Meet GameTimePA at the White Rose Invitational

At last year's White Rose Invitational, folks played our softball shot put throw for a chance at a prize pack. GameTimePA.com will be at this year's invitational again. Stop by the tents for a shot at some prizes. (Jason Plotkin -- GameTimePA.com)

At last year’s White Rose Invitational, folks played our softball shot put throw for a chance at a prize pack. GameTimePA.com will be at this year’s invitational again. Stop by the tents for a shot at some prizes. (Jason Plotkin — GameTimePA.com)

For the second year in a row, the GameTimePA.com team will set up our mobile media lab the NewsVroom at the White Rose Invitational, one of the biggest track and field invitationals of the season.

It’s scheduled to start at 9 a.m. May 3 at Central York and will feature Central York, Dallastown, Hanover, Northeastern, Red Lion, West York and William Penn from the YAIAA, as well as Adams County Christian, Hershey, Manheim Central, Middletown, Milton Hershey, Mount St. Joseph and Northern Lebanon.

We had a blast at last year’s invitational, as you can see in this replay of our live coverage. We set up a softball shot put and got to meet tons of athletes, family members and fans.

So I’m really excited to do it all again this year. Look for our tents in the grassy area by the scoreboard. In addition to meeting GameTimePA.com journalists, here’s what you can expect:

  • Help us document the day: Tweet photos, videos and updates using the hashtag #WRmeet to add them to our live coverage of the event. Plus, try out some of our equipment to see how we cover sports and other events live with apps like Tout.
  • Learn how to get your news to us: We’ll show you how to submit news and photos for us to publish news, how to reach our reporters, and how to use our products.
  • Pick up some swag: Stop by to play some games for a chance at a GameTimePA.com prize pack. You can also show us your GameTimePA smartphone app to pick up some swag.

Hope to see you at the Vroom!

Our mobile media lab the NewsVroom helps us hit the road to events like the White Rose Invitational so we can meet and greet our readers.

Our mobile media lab the NewsVroom helps us hit the road to events like the White Rose Invitational so we can meet and greet our readers.

Posted in NewsVroom, Track and field | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Schwienebart headed to Indiana State

Dallastown graduate Connor Schwienebart spent his last two at Des Moines Area Community College in Boone, Iowa. The 2012 high school grad signed a letter of intent last week with Indiana State, where he will play college baseball.

The 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher is studying sports management. His signing picture is posted below:

Connor Schwienebart, a 2012 Dallastown graduate, signed a letter of intent to transfer to Indiana State. (SUBMITTED)

Connor Schwienebart, a 2012 Dallastown graduate, signed a letter of intent to transfer to Indiana State. (SUBMITTED)

Continue reading “Schwienebart headed to Indiana State” »

Posted in Baseball, College signings | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Poll: York/Adams girls’ Athlete of the Week | April 14 to April 19


On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery
Take a look at how a few of the area’s athletes did this week and choose your favorite performance.

The AOW poll is open until 5 p.m. Monday. The winner will be announced on Twitter (@GameTimePA_SC) and will be eligible to be named the GameTimePA Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. Click here to read more about that.

And if you ever know of an athlete who has a particularly good week, nominate her by emailing bwilson@ydr.com. Continue reading “Poll: York/Adams girls’ Athlete of the Week | April 14 to April 19” »

Posted in Athletes of the Week, Girls' lacrosse, Softball, Track and field | 2 Comments

Poll: York/Adams boys’ Athlete of the Week | April 14 to April 19


On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery
Take a look at how a few of the area’s athletes did this week and choose your favorite performance.

The AOW poll is open until 5 p.m. Monday. The winner will be announced on Twitter (@GameTimePA_SC) and will be eligible to be named the GameTimePA Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. Click here to read more about that.

And if you ever know of an athlete who has a particularly good week, nominate him by emailing bwilson@ydr.com. Continue reading “Poll: York/Adams boys’ Athlete of the Week | April 14 to April 19” »

Posted in Athletes of the Week, Baseball, Boys' lacrosse, Boys' volleyball | Leave a comment

Midseason YAIAA softball rankings

Dallastown pitcher Kayla Merriman (17) shut down Northeastern's lineup leading the Wildcats to a 10-0 win at home on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (Jeff Lautenberger — GameTimePA.com)

Dallastown pitcher Kayla Merriman (17) shut down Northeastern’s lineup leading the Wildcats to a 10-0 win at home on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (Jeff Lautenberger — GameTimePA.com)

The first half of the season has proved the cliche of games aren’t played on paper. Take a look at the GameTimePA.com preseason softball rankings as proof of that, and compare them to these midseason rankings below:

1. Dallastown (11-1) — Catcher Sam Hartman and Kayla Merriman returned, but these Wildcats have proven to be much deeper after graduating a number of seniors from last year’s squad for coach Jeff Deardorff and his staff. Dallastown’s three-run seventh inning broke a 3-3 tie against No. 2 Susquehannock, which showed what the ‘Cats can do in the clutch.

