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Pioneers Overcome Early Struggles, Down Spartans 50-20

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  “They kind of punched us in the mouth” Seven minutes into the game, the Pioneers were on early upset alert to the 2-4 Spartans. Garden Spot QB Tristin Sadowski broke off a huge scramble for a touchdown, and four-and-a-half star kicker Walker Martin boomed a 42 yarder through the uprights.  The punting game was the root of the trouble for the Pioneers. Out of the first three punts, two went for less than 20 yards and the other was blocked and returned for a touchdown.  Just as the realization of the possible upset set in, the Pioneers flipped the game right around. With 8 minutes left in the half, Berkeley Wagner dropped back and evaded an army of Spartans charging towards him to find a wide-open Beau Heyser in the corner of the endzone. Both Giovanni Malatesta and Heyser found the endzone in the remainder of the half, with the latter being another one of his signature leaping grabs.  Head coach Victor Ridenour was proud of how his team responded in the face of danger. “They did a gre

Girls Soccer: Pioneers Defeat Suburban, Head Into Playoffs Strong

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On Wednesday afternoon, the girls’ soccer squad took on the Trojans of York Suburban. The Pioneers won the game by a score of 6-0, ending the regular season on a high note. The girls will begin their league playoff campaign on Saturday in Kinzers against Pequea Valley. The game will be played at 4:00 PM. Photos by Cam Reynolds, LS News Photographer

Girls Soccer: Pioneers Trounce Spartans

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On Monday, the Lampeter-Strasburg Girls Soccer team defeated Garden Spot, 6-0. Here are some pictures from the game.  Photos by Cam Reynolds, LS News Photographer

Volleyball: Pioneers Take Down Mules on Senior Night

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On Thursday night, the Pioneer volleyball team hosted the Solanco Golden Mules for a sectional battle. The matchup doubled as senior night for the Pioneers, as all 2022 graduates were honored before the game. The Pioneers entered with a record of 6-5, hoping to grab a crucial win in the hunt for a district playoff berth. The Pioneers started off strong, jumping out to a 12-3 lead. Midway through the set, Morgan Lapp went on a six-point serving run to bring the Pioneers within a point of winning the set. The set was never a contest, as the Pioneers won 25-12. The second set was more competitive than the first, but the Pioneers still held a slight lead throughout the set. Neither team could get on a set-defining run, with no more than 2 or 3 points being rallied at a time. Despite a late comeback attempt from the Mules, the Pioneers reigned supreme, 25-20.  The Mules started the third set on a run, taking a 6-2 lead. The Pioneers, aided by a rambunctious student section, rallied back and

Girls Soccer: Pioneers Down McCaskey on Senior Night

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On Wednesday night, the girls’ soccer team defeated McCaskey 6-0. The team’s seniors were honored prior to the game.  Photos by Cam Reynolds, LS News Photographer

Volleyball: Pioneers Storm Back to Defeat Spartans

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The volleyball team faced Garden Spot at home on Tuesday night. The first set began with Hannah Williams serving. The score bounced back and forth, but Emily Mullin kept us in the lead with her dominant spike, making the score 7-6. The score was neck and neck being 17-16, but Sachi Singh was not about to let the Pioneers stay behind. With her serves, she racked up four more points. As the first set began to come to a close, Mullin tied the score to 24-24. Both teams were striving for the winning point. Unfortunately for L-S, Garden spot ended up winning the first set with a score of 26-24.  Emma Tribuzio in matchup at Solanco (Logan Thompson) It was clear at the beginning of the second set that both teams were here to win. Through the partnership of Mullin and Williams, the Pioneers tied the setup to 7-7. These two also were on top of blocking the ball. The Pioneers were showing some great teamwork! Anya Myers helped the team out with her swings as well as Alexis Moran’s forceful spike

Field Hockey: Pioneers Defeat Donegal on Senior Night

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On Monday, the field hockey team hosted Donegal for senior night. The Pioneers won 2-1, with Keiva Middleton scoring both goals. Here are several photos from the game.  Photos by Cam Reynolds, LS News Photographer

Girls Soccer Duels With Golden Mules

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On Friday afternoon, the Lampeter-Strasburg Girls Soccer team lost to Solanco 3-2. Here are several photos from the game.  Photos by Cam Reynolds, LS News Photographer

Golf: Pioneers Claims L-L Team Championship

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On Monday, September 27, the Lampeter-Strasburg Boys Golf team claimed the L-L Team Championship. It was a warm, fall day outside with clear skies. There was also a subtle breeze throughout the day. The L-L tournament was held at Honey brook Golf Club in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. The L-S team consists of Matt Wilson, Ben Wilson, Gehrig Harsh, Morgan Smith, Isaiah Parido, Drew Wilson, Stewart Mcclain, and Jason Long.   The Pioneers ended Manheim Township’s 11-year streak with a difference of one stroke, 308 to 309. The unstoppable Pioneer golf team also claimed the section title. This group consists of L-S, Octorara, Cocalico, ELCO, and Northern Lebanon. Matt Wilson finished with the best score on the team and is also ranked 2nd in the L-L League. He is one of the best of the best, considering the L-L league consists of 26 different schools all over the county. The tournament began for Lampeter-Strasburg as an undefeated team so far this season. The Pioneers had four rounds in the 70s