JED REINERT and BURT WILSON
The LNP Tournament was to celebrate its 75th season in 2020. But that tourney milestone has been put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since crowning the 75th LNP Tournament champs will have to wait, here’s a look back at just a few … Continue reading
Sometimes, there are moments when an athlete realizes he or she can hold their own in a particular sport. For Brandon Knarr, the moment came in 2013, when he was a pitcher for the St. Leo baseball team that won the LNP Junior-Midget Tournament.
Back and … Continue reading
It was their first experience performing in front of large crowds. It was feeling like a big shot because they were playing on a field with dugouts and home-run fences. It was their first time playing under the lights. It was where they honed their baseball skills, … Continue reading
By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent
Wednesday’s New Era Tournament midget division first-round games were all about power.
The power of perseverance played a prominent part in the final outcomes of both games.
There was the power of the first-ever home run in a New Era game leaving the … Continue reading
One of the players is now studying for the bar.
A teammate earned an appointment to the Naval Academy and now works as a surface warfare officer.
The center fielder went on to play in the pros.
Before they graduated from high school and eventually … Continue reading
The year was 1952. Harry Truman was in his final full year as president, “The Today Show” debuted on NBC and, despite the war in Korea, America was prospering again.
Although there were many advancements in science, technology, society and the economy, one particular Lancaster … Continue reading
From the moment he could wrap his hands around a baseball bat, P. Robert “Bob” Herr — “PR” to his students at McCaskey — was destined for a life in baseball.
Now Herr is calling it a career, stepping down after 20 years of … Continue reading