• Ephrata senior Zach Lefever (left) poses with Coach John Keller after breaking Keller’s 37-year school record in the 800 Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Mike Delpiano
    Two records fall as Ephrata sweeps Spartans in track

    Lady Mounts remain perfect A pair of school records fell Tuesday as both the Ephrata boys and girls track teams earned team victories vs. visiting Garden Spot. On the boys’ side, the Mounts captured their first Section...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Hunter Johns delivers against South Western Saturday. Photo by Kirk Niedermyer
    Gale shoots Comets past Ephrata, 4-0

    Snaps Mounts’ four-game win streak in the process The biggest difference between Ephrata and Penn Manor Monday night was the fact that the Comets took advantage of their chances while the Mounts squandered theirs. Penn Manor built...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Adonis Ramos (left) eludes Warwick’s Corey Snyder during Tuesday’s contest at Talon Field. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Eagles take big step

    Knock off Warwick in key L-L boys’ lax battle Cocalico scored in bunches both early and late Tuesday afternoon in Denver, besting Warwick 8-4 at Talon Field. The win moves the Eagles boys (4-1 league, 6-3 overall)...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Evan Kreider of Cocalico chugs along during the 3200 Monday vs. Ephrata. Kreider won the event in a time of 10:14.5.
    MC boys give Eagles first loss, Central girls complete sweep

    The Manheim Central boys and girls track and field teams swept Cocalico Monday afternoon in Manheim to remain undefeated atop Section Two. The Baron boys (3-0 L-L) scored a 95.5-54.5 win to hand the Eagles (2-1 L-L)...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Lady Mounts remain perfect, knock off L-S

    Ephrata track coach John Keller figured he’d need all the points he could get Monday in the home opener vs. L-S, so he decided to take the reins off talented junior sprinter Jennie Young. The move turned...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Thomas scoops up a grounder and makes the throw to first for the out during Monday’s victory over Solanco.. Photo by Kirk Niedermyer
    Mounts put it together, pound Solanco, 11-0

    After struggling mightily in all three phases Friday in a dreadful 10-6 loss at Conestoga Valley, Ephrata Coach Adrian Shelley encouraged his young Mounts to look within themselves, shake their demons and come back Monday with a...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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    Football takes Cocalico’s Brady Maxwell to Italy

    It’s been a busy year for Brady Maxwell. The Cocalico senior student-athlete is a major contributor in three sports. Football took him to the postseason, as the Eagles played until the second round of the District Three...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Thomas (left) pulls into third base during Saturday’s season opener vs. Cumberland Valley. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Tough Start: Late E-town rally leads to Mounts’ second-straight loss

    One of the staples that has catapulted Ephrata into becoming one of the top programs in the District is it’s ability and willingness to take some chances. However, Monday night at War Memorial in the Section Two...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Tucker Parmer (right) defends the Garden Spot attacker during Monday contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata boys cruise past Spot for first league win

    It took a while for them to get started, but once they did, the Ephrata boys’ lacrosse team put it into high gear, defeating visiting Garden Spot 18-7 on Wellspan Field in Ephrata Monday evening. The Mounts...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Former Baltimore Orioles great and Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer signs a jersey for a fan Saturday at the Ephrata Lions Club Card Show and Auction held at the Rec Center. Lions Club member Jack Forney is at left assisting Palmer. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Jim Palmer pitches a gem at Lions Card Show

    Jim Palmer doesn’t look much different than he did more than three decades ago. Slim and fit, the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame right-hander seems like he could still blow 90-plus mph fastballs past big-league hitters. His...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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