• Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (left) gets into third in front of the Hershey defender Monday on the Mounts’ first game on their new turf at War Memorial Field. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
     Mounts walk-off in first game on new turf field

    An errant throw skidded toward the left field corner Tuesday, allowing Ephrata to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, ending the first ever high school baseball game on the new turf at...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate and Millersville University sophomore pitcher Brandon Miller made a return to the War Memorial mound Monday, earning a complete-game victory. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Miller’s time at ‘The War’

    Former Ephrata pitcher Brandon Miller mowed down the last 14 batters he faced to lead Millersville University baseball to a 4-3 win Monday morning on the new turf at the Ephrata War Memorial field. The Marauders (16-6...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s top player Lukas Olson hits a return during Monday’s match vs. Annville-Cleona. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata cools off A-C, falls to Blue Streaks

    Two days and opposite ends of the scoreboard for the Ephrata boy’s tennis team, which opened the 2015 Lancaster-Lebanon League season this week. Match one went to the hometown Mounts by a 7-0 score Monday in a...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Ian Wettlaufer studies his shot during recent action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Bowlers roll on into post-season

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League team bowling championships were held last Thursday at Cedar Lanes in Lebanon, with number one seed Penn Manor taking home the hardware for the second straight year. The top two teams from each of...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Seven Cocalico athletes announced their college intentions during a ceremony in the school library on Feb. 4. They included (front row, left to right): Sidney Evans, Courtney Forry and Olivia Haas. (Back, l-r): Dana DeBalko, Sam Marino, Natalie Sukanick and Lauren Marte. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
     Seven Cocalico seniors sign with schools

    Much of the attention Wednesday, February 4 was on college football. More specifically, it was signing day for high school seniors committing to play next year at the NCAA Division One or Division Two level in all...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Trevor Fichtorn (left) has his hand raised after earning a dramatic victory in the finals to win his first Sectional title Saturday at Governor Mifflin. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Fichtorn strikes gold

    Cocalico’s Trevor Fichthorn rode a late reversal all the way to the gold medal stand Saturday in the Section IV Wrestling Tournament at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School. The junior 145 pounder led 4-2 until the 1:12 mark...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Conrad Weiser completes comeback, stuns Cocalico

      hether it is NCAA March Madness or the PIAA District Three Tournament the seven vs. ten match-ups are often a toss-up and upsets can be the norm. That was the case in Denver Tuesday as number...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Jasa Lorah sinks one of her key free throws down the stretch Tuesday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Lorah stands tall

     Her free throws send Cocalico to semifinals Junior guard Jasa Lorah isn’t usually at the top of the score sheet when you look at the results of a Cocalico girl’s basketball game. The 5-1 junior guard is...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (right) drives to the hoop during Saturday’s game vs. Muhlenberg. In the game, Lescoe eclipsed the 1,000-career point mark. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Lescoe reaches 1,000

    The anticipation was building from the opening jump ball. There were a few detours on the way to the celebration. And then, as everyone on the Cocalico bench rose to their feet and flung their hands in...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • In December, Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer drive into Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht. (Suzette Wenger photo)
    Ephrata wins pair to set up first-place showdown  

      Ephrata and Lebanon both held serve Tuesday evening in girls basketball, and will now meet on the court Thursday (7:30 p.m.) in Ephrata for sole possession of first place in Section Two. Tuesday night at Garden...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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