Our Under the Lights feature takes a look at one local athlete or team and shows who they are on and off the playing field. Watch our past stories below:
10/26/12: Cocalico Football: Coach Gingrich's 'Stache
5/29/12: Ephrata Boys Lacrosse
2/8/12: Ephrata Girls Basketball: Kelly Liebl
There is a buzz surrounding Ephrata Girls Basketball. Although their season ended, this young team is developing a chemistry that will certainly shine next season. And the youngest member of the team has some skills. Get ready for Liebl Time!
12/16//11: Lancaster Catholic Football
Lancaster Catholic Football is one game away from having the perfect season. The Crusaders will fight for their second PIAA state crown in three years. On the gridiron they get the job done, and it might even get a little "wild".
11/18/11: Lancaster Mennonite's Boys Soccer
L-M-H has put together a season for the record books. We talk to Keegan Rosenberry, CJ Sturges, Benji Kennel, Caleb Cole, and Coach Fred Whiney to find out what it takes to make it work up front.
11/18/11: Warwick Field Hockey
The girls from the Warwick field hockey team have quite the chemistry. And we talked to the seniors before the PIAA Finals about what it takes to "connect"
10/28/11: Brady Forney, Warwick Football
No doubt this season the Warwick football team has faced some adversity. The Warriors battled through injury after injury. Some players muscled through those injuries on Friday nights, while others adapted to new roles. The team really did prove its name every week, and one player asked to get out of his comfort zone was Brady Forney. We find out a little bit more about the wide out, who transforms every time he puts on a helmet.
10/12/11: Wiegand Sisters, Manheim Central Volleyball
Manheim Central has been killing it on the courts this year. And for two players you can say volleyball is in their blood. Renee and Lauree Wiegand are the last two of the Wiegand clan to hit the courts with older sister Rochelle, graduating from the Baron nation last year. These girls can run the show on the court, and as you'll see have a love of the game and for their family that has no equal.
6/15/11: Manheim Central Softball
Manheim Central is wrapping up a season of firsts. The Barons won the first District softball title in school history and on Friday will play in the state championship game, also for the first time. And they are doing it with a cast of characters. In order of appearance: Alexa Campbell, Jess Iehle, Katie VanBlargan, Ali Morton, Rachel Clippinger and head coach Steve Ginder.
3/18/2011: Lancaster Catholic Boys' Basketball
Lancaster Catholic, the District 3 champions, put together one of the best years in school history in the 2010-2011 season. The Crusaders were led the whole time by their three senior starters Paul Senkowski, Will Schlosser and Phil Wenger.
12/7/10: Andrew Gordon, Hershey Bears
Our series goes pro to get to know Hershey's leading goal scorer. Turns out his vocal and culinary talents are just as impressive. Head coach Mark French and teammate/roommate Zach Miskovic assist.
11/16/10: Cocalico Field Hockey
Turns out the Lady Eagles are as goofy off the field as they are successful on it. We spoke with coach Krista Page, Courtney Ueberroth, Kayla High, Janelle High and Jordan Page before the team's PIAA semifinal victory.
11/5/10: Bryan McCall, Warwick Football
The senior linebacker led the Warriors in tackles for three consecutive years, and as an emotional leader helped guide Warwick back to Districts. He gets some help from backfield and linebacker mate Deron Thompson.
10/29/10: DeVaughn Lee, Manheim Central Football
Freshmen rarely see the field at Manheim Central, let alone on offense, defense and special teams. And yet coach Mike Williams says Lee might just be the Barons' best player this season. Here Williams, Lee and Tyler Griffith discuss the freshman phenom.
10/22/10: Adam Haas, Garden Spot Football
Coach Matt Zamperini knows it takes a tough attitude to play fullback and linebacker. For Spartan sophomore Adam Haas, that comes another athletic endeavor: wrestling.
10/15/10: Alex Dienner, Conestoga Valley Football
As coach Tom Nichols and fellow senior Derek Burkholder know, three-year starting quarterback Alex Dienner is a true leader. And also quite a salesman.
10/8/10: Kevin Antol, Cocalico Football
The senior wideout, with help from Brad Entzminger, reveals just how musical the Eagle locker room can be. And even coach Dave Gingrich gets involved.
10/1/10: Jeremy Franck, Ephrata Football
The junior quarterback is quite a character. And coach Jim Vieland, Stephen Hendrickson and Tim Murray are happy to explain why.
9/24/2010: Blake Kreider, Manheim Central Football
As the center on the Baron offensive line, it is this senior's job to protect quarterback Chase Moyer and keep the Central attack moving forward.
9/17/10: John Roda, Lancaster Catholic Football
The senior quarterback has done an excellent job replacing Kyle Smith this year. And who knows he could be after our jobs next.