• 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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  • Ryan Bromirski of the Ephrata Merlins scores a run in the U-10 playoffs
vs. Manheim Township last Wednesday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Merlins down Mountville, advance in U-10 Tourney

      R egular season Division Champions Ephrata and Mountville squared off Monday evening at Manetas Field in Denver in the loser’s bracket semi-final of the Lancaster County Youth Baseball U-10 Playoff Tournament. When the dust settled, the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Brandon Miller, who will be a junior
at Millersville University next fall, has impressed this summer in the
Cape Cod League. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Miller shining in Cape Cod League

    Brandon Miller and Jim McDade are making the most of an opportunity. What started as temporary contracts and a 10-day stay in the country’s most competitive and highly-regarded summer league may turn out to be a life-changing...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Andre Good (right) scores a run against Daniel Boone Friday night during the Ephrata Tournament
held at War Memorial. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Late HR dooms Ephrata in tournament semifinals

      Bordentown’s Jason Applegate was looking dead red when he came to the plate with one out in the top of the seventh of Sunday’s Ephrata Tournament semifinals. The Villanova-bound star got what he was looking for...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Brenden Molchany of the Ephra¬ta Dragons delivers vs. the War¬wick Phillies Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warwick downs Ephrata in 2-1 duel

    A t the time it looked as if Friday’s 12U showdown in Lititz was going to be a precursor to what lies ahead. The game didn’t mean much as far as the standings were concerned. But with...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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