• Manheim Central’s Matt Walsh (15) and Taylor Funk outmuscle Neumann-Goretti’s Dhamir Cosby Roundtree for a rebound in Tuesday’s Sweet 16 game at Garden Spot. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Goretti ends Barons’ season in Sweet 16

    Over the course of this season, the Manheim Central boys basketball team has crossed paths with a lot of good opponents. Octorara early. Then Bishop McDevitt in the District Three Triple-A semi-finals. Susquehanna Township in the consolations....

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Warwick grad Eric Leisey (left), a redshirt junior with the Union University men’s basketball team, tries to win a tip-off from Williams Baptist College’s Abel Yekeh. (Photo courtesy of Union University Athletics)
     Leisey, Union University reach NCAA Division-Two Tourney

    Playing for the Union University (Tenn.) men’s basketball team is bringing back fond memories for 2011 Warwick High School grad Eric Leisey. It’s taking him back to those days as a junior and senior wearing the Warrior...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • With only a minute remaining in his 170-pound State Triple-A fifth-place match, Manheim Central’s Jared Siegrist (standing) narrowly misses a match-tying one point escape on the edge of the mat. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     State hardware for Siegrist

    For Manheim Central junior Jared Siegrist, the progression is undeniable. As a freshman at the District Three Triple-A Wrestling Championships, he went two-and-out. Ditto for his first trip to States as a sophomore. This past Friday and...

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  • Warwick sophomore Ben White (left) is shown with coach Bill Bernstein (right) after placing fourth at the Eastern PA Regionals last Friday.
    White rolls on

     Places 4th at Regionals, reaches States Ben White refused to panic. The Warwick sophomore did admit, however, that some doubt crept into his mind after bowling a 161 in the third game of the PA Eastern Regionals qualifying round...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • With the action moving to the edge of the mat, Warwick’s Devin Schnupp (right) blocks a third-period takedown attempt by Exeter Township’s Austin DeSanto in their PIAA fifth-place bout at the Giant Center. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Family ties

    Schnupp equals his father with 6th-place State medal At this point, Warwick junior Devin Schnupp has equal bragging rights with his father, Gary. Both have a PIAA State sixth-place medal in their collection of hardware. It was in...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s players celebrate after defeating Wilkes-Barre GAR 35-32 last Saturday night at Wyoming Area High School for their first-ever State playoff victory. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Barons capture first-ever State playoff victory

    Tanner Brenize’s play early in the fourth quarter last Friday night wasn’t one that will necessarily show up in a boxscore, but it easily could have been a game-turning moment for the Manheim Central boys basketball team....

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  • Matt Walsh, who led the Barons with 14 points, drives against In¬dian defender Nehemiah Mack. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Indians rally past Barons in second half

    Remember those Philadelphia Eagles’ defenses from the Buddy Ryan era in the early 90’s which routinely pinned opponents in their own territory? Early in the second half last Thursday night, they re-appeared on the basketball court wearing...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore Ben White bowled through a back injury last Sat¬urday to capture the District Three crown at Hiesters Lanes in Reading.
    WHS sophomore adds District gold to his collection

    Warwick’s Ben White was holding his breath as the 10th frame against Wyomissing’s Talon Faust unfolded last Saturday night. Foust had an opportunity to tie the Warrior junior and force a roll-off in the District Three championship...

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  • Warwick sophomore Emma Schouten won two medals at the District Three Triple-A Girls Championships, including a bronze in the 500 free in 5:03.97. In that race, Schouten held off Hershey fourth-place finisher Bailey Robertson (5:04.59) for the final automatic berth to the State Championships. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Schouten, Ober combine for three District medals

    Warwick’s Emma Schouten had flashbacks to the 2014 Lancaster-Lebanon League Girls Swimming Championships last Saturday. On that night in her freshman season, she found herself battling fatigue in the second half of the 500 free, but dug...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Manheim Central junior Matt Daniel (center) had plenty of reasons to smile atop the medal podium last Saturday after winning gold in the 500 free in a new District Three Double-A record time of 4:36.02. Also pictured are Palmyra silver-medalist Teag Culver (right) and Trinity bronze-medalist Keenan Handley. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Daniel shatters District record, wins two titles

    Manheim Central’s Matt Daniel didn’t exactly get the best of starts in the 500 freestyle at the District Three Double-A Championships last Saturday. Early in the race, his right goggle filled up with water. But not even...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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