• Shown is the sign for the 50-50 raffle held Thursday for the Sipe family during the District 10 playoff opener at War Memorial. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Community steps up for injured coach

    As the Ephrata Chryslers American Legion team was cruising toward its seventh District 10 title in eight seasons this past week, they did so with heavy hearts. Ephrata assistant coach Ethan Sipe, younger brother of head coach...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Ephrata pitcher Kyle Rhoads delivers during the District 10 championship game vs. Lititz Sunday. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Chryslers cruise to league crown

    Begin Region Four Tourney Friday The beauty of post-season American Legion baseball is everything must be earned on the field. And for the last decade or so, Ephrata has earned a great deal. The Chryslers have captured...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Chryslers remain hot heading into playoffs

    Go 3-0 vs. Maryland teams The defending State Champion Ephrata Chryslers enter the post-season on a tear. Fresh off their first perfect regular season (12-0 in District 10 play), the Chryslers tuned up for the playoffs this...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Gatchell cruises to first Firecracker title

    Drop takes  women’s crown     While the Ephrata Firecracker Run has attracted some considerable talent in its 41 years, Caleb l, an elite runner in his own right, had never run the annual Fourth of July race. “I...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Gatchell cruises to first Firecracker title

    Drop takes women’s crown While the Ephrata Firecracker Run has attracted some considerable talent in its 41 years, Caleb Gatchell, an elite runner in his own right, had never run the annual Fourth of July race. “I...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Four area players earn ‘Sweet 16’ selections

    Cocalico senior infielder Nick Lucky joined three Ephrata Mounts— senior outfielder Adam Schwartz, senior pitcher Nate Young and junior pitcher Zac McGillan— as selections to the 2018 Lancaster-Lebanon League Baseball “Sweet 16” All-League Team as voted on...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Ephrata pitcher Adam Maser delivers during action this past week. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers need just one win to clinch

    The Ephrata Chryslers appear to be cruising toward another District 10 regular season crown. Heading into the final week of regular season play, the Chryslers (8-0 league, 11-2-1 overall) need just one more win to clinch their...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • ‘Cracker details, other facts & figures

    The early weather report for the 41st running of the Ephrata Firecracker Run is typical for the Fourth of July event. Hot and humid temperatures in the mid-to-upper 80s are expected as Ephrata hosts its annual five-mile...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  • Firecracker Course slightly altered to honor ‘Birch’

    While the Ephrata Firecracker Run course has endured many changes over the years, mostly due to construction activity in town, this year the course was altered for an entirely different reason. Those in charge of the 41st...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Cocalico shortstop Nick Lucky makes a throw during the Eagles’ L-L League playoff game at Ephrata on May 12. This past week, Lucky was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 14th round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Despite being drafted by Sox, Lucky sticking with college

    Last Wednesday afternoon, Nick Lucky got the phone call he’s been waiting for ever since he picked up a baseball bat in his early childhood and fell in love with the sport. On the other line was...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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