• Former Ephrata High School and legion pitcher Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish (facing) delivers a pitch during his senior season at EHS. Fogarty-Harnish recently announced he will pitch at Kutztown University this year.
    Fogarty-Harnish to play baseball at Kutztown University

    While he may not have taken a conventional route, Ephrata’s Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish has indeed found his college baseball home. The 2015 Ephrata High School graduate recently signed to play his college baseball at Kutztown University, where he...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Cocalico seniors (left to right) Brady Maxwell, Brady Sawyer and Mason Strunk pose with head coach Dave Gingrich at the L-L Football Media Day Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles eye return to the post season

    The 2015 season was one of missed opportunities for the Cocalico Eagles football team. Two years after making the District semifinals and one season removed from a finals appearance at Districts, Cocalico struggled to a 5-5 mark...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • First-year Ephrata head coach Kris Miller (left) stands with seniors Mason Klaus (left to right), Kyle Sadorf and Dustin Fisher at the L-L Football Media Day Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Under Miller, Ephrata starts with ‘clean slate’

    Eventhough Ephrata has that ugly 31-game losing streak on its back heading into the 2016 football season, the Mounts aren’t really even thinking about it. Sure, it’s there. But with the arrival of Kris Miller as head...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • In 1946, the first Jr. legion team in Ephrata was formed. The team, which was coached by Clarence Gock¬ley, included (front row, left to right): John Krouse, Glenn Zug, Don Howett, Spec Sweigart, John Orwig and Jack Saylor. (Middle, l-r): Henner Weaver, Jim Brill, Bouder (first name missing), Ted Badorf, Kenny Von Neida and Jack Wingenroth. (Back, l-r): Jim Loose, Butch Brubaker, Ron Levitan, Bob Hacker, Leroy Callihan and Galie Weidman.
    Baseball pioneers: The ‘46 Ephrata Jr. legion team had an amazing first year

    Ephrata High School and the summer American Legion program certainly has a great baseball history. And it all started in the late 1940s when a group of baseball pioneers got the program off and running. This summer...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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    Small world for Mummau, Miller

    L-L products help propel Everett Aquasox in playoff race As Ephrata’s Brandon Miller was preparing for this year’s Major League Baseball draft, he sought out several people to get an idea of what to expect. One of...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Ephrata grad Brandon Miller’s (right) first manager in professional ball is Manheim Central product Rob Mummau (left), skipper for the Short-Season Single-A Everett Aquasox in the Northwest League.
    Wahl competes in Australia, injures knee in process

    When 2016 Cocalico graduate Stephanie Wahl qualified for the PIAA Track and Field meet, she received an invitation for the 28th annual Down Under Sports Tournament at Griffith University in Australia. She’s been there before…16 times in...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Adamstown’s Morgan Haines shaved seven-tenths of a second off her seeded time in the Girls Open free to add seventh place points to the Gators’ championship showing on Saturday. Photo by Mike Shull
    Pool Sharks: Adamstown dominates the field, wins fourth-straight league title

      Adamstown won its last three Lancaster Summer Swim League titles, using big second days individually to overcome first-day deficits. This year, the Division One champion Gators set the tone from the start. Adamstown won a total...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Ephrata catcher Ricki Bromirski (left) lays down the tag to get the Bears Blue runner at the plate during Friday’s LNP quarterfinal game at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Late Bears’ rally dooms Ephrata in LNP Tourney

    Ephrata was two innings away from pulling off the upset in Friday night’s quarterfinal round of the 71st LNP (formerly New Era) Tournament for 16-and-under players at Lancaster Clipper Magazine Stadium. The seventh-seeded Lions (7-7 regular season)...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Miller starts all-star game

    Ephrata High School and Millersville University product Brandon Miller continues to impress in his first season of professional baseball. And this week, he added another feather to his cap. Just last week, Miller was selected to play...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Becca Brown anchored the last leg of Adamstown’s first place girls open 200 free relay Saturday at the Division One Meet held at Overlook.
    Adamstown three-peats as Division One champs

    Wins 24 events en route to capturing title The Adamstown Gators swim team captured its third–straight Division One championship in dominant fashion this past Saturday at Overlook Pool. The Gators overwhelmed the competition, scoring 898.50 points to...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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