Sports

The goal of LSNews.org is to cover each home athletic event, as well as produce original feature stories on each team.


Sports Editor: Benjamin Eidemiller

Assistant Sports Editor: Maggie Johnson

Read some of our articles below, sorted by team.

INSIDE L-S: 14 athletes to continue playing at collegiate level

Spring Sports

Baseball

A sad end to a disappointing season: Baseball team falls 7-6 (May 11, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Jacoby leads baseball team to 6-4 victory as it works to re-enter playoff picture (April 29, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Groshong's gem snaps losing streak for L-S baseball team (April 27, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
McCaskey notches first win of the season over skidding baseball team, which has lost six of seven (April 23, 2016) -- Ashley Zehr
Groshong dazzles with complete game shutout as L-S baseball snaps three-game skid (April 18, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Baseball team to raise money for A Week Away (April 16, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Sloppy inning plagues Pioneers again as E-Town earns 7-4 victory (April 13, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Baseball adds a win over CV, 8-4 (April 9, 2016) -- Ashley Zehr
Pioneers drop the ball with three errors against Ephrata in 9-6 loss (April 6, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Baseball team rides strong start from Groshong, downs Pequea Valley 10-2 (March 30, 2016) -- Ashley Zehr
Baseball team overcomes disastrous fifth inning with redeeming sixth to beat Barons 7-4 (March 24, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz

Boys Lacrosse

Boys lacrosse team's record-breaking season ends with loss to Hershey (May 20, 2016) -- Taylor Griffin
Boys lacrosse makes history, winning first round playoff match against Hempfield (May 18, 2016) -- Taylor Griffin
Township edges L-S to win third straight league crown (May 13, 2016) -- Taylor Griffin
Total annihilation: A 22-1 victory for the boys lacrosse team over Cocalico (April 25, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Senior night victory propels boys lacrosse team forward (April 22, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Sudden victory: L-S beats Palmyra in second overtime (April 16, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Pioneers chop down Cedar Crest 22-7 in boys lacrosse (April 13, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Streaks stop streak of winning for L-S boys lacrosse team (April 11, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Still undefeated boys lacrosse team trounces Ephrata (April 1, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Mauling McDevitt: L-S boys lacrosse notches big victory (March 30, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey
Mazaheri powers offensive explosion that leads L-S lacrosse to 16-10 win (March 24, 2016) -- Ivy McComsey

Boys Tennis

Trouble on the tennis courts: A 5-0 loss ends the season for the boys tennis team (April 26, 2016) -- Maggie Johnson and Grant Davis
Eagles soar to victory over Pioneers in tennis (April 18, 2016) -- Max Nguyen
Central cruises to tennis victory, continuing streak (April 14, 2016) -- Grant Davis
Beating the Braves: Tennis team downs Pequea Valley 6-1 (April 12, 2016) -- Max Nguyen
Tennis team drops match to Annville-Cleona (April 1, 2016) -- Grant Davis
Boys tennis team shuts out Northern Lebanon (March 24, 2016) -- Max Nguyen
Photo gallery from 4-1 win over McCaskey (March 18, 2016) -- Payton King

Girls Lacrosse

Saturday morning success for girls lacrosse team (April 24, 2016) -- Joanna King
Senior night for girls lacrosse ends with another win (April 19, 2016) -- Joanna King
Girls lacrosse defeats Warwick 10-3 (April 8, 2016) -- Maggie Johnson
Buckskins fall flat in face of L-S girls lacrosse (April 6, 2016) -- Joanna King
L-S girls lacrosse coasts to 13-3 win over Cocalico (April 5, 2016) -- Joanna King

Softball

Heading for states: Softball team recovers to win third place game in district playoffs (June 2, 2016) -- Eric Gross

