• Ephrata’s Annie Slovak (right) fends off a Garden Spot defender during Tuesday’s Lady Mount victory. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    EHS girls rolling on

    Lady Mounts knock off GS to remain unbeaten in section play The Ephrata girls soccer team continues to roll on. Five different Ephrata players scored goals in Tuesday night’s 5-0 win over Garden Spot on WellSpan Field...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Tyler Hertzog (86) hits E-town quarterback Cole Patrick just as he releases a pass during Friday’s game in Elizabethtown. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Cocalico sacks the Bears

    Stiff D helps Eagles get past E-town Cocalico’s defense picked up the slack for the Eagle offense Friday night on the road, pitching a 14-0 shutout over previously-unbeaten Elizabethtown. While the offense uncharacteristically turned the ball over...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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    Ephrata tabs Treese

    Former Muhlenberg coach named Fisher’s successor A quick acting Ephrata administration didn’t take long to find a replacement for Charlie Fisher, the former head boys basketball coach who resigned last month to take over at Manheim Central....

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Apoca-Lititz 5K is Venture Lititz fundraiser

    An Apoca-Lititz 5K run and after party will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, in Lititz. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m.; the race starts at 9. The race, an out and back course through the streets of...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s J.T. Truskey (right) and Carson Brenize of Manheim Central battle for the ball in the open field Monday. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Mounts survive Barons scare

    Two goals in five-minute span keys Ephrata win As the current top-ranked AAAA boys soccer team in the District and one of the few unbeaten squads remaining, Ephrata is going to get the other team’s best shot...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Angel Wratto puts the hit on Warwick’s Trey Glass during Friday’s game at War Memorial. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    The Male stays at Warwick

    Off the field, Carter Forney isn’t very loud. But his play between the white lines? That’s a different story. “One of the reasons he was selected as a captain was for that very reason,” Warwick coach Bob...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Devon Fichtorn (right) raises the ball after blocking a punt and returning it for a touchdown in the first quarter of Friday’s game vs.Upper Perkiomen. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles blank Upper Perk in final non-league tune-up

    Cocalico’s defense spent a lot of time on the field in the first half of Friday’s non-league game at home vs. Upper Perkiomen. True, the Indians did put together a few time-consuming first-half drives which didn’t result...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Brandon Walton fights off the tackle of Lebanon’s Josh Kauffman (9) during Friday’s 28-21 Cedar win. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Oh so close… Mounts battle back but fall 28-21 to Cedars

    Ephrata made a valiant effort to halt its 42-game losing streak Friday night on the road at Lebanon. But in the end, it wasn’t meant to be. The Mounts, who fell behind 21-0 and 28-7 before battling...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Cocalico quarterback Noah Palm (left) looks on as fullback Brandon Brubaker (25) stiff arms Chase Yoder of Governor Mifflin during Friday’s big 42-21 Eagle win. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Statement victory: Eagles double up Mifflin, 42-21 to improve to 2-0

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich has certainly been part of a lot of wins in his days in Denver. One hundred of them to be exact. But the tone of his voice and twinkle in his eye led...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Sydney Costanza (right) is trailed by the Ephrata defender as she carries up the field during Monday’s game at Talon Field. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Cocalico edges Ephrata in OT

    Cocalico senior Skyra Heckman was in the right place at the right time Monday night vs. Ephrata at Talon Field. As the clock trickled down to the final seconds of overtime, Ephrata keeper Lexi Jones denied an...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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