• Jill Albers, who led the Lady Eagles with 15 assists in the District finals against York Catholic, passes the ball to a teammate. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Fighting Irish holds off LCS for District title

     Lady Eagles take runner-up honors for second straight year Even when they were down 2-0 in games last Saturday, there was no panic from the Lititz Christian girls volleyball team. The Lady Eagles had rallied from that deficit...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Manheim Central sophomore Maddie Hosler battles Oley Valley’s Hannah Beers for the ball during second-half action last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Lady Barons advance to State playoffs

      Ever since dropping a 1-0 setback to Elizabethtown in its regular-season finale, the Manheim Central field hockey team has been trying to re-capture its A-game. Sure, they had an 8-0 drubbing of Susquehannock in a District...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Samantha Shields works her way through traffic while running a strong first-mile split of 5:49 at the State Cross Country Championships last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Shields finishes 95th at States

      Samantha Shields couldn’t have done much more. Competing in the PIAA State Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Hershey’s Parkview Course for the first time since 2013, when she placed 185th in 22:02, the Warwick senior...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Damon Camacho side-steps a diving tackle attempt from Solanco’s Zeb Eshelman as he tries to get around left end. Also pictured for the Barons is tight end Sam Martin. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Unbeaten no more

    Barons deal Solanco its first loss and earn share of Section title Sam Martin was the primary target. But when Manheim Central’s senior tight end was covered by Solanco’s defense, quarterback Kody Kegarise had to look elsewhere. Enter...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Taylor Wie¬derrecht goes on the attack in the District playoffs. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Greenwood edges MC in District quarterfinals

      Greenwood’s Paityn Wirth, as Manheim Central coach Lisa McCoy can attest, is “the real deal.” “She really has good stick handling skills,” McCoy said. “She really has some very nice hands.” Those talents were on display...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Manheim Central defensive back Gavin Guyer (left) chases Garden Spot running back Jahad Jeffers during action last Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Kegarise scores four TD’s in win over GS

      Kody Kegarise was excited. Manheim Central’s QB had led his team to a 28-10 win by rushing for four touchdowns among 23 runs for 209 yards. He passed for 111 more yards. “It feels great (to...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Warwick’s Patrick Quinn, Tyler Gerhart, and Ryan Deibler drag down a Hempfield ball carrier in their Section One game last Friday night. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
     Quick starts sends Knights to 54-14 win over Warwick

      The good news for Warwick last Friday was that it held Hempfield running back Will Blair, the leading rusher in Section One of the L-L, to just 66 yards. Yes, Blair scored three touchdowns, but he...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Samantha Shields (958) eyes the final 100 yards in the District Three Triple-A girls race at Big Spring High School on Saturday. Shields’ top-20 finish (19:20) qualified her for the PIAA State Meet. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Shields advances to States

      Samantha Shields can say with conviction that she is not a hot weather runner. At the 20th annual Ben Bloser Cross Country Invitational at Big Spring in mid-September, the conditions were exactly that, and the Warwick...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Manheim Central quarterback Kody Kegarise scrambles out of the pocket and tries to avoid being sacked by Cocalico’s Abdul Saad during last Friday’s game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Barons overcome Eagles with second-half surge

      Manheim Central has one of the most tradition-rich programs in District Three, if not the state. But after watching his team play a mistake-filled first half in their key Section Two battle Friday night at Cocalico,...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Barons’ keeper Mason Nissley makes one of his 13 saves as Lower Dauphin forward Jackson Becher (20) tries to head the ball toward the net. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Falcons shut out MC in Districts

      Experience-wise, the Manheim Central boys were at a big disadvantage against Lower Dauphin. LD had eight senior starters, to the Barons’ two. But with Central playing a 43 alignment &tstr; with four backs and three holding...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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