• Cocalico set to promote Sigman as boys hoop coach

    Pending school board approval, which should come at the July meeting, Cocalico is expected to promote from within to fill its vacant boys basketball head coaching position. According to Cocalico Athletic Director Whitney Seltzer, Seth Sigman, the...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Beth Lorah was the official scorekeeper for the Cocalico High School boys basketball team for the past decade. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Lorah closes her book on scorekeeping career

    If you could look at Beth Lorah’s heart, you would see a tiny little imprint of a basketball sneaker. It first appeared 10 years ago, when her cousin and very good friend, Travis Wealand, asked her to...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Cocalico junior Hunter Keck nears the finish of the State AA Boys B Final heat in the 100 breast Saturday evening at Bucknell. Keck’s time of 1:01.89 earned him a top 16 finish in the PIAA Meet. Photo by Mike Shull
    Cocalico swimmers close out season at State Meet

    Cocalico swimmers turned in some excellent performances this past week at the PIAA State Swimming Championships held at Bucknell University. They set two school records and several personal best performances, yet in the end, not one made...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Coach Phil Kauffman makes a point at practice.
    Kauffman selected to PSFCA Hall of Fame

    During his 28 years as head coach at Cocalico, Phil Kauffman was one of the most successful high school football coaches in the area. He compiled a record of 184-112 with his teams winning 11 section championships...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr sizes up opponent Matt Wilde of Boyertown at States this past weekend in Hershey
    Holding His Own: Gehr’s showing at States bodes well for future

    While one year’s results do not necessarily guarantee to future success in Hershey, Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr certainly had a promising first appearance at the State AAA Wrestling Tournament held at Giant Center in Hershey this past weekend....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Charlie Warden will play college football and run track at Lebanon Valley College
    Ephrata’s Warden headed to LVC

    Former baseball player to play football & run track in college “A lot has changed in the last few years.” Those are the words of Ephrata senior Charlie Warden, and they certainly ring true for him. Once...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft Ephrata grad Brandon Miller delivers for Millersville.
    Miller keeps focus and priorities in spite of recent hype

    Brandon Miller gets it. He gets what it is to be a Millersville University student and baseball player, what it is to build meaningful relationships, how to lead, how to follow, and how to grow in every...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Cocalico sophomore Josiah Gehr (right) will make his first State Tournament appearance Thursday
    Cocalico’s Gehr opens States on Thursday

    The brackets for the upcoming State Wrestling Championships were released this past week so now the first-round opponent for Cocalico sophomore Josiah Gehr is now known. Gehr (36-4) will open his first State Tournament Thursday afternoon (4...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Lexi Hershberger (right) warms up with the rest of the Ephrata baseball team at Monday’s season- opening practice.
    Hershberger makes transition from softball to Ephrata baseball

    Lexi Hershberger was looking for anything to help her get better as a softball player so that she could realize her dream of someday playing the sport in college. Ironically, that journey led her to the baseball...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Eric Guthridge posted a 56.21 in the final heat to claim the seventh-place medal in the 100 back Saturday at Districts held at Cumberland Valley High School
    Cocalico swimmers earn 14 medals at Districts

    As it turned out, the District Three Swim Championships were quite fruitful for Cocalico. At the competition held this past Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Valley High School, while the Eagles didn’t capture any golds, Cocalico swimmers...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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