Lancaster Township, Manheim win LNP J-M openers

By Keith Schweigert
Special to the LNP

The Lancaster Township Royals and the Manheim Lions were victorious Tuesday night in a junior-midget doubleheader as the 50th annual LNP Tournament got underway at Mount Joy’s Kunkle Field.

The Lions outlasted the Elizabethtown Blue 12-9 in the opening game of the … Continue reading

Adamstown, Willow Street reach junior-midget quarters

By Keith Schweigert
Special to the New Era

If pitching really does win games, something will have to give next week when Adamstown and Willow Street square off in the junior-midget quarterfinals of the New Era Tournament .

The two teams used strong pitching performances to dispatch their preliminary … Continue reading

Willow Street, Hempfield reach quarterfinals

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

After a rough initial foray into the New Era Tournament, Lanco League teams have had their way in the midget division over the last three seasons.

That held true Tuesday night at Manheim Township High School as the Midgets kicked off the 50th … Continue reading

Safe Harbor Lions claw Knights of Columbus

By Keith Schweigert
Special to the New Era

On Monday night, the Safe Harbor Lions saw their 5-0 lead over the Knights of Columbus get erased by the torrential thunderstorm that engulfed Lancaster County.

On Wednesday, in the makeup of that postponed game at West Lampter, the Lions proved … Continue reading

Leola and Hempfield in the midget semis

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

It was baseball at its most sublime and its most ridiculous as Leola and Hempfield Black advanced to the midget semifinals of the 50th New Era Baseball Tournament with a pair of victories on Saturday at Manheim Township.

Leola and Manheim VFW engaged … Continue reading

East Pete gains Midget-Midget semifinals

By Keith Schweigert
Special to the New Era

Take away the first inning of East Petersburg’s New Era Tournament midget-midget quarterfinal game against Mt. Joy Blue, and you have yourself quite a ballgame.

Unfortunately for Mt. Joy, the first inning counts.

East Petersburg took advantage of two Blue errors … Continue reading

Solanco, Willow Street advance to semifinals

By Keith Schweigert
Special to the New Era

Despite the fact that 25 runs were scored in Saturday’s two New Era Tournament midget quarterfinal games at Lampeter-Strasburg, the winning pitchers provided most of the highlights.

In the opening game, Solanco’s Scott Haverstick limited Manheim Township to just two hits … Continue reading

Safe Harbor and Manheim reach Junior Midget semis

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

The Safe Harbor Lions came ready to do a little yard work. The Manheim Lions just came ready.

As a result of their respective victories in the Junior Midget quarterfinals of the 50th New Era Tournament Tuesday night in Mount Joy, the two … Continue reading