• Adamstown’s Sam Marino (left) and teammate Autumn Shaffer get off the blocks during the girls Open backstroke Saturday at the Divi¬sion One championships. Marino went on to win gold and Shaffer bronze in the event. (Photo by Mark Haines)
    Adamstown claims Division One title

    Th e Adamstown Gators swim team won its second-straight Division One championship this past Saturday at Adamstown Pool. The Gators scored a whopping 727 points to easily overcome second-place Woodridge (678). Among the highlights for Adamstown included:...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Former Ephrata art teacher Richard Huck in his job as “the Good Humor Man” this past week at the Women’s U.S. Open in Lancaster.
    He’s the Ice Cream Man

    If you were fortunate enough to attend the Women’s U.S. Open held at Lancaster Country Club this past week, you probably noticed the classic Good Humor ice cream truck perched under a shade tree off the 10th...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Lenny Harding (left) took this selfie with U.S. Open cham - pion In Gee Chun in the parking lot of Lancaster Country Club just after the tournament Sunday.
    Selfie with the Champ

    Lenny Harding was in the right place at the right time late Sunday afternoon as he checked in to perform his volunteer duties at the Women’s U.S. Open held at Lancaster Country Club. The Ephrata High School...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Ethan Sipe (18) and teammate Brandon Schwark (28) catch Justin Henson in a rundown during Tuesday’s District 10 League final at War Memorial. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    The reign has ended

      Ephrata’s four-year reign as District 10 American Legion champs is officially over. Tuesday night in the District 10 title game at War Memorial, Penn Manor scored five first inning runs then rode the talented left arm...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Lenny Harding (left) took this selfie with U.S. Open champion In Gee Chun in the parking lot of Lancaster Country Club just after the tournament Sunday.
    Selfie with the champ

      Lenny Harding was in the right place at the right time late Sunday afternoon as he checked in to perform his volunteer duties at the Women’s U.S. Open held at Lancaster Country Club. The Ephrata High...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Kevin Weaver (left) and daughter Camille (far right) pose for a photo with house guest and LPGA pro Mi Hyang Lee during the U.S. Open in Lancaster.
     Ephrata grad plays host to LPGA player

      While most of the players here to compete in the U.S. Open at Lancaster Country Club either rented houses or stayed in hotels while in town, a few chose to stay with host families for the...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Regionals to open Saturday

    All of the top American Legion teams in the area will converge on Ephrata’s War Memorial Field, site of the Region Four Tournament, beginning this weekend. Ephrata will be hosting the tournament for the first time since...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Daryl Weaver of Lititz raises his arms as he crosses the finish line to win his third Firecracker Run title Saturday in Grater Park.
    Weaver Claims Third Firecracker

    Daryl Weaver is making this Firecracker thing look easy. For the second-straight year and third time overall, the 42-year old Lititz resident blew away the rest of the field Saturday in a steady rain to win the...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Ephrata Chryslers’ pitcher Austin Lowrey warms up during a recent game.
     Chryslers clinch bye for District 10 League Tourney

      The Ephrata Chryslers Post 429 American Legion team finds itself in a very familiar position heading into the District 10 League playoffs. The team, which will be vying for its fifth-straight league crown, clinched one of...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Coy Schwanger (center) signals the “safe” sign, and the umpire agrees during last Wednes¬day’s semifinals vs. Lititz. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Merlins fall to Manheim in U-10 title game

      Manheim VFW remained unbeaten last Wednesday night in league tournament play at Manetas Field in Denver to capture the U-10 Section One title in a battle of the regular season’s top two teams. Manheim (23-5) broke...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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