Donegal, Lititz move on

They take different paths to get there, but Donegal and Lititz both reach the Midget semifinals

By Dave Bryne
New Era Correspondent

Two widely divergent pitching performances spiced up the opening night of the New Era Tournament Midget Division quarterfinals.

Darin Gorski threw a 1-hitter as Donegal (16-5) dominated … Continue reading

Knights of the future: Mountville and Hempfield Black, who will someday make up the Hempfield high-school team, both win Junior-Midget openers

By Dave Bryne
New Era Correspondent

The Mountville Angels had a devilish time at the expense of Pequea Valley, while Hempfield Black made E-town Blue, well, blue.

Staring down intermittent pre-game showers, the New Era Tournament’s junior-midget division officially got under way Friday night as Mountville pummeled Pequea Valley … Continue reading

After topping Solanco, Lititz is in semifinals

By Dave Bryne
New Era Correspondent

Last Friday, Solanco Gold coach Steve Foley ran into a friend who inquired, “How are you doing in the New Era?”

“I’m in the middle of a game right now,” was Foley’s reply.

A reply met, no doubt, with a slightly tilted head … Continue reading

Donegal beats Lititz – and rain

Donegal wins 12-0 to earn berth in Midget final, but the Township-Penn Manor nightcap is suspended by storms

By Dave Bryne
New Era Correspondent

Donegal beat Monday’s unsettled weather to the finish line in the first game of a New Era Tournament Midget semifinal doubleheader.

Led by the strong … Continue reading