• Ephrata senior Micah Krauter is one of seven players returning to the mix for the Mounts.
    With slew of returnees, is Ephrata ready to challenge?

    Ephrata made a lot of progress a season ago under first-year Coach Charlie Fisher. Now the Mounts hope to take that next step which, if they do, could ultimately lead them to a playoff spot come late...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Aidan Trynosky, who averaged in double figures as a sophomore, is the lone returning starter for the Eagles this season.
    Gutted by graduation, Eagles look to be in mix under Sigman

    It is a season of change this year for Cocalico as long-time junior high Coach Seth Sigman moves up to the varsity to take over for Travis Wealand, who coached in the system for 15 seasons, including...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (left), shown here during the State Championships last season, leads the Eagles as they get ready to embark on their first season in Section One.
    Moving on Up: Defending champion Eagles embrace challenge heading up to Section One

    After winning its first Section Two title under Coach Matt Fittery a year ago, Cocalico will face a new, more difficult challenge in the 2016-17 season. The defending champions, who return the bulk of their roster from...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Austin Jones (top) is one of the top returnees for the Mounts in 2016-17.
    Low numbers biggest challenge for Ephrata

    When you lack the numbers to put together a full dual meet lineup, wins certainly are hard to come by. That has been the case for the Ephrata wrestling team the last few seasons, which has regularly...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Gabe Sensenig (left) is shown during the recently completed high school season. The EHS senior was named Section Two Player of the Year this past week and was selected to the All-State Team.
    Sensenig heads local all-stars

    Named section MVP, all-state performer Ephrata senior Gabe Sensenig took home top honors at the Lancaster-Lebanon League Boys Soccer Coaches Association annual all-star banquet at the Eden Host Resort last Sunday. The striker, who scored 18 goals...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School seniors who signed their National Letters of Intent during the Early Signing Period included (left to right): Lexi Hershberger, New Haven softball; Zach Lefever, Pitt cross country/track & field; and Haley Schaller, Clarion cross country/track & field.
    Three Ephrata athletes announce college intentions

    Ephrata High School celebrated the college signings of three of its athletes during the National Letter of Intent Early Signing period last Wednesday in a ceremony held at the high school. As chronicled in last week’s Review,...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Cocalico quarterback Brady Sawyer turns the corner during Friday’s District game at Northeastern.
    A Fight to the Finish: Eagles go for ‘two,’ convert in final seconds to stun Northeastern

    With 6-1, 205-pound bruising fullback Brandon Brubaker at his disposal, making the decision to go for two with the game on the line was a no-brainer for Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich. After Cocalico QB Brady Sawyer scrambled...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Ethan Steffey (6) wraps up Solanco QB Joel McGuire during Friday’s win in Quarryville. Photos by Scott Krall
    Eagles blank Mules, clinch share of Section Two title

    Last November, Cocalico closed out the regular season with a 35-7 victory over Lancaster Catholic. It was a good way to go out, but the damage at the beginning and middle of the season was already done...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Zach Lefever of Ephrata announced his plans to continue his running career at the University of Pittsburg. Photos by Preston Whitcraft.
    Lefever to run for Pitt

    Fresh off his fourth-place finish at the State Meet Saturday, Ephrata cross country star Zach Lefever made a big weekend even bigger Sunday night via Twitter when he announced his college plans for the next four years....

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Zach Lefever of Ephrata is shown near the start of Saturday’s State Meet in Hershey. Lefever went on to place fourth overall with a time of 15:59. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Great Redemption: After missing States a year ago, Lefever returns to place fourth

    An untimely bout with appendicitis kept Ephrata’s Zach Lefever from experiencing the State Cross Country Meet a year ago. Saturday, in what was his final high school meet of his career, the Ephrata senior let it all...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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