• Ephrata’s Trevin Hertzog settles the ball during Saturday’s game vs. Warwick. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Mounts hang on, knock off E-town

    Take over sole possession of first place with Tuesday’s victory Leading 2-1 Tuesday in the latter stages of their Section Two showdown with visiting Elizabethtown, Ephrata was hanging on. The field was tilting heavily toward the Mountaineer...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Ephrata defenders Trent Martin (45), Parker Heinsey (52), Taj London (hidden) and Zach Dabella (76) bring down Lancaster Catholic quarterback Gavin Sullivan during Friday’s contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big second quarter lifts Catholic past Ephrata

    Through most of the first quarter Friday night at War Memorial Field, Ephrata looked like a team that had turned the corner. Facing unbeaten Lancaster Catholic, Ephrata first stuffed the Crusaders on downs. Then one play later,...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ronald Zahm (5) goes airborne as he tries to escape the clutches of the Governor Mifflin defenders Friday in Shillington. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles continue to soar

    Down Governor Mifflin to improve to 3-0 After graduating 17 seniors from last year’s 11-2 District semifinal squad, most felt the Eagles would endure some growing pains, at least in the early stages to the 2018 season....

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Maddie Tihansky (7) moves past a Cocalico defender during Monday’s contest at Mountaineer Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Lady Mounts down Cocalico in another overtime thriller

    Whenever Ephrata and Cocalico meet on the field hockey pitch, it always seems to come down to the wire. It’s been that way for years, and a year ago in Denver, that was exactly the case when...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Members of the Ephrata football team celebrate with fellow EHS students after the Mounts defeated Northern Lebanon 61-14 to end their 52-game losing streak Saturday at War Memorial. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    The streak is history

    Mounts rout Northern Lebanon 61-14 to end 52-game losing skid The smiles were ear-to-ear, eyes were certainly moist and voices quivered. Those emotions were on full display in the aftermath Saturday at War Memorial Field as Ephrata...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Garrett Longenecker hauls in a pass on his way to scoring his second touchdown of the night and sealing the 21-13 victory over Conrad Weiser Friday in Denver. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Second-half surge propels Cocalico past Weiser

    In a little more than a two-minute span Friday, Cocalico not only erased a 13-0 deficit but rid itself of what could have been a disastrous start to the 2018 football season. Trailing visiting Conrad Weiser by...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Arturo Ramirez (left to right), Cody Mountz, Coach Kris Miller and Caden Keefer represented Ephrata at L-L Football Media. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Positive vibes coming out of Mounts’ camp

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Football Media Day Friday, Aug. 10 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Staff writer Todd Ruth caught up with the contingent from Ephrata, which included junior Caden Keefer and seniors Cody Mountz...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Josh Hoover (left to right), Garrett Longenecker, Coach Dave Gingrich and Chase Ochs pose for a photo at L-L Football Media Day Friday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles look to ‘live up to their potential’

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Football Media Day Friday, Aug. 10 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Cocalico enters the season coming off a highly successful 10-2 season a year ago. If the Eagles do have one...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Kyle Rhoads (5) tags out Spring City runner Kasey Caras before completing a doubleplay Tuesday at Boyertown. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers’ ride comes to an end

    Fall one win short of return trip to Mid-Atlantic Regionals Throughout the season, the Ephrata Chryslers American Legion team adopted a “next-man up” approach. Despite entering the post-season short-handed with regular-season standouts Adam Schwartz and Nick Lucky...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Ephrata pitcher Hunter Johns struck out nine and walked just one in the Chryslers’ 8-1 victory over Shippensburg last Friday. He’ll get the ball Thursday against New Cumberland. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Rain wreaks havoc on Region Four Tourney

    Play resumes Thursday at new venue with Ephrata one of four teams still alive Thursday is the day the Region Four Legion Tournament will crown its champ. That much is known. However, whether or not that champion...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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