Weaver's 15-strikeout one-hitter paces Pioneers to playoff progress (May 26, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Pioneers launch Rockets in round one of the District playoffs (May 24, 2016) -- Robin Feaster
Hempfield hands L-S softball team first loss in playoffs (May 14, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Undefeated: Softball team beats Central to close out 20-0 regular season (May 12, 2016) -- Robin Feaster
Crushing the Crimson Tide: Mercy rule invoked after three innings (April 27, 2016) -- Robin Feaster
For the love of the game: Softball team excels with passion, attention to detail (April 26, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Another game, another mercy rule victory for the L-S softball team (April 23, 2016) -- Robin Feaster
Sixth inning rally propels Pioneers to victory over rival Indians (April 13, 2016) -- Robin Feaster
Softball team routs ELCO 15-0 (April 6, 2016) -- Delaney Baker
Jordan Weaver throws a no-hitter as Pioneers defeat Comets (March 31, 2016) -- Robin Feaster
Contagious hitting, dominant pitching pace Pioneers to softball victory in season opener (March 25, 2016) -- Robin Feaster

Track and Field

Winter Sports

WINTER SPORTS WRAP-UP: PIONEERS PRESS ONWARD (February 24, 2016) -- Staff

Bowling

Bowlers upset Barons 4-3 (January 29, 2016) -- Caleb Gawne
Bowling team falls to E-Town (January 11, 2016) -- Maggie Johnson
Bowling team triumphant over the Vikings (January 4, 2016) -- Caleb Gawne
Down to the final pin: Bowling against the Eagles (December 19, 2015) -- Caleb Gawne

Boys Basketball

Bishop McDevitt hands Pioneers loss in District semifinals (February 22, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
L-S plays its game to overcome Gettysburg in district quarterfinals (February 19, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
L-S downs Dover in round one of district playoffs (February 16, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Pioneers a bounce away from victory, but fall short to Cedar Crest 59-52 (February 6, 2016) -- Kevin Reed
Section champion L-S Pioneers win big on senior night (January 28, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Section 3 is Pioneers' to lose after big win over ELCO, 71-60 (January 22, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Pioneers stem the Crimson Tide ... barely (January 13, 2016) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers rebound to defeat Susquehanna Township 61-47 (January 9, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Eagles soar to victory, handing L-S its first loss (January 8, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Pioneers dodge trap game, defeat Northern Lebanon before Christmas (December 23, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz
From underdogs to favorites: Basketball team embraces change in role (December 22, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz
Achille's defense, foul shooting propel Pioneers to edge Barons 52-50 in boys basketball (December 18, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz
L-S builds on early season winning streak with decisive victory over Lebanon Catholic (December 16, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Achille and Sandberg lead boys basketball team out of 15-point deficit to win by 11 (December 12, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz

Girls Basketball

Loss spoils senior night for girls basketball team (February 2, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Girls basketball falls to Northern Lebanon (January 27, 2016) -- Benjamin Eidemiller
Girls basketball team beats the snow ... and the Buckskins (January 21, 2016) -- Caleb Gawne
L-S girls stay focused to beat Manheim Central 48-37 (January 19, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Six-and-a-half minute fourth quarter drought notwithstanding, girls edge Pequea Valley (January 15, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Lady Pioneers trounce the Blazers (January 11, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
L-S Ladies reign victorious over Donegal on the hardwood (January 5, 2016) -- Caleb Gawne
Overshadowed by showdown in Lebanon, girls take care of business too (December 21, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz
Lady Pioneers prevail in Hyphen-Bowl (December 14, 2015) -- Caleb Gawne
Nevin Hoenninger's 31 points not enough to overcome Warwick (December 10, 2015) -- Lauren Mast

Swimming

Wrestling

Final home wrestling match ends with loss to Cocalico (January 29, 2016) -- Maggie Johnson
Wrestling team earns a win on senior night (January 14, 2016) -- Maggie Johnson
Young wrestling team falls to CV (December 23, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson

Weekly Roundups

December 7-12 (Benjamin Pontz)
December 14-19 (Benjamin Pontz)
December 21-23 (Benjamin Pontz)
January 4-9 (Benjamin Eidemiller)
January 11-16 (Benjamin Eidemiller)
January 18-23 (Benjamin Eidemiller)
January 24-30 (Benjamin Eidemiller)

