• Ephrata’s Trevin Hertzog settles the ball during Saturday’s game vs. Warwick. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Mounts hang on, knock off E-town

    Take over sole possession of first place with Tuesday’s victory Leading 2-1 Tuesday in the latter stages of their Section Two showdown with visiting Elizabethtown, Ephrata was hanging on. The field was tilting heavily toward the Mountaineer...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Ephrata defenders Trent Martin (45), Parker Heinsey (52), Taj London (hidden) and Zach Dabella (76) bring down Lancaster Catholic quarterback Gavin Sullivan during Friday’s contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big second quarter lifts Catholic past Ephrata

    Through most of the first quarter Friday night at War Memorial Field, Ephrata looked like a team that had turned the corner. Facing unbeaten Lancaster Catholic, Ephrata first stuffed the Crusaders on downs. Then one play later,...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Craig Neal (left) makes the hit on E-town back Riley Drager during Friday’s 41-14 victory over the Bears. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Eagles roll to 41-14 victory over Bears

    From the opening drive to late in the third quarter, the Cocalico tandem of Garrett Longenecker and Noah Palm were too much for Elizabethtown in Friday’s Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two football opener. Longenecker ran the ball 11...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Tucker Parmer is brought down by two Annville-Cleona defenders during Friday night’s wild game in Annville. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Disaster in Dutchtown

    A-C scores on game’s final play to edge Ephrata Ephrata and host Annville-Cleona played a football game Friday that was destined to go to the last possession. Unfortunately, it was the Dutchmen, not the Mounts, who possessed...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Maddie Tihansky (7) moves past a Cocalico defender during Monday’s contest at Mountaineer Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Lady Mounts down Cocalico in another overtime thriller

    Whenever Ephrata and Cocalico meet on the field hockey pitch, it always seems to come down to the wire. It’s been that way for years, and a year ago in Denver, that was exactly the case when...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Natalee Boronow (6) and Quin Rosado (7) go up for a headball in front of teammate Madison Weaver (back) during Friday’s 2-1 season-opening loss at Warwick. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick comes back to edge Lady Eagles

      In the 2018 season opener for both clubs, the Warwick girls’ soccer team came from behind to outlast Cocalico 2-1 Friday morning in Lititz. Although not counting toward the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section standings, the non-league game...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Cocalico running back Austin Landers (20) looks for a hole behind the blocking of tackle Josh Hoover (65) during Friday’s win over Cedar Cliff. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Palm powers Cocalico past Cedar Cliff, 31-21

    On a night when rain fell in insane proportions throughout Lancaster County, it seemed appropriate that a QB named Noah led Cocalico to victory. Noah Palm helped engineer a 31-21 win over Cedar Cliff Friday in Denver...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Members of the Ephrata football team celebrate with fellow EHS students after the Mounts defeated Northern Lebanon 61-14 to end their 52-game losing streak Saturday at War Memorial. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    The streak is history

    Mounts rout Northern Lebanon 61-14 to end 52-game losing skid The smiles were ear-to-ear, eyes were certainly moist and voices quivered. Those emotions were on full display in the aftermath Saturday at War Memorial Field as Ephrata...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Taj London (4) and Dylan Coen (14) lay the hit on Warwick receiver Trey Glass during first quarter action of Friday’s season opener at War Memorial.
    Mounts fall 63-6 to Warwick in season opener

    Trailing just 7-0 early in the first quarter last Friday night, Ephrata got a ray of hope. Thanks to a big fourth-down stop against Warwick, the Mounts took over with excellent field position at the Warriors’ 40-yard...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Garrett Longenecker hauls in a pass on his way to scoring his second touchdown of the night and sealing the 21-13 victory over Conrad Weiser Friday in Denver. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Second-half surge propels Cocalico past Weiser

    In a little more than a two-minute span Friday, Cocalico not only erased a 13-0 deficit but rid itself of what could have been a disastrous start to the 2018 football season. Trailing visiting Conrad Weiser by...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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