Comets, Garden Spot Gray top seeds

By Dave Byrne
Sports Staff

Penn Manor threw down the gauntlet at the 2012 Lancaster Newspapers New Era Junior-Midget Tournament, knocking down the Strasburg-Willow Street White Sox on opening night.

Down but not out, the Sox battled back through the elimination bracket and defeated Elizabethtown Navy – which had … Continue reading

Mountville Indians shoot for 10th title

By Dave Byrne
Sports Staff

Can the Mountville Indians repeat their feat of 2002-04, when they consecutively won their fifth, sixth and seventh New Era Tournament titles?

The two-time defending champion Indians shoot for their 10th title overall as the Lancaster Newspapers New Era Tournament gets underway tonight with … Continue reading

Mountville, Warwick tough in opening wins

By Dave Byrne
Sports Staff

“I remember, like, when I was five,” mused Shaun Fedor, looking back over the passage of seven years. “I dreamed of playing here.”

Here being Mount Joy’s Kunkle Field, the cathedral of youth baseball and home of the Lancaster Newspapers New Era Tournament.

Unfortunately … Continue reading

St. Leo rolls on; Spot meets PM tonight

By Dave Byrne
Sports Staff

Winners of 13 of their last 15 games, the St. Leo Lions are hotter than the current July heat wave.

The Lions scorched their way to the finals of the 68th Lancaster Newspapers New Era Tournament Thursday night, defeating the Penn Manor Comets 10-2 … Continue reading

Warwick Phillies to LNP M-M tourney title game

Strasburg-Willow Street Cardinals advance with victory over Manheim Township

By Dave Byrne
Sports Staff

Nick Breznak had something to prove. As did his Warwick Phillies teammates.

Breznak pitched the Phillies into the Midget-Midget championship game of the Lancaster Newspapers LNP Tournament, supported by a pair of RBI doubles … Continue reading