Winter Track

Winter track program helps athletes prepare for spring (February 4, 2016) -- Maggie Johnson

Fall Sports

Cross Country

Running home: LSXC comes away with five total wins in final home meet (October 6, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz and Megan Doolittle
McClintock, Welchans lead girls; Raum leads boys in L-S XC's home meet (September 8, 2015) -- Megan Doolittle

Field Hockey

Field hockey team defeats Solanco to close season (October 14, 2015) -- Makayla Malcolm
Field hockey team fails to avenge previous loss to Manheim Central, falls 3-0 (October 7, 2015) -- Makayla Malcolm
Sports Roundup: Boys' soccer, field hockey teams each fall 1-0 (September 23, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz
Lady Pioneers' Field hockey team notches 1-0 victory (September 21, 2015) -- Makayla Malcolm
Field hockey team avenges loss from yesterday, dominates ELCO (September 16, 2015) -- Makayla Malcolm
Field hockey team loses nail biter to Elizabethtown (September 15, 2015) -- Makayla Malcolm

Football

All-State quarterback Bear Shank to attend Millersville to play football; Metz brothers to join (January 23, 2016) -- Benjamin Pontz
Football team finishes season with disappointing loss at Solanco in playoffs (November 23, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers pummel Palmyra (November 14, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers handle Garden Spot, move into three-way tie for section lead thanks to Solanco loss (November 7, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers clobber Cedars, 62-21 (October 30, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers chug past Crusaders, 34-14 (October 23, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers shock the critics to spoil Manheim Central's Homecoming, 40-27 (October 16, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
From battling cancer to battling defenses: The Bear Shank story (October 16, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz and Kevin Reed
E-Town fails to finish, Pioneers score 28 unanswered points to win 35-27 (October 9, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers plow to victory over Cocalico (October 5, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz
Column: If this is your house, we're content to go home (September 26, 2015) -- Kevin Reed and Benjamin Pontz
Pioneers dominate in the trenches to win Lampeter Bowl (September 18, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Penn Manor turns over victory to Pioneers (September 11, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Pioneers struggle early, late in game, lose to Hempfield (September 4, 2015) -- Kevin Reed
Gridiron Grit: Pioneers' success hinges on battle in the trenches (August 31, 2015) -- Kevin Reed

Golf

Golf team maintains section lead with notable home match (September 14, 2015) -- Benjamin Eidemiller

Soccer (Boys)

Boys' Soccer falls during penalty kick "sudden victory" in first round District playoff (October 31, 2015) -- Lauren Mast
Nil-nil: Boys soccer team ties E-Town 0-0 (October 14, 2015) -- Lauren Mast
Pioneers edge Garden Spot 1-0 in boys soccer (October 5, 2015) -- Lauren Mast
L-S smokes Cocalico in 6-0 shutout (October 1, 2015) -- Lauren Mast
"Palpable tension" notwithstanding, L-S defeats Solanco in soccer, 6-1 (September 29, 2015) -- Lauren Mast
Boys' Soccer falls to Elizabethtown 3-0 (September 26, 2015) -- Lauren Mast
Sports Roundup: Boys soccer, field hockey teams each fall 1-0 (September 23, 2015) -- Benjamin Pontz

Soccer (Girls)

Tennis

Dreary weather dampens final match; L-S wins anyway (September 30, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson
Determined for Districts: Girls' tennis defeats Pequea Valley, clinches spot at Districts (September 24, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson
Despite distractions, L-S edges Elizabethtown 4-3 (September 17, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson
A quick article about a quick tennis match ... L-S beat ELCO (September 16, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson
Tennis team digs deep to defeat Lancaster Mennonite 5-2 (September 5, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson
A message to the league: Tennis team defeats Cocalico 4-3 (August 28, 2015) -- Maggie Johnson

Volleyball

Popular posts from this blog

2020 drum majors compete in an extreme battle to see who it will be

LSHS Senior Lander Holsinger and FTC Team 7244, Out of the Box Robotics set sights on 4th bid to FIRST Robotics World Championships