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Pioneer baseball prepares for season

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The Lampeter-Strasburg baseball program is preparing for the upcoming baseball season by hosting open gyms. The open gyms help you get into the swing of things again making you become a better player each day you attend.  Coach Swarr and the other coaches are preparing every player for the season ahead and making you the best player you can be.  The open gyms are every Wednesday and Friday from 2:45-5:45. The open gyms take place in the Martin Mylin gyms and the lower turf field. The open gyms help players with batting, fielding, agility, and strength. This is a great way to interact with friends and the other players can help you with mistakes as well as the coaches.  On the turf, we work on baserunning and we do our throwing program which consists of using the bands to stretch out your arm and do different arm movements.  We then work on throwing fundamentals and work our way back to end up at long toss and work our way back in. We then work on our defensive fundamentals and breakin

Spring Musical Cast Announced

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  Godspell is a musical composed by Stephen Schwartz with the book by John-Michael Tebelak. The show opened Off-Broadway on May 17, 1971, and has since been produced by multiple touring companies and in many revivals.  It is structured as a series of parables, primarily based on the Gospel of Matthew . The parables are interspersed with music set primarily to lyrics from traditional hymns, with the passion of Christ appearing briefly near the end of the show. Cast List Rowen Krantz Jesus Weston Weaver John the Baptist Mariah Beiler Mariah   Maya Bowman Gilmer (Learn Your Lessons Well Soloist)   Cassie Meck Peggy ( By My Side Soloist) Hannah Miller Joanne (Oh Bless the Lord Soloist) Hollyn Miller Hollyn Samy Monroy Samy Brooke Smith Brooke Julie Stinson Robin (Day by Day Soloist) Kylie Waller Sonia (Turn Back Oh Man Soloist) Paul Becker Lamar (All Good Gifts Soloist) Aiden Flory Herb Pearce Flory Pearce Kole Lawrence Kole Nathan Romero Jeffrey (We Beseech Thee Soloist)

High Octane Offense Lifts Pioneers Past Blazers

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The last time these two teams faced off, it was fireworks. Seth Beers scored 25 points as the Pioneers downed the Blazers in overtime. The Blazers came into the game with a 2-2 record, defeating Conestoga Valley and Annville-Cleona.  It was a tightly contested first quarter, with Jaeden McFadden and Tyler Burton doing the scoring for their respective teams. Both finished the first quarter with 7 points. The Blazers played aggressively, recording 6 team fouls in the first quarter alone. The Pioneers held a 9-8 advantage after the first 8 minutes of play. Burton continued to play well in the second quarter, adding 7 more points to bring his scoring total to 14. The Blazers moved the ball around well offensively, with Camden Hurst and Cole Fisher being the main scoring contributors. Ben Wert played well defensively, recording a pair of steals that immediately led to baskets on the other end of the floor. At halftime, the Pioneers led by a score of 27-24.  The Pioneers took control of the

Lady Pioneers Come Up Big Late, Defeat Blazers

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On Monday night, the Lady Pioneers hosted the Lancaster Mennonite Blazers in a non-league match-up. The Blazers came into the game with a 3-1 record, losing to only Lancaster Catholic. On paper, the matchup looked thrilling, and it certainly did not disappoint.  Kiersten Hostetter in Game vs Garden Spot, 2020 (Logan Thompson) After the Blazers jumped out to an early lead, the Pioneers scored 11 unanswered points to earn a 5 point lead by the end of the quarter. The scoring run was prompted by quick-thinking Kiersten Hostetter, who intercepted a pass intended for Mariah Wilson, then raced to the other end to convert on an and-one layup. Emma Drouillard also had a strong first quarter, scoring 7 points on 50% shooting. The Pioneers led 16-11 at the end of the first quarter. The Pioneer offense went cold in the second quarter, scoring just 6 points. Strong play on both ends by Lily Lehman and Mariah Wilson propelled the Blazers back into the lead. Wilson finished the half with 11 points,

Burton Shines as Pioneers Defeat Golden Mules

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On Friday night, the Boys' Basketball team hosted the Solanco Golden Mules. The last time the Mules defeated the Pioneers, most of the players in tonight's game were in preschool (2007). The Mules entered the game with a record of 0-2, losing a heartbreaker to Penn Manor and getting blown out by Red Lion. Tyler Burton in Game vs Manheim Central (Jon Klein) The Mules came out of the gates firing, with Zed Baker playing exceptionally well. Baker had 8 points during the quarter, including 2 three-pointers. Tyler Burton and Ben Wert kept the Pioneers afloat as the Mules went into the second quarter with a 17-15 lead. The Pioneers looked rejuvenated in the second quarter, with Tyler Burton shooting lights out for the Pioneers. Burton scored 10 points during the quarter, bringing his scoring total to 16. Brady Cole also played well, keeping possessions alive with good offensive-rebounding. Going into the break, the Pioneers led by a score of 32-23. The third quarter played out simila

Pioneers Fight Hard, Win Close Battle Over Barons

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  On Wednesday night, the Boys' Basketball team hosted the Manheim Central Barons. Going into the game, the Pioneers had won 6 straight meetings between the teams dating back to 2017. The Barons entered the game with a record of 1-1, defeating Fleetwood and narrowly losing to Cocalico.  Both teams started off fast, passing the ball well and hitting open shots. Isaiah Parido led the way for the Pioneers in the first quarter, scoring 7 points. The Barons led 15-13 at the end of the quarter.  Things slowed down a bit in the second quarter, with both teams entering the bonus due to poor off-ball fouls. At halftime, the game was tied at 23. Tyler Burton carried the scoring load in the quarter, scoring 5 points. Trey Grube and Wyatt Becker led the way for the Barons, both nearing 10 points at the end of the first half.  The Pioneers gained both momentum and the lead during the 3rd quarter, playing team basketball on the offensive side of the ball and getting some much-needed stops on the

Pioneers Coast Past Barons After Strong 4th Quarter

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After a strong showing in New Holland Friday night, the Lady Pioneers headed home to host the Manheim Central Barons Wednesday night. The Barons entered the game with a record of 1-1, losing to Cocalico and defeating Red Land.  Jenna Daveler in Game vs Cocalico, 2020 (Logan Thompson) After 6 and a half minutes of missed shots, Maddie Knier converted on a free throw for the Barons to break the deadlock. It was a very defensive first quarter, with the two teams scoring a combined 6 points throughout the entire quarter. The Pioneers led 5-1, with Jenna Daveler scoring all 5 points.  After missing her first 8 shots, Emma Drouillard started to find her groove, scoring 7 points in the second quarter. Maddie Knier and Katie Kroll led the way for the Barons, scoring 5 points each during the first half. Going into halftime, the Pioneers held a 22-13 lead.  In the third quarter, the Pioneers maintained their lead with Jenna Daveler and Maddie Knier doing the scoring for their respective teams. T