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    Fall Sports Preview 2014

    Teams set to usher in new season. Football, Boys Soccer Previews. Fall Teams Photos. L-L Football Schedules.

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Meredith Fagan (left) dribbles past Cocalico defender Emily Steffey during Saturday’s game at Mountaineer Field. Fagan scored the lone goal of the game in the 1-0 Ephrata victory.
    Ephrata blanks Cocalico in field hockey opener

    Saturday’s 1-0 win over Cocalico was the type of victory that in year’s past would have resonated throughout the program. A year ago, some say when the Lady Mounts defeated Cocalico early in the season for the...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico freshman Alison Grobengieser (21) battles Manheim Central’s
Taylor Noll to wn the head ball during Tuesday’s game in Denver.
    Cocalico falls 1-0 again to Falcons

    High School rivalries do not usually exist between two teams in different divisions or sections. But sometimes, the circumstance can create the battleground and the extra incentive between the two. Two years ago, the Cocalico Lady Eagles...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico quarterback Dante Haines reads the defensive end to decide whether to keep or to hand off to fullback Matt Weinhold (right).
    Eagles get off on right foot, stomp Daniel Boone

    Cocalico opened a season of change with a familiar result as the Eagles defeated Daniel Boone 32-14 Friday night at home. The Eagles finished 11-2 in 2013 with a talented and senior heavy team. The 2014 team...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Ephrata receiver Alex Rummel (80) takes a hit from CV defender Jamaar Parker during Friday’s season opener in Witmer.
    CV hangs 70 on Ephrata, blanks Mounts in opener

    It was the perfect storm. Conestoga Valley entered Friday night’s season opener with Ephrata itching not only to debut its new turf field but to erase the memories of a 2-8 season a year ago. The veteran...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • The new coaching staff for the Cocalico field hockey team includes (left to right): Lindsay Ehrat, Head Coach Brynn Adams and Carrie Rupp. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
    Cocalico field hockey geared up for start of season

    It certainly didn’t take first-year Cocalico field hockey coach Brynn Adams long to become immersed into the Cocalico-Ephrata rivalry, even if the former Warwick and West Chester star doesn’t quite understand it. Adams’ Lady Eagles actually open...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Ephrata tennis player Catherine Vargas in action during Monday’s home match vs. Annville-Cleona. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Extremely low numbers point to tough season ahead for Ephrata

    Mike Garman’s seventh year as head coach of the Ephrata girl’s tennis team may be the most challenging yet. If you subtract the top seven players from last year’s team, and ask the Lady Mounts to compete...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Cocalico running back Matt Weinhold
    Lower the Boone

    One of the better Week One games, on paper at least, takes place in Denver Friday night (7 p.m.) as host Cocalico entertains Berks County up-and-comer Daniel Boone in a non-league match-up. A year ago in Birdsboro,...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Ephrata Coach Scott Shelley anticipates Friday’s season-opening showdown with CV
    Passing the Bucks

    A lot has happened since the last time CV and Ephrata met on the football field. Not only did both teams have new turf surfaces installed on their respective home fields, but both moved out of Section...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Shown here is the Cocalico varsity cheerleading squad at NCA (National Cheerleaders Association) camp at Elizabethtown College.
    Cocalico cheerleaders win awards at NCA Camp

    The Cocalico varsity cheerleading team returned from NCA (National Cheerleaders Association) camp at Elizabethtown College with many awards including Top Team in the Performance Division, and an award for technical excellence in stunts. The team also earned...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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