• The Cocalico High School bowling team, pictured after Monday’s win, captured it’s second-straight Section Three championship.
    Eagles repeat as bowling champs

    Last year, the Cocalico bowling team was an impressive 82-9 to capture Section Three of the Lancaster-Lebanon league regular season. They lost six seniors, three of which were primary starters. So the goal, of course, was to...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Xavian Rodriguez (right) drives past Manheim Central defender Jake Novak during Tuesday’s Section Two finale in Manheim. Rodriguez scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Mounts to their sixth-straight victory. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Late surge carries Mounts past Barons

    For the first 28 minutes Tuesday, upstart Manheim Central gave Ephrata all it could handle. Defensively, the Barons, who have just two seniors on their roster, made things difficult while at the other end, they were converting....

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Kyla McKim sizes up Manheim Central defender Serena Conde during Tuesday’s Section Two contest in Ephrata. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    EHS girls fall to MC for sixth-straight loss

    With post-season berths up for grabs, the Manheim Central and Ephrata girls were both hungry for a victory Tuesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Lady Barons are still in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoff...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Maddie Root (13) drives past Solanco’s Kara McClune during Tuesday’s key Section Two contest. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Night-‘Mare’: Solanco hands Ephrata girls fourth-straight loss

    Just two short weeks ago, the Ephrata girls basketball team was sitting pretty. With a 6-2 Section Two record at the time (10-6 overall), the Lady Mounts were alone in second place and appeared destined to be...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Michael White cruises along during the 200 free Tuesday vs. Conestoga Valley. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Cocalico boys win battle of unbeatens

    The Cocalico boys’ swim team clinched a tie for the Section Two championship Tuesday afternoon at the Ephrata Recreation Center, pulling away from previously-unbeaten Conestoga Valley by a 95-75 margin. The win earned the Eagles a split...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (top) tries to turn Cade Zeamer of Manheim Central during the finals at 120 pounds. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Fromm & Gehr successfully defend L-L wrestling titles

    While the L-L League Tournament generally features the individual, Ben Fromm’s decision to bump up from 195 to 220 pounds had everything to do with his Cocalico team. With Fromm at 220, it enabled the Eagles to...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Connor Mack (10) guards Sam Cable of Ephrata during Tuesday’s contest. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Fast start carries Ephrata past Eagles

    Ephrata got off to a sizzling start Tuesday night at home in a critical Section Two match-up vs. Cocalico. The Mounts sprinted out to a 16-2 lead before the Eagles knew what hit them. And Cocalico spent...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico graduate Tucker Lescoe is averaging 15.9 points in his last seven games for 13-3 Hobart. Photo by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
    Crafting a masterpiece one jumper at a time

    Tucker Lescoe, the guy with the picture-perfect jump shot, long ago pictured himself being exactly where he is (or at least someplace like it), doing exactly what he’s doing. How long, precisely, has he envisioned playing college...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Brian Neff
    Neff selected to play in professional lacrosse league

    Brian Neff had pretty much moved on from competitive lacrosse. A former standout goalie at Division Three Ursinus College, Neff entered his name in the Major League Lacrosse draft following his senior season for the Bears back...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Naleah Sauder (32) looks to make a pass in front of Ephrata defender Kandice Liebl Tuesday night in Denver. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Cocalico girls upset Ephrata (again) and Stun Lady Mounts 36-32

    Just as they had on December 20, the Lady Eagles basketball team fell behind rival Ephrata by six points at the end of the first quarter on Tuesday evening in Denver. And just as they had in...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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