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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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  • Cocalico sophomore Jamie Zamrin is all smiles after winning the L-L League crown Tuesday. (Photo by Steve Heydt)
    Zamrin wins L-L title, Lefever boys’ runner-up

      Cocalico sophomore Jamie Zamrin ran away from the field to capture the Lancaster-Lebanon League Cross Country Meet Tuesday afternoon at the Ephrata Middle School. Zamrin covered the 3.1 mile course in 19:19.9, nine seconds in front...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Auker (19) controls the ball in front of Manheim Central’s Ryan Kuster during Monday’s 0-0 draw. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Barons, Mounts battle to draw

      With only two teams from Section Two qualifying for this year’s Lancaster-Lebanon League boys soccer playoffs, Monday night’s game between host Manheim Central and Ephrata had “crucial” written all over it. The Mounts’ two-point lead over...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Matt Kreider watches as his putt angles toward the cup on the second hole at Tanglewood GC Monday in the L-L League Tournament. Kreider finished at one-under 71 to place second overall. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Kreider shoots 71 to place second in L-L golf

      Ephrata’s Matt Kreider birdied the final two holes and then had to wait to find out that his one-under par 71 was just one stroke short in Monday’s Lancaster-Lebanon League Championship at Tanglewood Manor Golf Club...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Olivia Woods will lead more than 2,000 walkers Saturday in Lancaster.
    Ephrata Girl to Lead Heart Walk

    Olivia Woods, a first-grader at Highland Elementary School, will cut the ribbon and lead more than 2,000 participants on the three-mile course in the 2015 Lancaster Heart Walk at Spooky Nook Sports Center in Salunga Saturday. The...

    • Posted September 17, 2015
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