe, of...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Lititz catcher John Seibert (8) gets congratulations from teammates Colby Martin, Josh Farina and Adam Ricketts after slugging a first-inning three-run homer on Monday night. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Odd Fellows survive test from SWS, 5-4

    Zach Shertzer’s task wasn’t an easy one. The Lititz Odd Fellows’ third baseman was facing a tough pitcher in SWS righty Kris Pirozzi with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning. The go-ahead run was...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • For the second year in a row, the Warwick girls 200 medley relay earned NISCA All-American honors. The foursome of (clockwise from top left) Tyler Mandrell, Emma Oberholtzer, Emma Schouten, and Lauryn swam a school record 1:45.44 at Districts. Lititz Record file photo
    Two-time All-Americans

    Between them, the foursome of Tyler Mandrell, Lauryn Ober, Emma Oberholtzer and Emma Schouten have qualified for the PIAA State Swimming Championship a combined 11 times. ‘That’s an elite group of kids,” Warwick coach Mark Daum remarked....

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Warwick’s Jack Klazas (left) hustles down the line looking to beat a throw to Octorara’s first baseman during the District 23 finals. Photo by Mike Shull
    Warwick falls to Octorara in District 23 championship

    Tournament for 9-10-11 year olds goes the distance By the time Warwick reached last Wednesday’s winner-take-all game in the District 23 Little League 9-10-11 Year-Old championship, their pitching depth was a concern. Once-beaten Octorara, who entered the...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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