• In the shadow of a 15-foot inflatable Spalding King of the Beach ball, Pat Cronshaw spikes the ball over the net as his partner Eric McGuiney looks on during the 8th annual Susquehanna Smash volleyball tournament last weekend. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Smash comes up aces

      In grass volleyball tournaments on the east coast, the Pottstown Rumble sets the bar. Let’s face it, with 1,600 teams and 330 nets in play, that’s pretty tough to beat. But the Susquehanna Smash is gaining...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Ephrata grad Brandon Miller’s (right) first manager in professional ball is Manheim Central product Rob Mummau (left), skipper for the Short-Season Single-A Everett Aquasox in the Northwest League.
     Small world for Mummau, Miller

      L-L products help propel Everett Aquasox in playoff race As Ephrata’s Brandon Miller was preparing for this year’s Major League Baseball draft, he sought out several people to get an idea of what to expect. One of...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • After recording the final out in last Wednesday’s victory over Lititz in the LNP Midget Tournament finals, Manheim VFW winning pitcher Drew Mummau and catcher Garrett Bruckwart are swarmed by their teammates. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Manheim is golden

    Team chemistry helps Lions top Lititz for LNP crown Jake Novak’s impact on Manheim Central athletics can’t be overstated. The Barons’ rising junior is a three-sport star in football (wide receiver), basketball (point guard) and baseball (center...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Alyssa Manley (right) and her teammates on the USA Field Hockey Team earned back-to-back upsets in their first two games in the 2016 Rio Olympics, defeating both Argentina and Australia by a 2-1 score. (Lititz Record file photo)
    Rolling in Rio

    Through two games in the 2016 Rio Olympics, the USA Field Hockey Team couldn’t have asked for a better start. Competing in Pool B at Deodoro Hockey Stadium, Lititz’s Alyssa Manley and her teammates jumped out of...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Photo by Mike Shull Aubrey Bitner competes in the girls 12U 50-meter breaststroke for Lititz Springs at the League Championships last Saturday
    Woodridge takes second at Leagues

    Lititz Springs, Manheim also place Swimmers from Woodridge, Lititz Springs, and Manheim capped the summer season with strong performances at the Lancaster Summer Swim League All-League Meet in New Holland last Friday and Saturday, July 30-31. Woodridge...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Warwick sophomore-to-be Kathryn Pelensky follows through on a shot from the fairway in the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour this summer
    Pelensky claims Division title in LCJGT

    Admittedly, Kathryn Pelensky wasn’t expecting much heading into this summer’s Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour. After all, the rising Warwick sophomore hadn’t been practicing her game all that much. “It was going to be my last year...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Former Penn Manor assistant Neal Vital was named as Warwick’s new bowling coach at the July school board meeting.
    Neal Vital named new coach for WHS bowlers

    Over the years, Neal Vital has compiled quite the bowling resume. Twenty-five perfect games. Back-to-back 300 games en route to an impressive personal-high series of 837. Assistant coach for the PA State champion Penn Manor bowlers last...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Approximately 10,000 people visited the Lititz area last weekend as part of the 11th annual Lititz Summer Soccer Showcase. Photo by Stan Hall
    Showcase is a kick: Annual tournament attracts 150 teams

    The 11th annual Lititz Summer Showcase brought about 150 teams to Lititz last weekend, including a couple from as far away as San Diego, California. Under the watchful eyes of college coaches, who made their way to...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Members of Ellie Kreider’s family and officers of the Warwick Travel Baseball Association pose with a memorial which was dedicated to Kreider at the Warwick Township’s Midget-Midget field on June 29. Shown here are (front row, left to right) Michael Kreider, Eric Rehm and WTBA officers Eric Martin and Jamie Weachter; (back, l-r) Jeremy Rehm, WTBA president Todd Shertzer, Sandy and Gary Rehm, and WTBA officers Dana Clark and Matt Burr.
    Local legend honored by WTBA with memorial

    In the same spot where Elwood “Ellie” Kreider watched so many youth baseball games now stands a permanent memorial. Just behind the backstop at the Warwick Township building’s Midget-Midget field, officers in the Warwick Travel Baseball Association...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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    Waverunners capture Division Three championship

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners scored 775 ½ points Saturday to swim away with their second-straight Lancaster Summer Swim League’s Division Three meet championship at Lititz Springs Pool. The regular-season champion Waverunners claimed a total of 17 first-place...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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