• Cocalico’s Nick Lucky (20) is greeted by his teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning of Monday’s 6-0 victory over Manheim Central. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Lucky, Rhoads shine as playoff-bound Eagles blank MC

    There’s something about Manheim Central that brings out the best in Cocalico’s Kyle Rhoads. The Eagles’ senior pitcher pitched six strong innings and got the decision in a 6-3 win over the Barons on April 11. On...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Bryson Rhee (20) eludes Warwick midfielder Carter Davis during Friday’s game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warriors keep Ream Cup for fourth straight year

    Carter Davis is still only a freshman, but yet, he doesn’t seem fazed by the pressure of overtime. Last Friday night, for the second time in seven days, the young midfielder stepped up with a game on...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Cincinnati Reds’ Hall of Famer Tony Perez autographs a baseball bat for a fan during the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big Red Machine star is a big hit at Card Show

    Tony Perez still speaks with a thick Cuban accent. But beneath that native tongue, the former Cincinnati Reds’ first baseman is quick-witted and charming with his sense of humor and sharp recall. Just a month and a...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Kyla McKim sizes up Manheim Central defender Serena Conde during Tuesday’s Section Two contest in Ephrata. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    EHS girls fall to MC for sixth-straight loss

    With post-season berths up for grabs, the Manheim Central and Ephrata girls were both hungry for a victory Tuesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Lady Barons are still in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoff...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft Cocalico’s Tyler Keppley (12) makes a move on the Barons’ Carson Brenize during Tuesday’s game in Manheim.
    Fourth-quarter run helps Barons overtake Cocalico

    Manheim Central’s Jake Novak does a lot of the little things that don’t show up in a box score. Need a steal? Done. How ‘bout a rebound? No problem. That’s what the senior guard provided for the...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • 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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