• Cocalico defenders Tyler Hertzog (left) and Noah Palm (right) take down Cedar Crest’s Kendell Shand during Friday’s playoff game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles brush off Crest

    Set up semifinals showdown with Barons in Manheim Friday Cocalico had a chance to impose its will on Cedar Crest early Friday in the District Three Class 5-A quarterfinals in Denver. And the Eagles didn’t waste the...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Kreider, Zamrin earn top five finishes

    Both runners punch tickets to States Both Jamie Zamrin and Evan Kreider were on a mission this past weekend at the District Three Cross Country Championships at Big Spring. Zamrin, the defending champion from Cocalico, was fighting...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • In a race for top twenty District 3 AAA medals Mounts sophomore Mary Campbell (389) and Alyssa Fedorshak (391) grabbed 10th and 11th places, respectively. Campbell finished in 19:25, one second ahead of her younger teammate. Photo by Mike Shull
    Ephrata sending three to States

    In a photo finish, Hempfield’s Christian Groff edged out Ephrata junior Andrew Foster for the L-L League Cross Country title a few weeks back. Ever since that time, Foster looked forward to getting a chance to exact...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s AJ Morales (7) steps around Cumberland Valley defender Luke Truong. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles upend Mounts in District semis

    Mounts to play for third place, state berth Saturday Cumberland Valley got out to a fast start Tuesday night vs. Ephrata in the District Three AAAA boys soccer semifinals at Hersheypark Stadium. The Eagles dominated play in...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Aaron Cummings (left) moves past Waynesboro defender Alex Call during Tuesday’s 2-0 Mounts’ victory. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Mounts advance

    Will face Wilson Saturday in Hershey after beating Indians Ephrata boys soccer coach Rob Deininger is usually a pretty mild mannered guy. So it was quite unusual to hear him barking constantly at his team after a...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • Minutes from L-L finals berth, Ephrata stunned by Blazers

    Excruciating. That’s the only way to describe Ephrata’s fortunes Tuesday in the L-L League semifinals vs. Lancaster Mennonite at Elden Rettew Field in Manheim. The Mounts, under constant pressure from the undefeated Blazers for most of the...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • Cocalico freshman Ammala Moua took sixth place at Districts and qualified for the East Regional Tournament. Photo by Todd Ruth
    Moua sixth at districts, qualifies for regionals

    Cocalico’s Ammala Moua didn’t know what to expect coming into her first freshman season as a member of the Eagle golf team. “I just wanted to go out and have fun and play the best that I...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Peter Kitchen (right), who scored a big goal Monday, makes a move on Cedar Crest defender Luke Hains in the game played at War Memorial Field.
    Pressure cooker: After gutting out OT win, Mounts, Bears to showdown for the section Wednesday

    Andrey Patrushev is a wizard with what he can do with his feet. But Monday night against Cedar Crest in a game played at War Memorial Field, a move he made with his hands may have been...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Brandon Brubaker (25) and Nik Anderson (58) try to bring down Manheim Central QB Evan Simon during Friday’s showdown in Denver. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Barons blitz Cocalico

    Second-half surge lifts Manheim to big 17-7 win Manheim Central Coach Dave Hahn isn’t fooled by how simple and plain Cocalico’s veer offense appears to be. It can be subtly intricate, and if you are not focused...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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    Ephrata tabs Treese

    Former Muhlenberg coach named Fisher’s successor A quick acting Ephrata administration didn’t take long to find a replacement for Charlie Fisher, the former head boys basketball coach who resigned last month to take over at Manheim Central....

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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