• One for the rafters

    Wiest’s goal gives Ephrata first league soccer title in school history While practicing in the gym last Wednesday night, several members of the Ephrata girls soccer team noticed something missing as they gazed up at the championship...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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  • Representing Cocalico at the L-L Football Media Day were (left to right): Noah Palm, head coach Dave Gingrich, Brock Gingrich and Cody Shay. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles look ahead to coming season

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Football Media Day Friday, Aug. 9 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Staff writer Todd Ruth caught up with the contingent from Cocalico, which included senior quarterback Noah Palm, senior two-way lineman...

    • Posted August 15, 2019
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  • Gators lock down seventh-straight Lancaster Summer swimming title

    Set eight meet records, 10 pool marks The Adamstown Gators swim team earned its seventh-straight Lancaster County Summer Swim League title this past Saturday at Leola Pool. The Gators, who captured the Division One title a week...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • State legion tourney to return to the War

    The Pennsylvania State American Legion Baseball Tournament, as well as the Region Four Tourney, are headed back to Ephrata’s War Memorial Field. Local Post 429 made the following announcement Monday morning on Twitter: “BIG ANNOUNCEMENT TIME!! We...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • Ephrata catcher Ricky Bromirski desperately tries to lay down the tag on Paxton runner Ryan Murphy, who scored what turned out to be the game-winning run in Tuesday’s region for championship at War Memorial.
    Oh so Close….Paxton rallies for two runs in sixth to upend Chryslers and capture Region Four title

    With Ephrata pitcher Hunter Johns and his Paxton counterpart Reilly Shafer dealing as they were, it was obvious fairly early Tuesday night at War Memorial that the team that would find a way to take advantage of...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Dagen Young dives for a ball during a recent game held at Reading’s First Energy Stadium. Young and the Chryslers will begin post-season play this week. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Chryslers clicking on all cylinders heading to playoffs

    Carry 11-game win streak into the post-season   After the District 10 American Legion League folded following last season, the Ephrata Chryslers were fortunate enough to join the Lebanon County League this year. And while there has...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Zach Lefever and female champion Sam Shields get together following the race. Shields, from Lititz, is a teammate of Lefever’s at the University of Pittsburgh. Photos by Dick Wanner
    Can’t catch ‘Le-Fever’

    Ephrata grad breezes to second Firecracker title; Lititz’s Shields takes women’s crown     The last time Zach Lefever won the Ephrata Firecracker Run, which was his first title, the Ephrata High School graduate barely had enough...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Zac McGillan delivers a pitch against Downingtown Friday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata repeats as champions of the ‘Clash’

    After dropping a pair of one-run games in league play late last week, the Ephrata Chryslers American Legion team found its groove once again this past weekend. Hosting some of the top teams in the Mid-Atlantic for...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Noah Palm throws a pass during the District Finals vs. Manheim Central in November. Palm was recently selected as L-L Player of the Year by the Manheim Touchdown Club. Review File Photo
    Eagles’ Palm selected as Player of the Year by MTC

    Cocalico junior Noah Palm was recently recognized as the top high school football player in the L-L League for this past fall’s campaign. The quarterback/safety, who also was one of the top punters in the league, was...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Corrie Lescoe (center) fights off a check to the back during Saturday’s State Quarterfinals vs. Springfield at Exeter Township High School. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Cougars close out Cocalico

    Eagles’ successful season ends in State Quarterfinals In the aftermath of Saturday’s 16-5 loss to Springfield-Delco in the State 2A Quarterfinals at Exeter Township High School, it felt more like a beginning than an end for the...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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