• Cocalico’s Katrina Schmalzer (7) puts a shot over the net during Friday’s win vs. Conestoga Valley. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Eagles fall to Hempfield in L-L League Semifinals

    There is a lot of good girl’s volleyball played in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. That play translates into success in both the District Three and PIAA Tournaments. Unfortunately, Cocalico ran into arguably the best of the local lot...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    David Lauris, 65, former Cocalico teacher/coach

    David D. Lauris, 65, of Lititz, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Born in McKeesport to the late William J. and Martha A. Lauris, he was the loving husband of...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s RJ Barrett (44) fights for tough yardage vs. Columbia.
    Mounts score but Tide rolls

    Ephrata fell to 0-7 (0-3 in Section Three play) on the season this past Friday at Columbia as the host Tide rolled to a 35-7 decision over the Mounts. Mountaineer quarterback Jory Hagen completed 6-for-22 for 94...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Mario Murcia (10) takes control of the ball during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Manheim
Township.
    Mounts’ season ends with loss in L-L playoffs

    As the temperature fell into the upper 40s, a foggy mist rose from the pitch at Comet Field in Millersville. The final Lancaster-Lebanon League Boy’s Soccer quarterfinal match between Ephrata and Manheim Township started an hour and...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Jenna Yarger (16) tries to win the head ball from the Hempfield player during Saturday’s L-L Quarterfinal game vs. Hempfield.
    Lady Mounts fall to Hempfield in L-L Quarters

    The outside speed and finishing ability of the Lady Knights of Hempfield were too much for Ephrata last Saturday in Round One of the Lancaster-Lebanon League girl’s soccer playoffs. The final score was 4-0 on the turf...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever, Rhett Hart and Chris Hershberger fight for positioning near the start of Tuesday’s
L-L Meet Tuesday at Ephrata Middle School.
    Ephrata girls, boys take third at L-Ls

    Both Ephrata teams scored third-place finishes at the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet on Tuesday at the Ephrata Middle School. Both squads were considered in the running for the title, as the girls finished tied for first with...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Moore (left) closely marks Paxton Steffy of Cocalico during Monday’s clash in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata girls bounce Cocalico, earn L-L berth

    The deciding moment happened at the 20:13 mark of the first half on the pitch at Mountaineer Field on Monday night. Midway through the first half, Ephrata’s leading scorer Taylor Moore drove the ball past Cocalico goalie...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Auker (31) battles Demetri Whitsett (10) for control of the ball during Monday’s game in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Mounts blank Eagles to gain inside track to L-Ls

    Ephrata had its sights set on one thing Monday night in the front end of the boys/girls doubleheader with Cocalico at Mountaineer Field. A win and the Mounts would control their own destiny heading into Wednesday’s regular...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (right) takes down Garden Spot’s Daryl Hartman during Friday’s 45-13 Eagle victory in New Holland. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagles respond to hand Spartans first loss

    A sign of a good football team is how it responds when facing adversity. Cocalico clearly was there following last week’s rough 42-0 loss at home to Lampeter-Strasburg. And with undefeated Garden Spot staring the Eagles’ in...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Mahlandt comes down the home stretch of Tuesday’s race. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata girls are co-champs; boys place second

    Ephrata closed out its most successful cross country regular season in its history Tuesday afternoon in a five-team meet held in Lancaster County Park, home of Lancaster Catholic. In girls action, the Lady Mounts suffered their first...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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