• 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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  • Ephrata sophomore Trevin Hertzog (36) and junior Peter Kitchen (back) prevent Manheim Central’s Sam tobias from taking a pass during the Mounts’ 4-1 victory Monday night. Photo by Mike Shull
    Patrushev, Sensenig lead Ephrata over the Barons

    Manheim Central boys soccer coach Rod Brenize could only tip his cap. After watching Ephrata’s Andrey Patrushev and Gabe Sensenig score two goals apiece and lead the first-place Mounts to a 4-1 Section Two victory over his...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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    Small world for Mummau, Miller

    L-L products help propel Everett Aquasox in playoff race As Ephrata’s Brandon Miller was preparing for this year’s Major League Baseball draft, he sought out several people to get an idea of what to expect. One of...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • 18 during a ceremony at the Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg-Hershey. Surrounding Kauffman (second from left) in photo were (left to right): Chad Brubaker, who presented his former head coach with his award; Dave Gingrich, current Cocalico head coach; and Chris Laudenslager, a Cocalico assistant and another former player under Kauffman.
    Kauffman get call to PSFCA Hall

    It’s been more than 12 years since Phil Kauffman has been on the sideline as a head football coach. But on Saturday, June 18, the former Cocalico boss got a chance to re-acquaint himself with some of...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Brandon Miller made his first professional start in the Seattle Mariners system last Sunday, taking the loss for the Everett AquaSox in a 7-3 defeat to the Tri-City Dust Devils. (Photo courtesy of the Everett AquaSox)
     Miller suffers loss in first start with AquaSox

      In many ways, Brandon Miller’s first professional start last Sunday night was like just any other. Making his pitching debut for the Everett AquaSox, the Class A Short Season affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, the Ephrata...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Megan Gingrich (14) powers to the basket between Warwick defenders Samantha Earle (43) and Jamie Kolp during Monday’s season-opening win in Lititz. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico holds off Warwick

      Cocalico girls basketball coach Tony DiMatteo knew it was only a matter of time. Eventually, Warwick was going to start hitting shots in its home opener. No way they could keep the same pace they did...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Megan Mahlandt (right) dribbles up the field past Warwick’s Natalie Healy during Monday’s game in Lititz. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warwick escapes with 3-2 win over Ephrata

      For Ephrata’s field hockey team, there have been some winnable games available for the taking this season. Monday’s Section One clash against Warwick was a perfect example. Lady Mount sophomore Megan Mahlandt scored twice in the...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata running back R.J. Barrett (44) hits the open field during Friday’s game vs. Warwick. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Warriors top Ephrata, claim 10th straight Male Trophy

      W arwick was hoping that it wouldn’t have to unveil its new offensive wrinkle last Friday night. After all, the Warriors had only looked at it briefly during the week prior to their game against Ephrata....

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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