• 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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  • Manheim Central grad Taylor Funk, a freshman forward on the Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball team, scored a combined 38 points in his first games with the Hawks. Photo courtesy of Saint Joseph’s University Athletics
    Funk gets hot start at Saint Joseph’s

    Late game-tying ‘three’ helps Hawks win in OT Taylor Funk was zoned in against the University of Illinois at Chicago Monday night. So when the Saint Joseph’s freshman, a 2017 Manheim Central graduate, released a game-tying three-point...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Warwick junior tight end Hayden Rucci (33) celebrates his 35-yard TD reception last Friday as QB Adam Ricketts moves in. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Warriors pull away from McCaskey, 66-28

    In the moments after last Friday’s game, Warwick coach Bob Locker suspected his team’s fate. The Warriors entered the night 10th in the District Three 6A power ratings, but they were still hopeful, if the cards fell...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Section Two champs! Novak shatters Zug’s record, as MC beats Spot 70-14

    Jake Novak put himself among elite company last Friday night. With his 135 receiving yards against Garden Spot, Manheim Central’s senior wide receiver overtook former Baron star Graham Zug as the program’s career leader in that category...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Warwick junior Noah Martin (right) closes ground against Spring-Ford’s Milan Sharma at the State Meet last Saturday. Martin ended up placing 100th overall in 17:11 in the race. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Martin, Shields end season at State Meet

    Start conservative, finish strong. That was the game plan for Warwick juniors Noah Martin and Connor Shields last Saturday at the PIAA Cross Country Championships. “We just didn’t want to hit the first mile too fast,” Shields...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • MC advances in States

    Bollinger’s OT goal boosts Lady Barons to 2-1 win Manheim Central’s 1-0 loss to Selinsgrove in their State playoff opener in 2016 was fuel for this year’s Lady Baron team. So when they got back to the...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • C. William Dussinger (left) and his son, Bill (right), have been announcing Warwick football games from the press box at Joseph Grosh Field since 1977. Photo by Bruce Morgan
    Press box legends: Dussingers celebrate 40 years behind the mic

    William Dussinger doesn’t recall the exact roots of his catch phrase. Hank Williams Jr. might have inspired Dussinger when he sang, “Are you ready for some football?” Perhaps he got the idea after watching games on a...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Warwick’s Rachall Adams (18) spikes the ball past Hempfield’s Jailene Lugo in the L-L League finals last Wednesday. Photo by Sean Hagins
    Hempfield outlasts Warwick in L-L finals

    The Warwick girls volleyball team picked a great time to play their best match of the season. Facing Section One rival Hempfield in the Lancaster-Lebanon League finals last Wednesday, Oct. 25, the Lady Warriors nearly took the...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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