• 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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  • Photo by Steve Heydt Cocalico’s Aidan Trynosky (right) drives past Kody Kegarise of Manheim Central during Tuesday’s game in Denver. Kegarise’s teammate Connor Hostetter (22) looks on. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Barons hold off Cocalico

    The supporting cast stepped up for Manheim Central Tuesday evening in Denver, as the Barons (4-0 League, 7-0 overall) held off Cocalico (2-2, 2-7) 55-42 in Section Two play in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. The win vaults Manheim...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht (right) drives past Madison Root of Ephrata.
    Engle’s career night leads Cocalico past Lady Mounts

    Senior posts 24 points, 13 boards in win The first of two Section Two girls’ basketball games between backyard rivals Ephrata and Cocalico went to the home team, as the Lady Eagles held off the Lady Mounts...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Cocalico junior Ben Fromm became the 195 pound champion at the 30th annual Penn Manor Holiday Tournament
    Fromm takes gold at PM Tourney

    The referee blew his whistle and slapped the mat 16 seconds into the second period. With that signal, Cocalico junior Ben Fromm became the 195 pound champion at the 30th annual Penn Manor Holiday Tournament. Fromm pinned...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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