• Cocalico’s Radislav Denisenko, Tyler Eberly and Adin Frey go up to block the kill attempt by Ephrata’s Trey Farlow (17) during Tuesday’s match at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles take down Ephrata

    The start of the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s 2017 Section Two boys’ volleyball play came to the Ephrata Middle School on Tuesday evening. The combatants were backyard rivals Cocalico and Ephrata. The match tied at one apiece after two...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s bowlers pose with their hardware after placing second at States. The members of the team include (left to right): Coach Sean Molchany, Samantha Heindel, Lee Enck, Cameron Zwally, Gavin Dissinger, Jared Bigley, Nick Vanderwende, Logan Molchany and Coach Bryan Dissinger
    Mounts capture silver at State Team Bowling

    The Ephrata boys bowling team made the most of their first trip in school history to the State Team Tournament on Saturday. The Mounts carried the number one seed into the afternoon stepladder finals at 222 Dutch...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • The Ephrata bowling team captured second place at the Eastern PA Regional Team Tournament this past Saturday. The members of the team, pictured with their awards following the competition, include (left to right): head coach Bryan Dissinger, Logan Molchany, Cameron Zwally, Gavin Dissinger, Lee Enck, Samantha Heindel, Nick Vanderwende, Jared Bigley and assistant coach Sean Molchany.
    Bowling them over

    Mounts place second at Regionals, qualify for State Championships When the Ephrata boy’s bowling team walks into Dutch Lanes on March 18, it certainly won’t be a new experience. The Mounts call the Akron alley home for...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Cam Terry (top) captured the 113-pound weight class with an exciting 7-6 decision over Twin Valley’s C.J. Morton in the finals. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Gehr, Terry claim sectional titles

    Five Eagles, three Mounts on to Districts Cocalico and Ephrata both sent three wrestlers to the newly revamped District Three Section One finals at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School Saturday in Shillington. The Eagles crowned the first champion...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht drives to the hoop Tuesday at Lampeter-Strasburg. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Lady Eagles fall short, drop to third place with loss to L-S

    Lampeter-Strasburg may have celebrated a section championship by cutting down the net on their home court Tuesday night after holding off Cocalico 54-50, but the Lady Pioneers knew that they had survived a war. The loss dropped...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Courtney Weaver comes up for air during last Thursday’s section-clinching win over L-S. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Ephrata girls swim to Section Two crown

    The Ephrata girls’ swim team is the Section Two champion. The Lady Mounts defeated Lampeter-Strasburg 95-75 last Thursday at the Ephrata Rec Center, completing the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two schedule with an undefeated 6-0 record. On the...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Rod and Sarah Martin’s adopted daughter, Linda, holding a baby.
    Ephrata non-profit doing good things in Guatemala

      There are two things that you may have trouble finding. One is on a map, the other is in your back yard in Ephrata. The first is the country of Guatemala. (Hint: It’s right below Mexico)...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht (right) shoots over Ephrata defender Maddie Root Tuesday in Ephrata. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Cocalico girls down Lady Mounts, keep pace with Pioneers

    The Cocalico girls held serve Tuesday night at Ephrata, besting the Lady Mounts, 57-37 to remain deadlocked with Lampeter-Strasburg at 9-1 atop Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. The Lady Eagles (9-1 section, 12-5 overall) led throughout...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Dundon swims to one of her individual wins in the last Thursday’s victory over Cocalico. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    One streak ends, another continues

    The Ephrata girl swimmers out-pointed their competition from Cocalico for the first time since 2011 while the Eagle boys continued their winning ways against the Mounts that started the same year. Each team calls the Ephrata Rec...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Lyndsay Engle lines up a free throw Tuesday vs. Lebanon. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Cocalico drops Lebanon to set up Friday’s showdown

    After Tuesday night’s victories, Cocalico and Lampeter-Strasburg sit at 6-0 atop Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League in girls’ basketball. The two teams go face-to-face for the first time Friday night in Denver for the first clear...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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