• Ephrata lands 2017 PA American Legion Tourney

    While the Ephrata legion baseball team came up short in its attempt to land a slot in the 2016 Pennsylvania State Legion Tournament, the Post 429 squad has already qualified for the 2017 Tourney….with a stroke of...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
    • 0
  • Ryan Bromirski delivers the pitch. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Dragons eliminated in LNP Qualifying Series

    The Ephrata Dragons’ U-12 team pushed the Strasburg-Willow Street Cardinals to the brink Tuesday evening at Ephrata Township Field. The Cards needed a two out, two-run double from third baseman Braden Adams in the top of the...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
    • 0
  • Kameron Andes, Rylee Capwell, Averie Paparo, Jania Weist, Mallory Kline, Ali Zimmerman, Jordan Cilento and Macy Neff. (Back, l-r): Coach Sean Molchany, Allysa Weaver, Chloe Harting, Adrienne Maier, Coach Eric Zimmerman, Sydney Molchany, Maddie Fritz and Coach Randy Groff. Missing from photo were Hailie Dawson and Maddie Willis.
    Heartbreaking Defeat: Ephrata edged by PV in finals

    Proving the point that all you have to do is put the ball in play to have success, Pequea Valley’s Trinity Garver hit a ground ball to first base. She was forced at first, but turned in...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
    • 0
  • Ephrata’s Nick Lucky (7) rounds third and scores during Sunday’s Clash of the Titans Tournament final vs. Hopewell, N.J. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Chryslers’ engine stalls in finals.

    Hopewell, NJ captures Clash The Ephrata Chryslers reached Sunday’s final in the second annual “Clash of the Titans” American Legion Baseball Tournament they hosted at the War Memorial Field. The host team fell 7-3 to Hopewell, New...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
    • 0
  • Ephrata Merlins’ starting pitcher Trent Wolf prepares to fire a pitch to Manheim Township in the first inning of Monday night’s playoff game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Merlins fall to Township in LCYB 10U playoffs

      Ephrata drops into loser’s bracket The Ephrata Merlins dropped out of the winner’s bracket Monday night in the Lancaster County Youth Baseball’s 10U Section One double-elimination playoffs at Froelich Park in Mountville. The third-seeded Merlins (14-4...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
    • 0
  • Ephrata’s senior libero Larry Rupp (left) completes the dig with teammates Spencer Linton (22), Nick Farlow and Alex Modrzecki (11) preparing for action during Monday’s 3-1 victory over Governor Mifflin. Photo by Mike Shull.
    Mounts down Mifflin, advance to District semis

    Also punch ticket to States for first time In a season of firsts, the Ephrata Mounts qualified for the PIAA State Volleyball Tournament for the first time in program history on Monday night at Garden Spot High...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
    • 0
  • Ephrata’s R.J. Crossgrove (left to right), Trey Farlow and Hunter Lehman go up for the block attempt on Warwick’s Bailey Garman during Friday’s L-L Quarterfinals match in Ephrata. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Penn Manor derails Mounts’ finals quest

    The top three teams in the PIAA District Three Boys’ volleyball power rankings were on the court Monday night in the Lancaster-Lebanon League semifinals at Garden Spot High School. Unfortunately for third-ranked Ephrata, the opponent was number...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
    • 0
  • Ephrata’s Hunter Lehman drills a shot over the net Monday vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Mounts need win Wednesday to claim program’s first title

    The Ephrata Boys’ volleyball team controlled the final points in each of the three sets Monday night at Manheim Central, taking a 3-0 victory while clinching a tie for the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two Title. The Barons...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0