2. Susquehannock (9-1) — The Warriors nearly beat Division I frontrunner Dallastown, but handed defending division and league champion Central York a 5-2 loss on Thursday. Maddy Staub has been a hitting machine, and the trio of Sara Lynch, Staub and Megan Green have combined in the circle for this 9-1 start. Continue reading “Midseason YAIAA softball rankings” »

Posted in Softball | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Midseason YAIAA baseball power rankings

The upcoming week could do much to change the current YAIAA baseball landscape, especially for Central York.

The Panthers have emerged as a first-place team in Division I. They not only face this week the two teams currently battling them for first place but also Division II leader West York. The regular season is already near the halfway point, so let’s take a snapshot at where these teams stand:

1. West York (10-1) — The Bulldogs’ won their first 10 games before running into PIAA Class AA champion Loyalsock Township on Thursday. The Class AAA state champs picked up where they left off last year, earning walk-off home wins vs. Red Lion and New Oxford. They also shut out Spring Grove on Wednesday in a rematch of last year’s YAIAA title game.

On mobile? Click here to view

Continue reading “Midseason YAIAA baseball power rankings” »

Posted in Baseball | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poll: York/Adams girls’ Athlete of the Week | April 7 to April 12


On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery
Take a look at how a few of the area’s athletes did this week and choose your favorite performance.

The AOW poll is open until 5 p.m. Monday. The winner will be announced on Twitter (@GameTimePA_SC) and will be eligible to be named the GameTimePA Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. Click here to read more about that.

And if you ever know of an athlete who has a particularly good week, nominate her by emailing bwilson@ydr.com. Continue reading “Poll: York/Adams girls’ Athlete of the Week | April 7 to April 12” »

Posted in Athletes of the Week, Girls' lacrosse, Softball, Track and field | 2 Comments

Poll: York/Adams boys’ Athlete of the Week | April 7 to April 12


On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery
Take a look at how a few of the area’s athletes did this week and choose your favorite performance.

The AOW poll is open until 5 p.m. Monday. The winner will be announced on Twitter (@GameTimePA_SC) and will be eligible to be named the GameTimePA Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. Click here to read more about that.

And if you ever know of an athlete who has a particularly good week, nominate him by emailing bwilson@ydr.com. Continue reading “Poll: York/Adams boys’ Athlete of the Week | April 7 to April 12” »

Posted in Athletes of the Week, Boys' lacrosse, Boys' volleyball, Tennis, Track and field | Leave a comment

West York to hold ‘Paws Playin’ for Paws’ on April 14

Kennard-Dale's Morgan Day and West York's Allee Ilgenfritz fight for the draw during a girls' lacrosse  match last season. (GAMETIMEPA.COM -- CHRIS DUNN)

Kennard-Dale’s Morgan Day and West York’s Allee Ilgenfritz fight for the draw during a girls’ lacrosse match last season. (GAMETIMEPA.COM — CHRIS DUNN)

A girls’ lacrosse game on Monday, April 14 will benefit the York SPCA when Central York visits West York.

The game is dubbed “Paws Playin’ for Paws,” to fit the teams’ mascots of Bulldogs and Panthers. The endeavor is part of a senior graduation project for a group of West York students. So far, they have raised more than $1,000 and purchased special shirts for the game.

Players will wear the shirts, which sport the “Paws Playin’ for Paws” logo and heads of both teams mascots with lacrosse sticks. Additional shirts will be sold for $10. Continue reading “West York to hold ‘Paws Playin’ for Paws’ on April 14” »

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Central York standout Rishel signs with Gordon

Central York senior Erik Rishel signed his letter of intent to play soccer for Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. Rishel, was a four-year starter for the Panthers. He also earned All-YAIAA honors three times and was twice the league’s Division I Player of the Year. The midfielder also has all-state and East Region Team honors.

At Gordon, he plans to study Kinesiology.

Erik Rishel, (seated, front row, center) signed a letter of intent with Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. He is pictured with his parents, (front row, left to right, Erin Rishel and Jeff Rishel) and (back row, left to right), Coach Frank Lenno, High School Principal Ryan Caufman and Michael Cutwright. (SUBMITTED)

Erik Rishel, (seated, front row, center) signed a letter of intent with Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. He is pictured with his parents, (front row, left to right, Erin Rishel and Jeff Rishel) and (back row, left to right), Coach Frank Lenno, High School Principal Ryan Caufman and Michael Cutwright. (SUBMITTED)

Continue reading “Central York standout Rishel signs with Gordon” »

Posted in College signings, Soccer | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment