• Barons hold off Eagles’ late charge

    MC denies Cocalico’s two-point try, then clinches 21-20 win to advance to District finals Cocalico was knocking on the door, looking to pull off a memorable comeback. As Conlan Kerschner hauled in a 36-yard reception for a...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin poses on the medal stand with her latest accomplishment at the State Cross Country Championships in Hershey Saturday. Photo by Bruce Morgan
    Zamrin 16th at State Cross Country

    Ephrata’s Foster comes close to a State medal If nothing else, the PIAA Cross Country Championships can be very unforgiving. Cocalico High School runners Jamie Zamrin and Evan Kreider can attest. They will share how tough it...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Angel Wratto puts the hit on Warwick’s Trey Glass during Friday’s game at War Memorial. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    The Male stays at Warwick

    Off the field, Carter Forney isn’t very loud. But his play between the white lines? That’s a different story. “One of the reasons he was selected as a captain was for that very reason,” Warwick coach Bob...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Bryan Downey (right) receives high-fives from Tim Beever (35) and another teammate after scoring in the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Sweet tournament for Ephrata

    Chryslers’ run ends in Mid-Atlantic finals Justin Carvell struggled to find the right words. Ephrata had just punched its ticket to the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament’s championship game with an 8-6 win over Leesburg on Sunday...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Cocalico pitcher Tyler Stricker works in the first inning against Manheim Central on Monday, May 8 in Denver.
    Barons blank Eagles behind Rohrer

    The stakes were pretty high on Monday. With first-place Manheim Central knocking on the door of back-to-back Section Three titles, and holding a slim one-game lead over Garden Spot, they couldn’t afford any letup. Enter Baron junior...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Former Baltimore Orioles great and Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer signs a jersey for a fan Saturday at the Ephrata Lions Club Card Show and Auction held at the Rec Center. Lions Club member Jack Forney is at left assisting Palmer. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Jim Palmer pitches a gem at Lions Card Show

    Jim Palmer doesn’t look much different than he did more than three decades ago. Slim and fit, the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame right-hander seems like he could still blow 90-plus mph fastballs past big-league hitters. His...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Guarded closely by Ephrata guard/forward Brad DaBella, Manheim Central senior Taylor Funk (left) looks inside for an open teammate. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Barons spoil Fisher’s return, pull into first-place tie

    Mounts rebound Tuesday vs. E-town Manheim Central’s Kody Kegarise could barely hear his teammates from just two feet away. “I was screaming, ‘What (defense) are we in?,’” the Barons’ senior guard said. The fact he had to...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • ocalico’s Noah Palm (10) tries to corral Manheim Central running back Jay Barreto as he heads around left end.
    End of the Road: Eagles’ run snapped by MC in District semi-finals

    As one of Manheim Central’s defensive QBs, senior linebacker Nick Brown just smiles at the mention of his offensive counterpart Kody Kegarise. “I’m primarily defense, and just being able to watch him make plays,” Brown said, “it...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin runs down the stretch of the District Three Championships Saturday at Big Spring. Photo by Matt Liphart
    Zamrin Claims Cocalico’s First District CC Title

    Lefever wins District bronze for Ephrata Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin and Ephrata’s Zach Lefever hadn’t completely caught their breath yet. Sweat still streaked down their faces near the finish line at the District Three Triple-A Championships. But it...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Ephrata defenders gang tackle Warwick running back Ryan Deibler during Friday’s game in Lititz. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Mounts fall to Warwick for 11th-straight time

    The target for Warwick was there for the taking. With a victory over back-yard rival Ephrata last Friday night, the Warriors would carry a winning 2-1 record out of non-league play. They didn’t miss. And neither did...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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