• Ephrata’s RJ Barrett (44) fights for tough yardage vs. Columbia.
    Mounts score but Tide rolls

    Ephrata fell to 0-7 (0-3 in Section Three play) on the season this past Friday at Columbia as the host Tide rolled to a 35-7 decision over the Mounts. Mountaineer quarterback Jory Hagen completed 6-for-22 for 94...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Mario Murcia (10) takes control of the ball during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Manheim
Township.
    Mounts’ season ends with loss in L-L playoffs

    As the temperature fell into the upper 40s, a foggy mist rose from the pitch at Comet Field in Millersville. The final Lancaster-Lebanon League Boy’s Soccer quarterfinal match between Ephrata and Manheim Township started an hour and...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Jenna Yarger (16) tries to win the head ball from the Hempfield player during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Hempfield.
    Lady Mounts fall to Hempfield in L-L Quarters

    The outside speed and finishing ability of the Lady Knights of Hempfield were too much for Ephrata last Saturday in Round One of the Lancaster-Lebanon League girl’s soccer playoffs. The final score was 4-0 on the turf...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever, Rhett Hart and Chris Hershberger fight for positioning near the start of Tuesday’s
L-L Meet Tuesday at Ephrata Middle School.
    Ephrata girls, boys take third at L-Ls

    Both Ephrata teams scored third-place finishes at the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet on Tuesday at the Ephrata Middle School. Both squads were considered in the running for the title, as the girls finished tied for first with...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Moore (left) closely marks Paxton Steffy of Cocalico during Monday’s clash in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata girls bounce Cocalico, earn L-L berth

    The deciding moment happened at the 20:13 mark of the first half on the pitch at Mountaineer Field on Monday night. Midway through the first half, Ephrata’s leading scorer Taylor Moore drove the ball past Cocalico goalie...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Auker (31) battles Demetri Whitsett (10) for control of the ball during Monday’s game in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Mounts blank Eagles to gain inside track to L-Ls

    Ephrata had its sights set on one thing Monday night in the front end of the boys/girls doubleheader with Cocalico at Mountaineer Field. A win and the Mounts would control their own destiny heading into Wednesday’s regular...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (right) takes down Garden Spot’s Daryl Hartman during Friday’s 45-13 Eagle victory in New Holland. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagles respond to hand Spartans first loss

    A sign of a good football team is how it responds when facing adversity. Cocalico clearly was there following last week’s rough 42-0 loss at home to Lampeter-Strasburg. And with undefeated Garden Spot staring the Eagles’ in...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Mahlandt comes down the home stretch of Tuesday’s race. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata girls are co-champs; boys place second

    Ephrata closed out its most successful cross country regular season in its history Tuesday afternoon in a five-team meet held in Lancaster County Park, home of Lancaster Catholic. In girls action, the Lady Mounts suffered their first...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • 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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