• Cincinnati Reds’ Hall of Famer Tony Perez autographs a baseball bat for a fan during the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big Red Machine star is a big hit at Card Show

    Tony Perez still speaks with a thick Cuban accent. But beneath that native tongue, the former Cincinnati Reds’ first baseman is quick-witted and charming with his sense of humor and sharp recall. Just a month and a...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Sherk, Eagles claim three medals at States

    LEWISBURG—As the action wound down Saturday night at the PIAA Swim Championships held at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium, Cocalico sophomore Zach Sherk has a smile as wide as the pool as he reflected on what he and...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Perez appearance highlights 39th Ephrata Lions Club Show

    The Ephrata Lions Club is sponsoring its 39th annual Sports Card Show and Auction on Saturday, March 24, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Ephrata Recreation Center. The Rec Center is located at 130 South...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • ‘Weather’ they like it or not, Spring sports season gets underway

    Tuesday was the first day of Spring. Seems someone forgot to tell Mother Nature. While Tuesday’s snowfall didn’t impact any game action (there was nothing scheduled), it could wreak havoc for local squads that are scheduled to...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm (right) ties up with Nate Stine of Blue Mountain in the first round of States last Thursday at Giant Center in Hershey. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Tough weekend in Hershey for Cocalico

    Eagle trio comes away without a medal at State Tournament The State Wrestling Championships can sometimes be a cruel animal to even some of the best grapplers in the Commonwealth. It’s just the nature of the beast....

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • TONIGHT: Students Vs. Staff

    Mounts vs. Mounts   Ephrata High School students hope to teach their instructors how to win on the hardwood. The inaugural “Students vs. Staff” basketball game is tomorrow night, Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the...

    • Posted March 8, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Zach Sherk captured the gold medal in the 100 breaststroke at the District Three Swimming Championships held at Cumberland Valley this past weekend. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk wins gold & Eagle boys claim second in team standings

    According to Cocalico swimming coach Kylie Turner, Zach Sherk walked onto the pool deck at Cumberland Valley calm and confident Saturday morning. By the time the sophomore hit the water, it was a different story. “It was...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm heads to the State Tournament this weekend, along with Josiah Gehr and Joe Bearinger. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Three Eagles seek State medals in Chocolatetown

    For the first time in school history, Cocalico will send a trio of wrestlers to the PIAA State Championships, which will be held Thursday through Saturday at Giant Center in Hershey. Senior 120-pounder Josiah Gehr makes his...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Tyler Shue (front) leads the pack in the 800 meter run at the PTFCA Track & Field State Championship finals held at Penn State.
    Shue, boys 4X8 re-set indoor records at States

    Sophomore wins silver, relay takes bronze The Ephrata winter track & field season ended this past Sunday at Penn State University where five EHS athletes competed at the PTFCA Indoor State Championships. Tyler Shue ended his splendid...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Zack McGillan (right) is double-teamed by Shippensburg defenders Collin Taylor (30) and Nick Gustafson during Monday’s District game. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Loss to Shippensburg ends Mounts’ season

    Sometimes no matter how much you want something, no matter how much effort you put forth, for whatever reason, it just doesn’t happen. That’s life. And unfortunately life happened for Ephrata Monday night in the District Three...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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