• Cocalico’s Demetri Whitsett comes in for a landing in the boys long jump Saturday at the District Three Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University. Whitsett earned a silver medal in the event. Photo by Casey Kreider
    Cocalico claims five medals

    Eagles qualify for States in four events The District Three Track & Field Championships held this past Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University brought out the best in most of the Cocalico’s contingent. And when all of...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Hunter Johns, shown here from an earlier game, pitched a strong game Monday in the first round of Districts despite taking the loss. Photo by Kirk Niedermyer
    Northern rallies to eliminate Mounts

    DILLSBURG—Ephrata sophomore pitcher Hunter Johns certainly gave his team a chance Monday night in the District Three opener at Northern York. The young lefty spun a gem through the first four innings, keeping a solid Polar Bear...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever flashes his silver medal after taking second place in the 3,200 at Districts. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Another silver for Lefever

    Ephrata sends nine to States Ephrata’s Zach Lefever knew when he had to kick it into high gear during the running of the 3,200 at the District Three Track Meet Friday at Shippensburg University. Heading into the...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Demetri Whitsett (left) clears the hurdle during the L-L Meet this past Saturday. Whitsett went on to win four medals to pace the Eagles. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Whitsett earns four medals to pace Cocalico

    Demetri Whitsett enjoys staying busy. That’s why he chose, as he has in every single meet this season, to enter four events this past weekend at the rain-soaked L-L League Track Meet. “Staying busy keeps me warmed...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Morgan (left) takes the hand-off from teammate Mary Campbell for the final leg of the girls 4 X 800 relay. The Lady Mounts went on to set a school record and captured the gold. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Ephrata sweeps 4 X 8 relays, Basenga leaps to L-L gold

      Elie Basenga entered his first season of track and field with tons of raw ability but admittedly had little knowledge of the events he would be asked to do. “I didn’t know anything about high jump,”...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Kandice Liebl set her PR en route to winning the javelin Monday vs. E-town. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Ephrata girls clinch fifth section title in six years

    After watching their string of four-straight Section Two championships snapped a year ago, the Ephrata’s girls track team had one big, obvious goal entering this year. Get it back. But without many standouts, the Lady Mounts had...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Bryce Shaffer (17) shakes off a Hempfield defender during Tuesday’s L-L semifinals played at Warwick. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Hempfield sinks Cocalico in L-L League semifinals

    Possession is one of the keys to success in the game of lacrosse. The more you have it, the less chances the opposition has to score. It’s a pretty simple formula, and Hempfield executed it to a...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Ephrata senior Aubrey Zimmerman (center) gets a photo with her parents, Amy and Ned Zimmerman, after scoring her 200th career goal Monday. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Zimmerman sets EHS mark with 200th career goal

    To get 200 of anything is a pretty big deal. So when Ephrata girls lacrosse player Aubrey Zimmerman notched her 200th career goal Monday night in a 19-10 non-league victory over Schuylkill Valley, she was pretty excited....

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Mounts ‘aced’ again

    L-S blanks Ephrata Behind Pirozzi Perhaps the only unfortunate part of winning a District title, as Ephrata did a year ago, is the fact that everyone seems to be pulling out all of the stops to beat...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Kyra Horst (left) clears the hurdle ahead of Manheim’s Kierra Wells during Monday’s meet. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Depth key as Lady Mounts hand Barons their first loss

    While the Ephrata girls’ track team certainly had its share of wins Monday at Manheim Central, it was the Lady Mounts’ depth that proved to be the key in their 95-55 victory over the previously undefeated Barons....

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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