• Cocalico’s Zach Sherk dives into the pool at the District Three Championships held recently at Cum-berland Valley. Sherk is seeded in the top five of two events for States this week at Bucknell University. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk, Eagles set for States

    Cocalico junior Zach Sherk has garnered a pair of top five seeds for the upcoming PIAA State Swimming Championships which will take place March 13-16 in Kinney Natatorium at Bucknell University. By virtue of his double gold...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill. Photo by Molly Choma
    Graybill places eighth in women’s skeleton World Championships

    Cocalico High School graduate Savannah Graybill of Denver posted the top American finish of eighth place in the women’s skeleton World Championships in Whistler, British Columbia Friday, bettering her best finish of the season by three spots....

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico athletes (left to right) Evan Kreider (Shippensburg), Rowan Lapi (Northwestern) and K.C. Miller (Wilmington) announced their college intentions during a ceremony at the high school Feb. 6. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Three Cocalico athletes make college commitments

    At 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, three Cocalico seniors put pen to paper, committing to further their education and athletic careers at an NCAA Division One or Two institution. More than 50 family, friends and Cocalico...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico players watch the final moments of the season tick by last Thursday at Milton Hershey as the host Spartans defeated the Eagles, 63-45 in the consolation finals of the District Three 5A Tournament. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles’ road ends one win shy of States

    Milton Hershey earns final berth with 63-45 victory over Cocalico HERSHEY—Time and time again, particularly in the latter part of the season, Cocalico overcame various obstacles to remain alive. It became kind of a calling card. First...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Zach Sherk cruises along on his way to winning the gold medal in the 100 breaststroke Sat-urday at the District Three Championships at Cumberland Valley High School. Sherk also won gold in the 50 free and claimed four total medals at the meet. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk delivers pair of District golds

    The weekend of Feb. 8-9 was a miserable time for Zach Sherk. Sherk was sick, so ill in fact that he was forced to miss the L-L League Championships. To make matters worse, while watching from the...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Countians age 55+ sought for Senior Games

      Registration for the 31st annual Senior Games will begin on March 6. This year’s event will run May 6 through 10 at Spooky Nook Sports, and is open to Lancaster County residents age 55-plus. Along with...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico Coach Seth Sigman (left) reacts after the Eagles held on to defeat New Oxford Monday. Above, the Eagles’ Brady Nuneville powers to the basket past New Oxford defender Abdul Janneh. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Extended life: Eagles overcome 16-point deficit to stun New Oxford, need one win for State berth

    For most of the evening Monday at New Oxford, Brady Nuneville was having a frustrating night at the offensive end. The sturdy senior big man simply couldn’t get anything to drop. However, when it mattered most, in...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Tyler Shue (second from right) won the State Indoor 800-meter championship this past weekend at the PTFCA Indoor Championships held at Penn State University. He is pictured with (left to right) Coach Mike Delpiano, teammate Andrew Foster and Head Coach Wayne Hooper.
    Shue wins Indoor State gold in 800

    With two laps to go, Ephrata junior Tyler Shue appeared on his way to winning his first-ever gold medal at the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association State Indoor Championships Sunday at Penn State University. Shue and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Kayde Althouse (facing) works for the takedown during his opening round bout vs. Jared Bair of New Ox-ford. Althouse went on to win the sixth place medal. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Althouse medals but falls short of States

      There was a bittersweet tone in the voice of Sean Lees as he discussed the wrestling weekend following the action Saturday deep from within the bowels of Hersheypark Arena. Sweet because Ephrata junior Kayde Althouse came...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Connor Mack (10) dishes to a teammate during Monday’s District game at Lower Dauphin. Despite Mack’s 25-point effort, the Eagles fell 74-55 to the top-seeded Falcons. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Top-Seeded Falcons Speed Past Cocalico

    Do-or-die game Thursday at Shippensburg HUMMELSTOWN—The odds were certainly stacked against the Cocalico boys Monday night in the opening round of the District Three Class 5A playoffs. Not only were they playing on the road in a...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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