Manheim Township a precarious top seed

By Dave Bryne
New Era Correspondent

Defending New Era Tournament Midget champion Manheim Township is the top seed of this year’s New Era Midget division tournament, and must be considered the favorite.

However, uneasy lies the crown on the head of the Lanco School League king.

Four games — … Continue reading

J-M field appears to be wide open

By Dave Bryne
New Era Correspondent

Over the last five years, two programs have dominated the New Era Tournament’s Junior-Midget division.

Mountville won its first NET J-M title in 2004, and came back with a second in 2006.

Those titles interrupted a string by Manheim Township, which took the … Continue reading

LNP Tourney opens with Midget-Midget twinbill

By Dave Bryne
LNP Correspondent

The 63rd LNP Midget baseball tournament begins Thursday and continues Friday with Midget-Midget Division quarterfinal doubleheaders beginning at 6 p.m.

The M-M semifinals will be held next Monday at 6 with the championship game set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.

All of the games will … Continue reading

A big night for Black and Gold

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

If you like to block out four or five hours to watch baseball, and you like to see baseballs sprayed all over the yard, then Mount Joy’s Kunkle Field was the place to be Thursday night.

In the first game of the Junior-Midget … Continue reading

Drama on Day One

The 63rd New Era Tournament kicks off with an offensive explosion from Strasburg/Willow Street and some late-inning heroics for the Ephrata Dragons.

By Jeffrey Reinhart
New Era Sports Writer

Hot dogs, apple pie and the New Era Tournament.

It must be summertime in Lancaster County.

And what a doubleheader … Continue reading

Longball: Rheems Gray, SWS show power in victories

By Dave Byrne
New Era Correspondent

It is said the Lord helps those who help themselves and Jeffrey Miller helped himself to a victory Friday night in the first round of the New Era Tournament Junior-Midget quarterfinals.

Miller, who started and pitched the first five innings, stroked a two-run … Continue reading