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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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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer (left) and Chloe Lucky will continue their athletic careers at Missouri and LaSalle, respectively.
     Stauffer picks Missouri, Lucky headed to LaSalle

    Cocalico seniors Emily Stauffer and Chloe Lucky signed their names to the dotted line last Wednesday as the fall National Letter of Intent early-signing period began. Stauffer will travel west to Missouri competing for the Tigers’ track...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  •  Kreider caps career at States

      There is something to be said for qualifying to play in a state high school tournament in any sport. When it’s an individual sport the wins and the losses come from one source. Yourself. On Monday...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Lexi Palm (10) controls the ball in front of teammate Lyndsay Engle (9) and an unidentified CV player Tuesday night in District Three first-round action in Witmer. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
     Once again, CV edges Lady Eagles

      As was projected 10 days ago, a repeat of the Lancaster-Lebanon League girls’ soccer quarterfinal between Cocalico and Conestoga Valley did take place in Witmer on Tuesday night. The District Three power rankings set up the...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Below, Matt Kreider of Ephrata watches an iron shot. Kreider finished tied for second with Jacob Macinanti of Manheim Township.
    Ephrata senior punches ticket with round of 76

    Ephrata’s Matt Kreider is the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s last man standing, following the PIAA Eastern Regional Boys AAA golf tournament on Monday in Fleetwood. The Mounts senior covered the more than 6600 yard Golden Oaks Golf Club layout...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Rowan Lapi (20) settles the ball during Saturday’s game vs. Conestoga Valley.
    CV stuns Cocalico in second overtime

      It took nine tries, feeding leading scorer Gianna Yurchak. But after more than 106 minutes, the Conestoga Valley junior broke a scoreless tie with Cocalico in Saturday’s quarterfinal round of the Lancaster-Lebanon Girls Soccer Tournament. the...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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