• Cocalico’s Sam Marino hopes to make a big splash at the District Three Meet this weekend. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico swimmers head to Districts

    Sam Marino and Sidney Evans have collected a lot of hardware through their high school swimming careers. And as their senior seasons wind down, both are in position to add a few more medals to their respective...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Katie Hammaker will play field hockey at Brown University. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Eight Mounts select colleges

    Some kids want to get as far away from home as they can when choosing a college. Others are just the opposite, opting to stay within a short driving distance away from Mom and Dad. Ephrata senior...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • In a flurry of second period action, Cocalico’s 182-pounder Abdul Saad works to maintain control of Hempfield’s Jordan Ortiz in the AAA consolation finals. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    No Saad ending

     Cocalico junior qualifies for States After being sent to the consolation bracket following a quarterfinals loss to Cedar Cliff’s Josh Colello at the District Three Tournament Friday night at Hersheypark Arena, Cocalico’s Abdul Saad received some helpful...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kelly Liebl (13) drives against Daniel Boone Friday night. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    CD East closes out Ephrata girls

    Ephrata faced a tall order, both literally and figuratively, Tuesday night in the first round of the District Three Tournament at Central Dauphin East. With six players on the Panthers’ roster measuring in at 6-0 or taller,...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kelly Liebl (right) shoots over Donegal’s Meghan Diffenderfer in Tuesday’s L-L Quarterfinals. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    So close …

    Liebl’s career night not enough as Donegal edges Ephrata If Ephrata could take back anything from it’s L-L Quarterfinal game at Donegal Tuesday, it would have been the way the Lady Mounts started. The Lady Mounts came...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s DJ Fabiani (5) closely guards CV’s Jamaar Parker during Monday’s playoff game in Witmer. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    CV holds off Cocalico

     Slow start plagues Eagles despite Lescoe’s 31 points Section Two champion Conestoga Valley was playing with a little chip on its shoulder Monday vs. Cocalico in the L-L Quarterfinals at CV. The Buckskins, despite winning their section,...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Ephrata bowler Logan Molchany follows through during recent action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     With CV loss, Mounts clinch section title

    There were some very interested bystanders Monday afternoon at Dutch Lanes for the match between Conestoga Valley and Cedar Crest. Several members of the Ephrata High School team were there with a keen interest in the outcome....

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm (top) scores some points during a match at the L-L League Tournament Saturday. Fromm was the top local finisher, placing third overall at 195 pounds. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Seven locals earn L-L medals

    Revenge is always pretty sweet. And when it comes with a medal on the line, the taste of victory is even better. Such was the case for Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm Saturday at the L-L League Tournament...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kenzie Horst (left) rips the ball away from Lebanon’s Jayden Shellehamer during last Thursday’s tussle. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Ephrata girls clinch L-L playoff spot

    The Ephrata girls basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Lebanon Tuesday night, blitzing visiting E-town, 53-35 to clinch an L-L playoff berth. Caroline Stauffer scored a game-high 21 points to pace the Lady Mounts, who...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Megan Gingrich (right) rises up in traffic Tuesday at Done¬gal. The Indians’ Rachel Robinson defends on the play. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Donegal comes back to out-pace Cocalico girls

    Tuesday’s Section Three battle in Mt. Joy was following an eerily similar script as it did when Cocalico and Donegal collided in Denver January 2. Like that night, Cocalico held a lead for a good part of...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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