• Guarded closely by Ephrata guard/forward Brad DaBella, Manheim Central senior Taylor Funk (left) looks inside for an open teammate. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Barons spoil Fisher’s return, pull into first-place tie

    Mounts rebound Tuesday vs. E-town Manheim Central’s Kody Kegarise could barely hear his teammates from just two feet away. “I was screaming, ‘What (defense) are we in?,’” the Barons’ senior guard said. The fact he had to...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker (left) executes a quick move to the basket for two points in Ephrata’s 61-49 victory over Lampeter-Strasburg.
    Signature Win: Mounts knock off L-S, sit all alone in first with Barons’ loss

    A year ago, Ephrata lost 11 games by nine points or less on its way to a 3-19 season. This season, the Mounts have discovered the formula to winning those games, and it’s a beautiful thing to...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Max Martin (top) scores during a recent match with Solanco. Martin and the Eagles face Penn Manor Wednesday night in a huge Section one showdown. Photos by Denise Mitchell
    Eagles set to battle Comets for first place

    After winning its first Section Two title under Coach Matt Fittery a year ago, the Cocalico wrestling team elected to move up to Section One in order to face the bigger schools and consistently better competition. Most...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Lyndsay Engle lines up a free throw Tuesday vs. Lebanon. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Cocalico drops Lebanon to set up Friday’s showdown

    After Tuesday night’s victories, Cocalico and Lampeter-Strasburg sit at 6-0 atop Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League in girls’ basketball. The two teams go face-to-face for the first time Friday night in Denver for the first clear...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Photo by Steve Heydt Cocalico’s Aidan Trynosky (right) drives past Kody Kegarise of Manheim Central during Tuesday’s game in Denver. Kegarise’s teammate Connor Hostetter (22) looks on. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Barons hold off Cocalico

    The supporting cast stepped up for Manheim Central Tuesday evening in Denver, as the Barons (4-0 League, 7-0 overall) held off Cocalico (2-2, 2-7) 55-42 in Section Two play in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. The win vaults Manheim...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Morgan Haines gets off the block in the 200 free at the Dallastown Invitational this past weekend. Haines was a double winner to lead the Lady Eagles
    Cocalico swimmers compete at Dallastown Invitational

    The Cocalico High School swim team competed in the Dallastown Invitational Meet held Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Dallastown High School. The Cocalico boys finished third in the team standings with 57 points while the girls placed fourth...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer (left) launches the three pointer that put her over the 1,000 career mark last Wednesday afternoon at home vs. Palmyra. Photo by Mike Shull
    Stauffer becomes 8th EHS girl to reach 1,000 career points

    After coming up short in her quest for 1,000 career points the previous two games, Ephrata senior Caroline Stauffer wanted to make sure she got it over quickly last Wednesday in the consolation game of the Ephrata...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht (right) drives past Madison Root of Ephrata.
    Engle’s career night leads Cocalico past Lady Mounts

    Senior posts 24 points, 13 boards in win The first of two Section Two girls’ basketball games between backyard rivals Ephrata and Cocalico went to the home team, as the Lady Eagles held off the Lady Mounts...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker (right) drives past Connor Mack of Cocalico during last Wednesday’s showdown at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Another thriller: Mounts get past Eagles to remain perfect in section

    Winning is fun. That’s what Ephrata Coach Charlie Fisher has been preaching to his guys since taking over the program a year ago. And it’s finally starting to sink in. Last Wednesday at home in a huge...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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