• Dillon Good, who did not allow a hit in five-plus innings, delivers a pitch during his outstanding performance.
    Chryslers get off to ‘Good’ start

    Dominant pitching, solid hitting lead to 9-4 win in State opener There seemed to be only one thing in doubt Tuesday night in Ephrata’s opener of the State Tournament vs. Beech Creek at War Memorial Field. Ephrata...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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    Seattle deals EHS grad, three other prospects for David Phelps

    Ephrata High School grad Brandon Miller was enjoying his breakfast last Thursday morning when his phone rang. On the other end was Andy McKay, the director of player development for the Mariners, who had some important news...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Ephrata Legion Coach Derek Sipe and his Post 429 squad will play host to the Pennsylvania State Tournament at War Memorial Field July 25-29. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    A big deal for Ephrata

    A first for Lancaster County, War Memorial hosting state Legion tourney In its 91-year history, the Pennsylvania State American Legion Tournament has never once been held on Lancaster County’s rich baseball soil. That will change next week...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Dillon Good (right) is tagged out by Shippensburg catcher Aaron Ross during the opening round of the Region 4 American Legion Tournament Saturday in Fredericksburg. Photo by Missi Mortimer.
    Stuck in neutral

    Chryslers look to regroup for States after 0-2 showing at Region 4 Tourney Perhaps it was the fact that their State ticket had already been punched. Maybe it was something else. Whatever the reason, Ephrata seem to...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Evan Frees (4) reacts in front of Coach Derek Sipe after ripping an RBI triple in the Chryslers’ six-run fifth inning which gave them the lead for good.
    Legion of broom: Chryslers sweep through league playoffs, advance to regionals

    When Ephrata saw it’s 3-0 lead evaporate in the top of the fifth Tuesday at War Memorial Field in the District 10 finals vs. Columbia, there was no panic. Instead, there was a response. That’s what championship...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Lefever claims first Firecracker title
    Ephrata’s Lefever claims first Firecracker title

    Alyssa Kennedy of Lancaster wins women’s crown Growing up in Ephrata, Zach Lefever has dreamed of winning the Ephrata Firecracker Run. And Tuesday, with about a 10-second lead on Lancaster’s Duncan Hopkins and about 600 meters to...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Sean Lees, a former District champion at Ephrata, was approved Monday as the new head wrestling coach for the Mounts. Photo by Todd Ruth
    Returning to his Roots

    Ephrata tabs Lees as head wrestling coach As a high school wrestler in the early 90s, Sean Lees was part of the “Golden Age” of Ephrata wrestling. And while the Mounts were winning section and district team...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Brandon Miller, a 2013 graduate of Ephrata High School, delivers a pitch for the Clinton LumberKings minor league team. This past week, Miller was selected to pitch in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Photo courtesy of Clinton LumberKings
    Miller named an all-star once again

    For the second-straight season, 2013 Ephrata High School graduate and Seattle Mariners’ farmhand Brandon Miller will be an all-star. Last Wednesday, it was announced that Miller, along with two other teammates (left-handed pitcher Danny Garcia and outfielder...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Nasir “Jadon” Pfautz’s recovery from a severe vehicle accident last fall served as an inspiration to everyone. Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
    An improbable walk

    Jadon Pfautz knew just what to do. After all, he was in a similar, if almost identical situation back in January. So when Pfautz and his family visited Brendan Holbritter in his hospital room two days after...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Matt Oberly (in black) talks with his players during a time-out in their District Three playoff game vs. Trinity two weeks ago. Oberly, who was named L-L League Coach of the Year this season, has stepped down after five seasons as head boys’ lacrosse coach. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Oberly steps down as Cocalico boys’ lax coach

    Matt Oberly, who took the Cocalico boys’ lacrosse pro-gram from a dead-last finish in 2016 to a magical 2017 season that included a third-place regular season finish, as well as L-L League and District Three playoff berths,...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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