• Cocalico wrestler Abdul Saad (right) battles Joe Pyfer of Penncrest in the preliminary round of States last Thursday at the Giant Center in Hershey. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Saad goes 0-2 in first State appearance

    Getting to Hershey is considered a major accomplishment for any high school wrestler. Winning a match at the PIAA State Championships, considered one of the top high school wrestling tournaments in the country, is another thing. Unfortunately...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino (right) cheers on teammate Sidney Evans as she makes her final turn in the 500 free¬style Saturday at Districts. Evans went on to capture the gold. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Marino, Evans win titles, lead Cocalico to second-place finish

    After an outstanding day in the pool Friday, the Cocalico girls took it to a whole new level Saturday at the District Three Swim Championships held at Cumberland Valley High School. The Lady Eagles, who won five...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Jason Coletti, shown here talking to his team during a timeout this season, has stepped down as Ephrata boys basketball coach.
    Coletti steps down as EHS boys coach

    Ephrata boys basketball Coach Jason Coletti has announced he is stepping down after four seasons at the helm. Coletti announced his decision to his players last Thursday at the season-ending team banquet. In his four years, Coletti...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Eric Guthridge enters the pool in the 100 backstroke at Dis¬tricts this past Saturday. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Eagle boys earn three District AA medals

    While the Cocalico girls swim team certainly had an exciting weekend at the District Three Meet, the Eagle boys also made some noise competing at the AA level for the first time. Junior Eric Guthridge led the...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino hopes to make a big splash at the District Three Meet this weekend. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico swimmers head to Districts

    Sam Marino and Sidney Evans have collected a lot of hardware through their high school swimming careers. And as their senior seasons wind down, both are in position to add a few more medals to their respective...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Ian Wettlaufer studies his shot during recent action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Bowlers roll on into post-season

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League team bowling championships were held last Thursday at Cedar Lanes in Lebanon, with number one seed Penn Manor taking home the hardware for the second straight year. The top two teams from each of...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Katie Hammaker will play field hockey at Brown University. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Eight Mounts select colleges

    Some kids want to get as far away from home as they can when choosing a college. Others are just the opposite, opting to stay within a short driving distance away from Mom and Dad. Ephrata senior...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Seven Cocalico athletes announced their college intentions during a ceremony in the school library on Feb. 4. They included (front row, left to right): Sidney Evans, Courtney Forry and Olivia Haas. (Back, l-r): Dana DeBalko, Sam Marino, Natalie Sukanick and Lauren Marte. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
     Seven Cocalico seniors sign with schools

    Much of the attention Wednesday, February 4 was on college football. More specifically, it was signing day for high school seniors committing to play next year at the NCAA Division One or Division Two level in all...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • In a flurry of second period action, Cocalico’s 182-pounder Abdul Saad works to maintain control of Hempfield’s Jordan Ortiz in the AAA consolation finals. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    No Saad ending

     Cocalico junior qualifies for States After being sent to the consolation bracket following a quarterfinals loss to Cedar Cliff’s Josh Colello at the District Three Tournament Friday night at Hersheypark Arena, Cocalico’s Abdul Saad received some helpful...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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    Colts hold off Cocalico

      Trailing by one point in the dwindling seconds, the Cocalico girls basketball team had multiple options against Cedar Cliff on their final play. Sophomore guard Emily Fassnacht was the first option and she got a good...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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