• In his fourth season in the Seattle Mariners’ organization, Lititz’s Zach Shank achieved a professional first on Sunday, slugging two home runs in Triple-A Tacoma’s 6-5 loss at Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Tacoma Rainiers.
    Zach Shank homers twice for the Rainiers

    Lititz’s Zach Shank knows that he will never be confused for Mike Schmidt when it comes to hitting long balls. All the same, he stole a page from the former Phillie great on Sunday afternoon. Batting ninth...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Warwick senior Thomas Elliott, who recorded four saves and struck out 18 batters in 11 innings this spring, plans to continue his career at Penn State-Harrisburg.
    Thomas Elliott ready to pitch at PSU-Harrisburg

    You might say that pitching is the specialty for Penn State-Harrisburg skipper Ryan Bown. He was a four-year mainstay on the Ursinus staff for four years, earning MVP honors in 2004. No doubt, Bown pitched with and...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Warwick grad Alyssa Manley (left), shown here with former coach Bob Derr (right), received an autographed T-shirt and lots of warm wishes at the Warwick Junior Hockey Camp last Friday prior to leaving the U.S. women’s field hockey team to compete for the Champions Trophy. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Manley earns spot on USA’s Champions Trophy roster

    The dream is still alive for Alyssa Manley. In less than one month, U.S. Women’s Field Hockey coach Craig Parnham will make the final selections for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Only 16 will get the call....

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Runners of all ages participated in the Fourth Annual Rock-n-Glow 5K. The Manheim Chamber has
agreed to continue to sponsor Rock-N-Glow in 2017. (Photos by Alan Johnson)
    Manheim runners are tops at Rock-N-Glow

      Despite the rain, more than 1,000 people finished the fourth annual Rock-N-Glow 5K in Manheim on Saturday evening. The race started at 9 p.m., and a finish list posted online indicates that 1,018 people completed the...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Representing Manheim Central’s football team at last Saturday’s Tri-County All-Star Game were (front row, left to right) Damon Camacho, Kevin Starner, head coach Dave Hahn, DaShaun Neville, and Derek Adams; (back, l-r) coach Wes Geib, coach Tom Waranavage, Drew Eshleman, coach Mike Williams, Gavin Guyer, coach Frank Barton, and Sam Martin.
     North prevails 34-31 in 15th Tri-County All-Star Game

      Drew Eshleman’s initial thought was to be aware of a post pattern, which the South squad had been executing all night. Then as the Manheim Central senior defensive back was dropping back into coverage, he noticed...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Warwick senior catcher Justin Smith connects on a pitch during recent District Three playoff action. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Cedar Cliff, Ryan oust the Warriors in Districts

      Warwick pitcher Tim Griest couldn’t have thrown a better quality two-strike pitch to Cedar Cliff’ junior Grant Brenemen. Somehow, the Colts’ number three hitter got his bat on the ball and laced a two-run double to...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Warwick’s Eric Garner prepares to release a javelin throw in the State Championships at Shippensburg University last Saturday. Garner placed ninth in the Triple-A competition with a heave of 187 feet, 10 inches. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     PR’s for Warwick at State Meet

      Eric Garner extended his streak. In each week of the track and field post-season, including the PIAA State Championships last weekend at Shippensburg University, the Warwick junior fired off a PR throw in the javelin. When...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Representing Manheim Central’s football team at last Saturday’s Tri-County All-Star Game were (front row, left to right) Damon Camacho, Kevin Starner, head coach Dave Hahn, DaShaun Neville, and Derek Adams; (back, l-r) coach Wes Geib, coach Tom Waranavage, Drew Eshleman, coach Mike Williams, Gavin Guyer, coach Frank Barton, and Sam Martin.
    Hoag finishes career with two State medals

      Knoch junior Jordan Geist was the talk of the State boys Triple-A shot put last Friday. His eye-popping heave of 74 feet, 3 inches not only shattered the previous PIAA record of 70-0, it also had...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • After batting .315 in 32 games with the Jackson Generals, Lititz’s Zach Shank was promoted to the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A club in Tacoma last weekend.
    Shank promoted to Mariners’ Triple-A club

      Zach Shank barely had any time to enjoy his 2-for-4 night in the Double-A Jackson Generals’ 5-2 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts last Saturday. Shortly after the game, the Lititz native learned from his manager, Daren...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Concentrating on his technique, Warwick junior Eric Garner prepares to release the javelin for a District Three gold medal-winning 187 feet, 7 inches in the rain at Shippensburg University last Saturday. Photo by Matt Libhart
    Garner-ing District gold

    From his very first javelin throw last Saturday, Warwick’s Eric Garner was feeling good. For that matter, the Warwick girls foursome of Leah Graybill, Samantha Shields, Deirdre White and Emily Williamson liked its chances in the 4×400...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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