Fantastic finish: St. Leo, Manheim Twp. in final

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

It was a classic end to a classic game.

St. Leo centerfielder Travis Jankowski tracked down Joe Good’s deep fly ball to right center, leaped to catch the ball while crashing, hard, into the fence and still had the presence of mind to … Continue reading

It will be Black and Blue in midget-midget final

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

Monday night’s New Era Tournament midget-midget semifinal doubleheader was a study in contrasts.

Hempfield Black (32-5-1) scored early and often, dropping hits all over Kunkle Field in a 12-1 victory over Rheems Gray.

Earlier, Mount Joy Blue (29-7) waited until it was almost … Continue reading

Township rallies past St. Leo for LNP crown

By Dave Byrne
LNP Correspondent

His Manheim Township Black teammates call Matt Turman, not surprisingly, the Terminator.

Turman terminated St. Leo’s Cinderella story Monday night, driving in the winning run to give MT Black a 6-5 victory and the Midget championship of the 62nd LNP Tournament.

Turman’s seventh-inning, bases-loaded, … Continue reading