• Ephrata’s Nick Auker (left) leaps onto the “dogpile” in celebration of the Mounts’ section-clinching victory over Lampeter-Strasburg Tuesday. The title is the program’s sixth in the last eight years.
    Crowning achievement: Mounts blank L-S to clinch section title

    It took two days, but strong pitching and defense paved the way for the Ephrata baseball team’s 2-0 victory over Lampeter-Strasburg on the turf at the War Memorial Field. The win, which started Monday night and was...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Ephrata blockers (left to right) Alex Modrzecki, Trey Farlow and Hunter Lehman try to stop the kill attempt by Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter during Tuesday’s match. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Mounts sweep season series with Cocalico

    The Ephrata boys volleyball team remained tied atop Section Two of Lancaster-Lebanon League play Tuesday night, besting backyard rival Cocalico 3-0 at the Ephrata Middle School. The Mounts (7-1 league, 10-1 overall) controlled the match throughout over...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata first baseman Lauren Shuke (left) goes to a full-out stretch to retire Cocalico runner Jackie Polverini during Friday’s game.
    Raezer sharp in 5-0 victory over Cocalico

    Sophomore Jenna Raezer tossed her first career varsity shutout in a 5-0 win over Cocalico in Denver on Friday afternoon. Ephrata added to a 1-0 lead with two outs in the final inning after a 10-minute rain...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter follows through on a kill attempt during Tuesday’s match vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Barons storm back to knock off Cocalico

    Manheim Central remained among the unbeaten in Lancaster-Lebanon League boys’ volleyball Tuesday night in Denver, roaring back from a two set deficit against Cocalico for a 3-2 hard fought victory. The Barons (2-0 league, 3-0 overall) lost...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Aidan Trynosky shoots over Wyomissing’s Ben Croft during Tuesday’s District game in Denver. Trynosky canned six treys in the game to score a game-high 22 points to lead his team to victoryofitability, “you’ve got to be willing to notch up your fertility budget,” O’Hara said.
    Eagles rip Wyomissing, headed to Chocolatetown

    The Cocalico Boys’ basketball team caught fire in the second half of Tuesday night’s District Three AAA opener, eliminating Wyomissing 66-41 in Denver. The Eagles (18-5) outscored the Spartans (17-8) 45-20 after the break as the two...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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    Lady Mounts dump Mares, clinch Section Two title

    For the third time in the last eight years, the Ephrata girls basketball team found a way to win Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. They did so Tuesday night in Quarryville, besting Solanco by a score...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Kay Liebl (right) dribbles past L-S defender Hannah Garber during Monday’s double overtime thriller in the Ephrata Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    L-S stuns Ephrata in double OT

     Lady Mounts to play McCaskey in consy game Thirty-two minutes of regulation time wasn’t enough. That might make sense when two teams get together with the same league and overall records. Ephrata fell to the Pioneers of...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Lee Enck is one of the top returnees for the Mounts.
    Ephrata bowlers look to defend title

    The Ephrata High School bowling team is one of the school’s two varsity section champions over the last year. And this year, the team may even be better. But it wasn’t always that way. Just two years...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm puts the finishing touches on Governor Mifflin’s Eric Hoffman at 220 pounds to seal the 36-31 team victory for the Eagles Tuesday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Cocalico knocks off defending Berks champs

    Fromm pins for the win! Down by one point going into the last bout, Cocalico’s 220-pounder Ben Fromm took to the mat Tuesday night in Denver with the entire team match on the line. The Eagle sophomore...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    Ephrata non-profits join the ‘Extraordinary Give’

    While more than $6.1 million was pledged county-wide last Friday, several Ephrata area organizations joined the fundraising effort with displays at the Ephrata Public Library. The fourth year of the Extraordinary Give was a record-breaker, with new...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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