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    Moyer tabbed to succeed Garman as EHS girls coach

    After an extensive coaching search, Ephrata has decided to promote from within to fill its vacant girls’ basketball position. At Monday’s monthly Ephrata school board meeting, Todd Moyer, an assistant in the program for the past five...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Farlow was presented with a gold ball and a sign in commemoration of reaching the 1,000-career kill plateau during last Thursday’s match vs. Lebanon. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Farlow reaches milestone as Mounts stay perfect

    As a team, the Ephrata boys volleyball team is in the midst of what looks to be a history-making season. And the leader of that bunch made some history of his own last Thursday in a Section...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Ephrata first baseman Lauren Shuke (left) goes to a full-out stretch to retire Cocalico runner Jackie Polverini during Friday’s game.
    Raezer sharp in 5-0 victory over Cocalico

    Sophomore Jenna Raezer tossed her first career varsity shutout in a 5-0 win over Cocalico in Denver on Friday afternoon. Ephrata added to a 1-0 lead with two outs in the final inning after a 10-minute rain...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter follows through on a kill attempt during Tuesday’s match vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Barons storm back to knock off Cocalico

    Manheim Central remained among the unbeaten in Lancaster-Lebanon League boys’ volleyball Tuesday night in Denver, roaring back from a two set deficit against Cocalico for a 3-2 hard fought victory. The Barons (2-0 league, 3-0 overall) lost...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Lightbulb Moment: ‘Smallball’ keys Mounts’ rally & win over Solanco

    Ephrata’s offensive identity throughout the highly-successful Adrian Shelley era has been that of an aggressive, opportunistic approach. Through two games which they split by identical 3-2 scores, that part of the game was missing. Fortunately, the pitching...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico set to promote Sigman as boys hoop coach

    Pending school board approval, which should come at the July meeting, Cocalico is expected to promote from within to fill its vacant boys basketball head coaching position. According to Cocalico Athletic Director Whitney Seltzer, Seth Sigman, the...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Beth Lorah was the official scorekeeper for the Cocalico High School boys basketball team for the past decade. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Lorah closes her book on scorekeeping career

    If you could look at Beth Lorah’s heart, you would see a tiny little imprint of a basketball sneaker. It first appeared 10 years ago, when her cousin and very good friend, Travis Wealand, asked her to...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Cocalico junior Hunter Keck nears the finish of the State AA Boys B Final heat in the 100 breast Saturday evening at Bucknell. Keck’s time of 1:01.89 earned him a top 16 finish in the PIAA Meet. Photo by Mike Shull
    Cocalico swimmers close out season at State Meet

    Cocalico swimmers turned in some excellent performances this past week at the PIAA State Swimming Championships held at Bucknell University. They set two school records and several personal best performances, yet in the end, not one made...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Coach Phil Kauffman makes a point at practice.
    Kauffman selected to PSFCA Hall of Fame

    During his 28 years as head coach at Cocalico, Phil Kauffman was one of the most successful high school football coaches in the area. He compiled a record of 184-112 with his teams winning 11 section championships...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr sizes up opponent Matt Wilde of Boyertown at States this past weekend in Hershey
    Holding His Own: Gehr’s showing at States bodes well for future

    While one year’s results do not necessarily guarantee to future success in Hershey, Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr certainly had a promising first appearance at the State AAA Wrestling Tournament held at Giant Center in Hershey this past weekend....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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