• Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles v. West York for semifinal berth

    This week, the going gets tougher Eagles to face two seed West York with A week ago, little went wrong for Cocalico as the Eagles easily rolled past East Pennsboro, 35-0 in the first round of the...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Kevin Pletz is shown talking to his team during a timeout this past season. Pletz, who spent five yeas as EHS boys lacrosse coach, recently
stepped down from his position.
    Pletz steps down as EHS lax coach

    Kevin Pletz had the unenviable task of replacing a local legend when he was named to succeed Ephrata boys lacrosse Coach Mike Ream, who passed away suddenly at the start of the 2010 season. But Pletz, an...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Savannah Graybill, a 2006 Cocalico High School grad, is going
to Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria and Russia as the number one qualifier for the USA skeleton team.
    Qualifies first for US Skeleton team, named grant winner

    While we are dealing locally with the leaves coming off the trees and the first of the sub-freezing temperature mornings, one of our own is preparing for a world class athletic adventure. Cocalico High School 2006 grad...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico graduate Jordan Page leads the fourth-ranked Syracuse Orange
into the NCAA Tournament, which gets underway this weekend.
    Field hockey players making an impact on the college turf

    Northern Lancaster County is well-represented in the college field hockey ranks this season, with numerous players competing at all three levels. The following is an update of each player and how they have fared this season: Division...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles roll past East Pennsboro

    The Cocalico Eagles jumped into the District Three AAA Football Tournament Friday night with both feet Friday, blanking Mid-Penn Colonial Division Co-Champions East Pennsboro 35-0 in Denver. This was the third time the two had met in...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Becker (center) competes during the middle section of Saturday’s State Cross Country Championship held in Hershey. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Becker leads local contingent at States

    Back in mid-season, an ankle injury prevented Ephrata junior Nate Becker from going head-to-head with Manheim Township junior Brian Delany, then the lone unbeaten runner in the L-L League. Saturday at the State Meet held on the...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Hunter Lehman fights for extra yardage during Friday’s season finale at Donegal. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Mounts fall to Donegal, finish season 0-10

    There were some good and bad to take away from Ephrata’s 67-21 season-ending loss at Donegal this past Friday. The Mounts finished their first Section Three season winless at 0-6, and were 0-10 overall this year. They’ll...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Jordan Welsh and her teammates suffered a season-ending 2-1 loss to Central Bucks East Tuesday night in the State Tournament. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata girls lose to CB East on late goal

    When Jenna Yarger took a feed from Taylor Moore and drilled it into the back of the net Tuesday night in the first round of the State Tournament at William Tennent High School, both Ephrata and Central...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Matt Weinhold (20) steps out of a tackle during Friday’s 28-26 victory over Lancaster Catholic. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Weinhold returns to rush for 218 yards and two scores in win

    After missing the last four weeks due to an injury, Cocalico’s Matt Weinhold wanted to make an impact when he returned to the field for Friday’s regular-season finale at home vs. Lancaster Catholic. Mission accomplished. The 5-8,...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Patrick Griffith (42) gets set to hit Elco’s Tyler Knight during
Friday’s game at War Memorial.
    Coach sees progress in loss to Raiders

    Sometimes progress is measured in small steps. And according to Ephrata Coach Scott Shelley, the Mounts indeed made some progress Friday night in their final home game of the season vs. Elco. And while the scoreboard was...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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