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  • Deb DeHaven of Ephrata poses with her medals at the North, Central America and Caribbean Region of World Masters Athletics Champion-ships in Toronto, Canada July 18-21.
    No Sign of Slowing Down

    DeHaven enjoying competing, setting records on the world’s stage By day, Deborah DeHaven is a para-educator, providing learning support for children with special needs in the Ephrata School District. She also teaches seasonal classes at the Ephrata...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • Representing Cocalico at the L-L Football Media Day were (left to right): Noah Palm, head coach Dave Gingrich, Brock Gingrich and Cody Shay. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles look ahead to coming season

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Football Media Day Friday, Aug. 9 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Staff writer Todd Ruth caught up with the contingent from Cocalico, which included senior quarterback Noah Palm, senior two-way lineman...

    • Posted August 15, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Annie Slovak in action during her junior season a year ago. Slovak will take her talents to Division One Liberty University next fall.
    Ephrata’s Slovak to play soccer at D-One Liberty

    Ephrata junior Annie Slovak missed most of the 2018 girls’ soccer run to the PIAA State Semifinals with a broken leg. At the time of the injury, she was the team’s leading goal scorer, catching the attention...

    • Posted August 15, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Nathan Kimmel finishes his run at the Lititz Rec Triathlon. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Kimmel wins age group at Lititz Rec triathlon

    For the second-straight year, Ephrata’s Nathan Kimmel was an age group winner at the fifth annual Lititz Rec Center Triathlon held Sunday in Lititz. Kimmel, 16, captured the men’s under-19 age group with a total time of...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • Reamstown Reds shortstop Aaron Pannebecker takes the throw from catcher Mike Sensenig to nab a base stealer during a recent game. The Reds kept their playoff hopes alive this past weekend with a win over the Yankees. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Reamstown Reds advance in Berks MSBL Playoffs

    The Reamstown Athletic Association Reds lost their first game but won their second to advance to week two of the double elimination Berks Senior Baseball League championship tournament. On Saturday, the fourth-seeded Reds traveled to Birdsboro to...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • Chad Jones of Ephrata comes up for air during the 50 breaststroke event Saturday at the Division Two Meet. Jones led Ephrata with three individual golds on the day. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Waves place second, finish with 14 golds at Division Two meet

    The two-time Division Two Swimming Champion Ephrata Tidal Waves were denied a three-peat this past weekend at the D-Two Meet held at Ephrata Community Pool. Despite claiming a total of 14 gold medals, Ephrata finished with 941.5...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Ephrata pitcher Tanner McCracken delivers against Manheim in the LNP Tournament held at Kunkle Field in Mt. Joy. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer 
    Ephrata 14Us drops two in LNP Tourney

    The Ephrata 14U baseball team earned one of four spots in the 74th LNP (formerly New Era) Tournament last week at Kunkle Field in Mount Joy. Ephrata joined the Manheim Lions, Mountville Angels and Lititz VFW, with...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Ephrata catcher Ricky Bromirski desperately tries to lay down the tag on Paxton runner Ryan Murphy, who scored what turned out to be the game-winning run in Tuesday’s region for championship at War Memorial.
    Oh so Close….Paxton rallies for two runs in sixth to upend Chryslers and capture Region Four title

    With Ephrata pitcher Hunter Johns and his Paxton counterpart Reilly Shafer dealing as they were, it was obvious fairly early Tuesday night at War Memorial that the team that would find a way to take advantage of...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Thanks to a strong breaststroke leg, Ephrata’s Alyssa Fedorshak swims to a seventh-place finish in the girls 15-18 year-old 100-meter Individual Medley in a time of 1:19.87. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Tidal Waves win team title in Manheim Fast & Furious

      Kauri Parsons won three individual gold medals and the Ephrata Tidal Waves went on to claim the team championship at the Manheim Fast and Furious Meet last Saturday. With 364 total points, Ephrata held off runner-up...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Ethan Sipe (bib number 613), surrounded by family and friends, gets a strong start in the Ephrata Firecracker 5-Miler. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    From tragedy to triumph

    Exactly one year after jet skiing accident, Ethan Sipe completes the Ephrata Firecracker It was a celebration full of emotion and gratefulness as Ethan Sipe crossed the finish line of the annual Ephrata Firecracker 5-Mile Run held...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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