• Ephrata’s Pat Griffith (left) puts the hit on York Suburban’s Dajour Henderson during Friday’s game at War Memorial.
    Mounts blanked by York Suburban

    Ephrata’s season-long struggles continued this past Friday night in a non-league contest vs. York Suburban at War Memorial Field. The visiting Trojans (2-3) exploded out of the gates and never looked back, scoring 49 points in the...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Cocalico quarterback Dante Haines looks for running room vs. L-S.
    Total shocker

    Eagles have no answers in 42-0 loss to L-S In summing up Friday’s stunning 42-0 loss to Lampeter-Strasburg, Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich said his team was beaten by the Pioneers in all facets. “They beat us offensively,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • A pack of Ephrata girls are out in front Tuesday at E-town.
    EHS girls clinch share of title, boys remain in hunt

    Behind a record-setting performance from junior Nate Becker, and a blazing effort on the girls’ side led by junior Taylor Mahlandt, the Ephrata cross country teams were a combined 6-0 Tuesday at Elizabethtown to put both teams...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Shannon Glover returns a backhand during a recent match. Glover and the rest of her teammates
have their sights set on a successful post-season, which begins Thurday with the L-L League Tournament.
    Second season set for high school tennis

    Districts ahead for Cocalico girls? A five o’clock wake-up call is waiting for some of the members of the Cocalico girl’s tennis team on Thursday. This will be Day One of the Lancaster-Lebanon flight championships in both...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Hatch chips out of trouble Monday at Pine Meadows. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Mounts place fifth, advance three at L-L Golf

    Ephrata made the best of some tough golf conditions Monday in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament held at Pine Meadows in Lebanon County. The Mounts, who finished fifth this year in Section One competition, grabbed an impressive overall...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Cocalico fullback Matt Weinhold (20) fights for some tough yardage behind the blocking of Brady Maxwell during Friday’s game vs. Lebanon. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles roll over Lebanon

    On paper, Lebanon looked like a team that could possibly give Cocalico some problems Friday night in the Section Two opener in Denver. The Eagles, however, would have one of that. After losing its first game of...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata runners Nate Becker (left to right), Zach Lefever and Rhett Hart finished one-two-three in the boys race Tuesday. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Dual Threats: EHS boys, girls enjoy 4-0 day

    What starts out looking like mass confusion, ends up with the most organized result in high school sports. Five cross country teams from across both Lancaster and Lebanon counties descended on Ephrata Middle School Tuesday afternoon for...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Alex Rummel (80) hauls in the pass between two Northern Lebanon defenders Friday night in the Section Three opener at War Memorial. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Mounts drop section opener on new turf

    Ephrata ushered in a new era of home football this past Friday when the Mounts unveiled their brand new turf field as the Mounts entertained Northern Lebanon in the Section Three opener at War Memorial. Unfortunately, Ephrata...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Legendary Coach George Male
    The Pretzels’ salty plan and the history of the rivalry

    The year was 1953 and Dave MacNicoll was stepping down as Lititz High School’s football coach after a 2-6-1 season. Eight miles away, George R. Male was taking the year off after coaching the Mountaineers to a...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Patrick Griffith (right) gets set to hit Warwick running back Ryan Deibler during Friday’s game in Lititz.
    Warwick wins 9th straight Male Trophy from Ephrata

    Chris Borg had already left his mark on the offensive side of the ball. The Warwick senior wide receiver hauled in two 49-yard touchdown passes from QB Colin Gibble in the first half, helping his team take...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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