•  ‘Night and day’ difference entering Miller’s second year

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League held its annual Media Day Friday, Aug. 11 at Enck’s Catering in Manheim. Staff writer Bruce Morgan caught up with the contigent from Ephrata, which included seniors Adam Smith, Clay Oberholtzer and Tyler Walton,...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  •  One final celebration for State champion legion squad

      Fourteen members of the State Champion Post 429 American Legion baseball team sat on the stage of the Ephrata American Legion ballroom at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. It was an opportunity for the players and...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Bryan Downey (right) receives high-fives from Tim Beever (35) and another teammate after scoring in the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Sweet tournament for Ephrata

    Chryslers’ run ends in Mid-Atlantic finals Justin Carvell struggled to find the right words. Ephrata had just punched its ticket to the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament’s championship game with an 8-6 win over Leesburg on Sunday...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Sipe-McDermott named LVC women’s soccer head coach

    Ephrata High School grad Leah Sipe-McDermott has been named Lebanon Valley College’s new head women’s soccer coach. Sipe-McDermott will be the program’s fifth head coach since its inception in 1996. For the last two seasons, Sipe-McDermott spent...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Ephrata football
    Lancaster-Lebanon League faced with shortage of football officials

    Tasked with covering the Lancaster-Lebanon League for varsity, junior varsity and junior high football, as well as the Red Rose Midget football league, the Lancaster chapter of PIAA football officials is looking for help. The organization currently...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Adamstown’s Zachary Sherk competes in the 50 meter breaststroke during the Lancaster County Summer Swim League Championships at Manheim Pool this past Saturday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Adamstown cruises to fifth-straight league crown

      While the weather may have wrecked havoc on the schedule for the Lancaster County Summer Swim League championship meet, there was no derailing Adamstown once it finally got started Saturday morning. With the water splashing on...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Ephrata players dog pile in celebration after winning Lancaster County’s first State Legion title Saturday at War Memorial Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers become first Lancaster County team to claim State title, join ‘90 Elks as second to qualify for Regional Tournament

    As his team sprinted toward first base to join in the celebratory dog pile Saturday afternoon, Ephrata Legion Coach Derek Sipe and Assistant Ryan Crowther stood together along the third baseline at War Memorial Field and just...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Dillon Good, who did not allow a hit in five-plus innings, delivers a pitch during his outstanding performance.
    Chryslers get off to ‘Good’ start

    Dominant pitching, solid hitting lead to 9-4 win in State opener There seemed to be only one thing in doubt Tuesday night in Ephrata’s opener of the State Tournament vs. Beech Creek at War Memorial Field. Ephrata...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Members of the Ephrata Tidal Waves swim team celebrate after capturing the team championship at the Division Two Meet this past Saturday at Ephrata.
    Making Waves

    Ephrata wins Division Two championship The host Ephrata Tidal Waves won a total of 14 gold medals Saturday to propel them to the Division Two Swim Championship. Ephrata captured first place with a team score of 1,051...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Brandon Miller
    Seattle deals EHS grad, three other prospects for David Phelps

    Ephrata High School grad Brandon Miller was enjoying his breakfast last Thursday morning when his phone rang. On the other end was Andy McKay, the director of player development for the Mariners, who had some important news...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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