• Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm (top) scores some points during a match at the L-L League Tournament Saturday. Fromm was the top local finisher, placing third overall at 195 pounds. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Seven locals earn L-L medals

    Revenge is always pretty sweet. And when it comes with a medal on the line, the taste of victory is even better. Such was the case for Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm Saturday at the L-L League Tournament...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kenzie Horst (left) rips the ball away from Lebanon’s Jayden Shellehamer during last Thursday’s tussle. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Ephrata girls clinch L-L playoff spot

    The Ephrata girls basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Lebanon Tuesday night, blitzing visiting E-town, 53-35 to clinch an L-L playoff berth. Caroline Stauffer scored a game-high 21 points to pace the Lady Mounts, who...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (right) drives to the hoop during Saturday’s game vs. Muhlenberg. In the game, Lescoe eclipsed the 1,000-career point mark. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Lescoe reaches 1,000

    The anticipation was building from the opening jump ball. There were a few detours on the way to the celebration. And then, as everyone on the Cocalico bench rose to their feet and flung their hands in...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Megan Gingrich (right) rises up in traffic Tuesday at Done¬gal. The Indians’ Rachel Robinson defends on the play. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Donegal comes back to out-pace Cocalico girls

    Tuesday’s Section Three battle in Mt. Joy was following an eerily similar script as it did when Cocalico and Donegal collided in Denver January 2. Like that night, Cocalico held a lead for a good part of...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Christian Miles (left) battles Warwick’s Kyle Weaver for the loose ball during Friday’s game in Ephrata. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warriors overcome Zimmerman’s 25-point night to beat the Mounts

    As a young team, the Ephrata boys are well aware of their vulnerability late in games. Last Friday, Warwick knew it too. “We don’t have a lot of depth,” Mounts’ coach Jason Coletti said. “I’ve got to...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • In December, Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer drive into Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht. (Suzette Wenger photo)
    Ephrata wins pair to set up first-place showdown  

      Ephrata and Lebanon both held serve Tuesday evening in girls basketball, and will now meet on the court Thursday (7:30 p.m.) in Ephrata for sole possession of first place in Section Two. Tuesday night at Garden...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Tucker Lescoe (left) of Cocalico rises over Luke Darkes (33) of Elco for two of his game-high 25 points Tuesday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles upend Elco with big second half

    Cocalico was able to flip the switch Tuesday night in its critical Section Three match-up vs. Elco. After a lackluster first half in which the Eagles found themselves down six (28-22) at the break, Cocalico got it...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Vince Evans (back) puts the squeeze on his Red Lion opponent
during the Denver Duals this past Saturday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    L-L Tourney on tap this weekend

    All of the areas finest wrestlers will convene on Garden Spot High School this weekend for the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet. First-round action gets started Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. and will continue until approximately 10:30 p.m....

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Lyndsay Engle (right) drives in for a shot vs. Warwick Saturday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Catholic edges Cocalico in OT

    Lancaster Catholic is one of the toughest gyms in which to play. Always has and probably always will be. Yet, Monday night in a crossover battle between a pair of L-L League contenders, visiting Cocalico had the...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer (left) stands with Coach Scott Krall after her big throw Saturday at Lebanon Valley College.
    Stauffer’s big throw snaps 34-year mark

    The winter track season for high school athletes doesn’t attract much attention. If you polled 100 people, 90 might even say it doesn’t exist. But when Cocalico junior Emily Stauffer broke a 34-year old Lancaster County record...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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