• Players toe the line during action from the 11th annual Dodgeball For Diabetes Tournament Friday in Ephrata. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    11th Dodgeball Tourney in the books

    Three, Two, One, Go! And with those simple instructions from the referees, the 11th annual Dodgeball for Diabetes fund-raiser tournament was underway last Friday at the Ephrata Senior High School. When you hear about a dodgeball tournament,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Savannah Graybill, a 2006 Cocalico High School grad, is going
to Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria and Russia as the number one qualifier for the USA skeleton team.
    Qualifies first for US Skeleton team, named grant winner

    While we are dealing locally with the leaves coming off the trees and the first of the sub-freezing temperature mornings, one of our own is preparing for a world class athletic adventure. Cocalico High School 2006 grad...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles roll past East Pennsboro

    The Cocalico Eagles jumped into the District Three AAA Football Tournament Friday night with both feet Friday, blanking Mid-Penn Colonial Division Co-Champions East Pennsboro 35-0 in Denver. This was the third time the two had met in...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Katrina Schmalzer (7) puts a shot over the net during Friday’s win vs. Conestoga Valley. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Eagles fall to Hempfield in L-L League Semifinals

    There is a lot of good girl’s volleyball played in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. That play translates into success in both the District Three and PIAA Tournaments. Unfortunately, Cocalico ran into arguably the best of the local lot...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Mario Murcia (10) takes control of the ball during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Manheim
Township.
    Mounts’ season ends with loss in L-L playoffs

    As the temperature fell into the upper 40s, a foggy mist rose from the pitch at Comet Field in Millersville. The final Lancaster-Lebanon League Boy’s Soccer quarterfinal match between Ephrata and Manheim Township started an hour and...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Jenna Yarger (16) tries to win the head ball from the Hempfield player during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Hempfield.
    Lady Mounts fall to Hempfield in L-L Quarters

    The outside speed and finishing ability of the Lady Knights of Hempfield were too much for Ephrata last Saturday in Round One of the Lancaster-Lebanon League girl’s soccer playoffs. The final score was 4-0 on the turf...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever, Rhett Hart and Chris Hershberger fight for positioning near the start of Tuesday’s
L-L Meet Tuesday at Ephrata Middle School.
    Ephrata girls, boys take third at L-Ls

    Both Ephrata teams scored third-place finishes at the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet on Tuesday at the Ephrata Middle School. Both squads were considered in the running for the title, as the girls finished tied for first with...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Moore (left) closely marks Paxton Steffy of Cocalico during Monday’s clash in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata girls bounce Cocalico, earn L-L berth

    The deciding moment happened at the 20:13 mark of the first half on the pitch at Mountaineer Field on Monday night. Midway through the first half, Ephrata’s leading scorer Taylor Moore drove the ball past Cocalico goalie...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Memories bring them back

    If you grew up experiencing the Ephrata Fair, you developed a connection. Picture a bungee chord or a boomerang. If you left the area, you felt it tug on you in September. You knew you’d come back,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Shannon Glover returns a backhand during a recent match. Glover and the rest of her teammates
have their sights set on a successful post-season, which begins Thurday with the L-L League Tournament.
    Second season set for high school tennis

    Districts ahead for Cocalico girls? A five o’clock wake-up call is waiting for some of the members of the Cocalico girl’s tennis team on Thursday. This will be Day One of the Lancaster-Lebanon flight championships in both...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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