• Ephrata’s Mary Campbell heads toward the finish line during Tuesday’s L-L Championships at the Ephrata Middle School. She was fifth in the girls’ race with a time of 19:40.8. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Foster, Campbell post top five L-L finishes

    The bar was raised for Ephrata cross country runner Andrew Foster last year when he finished second (by less than a second) in the Lancaster-Lebanon League meet. Foster was a junior at the time and the runner...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Cocalico players congratulate Danny Engel (3) after his second-half goal Tuesday vs. Octorara. The Eagles wrapped up a perfect league season Tuesday after clinching their first-ever Section Three title Friday. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    They are the Champions

    Cocalico clinches first-ever section title with 1-0 win over LMH Friday’s Section Three boys’ soccer game was surely headed for overtime. Throughout the game, Cocalico and Lancaster Mennonite had traded 11 shots on goal and 11 corner...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • Cocalico sophomore Ammala Moua captured the District Three bronze medal this past weekend at Briarwood West in York. Photo by Missi Mortimer.
    Moua captures District bronze

    Twelve days after winning the Lancaster-Lebanon League girls’ championship, Cocalico sophomore Ammala Moua has come home to Denver with more hardware. Moua bested her L-L score (81) twice over the Briarwood West course in York this past...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • Gen. Tom Hobbins, a decorated U.S. Air Force officer, who spent the first 18 years of his life in Ephrata, spoke at the Welcome Home event. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    ‘Welcome Home’ ceremony also moved indoors

    When Sunday’s rain blanketed the Ephrata area, the veteran’s “Welcome Home” ceremony to kick off the 100th Ephrata Fair was moved indoors to the Ephrata Fire Company Banquet Hall. The Ceremony was originally scheduled for 2:00 p.m....

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico sophomore Ammala Moua captured the L-L League girls championship Monday at Conestoga Country Club with a winning score of 81. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Moua becomes Cocalico’s first female L-L golf champ

    Cocalico’s Ammala Moua became the Eagles’ first female league champion Monday afternoon at Conestoga Country Club. The sophomore won the Lancaster-Lebanon League Golf Tournament by firing an eight-over-par 81 on the par 73 women’s course. Moua edged...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Natalee Boronow (6) and Quin Rosado (7) go up for a headball in front of teammate Madison Weaver (back) during Friday’s 2-1 season-opening loss at Warwick. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick comes back to edge Lady Eagles

      In the 2018 season opener for both clubs, the Warwick girls’ soccer team came from behind to outlast Cocalico 2-1 Friday morning in Lititz. Although not counting toward the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section standings, the non-league game...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Mary Campbell is one of the top runners returning to the Ephrata cross country team.
    Optimism high once again for Ephrata runners

    When Ephrata boys’ and girls’ cross country coach Mike Hershberger leads the teams to their first meet on September4 it will mark the start of his eighth season. A season of great hopes. The Mounts’ skipper welcomes...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • Three generations of speed

    Youndts make racing a family affair His grandpa Allen was the Super-Pro champion in 1983. His dad Austin was the 2017 Division One champ. And this year, in his first full season, 12-year-old Jordon Youndt is the...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • 14U Eagles fall short vs. Manheim in LNP Tourney

    After winning two of three games against Lititz VFW in the qualifying series, the Cocalico 14U baseball squad traveled to Mount Joy last Wednesday for the 73rd annual LNP (formerly New Era) Tournament. The Kunkle Field opponent...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Ephrata U-12 season comes to a close

    For the third straight year, the Ephrata U-12 baseball team hosted a qualifying series game on July 2 at Ephrata Township field. The winner in the best-of-three series would advance to Kunkle Field in Mount Joy for...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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