• Ephrata’s Patrick Griffith (42) gets set to hit Elco’s Tyler Knight during
Friday’s game at War Memorial.
    Coach sees progress in loss to Raiders

    Sometimes progress is measured in small steps. And according to Ephrata Coach Scott Shelley, the Mounts indeed made some progress Friday night in their final home game of the season vs. Elco. And while the scoreboard was...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Eagles suffer key loss to Solanco

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich stood apart from his team as another coach addressed the players following the 14-7 loss to Solanco. As he spotted the reporter and nodded his approval to come over, Gingrich’s demeanor answered how...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Cocalico freshman Jamie Zamrin
finished 13th at Districts and qualified for the State Meet.
    Zamrin 13th, off to States

    Normally, your freshman year is one spent getting acquainted and acclimated. That’s not the case for Cocalico ninth grader Jamie Zamrin, however. This entire cross country season, she has not only become comfortable in her new surroundings,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata cross country’s five State qualifiers include (left to right): Jordan Carvell, Zach Lefever, Nate Becker, Andrea Castillo and Taylor
Mahlandt.
    Ephrata sends five to States

    The Ephrata boys and girls cross country teams enjoyed great success during the regular season so it should come as no surprise that they continue to make great strides during the post-season. Last Wednesday at the District...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Rebekah Pauley (5) boots the ball out of harm’s way during Tuesday’s District Semifinal game vs. Cumberland Valley.
    Ephrata falls to Eagles in semifinals, States await

    Cumberland Valley’s Cashlin Copley was money on her team’s first shot of the game Tuesday vs. Ephrata in the District Three Girls Soccer Semifinals played at Cedar Crest. And unfortunately for the Lady Mounts, it was a...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Lauren Smith (left) poses with Kutztown Coach Rob Fisher after winning the PSAC championship Sunday at Hershey Country Club.
    Smith wins PSAC championship

    There’s old adage that goes, “it’s not how you start but how you finish.” That statement definitely held true for Ephrata High School graduate and Kutztown University senior golfer Lauren Smith, who persevered through an up-and-down year...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Ephrata teammates Kay Liebl (23) and Taylor Moore (14) congratulate Kelly Liebl after she scored the first goal of the game in Saturday’s 2-1 playoff win over Cedar Crest. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lutz goal in double OT lifts Ephrata past Hempfield

    Brittany Lutz was as shocked as anybody when she saw her goal go into the net with 2:18 to play in double overtime of Tuesday’s District Three first round game at Hempfield. “Honestly, I didn’t think I...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s DJ Fabiani (left) and Brady Sawyer celebrate during the Eagles’ 26-24 victory over Manheim Central Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Eagles crank up a beauty: Force three-way tie with win over MC

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich was faced with a big decision in the waning moments of Friday’s Section Two battle at Manheim Central. With the score tied 17-17 with four minutes to play, the Eagles were faced with...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Katrina Schmalzer (7) puts a shot over the net during Friday’s win vs. Conestoga Valley. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Eagles fall to Hempfield in L-L League Semifinals

    There is a lot of good girl’s volleyball played in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. That play translates into success in both the District Three and PIAA Tournaments. Unfortunately, Cocalico ran into arguably the best of the local lot...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    David Lauris, 65, former Cocalico teacher/coach

    David D. Lauris, 65, of Lititz, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Born in McKeesport to the late William J. and Martha A. Lauris, he was the loving husband of...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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