• Cocalico Coach Seth Sigman (left) reacts after the Eagles held on to defeat New Oxford Monday. Above, the Eagles’ Brady Nuneville powers to the basket past New Oxford defender Abdul Janneh. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Extended life: Eagles overcome 16-point deficit to stun New Oxford, need one win for State berth

    For most of the evening Monday at New Oxford, Brady Nuneville was having a frustrating night at the offensive end. The sturdy senior big man simply couldn’t get anything to drop. However, when it mattered most, in...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Tyler Shue (second from right) won the State Indoor 800-meter championship this past weekend at the PTFCA Indoor Championships held at Penn State University. He is pictured with (left to right) Coach Mike Delpiano, teammate Andrew Foster and Head Coach Wayne Hooper.
    Shue wins Indoor State gold in 800

    With two laps to go, Ephrata junior Tyler Shue appeared on his way to winning his first-ever gold medal at the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association State Indoor Championships Sunday at Penn State University. Shue and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Kayde Althouse (facing) works for the takedown during his opening round bout vs. Jared Bair of New Ox-ford. Althouse went on to win the sixth place medal. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Althouse medals but falls short of States

      There was a bittersweet tone in the voice of Sean Lees as he discussed the wrestling weekend following the action Saturday deep from within the bowels of Hersheypark Arena. Sweet because Ephrata junior Kayde Althouse came...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Connor Mack (10) dishes to a teammate during Monday’s District game at Lower Dauphin. Despite Mack’s 25-point effort, the Eagles fell 74-55 to the top-seeded Falcons. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Top-Seeded Falcons Speed Past Cocalico

    Do-or-die game Thursday at Shippensburg HUMMELSTOWN—The odds were certainly stacked against the Cocalico boys Monday night in the opening round of the District Three Class 5A playoffs. Not only were they playing on the road in a...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Katie Heck (left) drives the lane with Spring Grove’s Addyson Wagner in hot pursuit during Tuesday’s 5A District playoff game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Spring Grove rockets past Cocalico girls

    There was going to come a point when Cocalico would have to say good-bye to its core of seven seniors. Coach Andrew Garrett was hoping that time would come some time down the road, perhaps after making...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Wyatt Gehman (top) escapes the shot attempt of Wilson’s Josh Harkless in the finals at 182 pounds Saturday at the Section One Tournament held at Governor Mifflin. Gehman eventually pinned Harkless to capture his first sectional title. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Gehman & Sola Claim Titles

    Three Eagles, two Mounts move on to Districts SHILLINGTON—As you walk down the hallway outside the gymnasium in Cocalico High School, there is a wall adorned with plaques, devoted to the feats and accomplishments of great athletes...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Ephrata Coach Mickey Molchany (center) and members of his team react after the Lady Mounts clinched their third-straight Section Two title last Wednesday at Lampeter-Strasburg. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Ephrata girls capture third-straight Section title

    Coming into last Wednesday’s swim meet in Lampeter, the Ephrata girls and their opponents from Lampeter-Strasburg had competed against five common opponents. Ephrata had the better score in three meets, while L-S had higher numbers in two....

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Kyle Emmerling competes in the 200 individual medley Fri-day at the L-L Swim Championships at Wilson High School. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Swimmers open post-season at L-L League Meet

    Alyssa Fedorshak wanted to make an early statement in the 200 free Friday night at the L-L League Swim Championships at Wilson’s Roy G. Snyder Natatorium. The sophomore wanted to get out as fast as she could...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Jake Digman battles in the lane during Tuesday’s game vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles boost District hopes with 51-43 win over Barons

      Monday’s results had lasting effects for the Cocalico and Manheim Central boys hoops teams. That was good news for the Eagles, who rode the momentum from a 75-54 victory over Solanco into a hot start Tuesday...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Reagan McCarty (22) leads the break during Tuesday’s regular-season finale vs. Elizabethtown. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata girls to face Elco in Thursday’s play-in round

    The Ephrata girls basketball team clinched second place in Section Two Monday night by virtue of E-town wrapping up the section with a 61-31 win over visiting Lebanon. By virtue of their runner-up finish, the Lady Mounts...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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