• Ephrata’s Dylan Embiscuso (left) puts the tag on the runner during a recent midget league game. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Lions overcome 0-6 start to make LNP Tourney field

    The Ephrata Lions midget baseball team got off to a rocky start this season. In fact, the Lions, coached by first-year head man Matt Herbener, lost their first six games and appeared dead in the water. But...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata senior Nick Farlow, who became the first Mount to reach 1,000 career kills, was recently named to the PVCA AAA Boys Volleyball All-State Team. (Photo by Steve Heydt)
    Farlow named to All-State Team

      Ephrata senior boys volleyball player Nick Farlow picked up another post-season honor recently, one that recognizes him as one of the best in the State. The 2016 Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class AAA all-state team was...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata starter Adam Schwartz delivers the pitch against Dallastown Tuesday in the Region 4 Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. The Chryslers saw their season come to a close with a 9-1 loss. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Chryslers’ ride ends

      Dallastown’s Tye Golden had a day Tuesday afternoon in the Region 4 American Legion Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. Unfortunately for Ephrata, it came at the expense of the Chryslers, who got this tournament...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School graduate and current Seattle minor leaguer Brandon Miller (left) poses for a photo with Mariners’ ace Felix Hernandez this past Sunday. Hernandez pitched for Miller’s Everett AquaSox ballclub Sunday while on a rehab assignment.
    Miller dealing for Everett

     EHS product has tossed eight-straight scoreless innings Ephrata High School and recent Millersville University graduate Brandon Miller has seemed to have settled in as a member of the NorthWest League’s Everett AquaSox. This past Saturday at home against...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Cocalico graduate Jordan Page is shown during her Syracuse days.
    Hempfield turns to Page

     Former CHS, Syracuse star named head field hockey coach Jordan Page spent her high school field hockey years playing for her mother Krista while leading Cocalico to its best run in school history. Now, after a stellar...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Pitcher Austin Lowery and his Ephrata Chrysler teammates will be looking to win their fifth District 10 title in six years. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Ephrata gains top seed as playoffs begin Thursday

    The Ephrata Chryslers Post 429 American Legion team has clinched the top seed in the upcoming District 10 Playoffs. The Chryslers, who were scheduled to close out the regular season Tuesday night at home vs. Conestoga Valley,...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Adam Harriger (front) begins to pull away from three-time champ Daryl Weaver as he makes the turn onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Harriger went on to win his first Firecracker title Monday with a winning time of 27:00.1, Photo by Stan Hall.
    Harriger, Wirfel claim first ‘Cracker crowns

    Adam Harriger is an accomplished runner with Ephrata ties. However, until Monday, he had never competed in the Ephrata Firecracker Run. Well, the 22-year-old Chambersburg native certainly made the most of his initial appearance in the race....

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Chase Weik started in all 28 games for the Ephrata baseball team this spring, batting .271 with 15 RBI’s. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Weik to play baseball at Frostburg State

      Ephrata High School third baseman Chase Weik always knew what he wanted to play baseball in college. It was just a matter of finding a school that offered his major, “Wildlife and Fisheries,” and a chance...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (left) watches the ball sail off his bat during Tuesday’s District 10 legion game vs. Lancaster. Fassnacht circled the bases on the play for a two-run, inside-the-park home run. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Chryslers cruise past Lancaster in home opener

      With several of its recent graduates off at Senior Week, the Ephrata Post 429 American Legion team used a mixed-and-matched lineup Tuesday in its home opener vs. Lancaster. But it was business as usual for the...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  •  Firecracker course to remain same as last year

      According to Ephrata Firecracker Run Race Director Merv Witmer, the course for this year’s 39th edition will remain the same as last year’s. On Monday, July 4, beginning at 8 a.m., runners will convene on Thomas...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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