• Ephrata Dragons’ catcher Coy Schwanger shows the ball to the umpire after forcing out the CV runner at home plate. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Dragons sweep CV, gain bid to LNP Final Four

    The Ephrata Dragons are moving on to the LNP Tournament Final Four. Last Wednesday, the Dragons completed a two-game sweep of Conestoga Valley, winning 13-6 to clinch the best-of-three LNP Qualifying Series two games to none. Andre...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • The Ephrata High School bowling team competed at Nationals this past weekend. The members of the team include (front row, left to right): Coach Bryan Dissinger and Coach Sean Molchany. (Middle, l-r): Samantha Heindel, Jared Bigley and Logan Molchany. (Back, l-r): Lee Enck, Cameron Zwally, Nick Vanderwende and Davin Dissinger.
    Ephrata closes H.S. bowling season with trip to Nationals

    Bowling teams from Ephrata and Penn Manor plus individuals from Warwick and Elizabethtown represented Lancaster County and Pennsylvania extremely well this past weekend in Smyrna, Tennessee. The teams competed Saturday, while all individuals toed the lanes on...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Photo by Missi Mortimer Ephrata’s Adam Schwartz (right) tries to avoid the tag from the Hopewell catcher at home plate in the championship game of the “Clash of the Titans” Tournament Sunday at War Memorial. Schwartz was ruled out on the play as Hopewell captured the title with a 2-0 victory over the Chryslers.
    Post 429 falls to Hopewell in finals of ‘Clash’ Tourney

    When a baseball championship is on the line, the difference between winning and losing can often come down to mistakes and capitalizing on opportunities. That was the case Sunday evening when the host Ephrata American Legion team...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Ephrata Firecracker Run founder Barry Kachel explains how the annual race got its start during a visit to the Review office recently. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Forty years in the making: A sitdown with the man who founded the original Ephrata Firecracker Run

    Next Tuesday will mark the 40th anniversary of the Ephrata Firecracker Run, the annual Fourth-of-July road race through the streets of Ephrata. The race, which was the brainchild of Ephrata resident Barry Kachel, got its start in...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Justin Carvell (left) pulls into third base during Tuesday’s District 10 legion game vs. Cocalico. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers cruise past Cocalico

    The Ephrata Chryslers ran their District 10 League record to 8-1 Tuesday night at War Memorial Field with a big 7-0 shutout victory over Cocalico. Ephrata (10-1 overall) used four pitchers, who scattered just three hits in...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Allison Martin swims the girls U8 25 Backstroke at the Woodridge Classic this past Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Tidal Waves place third at Woodridge Classic

    The Ephrata Tidal Waves swim team earned seven individual titles to key an overall third-place finish in the team standings at the Woodridge Classic Swim Meet held Saturday at Woodridge Pool in Lititz. Cali Burkholder led the...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Sean Lees, a former District champion at Ephrata, was approved Monday as the new head wrestling coach for the Mounts. Photo by Todd Ruth
    Returning to his Roots

    Ephrata tabs Lees as head wrestling coach As a high school wrestler in the early 90s, Sean Lees was part of the “Golden Age” of Ephrata wrestling. And while the Mounts were winning section and district team...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Brandon Miller, a 2013 graduate of Ephrata High School, delivers a pitch for the Clinton LumberKings minor league team. This past week, Miller was selected to pitch in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Photo courtesy of Clinton LumberKings
    Miller named an all-star once again

    For the second-straight season, 2013 Ephrata High School graduate and Seattle Mariners’ farmhand Brandon Miller will be an all-star. Last Wednesday, it was announced that Miller, along with two other teammates (left-handed pitcher Danny Garcia and outfielder...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Ephrata legion pitcher Adam Schwartz (left) delivers against Lititz last Thursday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata legion squad putting it together early

    Knock off PM to improve to 5-1 in league play The Ephrata Post 429 American Legion baseball team is off and running in its quest to represent District 10 (Lancaster County) for the seventh consecutive year in...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Ruth Derstine Wenger, 82, EHS phys ed and health teacher, Hall of Famer

    Ruth Derstine Wenger, 82, EHS phys ed and health teacher, Hall of Famer Ruth Derstine Wenger, of Akron, passed away June 12, 2017, at the age of 82. Ruth was born Nov. 16, 1934, in Souderton, to...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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