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    Eagles down PM, fall to Rams in District quarters

    Cocalico had less than an hour Tuesday night at Central Dauphin to enjoy its first win at the District Duals under six-year Coach Matt Fittery. After knocking off fellow L-L opponent Penn Manor in an exciting 38-34...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Austin Jones (top) rides Penn Manor’s Nick Fafel in the finals at 106 pounds Saturday at the L-L League Tournament. Jones captured the title with a 5-1 victory over Fafel
    Jones Captures L-L Gold

    Cocalico places eight, Ephrata four Ephrata junior Austin Jones was a man on a mission. After failing to place in a stacked 106-pound field his freshman year, Jones finished fourth in the L-L League Tournament a year...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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    Wrestlers geared up for Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet

    After a week of rest, thanks to Mother Nature, wrestlers should be raring to go this weekend as they convene on Garden Spot High School for the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet. First-round action gets started Friday afternoon...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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    NL sitting pretty after knocking off Cocalico

    The more he talked, the more red his face got. Tony DiMatteo, Cocalico’s normally mild-mannered girls basketball coach was boiling postgame Thursday, following his team’s first-place showdown with Northern Lebanon. DiMatteo couldn’t hide his frustration when asked...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata Area School District superintendent Brian Troop (right) greets Kris Miller, who was approved as the school’s head football coach Tuesda
    Mounts Turn to Miller

    Former Viking assistant, CV grad named EHS football coach Ephrata High School has found its man. After a search that drew interest from 22 quality candidates, Kris Miller, an associate head coach at Northern Lebanon High School,...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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    Miller hired as Ephrata football coach

    Ephrata High School has found it’s man. After a search that drew interest from 22 candidates, Kris Miller, an associate head coach at Northern Lebanon High School, stood out. And Tuesday night at the monthly Ephrata school...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Brendan Holbritter (4) and Matt McGillan (33) double team Oley Valley sharpshooter Sebastian Williamson during Monday’s Ephrata Tournament opener. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Mounts roll past Oley

    by TODD RUTH The tide has suddenly taken a turn for the better as far as the Ephrata boys basketball team is concerned. After dropping their first seven games to start the season, the Mounts finally gave...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (left) and Carl Unruh share a moment on the court after Lescoe took over the all-time scoring mark from Unruh Monday night. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    On a mission

     Lescoe scores 31 to become program’s all-time leader Tucker Lescoe is a great player not only because he can score the basketball, but because he will willingly share it for the betterment of the team. Anyone who...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily White (top) reacts after scoring her 1,000th-career point last Wednesday at Donegal. Below is the actual shot she made to eclipse the mark. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘White’ on target

     Cocalico Sr. reaches 1,000 After sleeping on 999 points for two nights, Cocalico’s Emily White wasted little time in securing her 1,000th-career point Wednesday night at Donegal. White ended the suspense just eight seconds in when she...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer is the top returning scorer for the Lady Mounts.
    Ephrata looks to again join Lebanon in two-horse race

      Ephrata heads into the 2015-16 girls high school basketball season with a bit of uncertainty. Sure, the individual talent is there with junior guard Caroline Stauffer and senior post player Kenzie Horst both returning for their...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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