• Cocalico’s Jasa Lorah sinks one of her key free throws down the stretch Tuesday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Lorah stands tall

     Her free throws send Cocalico to semifinals Junior guard Jasa Lorah isn’t usually at the top of the score sheet when you look at the results of a Cocalico girl’s basketball game. The 5-1 junior guard is...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kelly Liebl (right) shoots over Donegal’s Meghan Diffenderfer in Tuesday’s L-L Quarterfinals. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    So close …

    Liebl’s career night not enough as Donegal edges Ephrata If Ephrata could take back anything from it’s L-L Quarterfinal game at Donegal Tuesday, it would have been the way the Lady Mounts started. The Lady Mounts came...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s DJ Fabiani (5) closely guards CV’s Jamaar Parker during Monday’s playoff game in Witmer. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    CV holds off Cocalico

     Slow start plagues Eagles despite Lescoe’s 31 points Section Two champion Conestoga Valley was playing with a little chip on its shoulder Monday vs. Cocalico in the L-L Quarterfinals at CV. The Buckskins, despite winning their section,...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Ephrata bowler Logan Molchany follows through during recent action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     With CV loss, Mounts clinch section title

    There were some very interested bystanders Monday afternoon at Dutch Lanes for the match between Conestoga Valley and Cedar Crest. Several members of the Ephrata High School team were there with a keen interest in the outcome....

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico's Ian Arcudi avoids the Manheim Central defender
    Eagles edge Pioneers, set to face CV in L-Ls

      Tucker Lescoe scored 21 points to lead Cocalico to a 38-37 come-from-behind victory on the road at Lampeter-Strasburg Tuesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Cocalico trailed 25-21 heading to the fourth before the...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm (top) scores some points during a match at the L-L League Tournament Saturday. Fromm was the top local finisher, placing third overall at 195 pounds. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Seven locals earn L-L medals

    Revenge is always pretty sweet. And when it comes with a medal on the line, the taste of victory is even better. Such was the case for Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm Saturday at the L-L League Tournament...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kenzie Horst (left) rips the ball away from Lebanon’s Jayden Shellehamer during last Thursday’s tussle. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Ephrata girls clinch L-L playoff spot

    The Ephrata girls basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Lebanon Tuesday night, blitzing visiting E-town, 53-35 to clinch an L-L playoff berth. Caroline Stauffer scored a game-high 21 points to pace the Lady Mounts, who...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (right) drives to the hoop during Saturday’s game vs. Muhlenberg. In the game, Lescoe eclipsed the 1,000-career point mark. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Lescoe reaches 1,000

    The anticipation was building from the opening jump ball. There were a few detours on the way to the celebration. And then, as everyone on the Cocalico bench rose to their feet and flung their hands in...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Megan Gingrich (right) rises up in traffic Tuesday at Done¬gal. The Indians’ Rachel Robinson defends on the play. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Donegal comes back to out-pace Cocalico girls

    Tuesday’s Section Three battle in Mt. Joy was following an eerily similar script as it did when Cocalico and Donegal collided in Denver January 2. Like that night, Cocalico held a lead for a good part of...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Christian Miles (left) battles Warwick’s Kyle Weaver for the loose ball during Friday’s game in Ephrata. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warriors overcome Zimmerman’s 25-point night to beat the Mounts

    As a young team, the Ephrata boys are well aware of their vulnerability late in games. Last Friday, Warwick knew it too. “We don’t have a lot of depth,” Mounts’ coach Jason Coletti said. “I’ve got to...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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