• Cocalico’s John Waskowicz (33) and Dylan Sattazahn (40) return a shot during a recent match. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
    Eagles head west for State opener

      The Cocalico boys volleyball team faces a four-hour bus ride Wednesday. But who’s complaining? Certainly not the Eagles, who will be making what is believed to be their first State Tournament appearance in program history Wednesday....

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer shoves the shot during Friday’s State Meet in Shippensburg. Stauffer took fourth place in the shot and later added a bronze medal in the discus. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Stauffer claims two State medals

      C ocalico junior Emily Stauffer, one of the favorites to win State gold in the shot put, had a rough day Friday both physically and competitively. Seeded second in that event, Stauffer couldn’t quite shake a...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer captured gold in the District Three Triple-A girls shot put last Friday with a winning throw of 43 feet, 7 inches at Shippensburg University. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Stauffer claims gold and silver to lead Cocalico at District Meet

      Emily Stauffer has certainly had better days than the one she had Friday afternoon at the District Three Meet held at Shippensburg University. But in the end, her best was still plenty good enough to capture...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • The Ephrata girls 4x100 relay, including (left to right) Kelly Liebl, Jennie Young, Kay Liebl and Ariel Smith, took fourth place at Districts last Saturday in 49.28 seconds. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
     Liebl wins three District medals to pace Ephrata

      There are certain athletes who have that “wow” factor. You know, when the stakes get higher, they have the ability to take their game along with it. Kelly Liebl has that. The Ephrata senior star athlete...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer is focused as she gets set to unleash the shot during Saturday’s L-L League Meet. Stauffer captured gold in both the shot put and discus to lead Cocalico to a second-place finish in the team standings. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Silver Birds

     Stauffer, Wahl lead Cocalico girls to second-place team finish The Cocalico girls track team rose to new heights this past weekend at the Lancaster-Lebanon Track & Field Championships held at Hempfield. With all the great athletes and teams...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s gold-medal winning 4X800 team of (left to right) Taylor Mahlandt, Megan Mahlandt, Haley Schaller and Sydney Morgan pose after winning the title with a time of 9:41.96. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    EHS girls take third without Liebl

     Senior star gets green light for Districts Without injured star Kelly Liebl, the Ephrata girls were playing against a stacked deck this past weekend at the L-L League Meet held at Hempfield. But that didn’t stop the...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (10) is mobbed by his teammates after ripping his three-run homer in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s 14-2 victory over Hempfield. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Mounts rip Knights, advance to title game

      Nate Fassnacht joked that he only had about “a half hour” to enjoy Tuesday’s huge 14-2 victory over Hempfield which vaulted Ephrata into Thursday’s L-L League finals. But best be sure, he and his Mounts teammates...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Noah Roark (right) battles the Manheim Township player for the ball during Tuesday’s L-L semifinals at CV. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Township streaks by Mounts in semifinals

      Top-seeded Manheim Township scored two goals in the first 13 seconds of Tuesday’s L-L League semifinal match-up with Ephrata at Conestoga Valley High School. And it was mostly downhill the rest of the way for the...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Ephrata players mob catcher Justin Carvell (2) after his game-winning single defeated CV, 6-5 and put the Mounts in the L-L League playoffs. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Carvell’s RBI single caps rally, sends Mounts to L-Ls

      Things didn’t look good late for Ephrata Monday night at War Memorial. Needing a win over Conestoga Valley to punch their eighth-straight L-L playoff appearance and 12th in the last 13 years, the Mounts were running...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kay Liebl soars over the bar to set the school record in the pole vault Monday vs. Cocalico. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    EHS girls down Cocalico to claim fourth-straight section title

      The Ephrata girls seem to come at you in waves. If one key member goes down, as was the case Monday when senior star Kelly Liebl re-aggravated a hamstring injury, another steps up with a big...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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