• Ephrata’s Zach Lefever cruises along during the District 3,200 meter run on Friday. Lefever broke the school record on his way to a silver-medal performance. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Lefever, Njenga come on strong

    Lead EHS contingent of seven to qualify for States Ephrata athletes saved their best for last at the District Three Track Meet at Shippensburg University on Day One Friday. Senior jumper Mark Njenga, on his final attempt...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Patrick Gallagher (right) slides into home safely as Lower Dauphin catcher Matt Kephart bobbles the ball. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Mounts impress in first round win over LD

    Advance to face Muhlenberg in Thursday’s Quarterfinals While Ephrata finds itself with one of the best records in all of District Three, the Mounts really have been a sporadic club offensively all season long. For the Mounts...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer stands on the medal stand after winning the District shot put gold Friday. Stauffer added a gold in the discus on Saturday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Golden moments: Stauffer wins shot and discus; four others claim District medals

    Emily Stauffer’s signature event is the shot put. The University of Missouri bound star has vaulted herself into one of the nation’s elite in that event. The discus, meanwhile, is still kind of a work in progress...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Mark Njenga captured the gold medal in the triple jump Saturday at the L-L League Meet. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Njenga jumps to L-L gold

    In the eyes of Head Coach John Keller, Ephrata was solid in some areas, not as strong in others at the Lancaster-Lebanon Meet this past weekend at Hempfield High School. Ephrata, which generally is battling it out...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Emily Stauffer of Cocalico tosses her record-setting throw at the L-L League Meet Saturday at Hempfield. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Stauffer wins two golds to lead Cocalico

    Emily Stauffer is rounding into form, hoping to reach her full peak two weeks from now at the PIAA State Championships. This past weekend at the L-L League Meet, the star senior who is headed to the...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    Comets, Taylor edge Mounts in semifinals

    Ephrata and Penn Manor have played plenty of thrilling, pressure-packed games the last few years. Whether it was last year’s championship game when the Mounts captured the L-L crown, this year’s regular season meeting which was also...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Connor Martin advanced to both District singles and doubles tourna - ments while helping the Eagles make the District Team Tourney.
    Eagles remain in hunt after win at Donegal

    Two weeks ago, the Cocalico baseball team certainly didn’t expect to be in this position. After an 11-2 victory over Lancaster Mennonite, the Eagles were sitting in a tie for first place and had their eyes set...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Connor Martin advanced to both District singles and doubles tourna - ments while helping the Eagles make the District Team Tourney.
    Eagles fall to Barons in Districts

    The Cocalico boys tennis team lost only twice in 15 matches this year. Unfortunately, both came at the hands of Manheim Central. In their lone regular season meeting, Manheim Central scored a 5-2 victory over the Eagles...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Morgan crosses the finish line to win the mile Monday afternoon at Cocalico. Her win over Cocalico star Jamie Zamrin (back) was one of many key victories for the Lady Mount. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Ephrata girls deny Cocalico

    Lady Eagles still clinch tie for section After seeing their 33-meet winning streak, and more importantly their four-year reign as Section Two champs, end at mid-season due to a new tiebreaker rule that was instituted this year,...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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    Collision Course: Only four-time champ Ephrata stands in Cocalico’s way of title

    For the second-straight year, the girls Section Two title will be on the line when Ephrata and Cocalico get together in the final meet of the season next Monday. A year ago, Ephrata won a battle of...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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