• 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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  • A pack of Ephrata girls are out in front Tuesday at E-town.
    EHS girls clinch share of title, boys remain in hunt

    Behind a record-setting performance from junior Nate Becker, and a blazing effort on the girls’ side led by junior Taylor Mahlandt, the Ephrata cross country teams were a combined 6-0 Tuesday at Elizabethtown to put both teams...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Shannon Glover returns a backhand during a recent match. Glover and the rest of her teammates
have their sights set on a successful post-season, which begins Thurday with the L-L League Tournament.
    Second season set for high school tennis

    Districts ahead for Cocalico girls? A five o’clock wake-up call is waiting for some of the members of the Cocalico girl’s tennis team on Thursday. This will be Day One of the Lancaster-Lebanon flight championships in both...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Hatch chips out of trouble Monday at Pine Meadows. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Mounts place fifth, advance three at L-L Golf

    Ephrata made the best of some tough golf conditions Monday in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament held at Pine Meadows in Lebanon County. The Mounts, who finished fifth this year in Section One competition, grabbed an impressive overall...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Cocalico fullback Matt Weinhold (20) fights for some tough yardage behind the blocking of Brady Maxwell during Friday’s game vs. Lebanon. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles roll over Lebanon

    On paper, Lebanon looked like a team that could possibly give Cocalico some problems Friday night in the Section Two opener in Denver. The Eagles, however, would have one of that. After losing its first game of...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata runners Nate Becker (left to right), Zach Lefever and Rhett Hart finished one-two-three in the boys race Tuesday. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Dual Threats: EHS boys, girls enjoy 4-0 day

    What starts out looking like mass confusion, ends up with the most organized result in high school sports. Five cross country teams from across both Lancaster and Lebanon counties descended on Ephrata Middle School Tuesday afternoon for...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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