• Ephrata’s Andrew Foster (left) battles it out near the lead at the one-mile mark Saturday at the District Three Championships. At right, Ephrata’s Mary Campbell (left) and Alyssa Fedorshak run side by side during the girls’ AAA race at Big Spring. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Foster claims District silver

    Will be joined by Fedorshak, Campbell and Cocalico’s Kreider at States The weather at Saturday’s District Three Cross Country Championships at Big Spring High School was dreadful to most. Wind, rain and lots of mud made the...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Claire Schwartz (35) wins a headball during Tuesday’s District Semifinals vs. Central Dauphin at Hersheypark Stadium. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Rams edge Ephrata in District semis

    Lady Mounts to play for third place, State berth, Saturday While the field was tilted toward the Ephrata net for much of the second half Tuesday at Hersheypark Stadium in the District Three girls’ 4A Semifinals, top-seeded...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico players hoist the L-L League championship trophy following their 3-0 championship game victory over Lancaster Mennonite last Thursday at Warwick. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Making history on the pitch: Cocalico claims first L-L soccer crown with 3-0 win over LMH in title match

    Cocalico boys’ soccer Coach Derek Sipe wasn’t expecting to get hit with an ice bath on a chilly evening last Thursday night at Warwick. But when he did, moments after watching his Eagles take down Lancaster Mennonite...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Seamus Finnegan (11) puts a hit on Solanco runner Cole Lewis during Friday’s game in Denver. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Complete performance: Dominant in all three phases, Eagles rout Solanco, 42-7

    It is rare over the course of a long season that a team puts together a “complete” football game. But when it does happen, it’s a thing of beauty. That was the case for Cocalico Friday night...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Abbie Wiest (center) controls the ball between two Chambersburg defenders during Tuesday’s contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Wiest scores a pair to lead Ephrata past Trojans

    For the first 40 minutes Tuesday vs. Chambersburg in the opening round of the District 4A girls soccer playoffs, Ephrata dictated play, looked well-rested from a week-and-a-half of idle time since it last played, and seemed poised...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico sophomore Ammala Moua (center), flanked by her father Levy (left) and Coach Chip Kappesser, qualified for States Monday with a round of 80 in the PIAA East Regional held at Golden Oaks Golf Club in Fleetwood.
    Moua headed to States

    Cocalico sophomore punches ticket after placing 9th at regionals For the third-straight post-season tournament, Cocalico sophomore Ammala Moua bested her freshman performance on the golf course. By doing so on Monday at Golden Oaks Golf Club in...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Cocalico players mob Joe Zimmerman (22) moments after the senior midfielder delivered the gamewin ner Tuesday to lift the Eagles to a 3-2 double-overtime victory over the Blue Streaks in the L-L semifinals played at Conestoga Valley. The win vaults the Eagles into Thursday’s L-L title game (7:30 p.m. at Warwick) where they’ll face fellow Section Three foe Lancaster Mennonite. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Making history

    Zimmerman’s goal in second OT clinches Eagles’ first trip to L-L title game The Cocalico boys soccer program has been in existence for close to 30 years. Never before have the Eagles had a season like the...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Mary Campbell heads toward the finish line during Tuesday’s L-L Championships at the Ephrata Middle School. She was fifth in the girls’ race with a time of 19:40.8. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Foster, Campbell post top five L-L finishes

    The bar was raised for Ephrata cross country runner Andrew Foster last year when he finished second (by less than a second) in the Lancaster-Lebanon League meet. Foster was a junior at the time and the runner...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Seamus Finnigan (11) and Ben Sola (8) lay the hit on CV’s Booper Johnson
    Back in the Win Column

    Longenecker helps Eagles cruise past After doing a little bit of everything Friday night, Cocalico senior Garrett Longenecker admitted there was one thing he couldn’t do. “I don’t play quarterback. I really don’t know how I’d be...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • Cocalico players congratulate Danny Engel (3) after his second-half goal Tuesday vs. Octorara. The Eagles wrapped up a perfect league season Tuesday after clinching their first-ever Section Three title Friday. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    They are the Champions

    Cocalico clinches first-ever section title with 1-0 win over LMH Friday’s Section Three boys’ soccer game was surely headed for overtime. Throughout the game, Cocalico and Lancaster Mennonite had traded 11 shots on goal and 11 corner...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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