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    E-town, Ephrata ‘56 teams

    Reminisce over breakfast They met on the field as adversaries 59 years ago. Recently, a few members of both the Ephrata and Elizabethtown football teams from the year 1956 got together again, although this time it was...

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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  • Ephrata runners head down a trail in Hershey during their week-long summer camp.
    Summer camp a unique experience for Ephrata runners

    Ephrata has built one of the more successful cross country programs in the L-L League. A year ago, the girls finished 20-1 in the regular season while the boys’ team was 19-2. Both squads took third overall...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Matt Kreider of Ephrata re¬acts to a shot he hit during the LCJCT Championships held at Lebanon Country Club. (Photo by Suzette Wenger)
    Kreider named to Jr. War of Roses squad

    For the second-straight year, Ephrata’s Matt Kreider earned one of the 14 berths on the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour’s War of the Roses Team. Kreider, who will be a senior at EHS this fall, earned an...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Troy Chedraoui (left) and Joey Myer (right) both had first place finishes July 25 at the Lancaster Summer Swim League Championship Meet held at New Holland.
    Tidal Waves close out another successful summer swim season

    The Ephrata Rec Center Tidal Waves concluded another successful summer season this past week as they participated in the Lancaster Summer Swim League Championship meet held at New Holland. The Tidal Waves had 51 swimmers qualify for...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • 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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