• Baron senior running back Giovanni Lester (right) follows his blocking to run for a nice gain in the first half against Gaterway in the State 5A semi-finals last Friday.
    Heartbreaker in State semi-finals

    Barons nearly pull off miracle hook-and-ladder, but fall short, 31-28 Colin Erb thought Tyler Simon was going the distance. So did a lot of his Manheim Central teammates. “We did everything we could,” said the Barons’ bruising...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Manheim Central senior guard Connor Hostetter (22), who averaged 10.1 ppg last season for the Barons, drives for a layup against Cedar Crest during action in 2016-17.
    Barons set to begin Fisher era

    Charlie Fisher is the kind of person who always looks at the glass as being half-full. And he intends to be no different in his first season as the Manheim Central head boys basketball coach this winter....

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Warwick senior Bryan Rottkamp (23) battles inside against Manheim Township during action last season.
    Despite key losses, Warriors look to be in mix

    In Chris Christensen’s second year as head coach of the Warwick boys basketball team, the Warriors showed solid improvement. They doubled their win total from four in 2015-16 to eight during the 2016-17 season. Except for a...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Number 17 in 2017: Simon’s TD pass to Lester caps Barons’ game-winning drive in District Three 5A finals

    Call it sweet redemption for Manheim Central’s Vinny Lester. The Barons’ senior wide receiver had earlier dropped a pass in a third-and-long situation. But with MC driving in the final minutes of the fourth quarter and trailing...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Observations from the District Three 5A finals

    Eric May summed it up perfectly. I had barely gotten home after covering Manheim Central in the District Three 5A championship game last Friday night when I turned on the television and Blue Ridge’s play-by-play man was...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Emma Schouten is making waves at Loyola

    Emma Schouten, a 2017 graduate of Warwick High School, has fit right in at the collegiate level this season as a member of the Division One Loyola (Md.) University swim team. On Nov. 15 at VMI, the...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  •  Zimmerman, Lee boost Warriors in 9-3 win over Bears

      Bryce Zimmerman and Jordan Lee each had a three-point night, as Warwick’s ice hockey team knocked off Elizabethtown 9-3 last Friday in CPIHL Tier-2 play at Klick Lewis Arena. The win gives the Warriors a 3-2...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Headed back to Hershey

      MC denies Cocalico’s two-point try, then clinches 21-20 win to advance to District finals Cocalico was knocking on the door, looking to pull off a memorable comeback. As Conlan Kerschner hauled in a 36-yard reception for...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Manheim Central running back Giovanni Lester, (right) takes the handoff from sophomore quarterback Evan Simon (left) in the Barons’ 55-0 win over Waynesboro last Friday night. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    District dominance

    MC’s defense limits Waynesboro to three first downs, Simon throws 5 TD passes in 55-0 win Late in the first half last Friday, Evan Simon never saw his touchdown pass to tight end Garret Fittery. Manheim Central’s...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Manheim Central senior Maddie Hosler gains the upper hand as Donegal’s Mackenzie Allessie falls to the turf in last Saturday’s gam Photo by Mike Shull
    Donegal tops MC 5-1 in State quarterfinals

    Time was winding down on the Manheim Central field hockey team’s season. And senior Maddie Hosler was determined to help deliver something positive for her team in the PIAA State Double-A quarterfinals. Her goal with just 1:25...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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