• Ephrata High School graduate and Chatham Angler pitcher Brandon Miller (right) fist bumps his catcher after tossing a scoreless fifth inning in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game this past Saturday. (Photo from ChathamAnglers.com)
    Q&A with ‘B-Mill’

    EHS grad shining in prestigious Cape Cod League Brandon Miller, a 2013 Ephrata High School graduate and soon-to-be Millersville University junior, has carried over his success on the baseball field this past spring to the summer. And...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Cocalico fans get excited after Justin Burd (33) scored the first Eagle run on a wild pitch during Sunday’s LNP Final vs. Lititz at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Burd’s teammate Brandon Eberly congratulates him on the play. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Lititz rallies past Cocalico for LNP crown

      Lititz’s Reed Martin knew to be prepared. If starting pitcher Justin Byler ran into trouble against Cocalico on Sunday night, he was the guy. “It wasn’t just out of the blue,” Martin said. “I warmed up...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Reamstown’s Tom Smucker lays down the tag to retire a runner at second base during Sunday’s victory over the A’s. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Reds down A’s in final home contest

      In their final home game of 2015, the Reamstown Athletic Association Reds gained a 10-7 victory over the A’s in Berks County Senior League Baseball action to run their record to 11-5 on the season. The...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Adamstown’s Tyler Christ set a PR on his way to winning the boys open 50 breast title with a time of 31.06 to help the Gators to their third-straight league championship. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Adamstown claims third league swim title in succession

    They are the little engine that could. What the Adamstown swim team may lack in numbers, it makes up with hard work and determination as well as a togetherness that is seemingly unmatched. And it was that...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Chase Weik (right) is congratulated by teammate Jake Terry (33) after scoring a run in Monday’s 4-2 victory over Penn Manor. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Red Land blanks Ephrata to advance to Wednesday’s finals

    After a 21-4 blowout win in the Region Four opener Sunday vs. Northeastern at War Memorial Field, reporters joked that perhaps Ephrata should have saved a couple of those runs for later in the tournament. The Chryslers...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Members of the 1990 Ephrata Elks team and brother Austin look on as Kierstin Deamer throws out the first pitch during Saturday night’s Region Four game between Ephrata and Northeastern. Aus¬tin’s and Kierstin’s father Nate was a member of the ‘90 team who tragically passed away. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    25 years later, ‘90 Elks squad still the best

    It started Friday evening with an alumni game and reunion dinner. The Ephrata Elks American Legion baseball team from 1990, the only Lancaster County team to ever play in the National Legion Tournament, had gathered to play,...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Adamstown’s Sam Marino (left) and teammate Autumn Shaffer get off the blocks during the girls Open backstroke Saturday at the Divi¬sion One championships. Marino went on to win gold and Shaffer bronze in the event. (Photo by Mark Haines)
    Adamstown claims Division One title

    Th e Adamstown Gators swim team won its second-straight Division One championship this past Saturday at Adamstown Pool. The Gators scored a whopping 727 points to easily overcome second-place Woodridge (678). Among the highlights for Adamstown included:...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Former Ephrata art teacher Richard Huck in his job as “the Good Humor Man” this past week at the Women’s U.S. Open in Lancaster.
    He’s the Ice Cream Man

    If you were fortunate enough to attend the Women’s U.S. Open held at Lancaster Country Club this past week, you probably noticed the classic Good Humor ice cream truck perched under a shade tree off the 10th...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Lenny Harding (left) took this selfie with U.S. Open cham - pion In Gee Chun in the parking lot of Lancaster Country Club just after the tournament Sunday.
    Selfie with the Champ

    Lenny Harding was in the right place at the right time late Sunday afternoon as he checked in to perform his volunteer duties at the Women’s U.S. Open held at Lancaster Country Club. The Ephrata High School...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Ethan Sipe (18) and teammate Brandon Schwark (28) catch Justin Henson in a rundown during Tuesday’s District 10 League final at War Memorial. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    The reign has ended

      Ephrata’s four-year reign as District 10 American Legion champs is officially over. Tuesday night in the District 10 title game at War Memorial, Penn Manor scored five first inning runs then rode the talented left arm...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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