• Cocalico’s Natalie Sukanick (right) closely guards Ephrata’s Kasey Umana (11) during last Wednesday’s game in Ephrata. Lady Eagle Coach Tony DiMatteo is in back giving some instructons to his team. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    White’s 34-point effort fells PV

    The Cocalico girls basketball team came into the season considered a top challenger in their new Section Three home. And after three games, the Lady Eagles have certainly backed up that billing. Monday night at Pequea Valley...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Damien Ricks (left) drives to the hoop past Ephrata defenders Christian Miles (10), Danny Gerola and Sam Cable during last Wednesday’s game at the Ephrata Middle School. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Lescoe’s 37-point night fuels win over Braves

    Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe has shown the ability to light up the scoreboard a time or two. And Monday night in the home opener vs. Pequea Valley, the 6-0 junior guard did just that in the Section Three-Four...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Emily White is the top returning scorer for Cocalico.
    Lady Eagles should challenge in new Section Three home

    It’s a season of change for the Cocalico girls basketball team, which makes the move down to Section Three from Section Two. And while the Lady Eagles would have preferred to stay in Two, especially since they’ll...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata senior Kelly Liebl returns to lead the Lady Mounts.
    Ephrata looks to make a run at Section Two title

    A year ago, Ephrata overcame the loss of six seniors as some youngsters who were thrown into the fire grew up fast. The end result was a solid 10-12 overall campaign, which gave us a glimpse to...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Members of the Ephrata girls basketball team celebrate their title at the Fleetwood Tournament this past Saturday. In the championship game, the Lady Mounts upended the host Tigers, 49-45 in overtime.
    Lady Mounts win title at Fleetwood Tourney

    Ephrata girls Coach Mike Garman has seen just about everything in his years on the sidelines. However, Saturday’s Fleetwood Tournament title game between his Lady Mounts and the host Tigers may just take the cake for one...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Cocalico finished on the wrong side of the scoreboard Friday night in the District Three finals at Hersheypark Stadium. Above, the team huddles together in the endzone following its 41-0 loss to Bishop McDevitt. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    McDevitt rolls over Cocalico in District finals

    Time and time again this year, Cocalico overcame adversity and certain setbacks (not to mention a slew of key injuries) to put together what turned out to be a storybook season. Unfortunately, there were no happy endings...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico team members Denny Boyer (52) and John Fry (54), as well as others, celebrate the Eagles 24-6 victory over Daniel Boone Friday in the District semifinals. Cocalico earned a trip to the finals where they’ll face unbeaten Bishop McDevitt Friday night at Hersheypark Stadium.
    Eagles headed to Hershey

    Punch ticket to District finals with 24-6 win over Boone Back in Week Five, Cocalico was humbled, 42-0 by Lampeter-Strasburg on its home turf. At the time, no one would have predicted the Eagles would be playing...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s John Fry (54) and Jake Keifer (67) celebrate the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York.
Abdul Saad (68) recovers a fumble in the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles take bite out of Bulldogs

    Cocalico has accumulated a lot of wins in its illustrious history as a District Three football power. But according to Eagle Coach Dave Gingrich, Friday’s 28-18 victory over second-seeded West York, which vaulted Cocalico into the District...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles v. West York for semifinal berth

    This week, the going gets tougher Eagles to face two seed West York with A week ago, little went wrong for Cocalico as the Eagles easily rolled past East Pennsboro, 35-0 in the first round of the...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Kevin Pletz is shown talking to his team during a timeout this past season. Pletz, who spent five yeas as EHS boys lacrosse coach, recently
stepped down from his position.
    Pletz steps down as EHS lax coach

    Kevin Pletz had the unenviable task of replacing a local legend when he was named to succeed Ephrata boys lacrosse Coach Mike Ream, who passed away suddenly at the start of the 2010 season. But Pletz, an...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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