• Cocalico team members Denny Boyer (52) and John Fry (54), as well as others, celebrate the Eagles 24-6 victory over Daniel Boone Friday in the District semifinals. Cocalico earned a trip to the finals where they’ll face unbeaten Bishop McDevitt Friday night at Hersheypark Stadium.
    Eagles headed to Hershey

    Punch ticket to District finals with 24-6 win over Boone Back in Week Five, Cocalico was humbled, 42-0 by Lampeter-Strasburg on its home turf. At the time, no one would have predicted the Eagles would be playing...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s John Fry (54) and Jake Keifer (67) celebrate the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York.
Abdul Saad (68) recovers a fumble in the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles take bite out of Bulldogs

    Cocalico has accumulated a lot of wins in its illustrious history as a District Three football power. But according to Eagle Coach Dave Gingrich, Friday’s 28-18 victory over second-seeded West York, which vaulted Cocalico into the District...

    • Posted November 19, 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 v. West York for semifinal berth

    This week, the going gets tougher Eagles to face two seed West York with A week ago, little went wrong for Cocalico as the Eagles easily rolled past East Pennsboro, 35-0 in the first round of the...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Kevin Pletz is shown talking to his team during a timeout this past season. Pletz, who spent five yeas as EHS boys lacrosse coach, recently
stepped down from his position.
    Pletz steps down as EHS lax coach

    Kevin Pletz had the unenviable task of replacing a local legend when he was named to succeed Ephrata boys lacrosse Coach Mike Ream, who passed away suddenly at the start of the 2010 season. But Pletz, an...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Becker (center) competes during the middle section of Saturday’s State Cross Country Championship held in Hershey. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Becker leads local contingent at States

    Back in mid-season, an ankle injury prevented Ephrata junior Nate Becker from going head-to-head with Manheim Township junior Brian Delany, then the lone unbeaten runner in the L-L League. Saturday at the State Meet held on the...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Jordan Welsh and her teammates suffered a season-ending 2-1 loss to Central Bucks East Tuesday night in the State Tournament. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata girls lose to CB East on late goal

    When Jenna Yarger took a feed from Taylor Moore and drilled it into the back of the net Tuesday night in the first round of the State Tournament at William Tennent High School, both Ephrata and Central...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Matt Weinhold (20) steps out of a tackle during Friday’s 28-26 victory over Lancaster Catholic. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Weinhold returns to rush for 218 yards and two scores in win

    After missing the last four weeks due to an injury, Cocalico’s Matt Weinhold wanted to make an impact when he returned to the field for Friday’s regular-season finale at home vs. Lancaster Catholic. Mission accomplished. The 5-8,...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Cocalico Catholic graphic
    Cocalico-Lancaster Catholic

    Eagles, Crusaders to meet with a lot on the line The last two years, Cocalico and Lancaster Catholic have ended each other’s season. The Crusaders knocked off the Eagles two years ago in the District quarterfinals and...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Patrick Griffith (42) gets set to hit Elco’s Tyler Knight during
Friday’s game at War Memorial.
    Coach sees progress in loss to Raiders

    Sometimes progress is measured in small steps. And according to Ephrata Coach Scott Shelley, the Mounts indeed made some progress Friday night in their final home game of the season vs. Elco. And while the scoreboard was...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Cocalico freshman Jamie Zamrin
finished 13th at Districts and qualified for the State Meet.
    Zamrin 13th, off to States

    Normally, your freshman year is one spent getting acquainted and acclimated. That’s not the case for Cocalico ninth grader Jamie Zamrin, however. This entire cross country season, she has not only become comfortable in her new surroundings,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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