• Ephrata senior Nick Farlow, who became the first Mount to reach 1,000 career kills, was recently named to the PVCA AAA Boys Volleyball All-State Team. (Photo by Steve Heydt)
    Farlow named to All-State Team

      Ephrata senior boys volleyball player Nick Farlow picked up another post-season honor recently, one that recognizes him as one of the best in the State. The 2016 Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class AAA all-state team was...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata lands 2017 PA American Legion Tourney

    While the Ephrata legion baseball team came up short in its attempt to land a slot in the 2016 Pennsylvania State Legion Tournament, the Post 429 squad has already qualified for the 2017 Tourney….with a stroke of...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata starter Adam Schwartz delivers the pitch against Dallastown Tuesday in the Region 4 Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. The Chryslers saw their season come to a close with a 9-1 loss. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Chryslers’ ride ends

      Dallastown’s Tye Golden had a day Tuesday afternoon in the Region 4 American Legion Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. Unfortunately for Ephrata, it came at the expense of the Chryslers, who got this tournament...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School graduate and current Seattle minor leaguer Brandon Miller (left) poses for a photo with Mariners’ ace Felix Hernandez this past Sunday. Hernandez pitched for Miller’s Everett AquaSox ballclub Sunday while on a rehab assignment.
    Miller dealing for Everett

     EHS product has tossed eight-straight scoreless innings Ephrata High School and recent Millersville University graduate Brandon Miller has seemed to have settled in as a member of the NorthWest League’s Everett AquaSox. This past Saturday at home against...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Ephrata players and coaches celebrate with the District 10 American Legion championship trophy after defeating rival Penn Manor 8-5 in Tuesday’s championship game at War Memorial Field. It’s the Post 429ers’ fifth league crown in the past six seasons. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     District 10 crown returns to Ephrata

    Post 429ers earn sixth straight trip to Region 4 Tournament   History repeated itself for Austin Lowrey on Tuesday night. The 2015 Ephrata High School graduate was back on the same mound where he defeated Penn Manor...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Cocalico graduate Jordan Page is shown during her Syracuse days.
    Hempfield turns to Page

     Former CHS, Syracuse star named head field hockey coach Jordan Page spent her high school field hockey years playing for her mother Krista while leading Cocalico to its best run in school history. Now, after a stellar...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Darren Schlemm comes up for air during the Lititz Springs Invitational this past Saturday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Tidal Waves third, Denver fifth at Lititz Springs Invitational

    The Ephrata Tidal Waves earned a third-place finish at the Lititz Springs Invitational to lead all local teams that participated. Ephrata finished with 1,190 points to place third behind only champion Lititz Springs (1,566½) and runner-up Skyline...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Ryan Bromirski delivers the pitch. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Dragons eliminated in LNP Qualifying Series

    The Ephrata Dragons’ U-12 team pushed the Strasburg-Willow Street Cardinals to the brink Tuesday evening at Ephrata Township Field. The Cards needed a two out, two-run double from third baseman Braden Adams in the top of the...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Pitcher Austin Lowery and his Ephrata Chrysler teammates will be looking to win their fifth District 10 title in six years. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Ephrata gains top seed as playoffs begin Thursday

    The Ephrata Chryslers Post 429 American Legion team has clinched the top seed in the upcoming District 10 Playoffs. The Chryslers, who were scheduled to close out the regular season Tuesday night at home vs. Conestoga Valley,...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Adam Harriger (front) begins to pull away from three-time champ Daryl Weaver as he makes the turn onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Harriger went on to win his first Firecracker title Monday with a winning time of 27:00.1, Photo by Stan Hall.
    Harriger, Wirfel claim first ‘Cracker crowns

    Adam Harriger is an accomplished runner with Ephrata ties. However, until Monday, he had never competed in the Ephrata Firecracker Run. Well, the 22-year-old Chambersburg native certainly made the most of his initial appearance in the race....

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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