• Cocalico’s Danny Engle (right), shown here during an L-L playoff game vs. Ephrata, was nominated for the All-State Team at the L-L League Banquet held Sunday at the Eden Resort. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Eagles’ Engle receives All-State nomination

    Fresh off leading Cocalico to its greatest season in program history, several members of the Eagles’ soccer team reaped the awards at the 2018 L-L League All-Star banquet held at Eden Resort. Senior midfielder Danny Engle led...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Abbie Wiest (14) heads the ball in the direction of a teammate in the win over Wilson. The Lady Mounts advanced to States with the win, and went on to defeat District One champion Conestoga in Tuesday’s State playoff opener. Photo by Travis Boyd
    ‘Stating’ their case

    After beating Wilson to earn third place in District, Ephrata girls shock District One champ Conestoga 2-1 in first round District One, which covers the Philly suburbs, traditionally is one of the top soccer areas in the...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Foster (top) displays his State medal after his final race Saturday in Hershey. Photo by Bruce Morgan
    Foster Closes Career with State Medal

    Lone local medalist places 19th After a runner-up finish a week ago at the District Three Cross Country Championships, Ephrata senior Andrew Foster felt as though a top-five finish at States held this past Saturday at the...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Owen Morrongiello (9) makes the hit on Octorara’s Haydyn Wrigley during Friday’s game at War Memorial Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Mounts reach .500 mark

    Blast Octorara 42-6 to finish season at 5-5 There are certain times in games when one play or one call can set the tone for the rest of the night. That was the case for Ephrata Friday...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Foster (left) battles it out near the lead at the one-mile mark Saturday at the District Three Championships. At right, Ephrata’s Mary Campbell (left) and Alyssa Fedorshak run side by side during the girls’ AAA race at Big Spring. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Foster claims District silver

    Will be joined by Fedorshak, Campbell and Cocalico’s Kreider at States The weather at Saturday’s District Three Cross Country Championships at Big Spring High School was dreadful to most. Wind, rain and lots of mud made the...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Claire Schwartz (35) wins a headball during Tuesday’s District Semifinals vs. Central Dauphin at Hersheypark Stadium. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Rams edge Ephrata in District semis

    Lady Mounts to play for third place, State berth, Saturday While the field was tilted toward the Ephrata net for much of the second half Tuesday at Hersheypark Stadium in the District Three girls’ 4A Semifinals, top-seeded...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico players hoist the L-L League championship trophy following their 3-0 championship game victory over Lancaster Mennonite last Thursday at Warwick. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Making history on the pitch: Cocalico claims first L-L soccer crown with 3-0 win over LMH in title match

    Cocalico boys’ soccer Coach Derek Sipe wasn’t expecting to get hit with an ice bath on a chilly evening last Thursday night at Warwick. But when he did, moments after watching his Eagles take down Lancaster Mennonite...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Seamus Finnegan (11) puts a hit on Solanco runner Cole Lewis during Friday’s game in Denver. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Complete performance: Dominant in all three phases, Eagles rout Solanco, 42-7

    It is rare over the course of a long season that a team puts together a “complete” football game. But when it does happen, it’s a thing of beauty. That was the case for Cocalico Friday night...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Abbie Wiest (center) controls the ball between two Chambersburg defenders during Tuesday’s contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Wiest scores a pair to lead Ephrata past Trojans

    For the first 40 minutes Tuesday vs. Chambersburg in the opening round of the District 4A girls soccer playoffs, Ephrata dictated play, looked well-rested from a week-and-a-half of idle time since it last played, and seemed poised...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico players mob Joe Zimmerman (22) moments after the senior midfielder delivered the gamewin ner Tuesday to lift the Eagles to a 3-2 double-overtime victory over the Blue Streaks in the L-L semifinals played at Conestoga Valley. The win vaults the Eagles into Thursday’s L-L title game (7:30 p.m. at Warwick) where they’ll face fellow Section Three foe Lancaster Mennonite. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Making history

    Zimmerman’s goal in second OT clinches Eagles’ first trip to L-L title game The Cocalico boys soccer program has been in existence for close to 30 years. Never before have the Eagles had a season like the...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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