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    Former Hawk Valley golf pro, George Kelec, dies

      George Charles Kelec 90, WWII veteran, former E. Coc. District Magistrate, OMPH member George Charles Kelec, 90, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital. He was born in Linhart to the...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Pitching has Mounts in familiar position

    Another week, another search by Adrian Shelley for words to describe yet another outstanding pitching performance from his staff of unheralded hurlers. Heading into the season, the biggest question mark on a highly inexperienced Ephrata team, was...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Austin Sensenig (left) reacts to Koty Keefer's last-second tally Saturday to give the Mounts a come-from-behind 10-9 victory over previously-unbeaten Carlisle.
    Mounts’ comeback stuns Carlisle, hands Herd first loss

    Down 8-4 and facing one of the best teams in the area Saturday, things obviously didn’t look too good for Ephrata heading to the fourth quarter of the Mounts showdown with unbeaten Carlisle. But the Mounts, who...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Kelly Liebl (left) stretches across the line ahead of Cocalico anchor Emily Fassnacht to win the 4X100 relay Tuesday.
    Ephrata girls clinch, Eagle boys edge Mounts

    A spectacular storm rolled in early Tuesday evening, sending track athletes and fans out of the Ephrata Middle School complex scattering for their cars or nearest shelter. Prior to that, both Ephrata and Cocalico athletes created quite...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Quick hitters

    Was very impressed with the Warwick baseball team Monday night, who I think may be the best team in the L-L League this year. The Warriors boast a lineup that can rake one through nine, and have...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Cocalico's Matt Lawver (24) looks on as teammate Mitch Stauffer rips a shot over the net.
    Eagles fly past Crest

    Sometimes the quality of a team comes to the front when it wins while fatigued or even when not playing as well as the norm. You see it when a West-coast team has to come East to...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Eric Ackerman in his Lancaster Barnstormer days.
    Whatever happened to … Eric Ackerman

    In this edition of “Whatever happened to?” we are featuring one the more successful pitchers to come out of the Denver-Ephrata area, Eric Ackerman. Ackerman is a 1998 graduate of Cocalico and was a standout football and...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Ephrata pitcher Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish delivers against Warwick.
    Warwick ends Ephrata win streak at 5

    Sometimes, what you are looking for was right under your nose all along. That was the case for Warwick and sophomore righty pitcher Thomas Elliot. In need of extra starting pitching due to the plethora of games...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Warwick base runner Ashley Royer and Ephrata third baseman Danika Weaver await the umpire's call at third during Monday's game in Lititz. Royer was ruled safe on the play, but the Lady Mounts went on to stun the Lady Warriors 6-4.
    Ephrata strikes early and stuns Warwick, 6-4

    The blows that Ephrata delivered early on Monday weren’t knockouts, but they were effective. They put Warwick on its heels. In the end, the Warriors were never able to fully recover, as Ephrata capitalized on a pair...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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    Ephrata hands Cocalico first loss

    Ephrata enjoyed its most productive day at the plate Tuesday afternoon at Lebanon, pounding out 14 hits in an 11-3 victory over the Cedars. Sophomore shortstop Nate Fassnacht led the hit parade, going 2-for-4 with three RBI...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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