• Colin Albright (left to right), Coach Derek Sipe, Jarred Martin and Chase Weik of Ephrata look on during a recent District 10 League game. Ephrata clinched the top seed in the upcoming league tournament with a doubleheader sweep Monday at Penn Manor. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Post 429ers earn top seed with walk-off win

    It came down to the last day of the season Monday night to determine that the Ephrata Post 429 legion baseball team would be the 2014 regular season champions. Ephrata came into the night needing just one...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Pictured are Daryl Weaver (left) and Brooke Magni, the overall Male and Female champions of the Ephrata Firecracker Run. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Weaver, Magni earn Firecracker titles

    Daryl Weaver got off to the start he wanted Friday in the rain at the 37th annual Ephrata Firecracker Run. The 41-year-old Lititz resident jumped to the lead right from the gates, and built on it as...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Runners look to have a blast on new Firecracker course

    It certainly isn’t your father’s Firecracker, but there is plenty of excitement heading into this year’s 37th annual race, which for the first time, will start and end in Thomas Grater Park. The annual Fourth of July...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Ephrata third baseman Brady Sipe (left) applies the tag to Lititz runner Derek Acaley on an attempted pick
off during Sunday’s game in Lititz. Acaley was ruled safe. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Post 429ers fall to Lititz

    So, how did the Lititz Legion baseball squad come out on top 5-2 Sunday evening in a game played at Warwick High School? 1. Sometimes it helps to be in the right place at the right time....

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Ephrata pitcher Austin Lowery focuses on throwing a strike as he goes into his windup during recent District 10 American Legion action.
    Ephrata Legion improves to 7-0

    The Ephrata Post 429ers battled through a rough patch in Tuesday night’s game in Columbia, but came away with a 7-4 victory to improve their District 10 American Legion record to 7-0. The win puts Ephrata two...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Approximately 60 boys and girls are participating in this year's Foxchase Junior Golf Program, which got underway May 21. The program includes 10 dates of instruction, in addition to three play dates. Instruction is being conducted by Class A PGA professionals Chip Kappesser and Rob Rohrbach. Shown here, Matthew Mathias works on his chip shot.
    Fun at Foxchase

    Approximately 60 boys and girls are participating in this year’s Foxchase Junior Golf Program, which got underway May 21. The program includes 10 dates of instruction, in addition to three play dates. Instruction is being conducted by...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Reamstown AA Reds remain in second place

    Playing in the shadow of the Reading Pagoda at Egelman’s Park, the Reamstown Athletic Association Reds of the 28-and-over Berks County Senior Baseball League split a doubleheader on Sunday with the third-place Blue Jays. The Reds dropped...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Shown in photo are chamber golf committee volunteers who are helping prepare for the Ephrata Cup. They include (left to right) Jim Summers, Paul Zimmerman-Hawk Valley, in cart back; Karly Peterson, in cart front; Cindy Mellinger, David Palm and Michele McHenry holding trophy.
    Ephrata Cup Set for July 23 at Hawk Valley

    Plans are underway for the 8th Annual Ephrata Chamber of Commerce Ephrata Cup which will be held Wednesday, July 23, 1 p.m. (shotgun start) at Hawk Valley Golf Course. This year’s exciting event promises to provide both...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Cole Freeman swims to a strong finish for the Ephrata Tidal Waves in the boys 9-10 year-old butterfly event.
    Tidal Waves splash past Landisville

    EPHRATA TIDAL WAVES Ephrata 249, Landisville 181 The following are Ephrata results from its meet vs. Landisville on Tuesday, June 17: Girls U8 25 Free 1. Avery Bitner, 18.78; 3. Kasey Swan, 22.98; 4. Sara Brass, 23.72....

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Zach Musser puts the tag on a Manheim Township base runner trying to advance to third during Monday's 10U Section One League playoff action.
    Township outduels Merlins in League playoffs

    Ephrata to face Cocalico/Mountville winner in loser’s bracket In a well played pitching and defense-dominated contest, the Ephrata Merlins (10-7-2) fell 3-0 to top-seeded Manheim Township (18-1) in the Lancaster County Youth Baseball League (LCYBL) 10U Section...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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