• Ephrata players celebrate in the final moments of their huge 48-43 victory over Warwick last Friday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Heading to the playoffs

    Lady Mounts clinch L-L berth with 48-43 win over Warwick Ephrata Coach Brian Cerullo said he didn’t have to remind his team of the stakes that were on the line Friday at home against Warwick. He certainly...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Ronald Zahm (5) dribbles up the court vs. Manheim Central this past Friday in Manheim. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles eye huge Thursday showdown with Spartans

    Thursday’s Cocalico-Garden Spot boys’ match-up set for Denver is not arguably the biggest game of the season for the Eagles. It is the game of the year for Cocalico, as far as post-season aspirations are concerned. The...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Brooke Ludwig (left) drives against Elizabethtown Thursday night. Photo by Travis Boyd
    After loss to E-town, EHS girls bounce back

    The Elizabethtown girls’ basketball team proved that it is head and shoulders above the rest of Section Two in the Lancaster-Lebanon League last Thursday. But coming into the game, the Bears only had a one game lead...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Mason Hagen dribbles past an E-town defender during Friday’s Section Two contest. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Cedars overcome gritty effort by Ephrata

    While it hasn’t really shown on the scoreboard, the Ephrata boys basketball team has made great strides throughout the season. With just two returning players who saw major minutes a year ago, the Mounts figured to be...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Sarah Heberlig competes in the 200 IM vs. Cocalico. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata girls, Cocalico boys win pool duel

    The road to a third consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two swimming title definitely runs through the Ephrata Rec Center. The contenders for that milestone are the Ephrata girls and the Cocalico boys. The two schools (boys and...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Peyton Stetter (1) goes up for a lay-up during last Thursday’s contest in Ephrata. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Pioneers keep rolling, snap Eagles’ five-game win streak

    Throughout its latest five-game winning streak, Cocalico got the job done at both ends of the floor. Defensively, for example, their last two opponents were held in the 30s, which will lead to a win on most...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Hannah Custer (left) drives on Ephrata defender Brooke Ludwig during Thursday’s game in Denver. Photo by Dick Wanner
    L-S holds off Cocalico girls

    Defending Section champ Lampeter-Strasburg looked like they were ready to repeat Tuesday night in Lampeter when they hosted Cocalico in girls’ basketball. The Pioneers (6-1 league, 11-3 overall) hit four consecutive three-pointers midway through the first quarter...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Kayde Althouse (top) gets back points against Manheim Central’s Conner Zeamer during their bout at 138 pounds last Wednesday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Barons prevail over Ephrata & Cocalico

    Quality over quantity is the mantra for the Ephrata wrestling team. While forfeits at several weight classes due to low numbers have made it tough for the Mounts to secure wins, they continue to battle hard nevertheless....

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Miles Heckstall (left) and teammate Alex Nelson (right) tie up Joey McCracken of Warwick during Tuesday’s Section Two contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick withstands late rally to hold off Ephrata

    Leading 33-13 at the half Tuesday in Ephrata, Warwick’s boys appeared as though they’d have an easy rest of the night and coast to their sixth-straight league win. But the Mounts, looking for their first Section Two...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Katherine Sola (left) drives past Jess Williamson of Warwick during Tuesday’s contest in Lititz. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Ephrata girls hang on to beat Warwick, 38-37

    The Ephrata girls can’t change the fact that they’ve had a tough start out of the blocks. Truth is, the Lady Mounts won just one of their first four league games. And it didn’t figure to get...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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