• Former Ephrata High School and legion pitcher Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish (facing) delivers a pitch during his senior season at EHS. Fogarty-Harnish recently announced he will pitch at Kutztown University this year.
    Fogarty-Harnish to play baseball at Kutztown University

    While he may not have taken a conventional route, Ephrata’s Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish has indeed found his college baseball home. The 2015 Ephrata High School graduate recently signed to play his college baseball at Kutztown University, where he...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Cocalico seniors (left to right) Brady Maxwell, Brady Sawyer and Mason Strunk pose with head coach Dave Gingrich at the L-L Football Media Day Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles eye return to the post season

    The 2015 season was one of missed opportunities for the Cocalico Eagles football team. Two years after making the District semifinals and one season removed from a finals appearance at Districts, Cocalico struggled to a 5-5 mark...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • First-year Ephrata head coach Kris Miller (left) stands with seniors Mason Klaus (left to right), Kyle Sadorf and Dustin Fisher at the L-L Football Media Day Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Under Miller, Ephrata starts with ‘clean slate’

    Eventhough Ephrata has that ugly 31-game losing streak on its back heading into the 2016 football season, the Mounts aren’t really even thinking about it. Sure, it’s there. But with the arrival of Kris Miller as head...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • In 1946, the first Jr. legion team in Ephrata was formed. The team, which was coached by Clarence Gock¬ley, included (front row, left to right): John Krouse, Glenn Zug, Don Howett, Spec Sweigart, John Orwig and Jack Saylor. (Middle, l-r): Henner Weaver, Jim Brill, Bouder (first name missing), Ted Badorf, Kenny Von Neida and Jack Wingenroth. (Back, l-r): Jim Loose, Butch Brubaker, Ron Levitan, Bob Hacker, Leroy Callihan and Galie Weidman.
    Baseball pioneers: The ‘46 Ephrata Jr. legion team had an amazing first year

    Ephrata High School and the summer American Legion program certainly has a great baseball history. And it all started in the late 1940s when a group of baseball pioneers got the program off and running. This summer...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Adamstown’s Morgan Haines shaved seven-tenths of a second off her seeded time in the Girls Open free to add seventh place points to the Gators’ championship showing on Saturday. Photo by Mike Shull
    Pool Sharks: Adamstown dominates the field, wins fourth-straight league title

      Adamstown won its last three Lancaster Summer Swim League titles, using big second days individually to overcome first-day deficits. This year, the Division One champion Gators set the tone from the start. Adamstown won a total...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Miller starts all-star game

    Ephrata High School and Millersville University product Brandon Miller continues to impress in his first season of professional baseball. And this week, he added another feather to his cap. Just last week, Miller was selected to play...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Dylan Embiscuso (left) puts the tag on the runner during a recent midget league game. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Lions overcome 0-6 start to make LNP Tourney field

    The Ephrata Lions midget baseball team got off to a rocky start this season. In fact, the Lions, coached by first-year head man Matt Herbener, lost their first six games and appeared dead in the water. But...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata senior Nick Farlow, who became the first Mount to reach 1,000 career kills, was recently named to the PVCA AAA Boys Volleyball All-State Team. (Photo by Steve Heydt)
    Farlow named to All-State Team

      Ephrata senior boys volleyball player Nick Farlow picked up another post-season honor recently, one that recognizes him as one of the best in the State. The 2016 Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class AAA all-state team was...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata starter Adam Schwartz delivers the pitch against Dallastown Tuesday in the Region 4 Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. The Chryslers saw their season come to a close with a 9-1 loss. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Chryslers’ ride ends

      Dallastown’s Tye Golden had a day Tuesday afternoon in the Region 4 American Legion Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. Unfortunately for Ephrata, it came at the expense of the Chryslers, who got this tournament...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School graduate and current Seattle minor leaguer Brandon Miller (left) poses for a photo with Mariners’ ace Felix Hernandez this past Sunday. Hernandez pitched for Miller’s Everett AquaSox ballclub Sunday while on a rehab assignment.
    Miller dealing for Everett

     EHS product has tossed eight-straight scoreless innings Ephrata High School and recent Millersville University graduate Brandon Miller has seemed to have settled in as a member of the NorthWest League’s Everett AquaSox. This past Saturday at home against...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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