• Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (left) gets into third in front of the Hershey defender Monday on the Mounts’ first game on their new turf at War Memorial Field. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
     Mounts walk-off in first game on new turf field

    An errant throw skidded toward the left field corner Tuesday, allowing Ephrata to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, ending the first ever high school baseball game on the new turf at...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Cocalico freshman Jamie Zamrin won a pair of events Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     CHS girls cruise past E-town

    With the uncertainty of the weather in the early spring, coaches never quite know what they are going to get from their team when&tstr;bad weather or not&tstr; it’s time to compete. Fortunately for Cocalico track Coach Ron...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill captured her second-straight USA Skeleton National Championship this past weekend.
     Graybill wins USA Skeleton title again

    Cocalico High School graduate Savnnah Graybill successfully defended her USA Skeleton National Championship titles in Lake Placid, N.Y. this past weekend. She and male champion Matt Antoine bot only both defended their 2014 crowns but shattered track...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate and Millersville University sophomore pitcher Brandon Miller made a return to the War Memorial mound Monday, earning a complete-game victory. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Miller’s time at ‘The War’

    Former Ephrata pitcher Brandon Miller mowed down the last 14 batters he faced to lead Millersville University baseball to a 4-3 win Monday morning on the new turf at the Ephrata War Memorial field. The Marauders (16-6...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata graduate Mark Lowrie is one of the top hitters for the Division One Winthrop University baseball team. (Photo courtesy of Winthrop Athletics)
    The College Fields

    In our latest installment of The College Fields, we feature several local athletes who are making their marks at the next level, headlined by former Ephrata baseball star Mark Lowrie, who is tearing it up at the...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s top player Lukas Olson hits a return during Monday’s match vs. Annville-Cleona. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata cools off A-C, falls to Blue Streaks

    Two days and opposite ends of the scoreboard for the Ephrata boy’s tennis team, which opened the 2015 Lancaster-Lebanon League season this week. Match one went to the hometown Mounts by a 7-0 score Monday in a...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s AAA girls 400 freestyle relay team shares a “high five” celebration before the start of the PIAA 400 relay consolation final heat. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Eagles leave Bucknell without a medal

    There certainly is no shame at all in not coming home with a medal at the State Swimming Championships. Afterall, the competition is the best the State has to offer, and Pennsylvania is pretty good. However, the...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kandice Liebl re-enacts the three-quarter court shot that landed her on ESPN’s SportsCenter Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘Center’ stage

     Youngest Liebl’s shot makes ESPN Being the youngest in a star-studded sports family, Kandice Liebl was the one athlete in the clan the community had yet to get to know. However, that all changed in a big...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata Youth Football, a subsidiary of the Ephrata Gridiron Club, has reached a mutual agreement with the Ephrata Rec Center to take over the midget football program. (Review File Photo)
     Rec hands off midget football to new group

      Ephrata Rec Center Executive Director Jim Summers estimates that midget football was established here some time in the early-to-mid 60s. And from the time the first leather helmet was strapped on in the 60s until now,...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico swimmers (left to right) Sidney Evans, Morgan Haines, Sam Marino and Sophie Guthridge, shown here at the District Three Meet last week, head into States this weekend.
     Evans, Marino earn top five seeds at States

    Cocalico senior swimmers Sidney Evans and Sam Marino both earned top five seeds heading into this week’s PIAA State AAA Swimming Championships to be held Wednesday through Saturday at Bucknell University. Evans, who recently won a District...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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