• Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer (shown here during the Manheim Central meet last week) broke her own school record in the shot put in Tuesday’s win at Solanco. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico, EHS girls remain perfect

    While there is still plenty of work to be done, it appears at the moment that a lot could be on the line when Cocalico and Ephrata girls track teams meet on the final day of the...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Mitchell North (right) makes a charge up the field during Monday’s game vs. Berks Catholic. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
     Eagles take down Comets

    “Lacrosse is hands down, all about momentum,” said Cocalico Boy’s Coach Matt Oberly, after his team had beaten Penn Manor last Thursday in Denver 13-5. The game itself certainly bore that out when the Eagles found the...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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     Registration opens Saturday for Ephrata Youth Football

    Registration for Ephrata Youth Football begins this Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, 135 South State Street Ephrata. Members of the new Ephrata Youth Football program will be...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • With the help of Ephrata Lions’ Club member Jack Forney (left), Phil¬lies’ legend Steve Carlton (right) signs a jersey at the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Silent to the media for years, Carlton opens up at Card Show

    In Philadelphia, there are few sports fans who don’t know of radio personality Howard Eskin. But his listeners would have been surprised to hear a tale that Philadelphia Phillies’ legend Steve Carlton shared about him last Saturday...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Courtney Forry (right) is closely marked by the LCD/Lan¬caster Catholic defender during Monday’s contest. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    LCD/Catholic cruises past Lady Eagles

    Last year, the girl’s lacrosse teams from Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholic and Cocalico played three games plus an overtime period with only one goal of difference between the two. This included Lancaster-Lebanon and District Three playoff games....

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Brittany Ritter (4) slides into home plate safely ahead of the tag of Cocalico’s Alyssa Schmeck during Friday’s contest. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Third-inning eruption lifts Ephrata past Cocalico

    It was all about one inning in Friday’s girls softball clash between Cocalico and Ephrata held at Highland Elementary. Both starting pitchers&tstr;Jenna Yarger of Ephrata and Cocalico’s Meghan Cervantes&tstr; cruised through the first two and a half...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Travis Troutman cruises down the stretch to clinch a win in the 1600 relay Monday vs. Lampeter-Strasburg. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Ephrata streaks past L-S

    Monday was a day about streaks for the Ephrata High School track team. On April 29, 2013, the Mountaineer boys defeated Lebanon by the slim margin of 76-74. That happened to be the last time the Ephrata...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (left) gets into third in front of the Hershey defender Monday on the Mounts’ first game on their new turf at War Memorial Field. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
     Mounts walk-off in first game on new turf field

    An errant throw skidded toward the left field corner Tuesday, allowing Ephrata to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, ending the first ever high school baseball game on the new turf at...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Cocalico freshman Jamie Zamrin won a pair of events Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     CHS girls cruise past E-town

    With the uncertainty of the weather in the early spring, coaches never quite know what they are going to get from their team when&tstr;bad weather or not&tstr; it’s time to compete. Fortunately for Cocalico track Coach Ron...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill captured her second-straight USA Skeleton National Championship this past weekend.
     Graybill wins USA Skeleton title again

    Cocalico High School graduate Savnnah Graybill successfully defended her USA Skeleton National Championship titles in Lake Placid, N.Y. this past weekend. She and male champion Matt Antoine bot only both defended their 2014 crowns but shattered track...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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