• Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker (right) battles Lampeter-Strasburg’s Cameron Niemyer for the ball during Monday’s District playoff game at L-S. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Playoff heartbreak again

    L-S comes back to stun Mounts in District opener A week ago, Ephrata held a double-digit, second-half lead in the opening round of the L-L League Tournament at Lebanon, only to let it slip away. The game...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Katie Heck (14) drives down the lane during Tuesday’s District Three playoff game at L-S. Heck scored eight points in the loss. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Third time isn’t the charm for Cocalico

    L-S beats Lady Eagles again, bouncing them from Districts They say it’s hard to beat a team three times, especially one in which you’ve developed a healthy rivalry. But Lampeter-Strasburg did just that Tuesday night, knocking off...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker goes in for two points in Friday’s 43-39 victory over Columbia. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Oh so close…Mounts’ bid to chop down Cedars falls just short

    As a sizable underdog, Ephrata’s second-year Coach Charlie Fisher would have taken the scenario that played out Monday in the L-L League quarterfinals nearly every time. Down two points at Section One champion Lebanon with a chance...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s newest member of the 100-Win Club, Austin Jones(center), is flanked by coaches (left to right) Chris Voshell, John Harple, head coach Josh Clair, and Cam Eisenhauer. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Jones joins ‘100-Win Club’

    Becomes eighth wrestler at EHS to reach Century Mark in wins Although it was a bit anticlimactic the way it played out, Ephrata wrestler Austin Jones became just the eighth wrestler in program history to earn 100...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Haines grabs L-L gold

    Continues Cocalico’s dominance in 200 free Cocalico senior Morgan Haines had her mind set on continuing the Lady Eagles’ stranglehold on the 200 free at the L-L League Meet last Thursday at the Lititz recCenter. Mission accomplished....

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Ephrata Coach Charlie Fisher talks to his team during a timeout in Tuesday’s game vs. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Mounts drop first-place showdown with Barons, finish third in section

    For the first time in their young lives, Ephrata was playing for a prize Tuesday when the Mounts hosted Manheim Central with at least a share of first place on the line. The Barons, who have played...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • The Cocalico High School bowling team clinched its first Section Three championship in program history Monday with a 7-0 victory over L-S. The members of the team include (front row, left to right): Hunter Keller, KC Miller, Janelle Burd, Sarah Funk and Tyrus Current. (Middle, l-r): assistant coach Melissa Miller, Hayley Keller, Owen Hinks, Justin Burd, Drew Myers, Hope Messersmith, Eric Buckwalter and head coach Bryan Miller. (Back, l-r): Ben Weaver, Darin Youndt, Chris Muraco, Nate Buckwalter and Alec Roth. Missing from photo is assistant coach Sam Buck
    Eagles capture first-ever Section Three bowling title

    The Cocalico High School bowling team came into the season with a goal to finish with single-digit losses. The Eagles had never done that before, and certainly had never won a section title in the history of...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Xavian Rodriguez (21) drives the lane past Solanco defender Robbie McHugh in Tuesday’s Mount victory. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    :All knotted up

    Mounts clinch L-L berth, pull into first-place tie with MC Ephrata entered Tuesday’s home game vs. Solanco needing a win to clinch a spot in the upcoming L-L League playoffs. Turns out the Mounts got a lot...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (center) finishes a takedown of Ephrata’s Cam Terry during the L-L League Tournament finals at 113 pounds Satuday at Garden Spot. Gehr went on to defeat Terry by a 7-0 decision to capture his first League crown. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Gehr, Fromm claim L-L gold

    While the L-L League Wrestling Tournament doesn’t have much meaning as far as post season implications are concerned, it certainly matters from the individual wrestler’s point of view. “It’s all about seeing who is the best in...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (center) dumps Central Dauphin’s Paul Daube during Saturday’s Denver Duals. Photo by Stan Hall
    A big week for Cocalico wrestling

    Despite being on the short end of an excruciating 34-33 decision against Conestoga Valley last Thursday, the Cocalico wrestling team still has its eyes on the Section One prize. While the Eagles’ hopes of an outright title...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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