• Nicole Buitrago (right) of Ephrata poses with teammate Hannah Appel at the National Championships held in Houston, Texas.
    EHS senior wins national title in Taekwon-Do

    On December 7, 17-year old Nicole Buitrago flew home from Houston, Texas as a Junior Female 120-pound National Champion in Taekwon-Do (TKD). The diminutive five-foot tall Ephrata High School senior captured the top prize in the Patterns,...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Adam Miller (left) of Cocalico squares off against an opponent at the Penn Manor Tournament this past weekend. Miller went on to place sixth overall at the 126-pound weight class. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Cocalico wrestlers compete in Penn Manor Tourney

    The Cocalico wrestling team kicked off its 2014-15 season over the weekend by participating in the 28th annual Penn Manor Holiday tournament in Millersville. A total of 28 teams, including one each from Delaware and Virginia, went...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino swims to a win in the 200 free Monday at Manheim Township.
    Eagle swimmers fall to Township

    Sometimes you know how good a team or a player is the minute you see them walk on the floor, the field or in this case, jump in the pool. There are times that you may not...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata graduate Brody Myers will lead Bloomsburg into the national D-II quarterfinals this weekend.
    Myers, Bloomsburg in D-II national quarterfinals

    This Saturday at noon, Brody Myers will trot onto the football field at Athens, West Virginia as the starting fullback for Bloomsburg University as the Huskies compete in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division II Championships....

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Players toe the line during action from the 11th annual Dodgeball For Diabetes Tournament Friday in Ephrata. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    11th Dodgeball Tourney in the books

    Three, Two, One, Go! And with those simple instructions from the referees, the 11th annual Dodgeball for Diabetes fund-raiser tournament was underway last Friday at the Ephrata Senior High School. When you hear about a dodgeball tournament,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Savannah Graybill, a 2006 Cocalico High School grad, is going
to Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria and Russia as the number one qualifier for the USA skeleton team.
    Qualifies first for US Skeleton team, named grant winner

    While we are dealing locally with the leaves coming off the trees and the first of the sub-freezing temperature mornings, one of our own is preparing for a world class athletic adventure. Cocalico High School 2006 grad...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles roll past East Pennsboro

    The Cocalico Eagles jumped into the District Three AAA Football Tournament Friday night with both feet Friday, blanking Mid-Penn Colonial Division Co-Champions East Pennsboro 35-0 in Denver. This was the third time the two had met in...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Katrina Schmalzer (7) puts a shot over the net during Friday’s win vs. Conestoga Valley. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Eagles fall to Hempfield in L-L League Semifinals

    There is a lot of good girl’s volleyball played in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. That play translates into success in both the District Three and PIAA Tournaments. Unfortunately, Cocalico ran into arguably the best of the local lot...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Mario Murcia (10) takes control of the ball during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Manheim
Township.
    Mounts’ season ends with loss in L-L playoffs

    As the temperature fell into the upper 40s, a foggy mist rose from the pitch at Comet Field in Millersville. The final Lancaster-Lebanon League Boy’s Soccer quarterfinal match between Ephrata and Manheim Township started an hour and...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Jenna Yarger (16) tries to win the head ball from the Hempfield player during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Hempfield.
    Lady Mounts fall to Hempfield in L-L Quarters

    The outside speed and finishing ability of the Lady Knights of Hempfield were too much for Ephrata last Saturday in Round One of the Lancaster-Lebanon League girl’s soccer playoffs. The final score was 4-0 on the turf...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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