• Cocalico’s Tyler Keppley (left) congratulates teammate Nick Lucky after he crosses the plate with a run Monday vs. Lancaster Mennonite.
    Eagles remain tied atop section standings

    Whichever team emerges to win Section Three of the L-L Baseball League, that team will definitely earn it. With four teams at the top of the standing separated by just one game, the stretch run certainly will...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata blockers (left to right) Alex Modrzecki, Trey Farlow and Hunter Lehman try to stop the kill attempt by Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter during Tuesday’s match. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Mounts sweep season series with Cocalico

    The Ephrata boys volleyball team remained tied atop Section Two of Lancaster-Lebanon League play Tuesday night, besting backyard rival Cocalico 3-0 at the Ephrata Middle School. The Mounts (7-1 league, 10-1 overall) controlled the match throughout over...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer shoves off on her record-breaking toss in the shot put Monday vs. Garden Spot. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Stauffer breaks school shot record in win over Garden Spot

    Cocalico Coach Ron Derr didn’t have to tell his girls’ team how big Monday’s meet vs. Garden Spot was in regards to the Section Two race. He let that up to his small group of seniors, led...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata junior Caroline Stauffer (22) will play her college basketball at Division Two Kutztown University
    Stauffer commits to Kutztown

    Caroline Stauffer has been going through the basketball recruiting process for nearly a year. But in the back of her mind she has kind of known for a while now where she wanted to be. And this...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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    Moyer tabbed to succeed Garman as EHS girls coach

    After an extensive coaching search, Ephrata has decided to promote from within to fill its vacant girls’ basketball position. At Monday’s monthly Ephrata school board meeting, Todd Moyer, an assistant in the program for the past five...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Farlow was presented with a gold ball and a sign in commemoration of reaching the 1,000-career kill plateau during last Thursday’s match vs. Lebanon. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Farlow reaches milestone as Mounts stay perfect

    As a team, the Ephrata boys volleyball team is in the midst of what looks to be a history-making season. And the leader of that bunch made some history of his own last Thursday in a Section...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Ephrata first baseman Lauren Shuke (left) goes to a full-out stretch to retire Cocalico runner Jackie Polverini during Friday’s game.
    Raezer sharp in 5-0 victory over Cocalico

    Sophomore Jenna Raezer tossed her first career varsity shutout in a 5-0 win over Cocalico in Denver on Friday afternoon. Ephrata added to a 1-0 lead with two outs in the final inning after a 10-minute rain...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter follows through on a kill attempt during Tuesday’s match vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Barons storm back to knock off Cocalico

    Manheim Central remained among the unbeaten in Lancaster-Lebanon League boys’ volleyball Tuesday night in Denver, roaring back from a two set deficit against Cocalico for a 3-2 hard fought victory. The Barons (2-0 league, 3-0 overall) lost...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Lightbulb Moment: ‘Smallball’ keys Mounts’ rally & win over Solanco

    Ephrata’s offensive identity throughout the highly-successful Adrian Shelley era has been that of an aggressive, opportunistic approach. Through two games which they split by identical 3-2 scores, that part of the game was missing. Fortunately, the pitching...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico set to promote Sigman as boys hoop coach

    Pending school board approval, which should come at the July meeting, Cocalico is expected to promote from within to fill its vacant boys basketball head coaching position. According to Cocalico Athletic Director Whitney Seltzer, Seth Sigman, the...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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