• Penn State football coach James Franklin meets the media during a press conference at the Manheim Touchdown Club's banquet last Friday.
    Lion king

      James Franklin has been on the job as the Penn State University football coach for less than six months, but that’s been plenty of time for him to form an opinion on Nittany Lion players Deron...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Manheim Central senior Sophia Iosue prepares to release her personal-best throw of 117 feet, 10 inches in the State Triple-A girls discus competition last Saturday at Shippensburg University.
    Baron athletes end season at States

    Iosue takes 11th in discus It remains to be seen if Manheim Central senior Sophia Iosue throws the discus after high school. If so, it will be at Harvard University, where she plans to attend starting this...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • After twice breaking Warwick's school record in the discus, junior David Lucas (far left), with the silver medal around his neck, takes his place on the podium alongside gold medalist Max Adams (center), of Hempfield Area, and bronze medalist Alec Rideout, of Canon McMillan.
    Lucas wins PIAA silver medal

    The smile that David Lucas wore as he stepped into the discus circle last Saturday for his third and final Flight throw at States hid his true feelings. “I was so scared,” the Warwick junior said. Following...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Down to their last strike, Lynx stun the Barons

    Oley Valley was literally down to their last breath. Somehow, they escaped. Craig Eidle’s RBI single capped a two-out, two-strike rally, and then the 10th-seeded Lynx pulled out a 6-4 win over 7th-seeded Manheim Central on Monday...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • On a squeeze bunt play in the bottom of the ninth inning on Tuesday, Cumberland Valley base runner Taylor Krow slides under the tag of Warwick catcher Jenny George for the game-winning run in the Lady Eagles' 7-6 District playoff win in Elizabethtown. Pictured making a play on Rachael Mumma's bunt are Warwick pitcher Lacey Lefever and first baseman Nikole Rottkamp (14).
    Lady Eagles squeeze past Warwick in District playoffs

    Having taken batting practice from former All-Star pitcher Sam Derr, Warwick was prepared for anything in the District Three Quad-A playoffs. It showed. The Lady Warriors put up six runs on 11 hits against Cumberland Valley hurlers...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Manheim Central senior Wade Beamesderfer breaks away from the starting line in the 400 at the District Championships last Saturday. In addition to placing sixth in that event, he claimed a fifth-place medal in the long jump and qualified for States.
    Six MC athletes advance

    The percentages were off the charts for Manheim Central at last weekend’s District Three Track and Field Championships. Of the seven MC athletes who competed at Shippensburg University, six qualified for States. “It doesn’t get any better...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • After making a play-action fake to Ron Hunter, Piranha quarterback Mark Jarmon drops back to pass, eventually finding Darren Echols for a touchdown strike during action last Saturday at Grosh Field.
    Central Penn Piranha begin new era in Lititz

    T om Laubach and former Indianapolis Colt Raheem Brock brought minor league football to Lititz Saturday evening when the Central Penn Piranha opened their preseason with a 10-7 win over the Brooklyn Seminoles at Grosh Field. “We...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Warwick cleanup hitter Travis Reapsome connects for an RBI single in the third inning of Monday's District playoff game against Exeter.
    Warriors bow to Exeter in Districts

    Of the 104 pitches that Travis Reapsome threw on Monday, there was just one that he would have liked back. The high fastball wasn’t missed by Exeter Township three-hole hitter Austin Gentry, who deposited it over the...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Warwick's David Lucas displays the gold medal he won in the District Three Triple-A discus with a throw of 163 feet, 10 inches last Friday at Shippensburg.
    District gold!

    Lucas wins discus; qualifies for States with Harpel Warwick sophomore Ian Harpel was calm, cool and relaxed in the 400 at last weekend’s District Three Track and Field Meet. Junior David Lucas was less than relaxed following...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Warwick's Mason Buccilla looks to capitalize on a scoring opportunity during Tuesday night's action at Manheim Township. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warwick’s season comes to a close

    An optimistic Warwick head coach Wayne Hummer was busy over the past week preparing his team for a first-round match up in the District Three boys lacrosse tournament against a very familiar Manheim Township team. Game one,...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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