Monday, December 31, 2012

Top 11 Sports Stories of 2012

 Check out our countdown of the top 11 sports stories of 2012!

 You can click the link on the sidebar to the right... OR... the link to all 11 videos is right here.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Top 5 Plays of the Week: 12/24/12

Check out the holiday edition of the Top 5!

Don't forget to vote for your favorite in our poll!

Athlete of the Week: Cameron Eisenhauer

Ephrata wrestler earns this week's honor after an impressive opening to the league season.

Cameron Eisenhauer notched two pins in Ephrata's first two league meets of the season... including one that took just 18 seconds against Elizabethtown.

The Junior has come out strong early in the season, becoming a key contributor to a Mountaineer squad hoping to make some noise in Section 2.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Roman Clay and Taylor Geib Named All-State

The L-L league duo of Roman Clay and Taylor Geib voted to the PA all-state team.

Manheim Central's Taylor Geib and Lancaster Catholic's Roman Clay made the cut for the 2012 Pennsylvania Sports Writers AAA all-state football team...

Geib averaged just under 90 yards a game and ended the season with 1063 receiving yards and twelve touchdowns. He was also the Section Two Receiver of the Year.

Meanwhile, Clay had a record setting year, becoming the L-L league's all time leading rusher with 31 touchdowns and just under 2500 yards.

Clay will head to Kent State in the fall, while Geib looks ahead to his senior season.

Bob Locker Confirmed As Warwick Baseball Coach

Current Warwick football coach will be pulling double duty.

The Warwick school board confirmed Bob Locker as the new baseball coach this past Tuesday.

He replaces Matt Gale, who left to take a job as assistant principal at Emmaus High School.

The 2012 edition of Warrior baseball ended with a 6-12 record... and Locker will retain his duties as head football coach at the school as well.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Winter Sports Previews 2012: Conestoga Valley Wrestling

Check out our final preview of the season: Conestoga Valley Wrestling!

Section 2 should be hotly contested in 2012-2013, as CV looks to compete with Manheim Central and Garden Spot for the top spots.

Preview includes interviews with head coach Trent Turner and seniors Chris Orantes and Joey Bragg.

Monday, December 17, 2012

[VIDEO] Top 5 Plays of the Week, 12/17/12

Top 5 Plays of the Week is back!

Check out our first Top 5 of the Winter Sports Season!

Athlete of the Week: Sarah Haddon

Leading scorer for the Lady Mounts of Ephrata, Sarah Haddon, earns the honor this week.

Haddon has come out of the gates with impressive performances so far this year, including a season-high 23 points Monday night against Penn Manor.

Averaging 16.2 points per game through the first five games of the season, the forward has also committed to play basketball at Franklin and Marshall College in the fall.

Her team has also sprinted out to a 4-1 record.

Friday, December 14, 2012

[VIDEO] The ACW Pushing Dreams Since 2000.

ACW allows man to lay the smackdown on fate every day.

Many grew up watching professional wrestling like the WWE or the WCW. And there are wrestlers right in our own backyard, who are entertaining the crowd with their own story lines and catch phrases.

That is exactly what Atomic Championship Wrestling does. And for Lee Sweigart, the company allowed him to lay the smackdown on what fate had in store for him.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Athlete of the Week: Evan Stauffer

One of the driving forces behind Manheim Central's early success earns our Athlete of the Week honor.

Stauffer was pouring in buckets all weekend as the Barons rolled to a Tip-Off tournament victory in Hamburg. He dropped 15 in the opening game, then added a game-high 20 in the championship against Octorara.

The senior earned tournament MVP honors, as his scorching start to the winter campaign looks to continue this week.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Preview 2012: Emily Cameron

Cameron is ready to dive into her senior season. 

Warwick swimming sensation, Emily Cameron, had quite the year. Cameron not only adding to her medal count, the decorated star had an exciting summer as well - swimming in the US national Olympic trials.

Check out the video below to hear from the University of Georgia recruit, as she is excited to be back at school, and excited about the next season with Warwick.

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Preview 2012: LMH Girls Basketball

The Blazers are dealing with some growing pains, as the ladies try to recapture glory at LMH. 

The Lancaster Mennonite girls basketball team is  known to be a L-L League power on the hardwood. This season the team will have to deal with some adversity with two of its leaders leaving.

Gone is 4-year contributor and 1,000 point scorer, Jess Rheinheimer and gone is Sherri Gorman -who stepped down from her position to coach the Elizabethtown College Women's basketball team.

We hear from the new man in charge, Chris Lehman, and juniors, Jada Dunsen, Mady Reeser, and Abby Haller.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Previews 2012: Manheim Central Girls Hoops

It's all about depth for the Lady Barons this year.

The defending Section 3 champions look nothing like they did last year. Gone are last year's seniors... as well as head coach Tom McCabe. Dan Cotchen takes over the program, hoping that the experience gained last year pays off this season.

Includes interviews with Coach Cotchen as well as seniors Kristen Robeson and Caroline Novak.

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Previews 2012: Manheim Central Wrestling

The defending Section 2 champs will have a tough ride if they want to defend the crown.

Many senior leaders graduated after a successful run to the Section 2 championship last year, and there are many fresh faces in the wrestling room in Manheim.

Success this year will all depend on how quickly the new wrestlers adapt to the varsity scene; but if they do, the Barons could once again be a force.

Includes interviews with head coach Troy Sunderland and wrestlers Mitchell Gingrich and Rey Lasanta.

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Previews 2012: Garden Spot Basketball

With a slew of seniors gone, the Garden Spot Spartans have a brand new look.

Only center Juwan Lewis remains from a senior-heavy team that went 11-5 in Section 3 play last season. Yet there's reason to be hopeful in New Holland... as head coach Ryan Troupe is busy teaching and guiding his new starters, hoping they gel together quickly enough to make some noise in the section race.

Our preview includes interviews with Troupe and Lewis as we see how their 2012 season is shaping up.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Previews 2012: Paige Daniel

We check in on Manheim Central's Paige Daniel, who hopes to have a stellar swimming season in her senior year.

Daniel won gold in the 200 IM at the L-L meet, added two silver medals in Districts, and took home second place in the 500 free at last year's PIAA state meet. We check in with her to see what the season ahead might bring.

[VIDEO] Winter Sports Previews 2012: Garden Spot Wrestling

The boys are hungry for a section 2 title this year... and new coach Brian Schilling is trying to help them achieve it.

Garden Spot lost out on that elusive title by just a single point last year in a match with eventual champions Manheim Central; and they want to reverse that result this season.

Includes interviews with Coach Shilling as well as seniors Nick Cook, Tanner Leid and Matt Christie.