• Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm (top) scores some points during a match at the L-L League Tournament Saturday. Fromm was the top local finisher, placing third overall at 195 pounds. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Seven locals earn L-L medals

    Revenge is always pretty sweet. And when it comes with a medal on the line, the taste of victory is even better. Such was the case for Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm Saturday at the L-L League Tournament...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kenzie Horst (left) rips the ball away from Lebanon’s Jayden Shellehamer during last Thursday’s tussle. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Ephrata girls clinch L-L playoff spot

    The Ephrata girls basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Lebanon Tuesday night, blitzing visiting E-town, 53-35 to clinch an L-L playoff berth. Caroline Stauffer scored a game-high 21 points to pace the Lady Mounts, who...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Megan Gingrich (right) rises up in traffic Tuesday at Done¬gal. The Indians’ Rachel Robinson defends on the play. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Donegal comes back to out-pace Cocalico girls

    Tuesday’s Section Three battle in Mt. Joy was following an eerily similar script as it did when Cocalico and Donegal collided in Denver January 2. Like that night, Cocalico held a lead for a good part of...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Tucker Lescoe (left) of Cocalico rises over Luke Darkes (33) of Elco for two of his game-high 25 points Tuesday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles upend Elco with big second half

    Cocalico was able to flip the switch Tuesday night in its critical Section Three match-up vs. Elco. After a lackluster first half in which the Eagles found themselves down six (28-22) at the break, Cocalico got it...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Vince Evans (back) puts the squeeze on his Red Lion opponent
during the Denver Duals this past Saturday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    L-L Tourney on tap this weekend

    All of the areas finest wrestlers will convene on Garden Spot High School this weekend for the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet. First-round action gets started Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. and will continue until approximately 10:30 p.m....

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Lyndsay Engle (right) drives in for a shot vs. Warwick Saturday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Catholic edges Cocalico in OT

    Lancaster Catholic is one of the toughest gyms in which to play. Always has and probably always will be. Yet, Monday night in a crossover battle between a pair of L-L League contenders, visiting Cocalico had the...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Thomas Evans (top) tries to turn Lukas Lees of Cocalico during their bout at 132 pounds Tues¬day night. Evans went on to earn an 8-3 decision over the Eagle sophomore. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Forfeits key as Eagles hold off ‘stingy’ Ephrata

    Ephrata won the battle Tuesday night but in the end, Cocalico, by virtue of four forfeit wins, won the war. The visiting Eagles used those forfeits to jump out to a commanding 24-3 lead. As it turned...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (right) surveys the court as Manheim Central’s Colin Brubaker approaches. Lescoe’s teammate John Waskowicz is in background.
    Barons hold on late to edge Cocalico

    For large stretches of Tuesday night’s Section Three showdown, Cocalico went toe-to-toe with host Manheim Central and matched the Barons point for point, shot for shot. However, twice, the Barons were able to put together mini-runs, first...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • This & that

    Two of the more talented local basketball players have an excellent shot at reaching 1,000 career points before the current high school season is complete. Ephrata girls senior Kelly Liebl and Cocalico boys junior Tucker Lescoe are...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily White (right) drives past Donegal’s Rachel Robinson
during Friday’s clash in Denver.
    Lady Eagles snap losing skid, crush Barons

    After suffering through its first three-game losing streak of the season, Cocalico took out its frustrations Tuesday against visiting Manheim Central. Behind a smothering defense and a smooth-flowing offense, Cocalico held Manheim scoreless in the first quarter...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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