• Ephrata senior Nathan Zimmerman is the top returnee for the Mounts.
    Mounts eager to build on last year’s success

    Ephrata enters the 2014-15 boys basketball campaign with a little bit of steam after earning its best finish and first non-losing season in nine years a season ago. The Mounts finished the year at 11-11 and nearly...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico junior Tucker Lescoe is back to lead the Eagle attack.
    Eagles expect to be in the mix in new Section Three home

    The 2014-15 boys baketball season will be one of change for Cocalico, which drops down from Section Two to Section Three. The Eagles traded places with Garden Spot for the next two-year cycle because of realignment numbers....

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Ephrata graduate Brody Myers will lead Bloomsburg into the national D-II quarterfinals this weekend.
    Myers, Bloomsburg in D-II national quarterfinals

    This Saturday at noon, Brody Myers will trot onto the football field at Athens, West Virginia as the starting fullback for Bloomsburg University as the Huskies compete in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division II Championships....

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico finished on the wrong side of the scoreboard Friday night in the District Three finals at Hersheypark Stadium. Above, the team huddles together in the endzone following its 41-0 loss to Bishop McDevitt. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    McDevitt rolls over Cocalico in District finals

    Time and time again this year, Cocalico overcame adversity and certain setbacks (not to mention a slew of key injuries) to put together what turned out to be a storybook season. Unfortunately, there were no happy endings...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Jordan Page
    Page, ‘Cuse fall to UConn in title game

    In its first-ever NCAA Tournament final, the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team suffered a 1-0 setback to No. 3 Connecticut on Sunday afternoon at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex on the campus of the...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Cocalico team members Denny Boyer (52) and John Fry (54), as well as others, celebrate the Eagles 24-6 victory over Daniel Boone Friday in the District semifinals. Cocalico earned a trip to the finals where they’ll face unbeaten Bishop McDevitt Friday night at Hersheypark Stadium.
    Eagles headed to Hershey

    Punch ticket to District finals with 24-6 win over Boone Back in Week Five, Cocalico was humbled, 42-0 by Lampeter-Strasburg on its home turf. At the time, no one would have predicted the Eagles would be playing...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Ephrata Middle School cheerleaders Gwen Rearich (left) and Jamie Lanza will perform in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.
    EMS cheerleaders to perform in Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Gwen Rearich and Jamie Lanza, from Ephrata Middle School, are two of over 500 junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. who will perform in the 95th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade,...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Players toe the line during action from the 11th annual Dodgeball For Diabetes Tournament Friday in Ephrata. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    11th Dodgeball Tourney in the books

    Three, Two, One, Go! And with those simple instructions from the referees, the 11th annual Dodgeball for Diabetes fund-raiser tournament was underway last Friday at the Ephrata Senior High School. When you hear about a dodgeball tournament,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s John Fry (54) and Jake Keifer (67) celebrate the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York.
Abdul Saad (68) recovers a fumble in the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles take bite out of Bulldogs

    Cocalico has accumulated a lot of wins in its illustrious history as a District Three football power. But according to Eagle Coach Dave Gingrich, Friday’s 28-18 victory over second-seeded West York, which vaulted Cocalico into the District...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico graduate Jordan Page leads the fourth-ranked Syracuse Orange into the NCAA Final Four this weekend. (Mike Okoniewski/Syracuse Athletic Communications)
    Page receives honor, joins Morgan at Final Four

    Cocalico graduate and Syracuse University senior Jordan Page was one of five members of the No. 4 Orange field hockey team to earn 2014 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Mideast Region accolades, the NFHCA announced on Monday morning. Page...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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