• Former Ephrata Coach Charlie Fisher (center) talks to his team during a timeout in a game last season. The popular second-year coach recently resigned from Ephrata to take over the Manheim Central program
    Fisher leaves Ephrata to take over at MC

    The decision was admittedly agonizing. But when Charlie Fisher weighed all the pros and cons of becoming the head basketball coach at Manheim Central, or remaining in the same post at Ephrata, there was little doubt which...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Kandice Liebl hits a forehand return during Monday’s match vs. Hempfield. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata netters open with pair of losses

    The Ephrata girls tennis team started off it’s season last Wednesday with a tough 4-3 loss on the road at Manheim Central. The host Barons clinched the team victory by taking three out of four in singles...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Former Cocalico and Syracuse University field hockey standout Jordan Page recently was named an assistant coach at Shippensburg.
    Page named top assistant at Shippensburg University

    Shippensburg University Head Field Hockey Coach Tara Zollinger has announced the hiring of Syracuse University alumna Jordan Page as an assistant coach beginning with the 2017 season. Page will serve as Zollinger’s primary assistant. She joins the...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • The Penn Legacy soccer team, which features local players Logan Bitner, Aaron Weitzel and Brandon Yang, poses for a photo on the pitch in Real Madrid’s Stadium in Spain during their recent trip.
    Three local soccer players, club team make trip to Spain

    While American Legion baseball players had their sights set on the World Series in Shelby, North Carolina, and Little Leaguers hoped to play in South Williamsport, three local teens made their “Holy Grail” trip to Madrid, Spain....

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Andrew Myers of Ephrata Takes his shot during Friday’s season-opening Section Two match at Foxchase. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles open golf season with pair of Section Two sweeps

    The Cocalico High School golf team got the 2017 season off to an excellent start Friday as the Eagles and the rest of Section Two met for the first match of the season at Foxchase. While Ephrata...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  •  Cocalico brings back tons of experience in 2017

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Media Day Friday, Aug. 11 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Staff writer Bruce Morgan caught up with the contigent from Cocalico, which included seniors Brandon Brubaker, Brad Heck and Joseph Bearinger...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  •  ‘Night and day’ difference entering Miller’s second year

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Media Day Friday, Aug. 11 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Staff writer Bruce Morgan caught up with the contigent from Ephrata, which included seniors Adam Smith, Clay Oberholtzer and Tyler Walton,...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  •  One final celebration for State champion legion squad

      Fourteen members of the State Champion Post 429 American Legion baseball team sat on the stage of the Ephrata American Legion ballroom at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. It was an opportunity for the players and...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Bryan Downey (right) receives high-fives from Tim Beever (35) and another teammate after scoring in the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Sweet tournament for Ephrata

    Chryslers’ run ends in Mid-Atlantic finals Justin Carvell struggled to find the right words. Ephrata had just punched its ticket to the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament’s championship game with an 8-6 win over Leesburg on Sunday...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Sipe-McDermott named LVC women’s soccer head coach

    Ephrata High School grad Leah Sipe-McDermott has been named Lebanon Valley College’s new head women’s soccer coach. Sipe-McDermott will be the program’s fifth head coach since its inception in 1996. For the last two seasons, Sipe-McDermott spent...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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