Anthony Kirchner’s unconventional tennis trek started in the sand of a New Jersey beach.
He honed his skills on asphalt in New Providence, made national news on hardcourts in Texas, and created international intrigue on Florida clay.
He hopes his journey ultimately leads to the hallowed grass of Wimbledon.
Kirchner, a fifth grader at Providence Elementary School, is regarded as the best 11-year old boys tennis player in the world.
There's a new name but the principles remain the same. Solanco's annual field hockey camp has rebranded and is now known as Mini Mules.
Previously called Little Sister Big Sister, the name change reflects the inclusivity of the camp and shows that boys are also welcome to attend.
Quarryville didn't need a decisive fifth game to win the Quad County Baseball League title in dramatic fashion.
Quarryville clinched the championship by tallying twice in the bottom of the seventh for 6-5 triumph over the Royals Wednesday night, July 17, at Lancaster Mennonite.
The champs claimed three consecutive victories to take the best-of-five series 3 games to 1.
Solanco Tennis Camp aims to provide an enjoyable experience for aspiring high school players or anyone hoping to learn the fundamentals of a sport they can play for their entire lives.
The SECA Sharks swim team topped visiting Conestoga Country Club 215-152 Monday evening, July 11.
Solanco Little League's Minor Division All-Stars preferred not to procrastinate.
Solanco needed one win over Warwick Little League to capture the District 23 championship whereas the visitors had to post two consecutive victories to take the title.
Instead of hedging its bet, Solanco elected to put all the eggs in one basket and did not crack under the strain, earning the district crown with an 8-3 triumph Tuesday, July 12 at the Solanco Little League Complex.
The Solanco 12U Section One team's solid season ended in the opening round of the LNP Tournament with a 12-3 loss to Penn Manor Wednesday night, July 6, at Solanco Little League.
Solanco Little League's Minor Division All-Stars entered the week a win away from a District 23 title.
Solanco put itself in good position by beating Warwick 11-4 Sunday, July 10.
The tournament hosts are scheduled to play for the championship Tuesday night, July 12, against the winner of the previous night's Warwick-Tulpehocken losers bracket game. The team that emerges from the losers bracket needs to top Solanco twice.
The SECA Sharks swim team downed visiting Conestoga 243-114 Tuesday, June 28.