• Fittery steps down as Eagles’ mat coach

      Matt Fittery was a man on a mission when he took over as head coach of the Cocalico wrestling program eight years ago. Although the squad he inherited was extremely low on numbers and barely competitive,...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Cocalico drops fourth-straight, falls to Cougars 14-7

    At times this season, the Cocalico boys lacrosse team has resembled the one that made a nice District run a year ago. Unfortunately, there have been other times the Eagles have struggled to put it together at...

    • Posted April 4, 2018
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  • Ephrata opens up girls hoop job

    The Ephrata High School girls basketball program will be under new leadership next winter after now former head coach Todd Moyer was recently told his position would be vacated. The 52-year-old Moyer, who had no prior head...

    • Posted April 4, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Bryce Templin (16) goes up for the block against Ethan Sensenig of Ephrata during Tuesday’s match. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles sweep Ephrata in league volleyball opener

    Section Two play began for Lancaster-Lebanon League boys’ volleyball Tuesday night in Denver as Cocalico blanked Ephrata 3-0. The set scores were 25-20, 25-20 and 25-18. With Mounts head coach Bob Witwer in Texas for an annual...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Stephanie Kochel (right) slides into second base ahead of the tag of Ephrata shortstop Cadie Fry Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Seventh-inning rally lifts Cocalico past Lady Mounts

    In taking over a 5-11 team from a year ago, first-year Cocalico Coach Dave Dunkelberger focused a lot of the off-season on changing the collective mindset of his team, teaching them how to persevere through tough situations....

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Cincinnati Reds’ Hall of Famer Tony Perez autographs a baseball bat for a fan during the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big Red Machine star is a big hit at Card Show

    Tony Perez still speaks with a thick Cuban accent. But beneath that native tongue, the former Cincinnati Reds’ first baseman is quick-witted and charming with his sense of humor and sharp recall. Just a month and a...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Sherk, Eagles claim three medals at States

    LEWISBURG—As the action wound down Saturday night at the PIAA Swim Championships held at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium, Cocalico sophomore Zach Sherk has a smile as wide as the pool as he reflected on what he and...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Perez appearance highlights 39th Ephrata Lions Club Show

    The Ephrata Lions Club is sponsoring its 39th annual Sports Card Show and Auction on Saturday, March 24, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Ephrata Recreation Center. The Rec Center is located at 130 South...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • ‘Weather’ they like it or not, Spring sports season gets underway

    Tuesday was the first day of Spring. Seems someone forgot to tell Mother Nature. While Tuesday’s snowfall didn’t impact any game action (there was nothing scheduled), it could wreak havoc for local squads that are scheduled to...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm (right) ties up with Nate Stine of Blue Mountain in the first round of States last Thursday at Giant Center in Hershey. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Tough weekend in Hershey for Cocalico

    Eagle trio comes away without a medal at State Tournament The State Wrestling Championships can sometimes be a cruel animal to even some of the best grapplers in the Commonwealth. It’s just the nature of the beast....

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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