• Galen Fitzkee is one of six juniors in the top eight for the Section Two champion Manheim Central boys tennis team this spring. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Team chemistry helps Barons clinch Section

      Of the 16 boys and girls tennis teams at Manheim Central that Ryan Jeckel has coached, his squad this spring stands out in one aspect. I’m going to go out on a limb and say this...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Warwick grad Emily Cameron, a junior on the University of Georgia women’s swimming team, shares a smile at the NCAA Division-One Championships in Atlanta, Ga. in March. (Photo by Steven Colquitt)
     Cameron helps UGA women claim yet another NCAA crown

      The University of Georgia swim team wasn’t supposed to be a serious contender for the title at the NCAA Division-One Championships from March 16-19. That is, not based on their seeds entering the meet, anyway. But...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Warwick’s foursome of (left to right) Sam Shields, Kate Dickow, Deirdre White and Emily Williamson took gold in the 4x800 relay at last Saturday’s Hempfield Invitational in a new meet record time of 9:38.91. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Warwick wins three golds at Hempfield Invitational

      Girls 4×800 relay sets new meet record Warwick track and field assistant coach Matt Bomberger is getting the most out of his distance runners this season. Last Saturday was a perfect example. The foursome of Deirdre...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry will be the featured speaker at the Manheim Touchdown Club's banquet on Wednesday, May 25.
     Pry to speak at the MTC Awards banquet

      The Manheim Touchdown Club Awards Banquet will be held Wednesday, May 25, at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex beginning with a reception at 5:45 p.m. Brent Pry, assistant head coach/defensive coordinator at Penn State University, will...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Warwick senior Tyler Martin gets pumped up as he crosses the plate on a two-run single by Zach Peters in the third inning on Monday, helping the Warriors beat Ephrata 4-1 in a key crossover game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    In battle of Section leaders, Warriors outduel Ephrata

      From Warwick’s view, Ephrata base runners Adam Schwartz and Chase Weik were out on bang-bang plays at the plate in the fifth and sixth innings. In the Mounts’ dugout, they thought Schwartz at least got a...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Zach Shank, who got his first big league spring training hit this March, is beginning his fourth professional season in the Seattle Mariners’ organization with the Double-A Jackson Generals. (Photo by Nat Thomas/Jackson Generals)
    Shank gets taste of the big leagues in spring training

    WHS grad singles against the Indians Coming off a 2015 season in which Kyle Seager got 623 at-bats for the Seattle Mariners, there was nothing noteworthy about him starting at third base in the M’s spring training...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Warwick’s Bob Derr was joined by his family at the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame induction last Sunday. Pictured here are (front row, left to right) Bob and his wife, Kathy; (back, l-r) son, Andy, and daughters, Danielle Van Natta and Bree Arvai.
    Derr enters State Wrestling Coaches Hall

    Bob Derr had a choice to make as an 8th-grader at Warwick in the mid-1960’s. If Derr wanted to continue playing football in his freshman year for the Warriors, then he had to plan on hitting the...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Kids defeat fish in traditional yearly stand-off

    An opening day tradition About a dozen members of the Lititz Sportsman’s Association arrived at the riparian park before the sun Saturday morning, 5 a.m. to be exact, to set up for the annual kids fishing derby....

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Comets outduel Warwick in Section One showdown

    Warriors blank MC in back-yard rivalry Warwick pitcher Zach Peters, in the words of his coach Bob Locker, was a bulldog. In a showdown of Section One contenders on Tuesday afternoon, the Warrior junior threw 28 first-inning...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Ted Fitzgerald, center, poses with his family at Bucknell University in Lewisburg on Sunday. Fitzgerald, a longtime swimming official, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Swimming Hall of Fame.
    Fitzgerald inducted into PA Aquatics Hall of Fame

    Ted Fitzgerald will never forget the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. His old pal Carl Robie — a close friend growing up when the two competed together at the Aronimink Swim Club in suburban Philadelphia — was...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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