• In December, Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer drive into Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht. (Suzette Wenger photo)
    Ephrata wins pair to set up first-place showdown  

      Ephrata and Lebanon both held serve Tuesday evening in girls basketball, and will now meet on the court Thursday (7:30 p.m.) in Ephrata for sole possession of first place in Section Two. Tuesday night at Garden...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer (left) stands with Coach Scott Krall after her big throw Saturday at Lebanon Valley College.
    Stauffer’s big throw snaps 34-year mark

    The winter track season for high school athletes doesn’t attract much attention. If you polled 100 people, 90 might even say it doesn’t exist. But when Cocalico junior Emily Stauffer broke a 34-year old Lancaster County record...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Kay Liebl of Ephrata drives the lane against Manheim Township Monday night. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Lady Mounts edge Streaks, pull into first-place tie

    With first-place Lebanon losing Monday night at home vs. Hempfield, Ephrata had a chance to pull even with the Cedars if the Lady Mounts could knock off Manheim Township at home. Mission accomplished. With the score tied...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily White (33) splits Elco defenders Andria Harpold (3) and Paige Shaak (14) during Friday’s game in Denver.
    Lady Eagles breeze to fifth-straight win

    The Cocalico girl’s basketball team finally had the opportunity to face a Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Three team on Friday night in Denver, leading from the opening tip and cruising to a 56-26 win over Elco. The Emily’s...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • Nicole Buitrago (right) of Ephrata poses with teammate Hannah Appel at the National Championships held in Houston, Texas.
    EHS senior wins national title in Taekwon-Do

    On December 7, 17-year old Nicole Buitrago flew home from Houston, Texas as a Junior Female 120-pound National Champion in Taekwon-Do (TKD). The diminutive five-foot tall Ephrata High School senior captured the top prize in the Patterns,...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Adam Miller (left) of Cocalico squares off against an opponent at the Penn Manor Tournament this past weekend. Miller went on to place sixth overall at the 126-pound weight class. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Cocalico wrestlers compete in Penn Manor Tourney

    The Cocalico wrestling team kicked off its 2014-15 season over the weekend by participating in the 28th annual Penn Manor Holiday tournament in Millersville. A total of 28 teams, including one each from Delaware and Virginia, went...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino swims to a win in the 200 free Monday at Manheim Township.
    Eagle swimmers fall to Township

    Sometimes you know how good a team or a player is the minute you see them walk on the floor, the field or in this case, jump in the pool. There are times that you may not...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata graduate Brody Myers will lead Bloomsburg into the national D-II quarterfinals this weekend.
    Myers, Bloomsburg in D-II national quarterfinals

    This Saturday at noon, Brody Myers will trot onto the football field at Athens, West Virginia as the starting fullback for Bloomsburg University as the Huskies compete in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division II Championships....

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • 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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