• Shooting down cancer

    Pair of teenagers create unique basketball tourney to honor friend’s mom Eleven to 14-year-old boys may not have worn any shoes the last two months (your parents are jealous), but it’s time to lace them up for...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Ephrata Tidal Wave swimmers Joey Myer (left) and Avery Bitner both won a pair of individual gold medals at the League Championships
July 25-26. Bitner added a third gold medal as part of the first place 8-and-under free relay squad.
    ‘Wave’ of accomplishments

    The 2014 summer swimming season has come to an end and the Ephrata Rec Center Tidal Waves have splashed its way to a season full of great accomplishments. The Tidal Waves, who won the Division Two conference...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Members of the Ephrata contingent at L-L Football Media Day Tuesday included (left to right): Ryan Borchert, Evan Frees, Coach Scott Shelley, Randy Barrettt and Cordell Moyer.
    Positive signs at Ephrata for Year Three under Shelley?

    After going 2-18 the past two years, it’s easy to say that there is nowhere to go but up in Ephrata. But after listening to the Mountaineer contingent on hand at the annual L-L Media Day Tuesday...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Cocalico players pose with Head Coach Dave Gingrich (back) during Tuesday’s L-L Football Media Day. They include (left to right): Jake Keifer, John Fry and Devon Delpiano.
    Eagle seniors seek to carve out own niche

    In regard to Cocalico, if there is anything to be taken away from Tuesday’s L-L Football Media Day, it is that this year Eagle seniors are determined to carve their own niche. Fresh off an 11-2 season...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Madeline Fritz of Ephrata set a 10-U New Holland Dolphins team record of 17.61 in the 25-meter butterfly. (Photo by Pat Burns)
    Not bugged out

    Madeline Fritz of Ephrata was not at all bugged by swarm of insects that descended on the Millersville pool as the home swimmers dueled New Holland July 8 in a section two meet. Fritz, 10, who swims...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Dane Burkholder (left) of Ephrata is greeted by his wife Jamie after completing the IRONMAN Lake Placid this past weekend.
    He is IRONMAN: Ephrata man conquers Lake Placid triathlon

    Imagine waking up early, swimming the Cocalico Creek from Ephrata to Denver, hopping on a bike to Philadelphia and back before completing your day by running to Columbia. Sound like fun? Well for one Ephrata man, it...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Adamstown team members examine the hardware after winning the 2014 Lancaster County Swimming Championships Saturday at Manheim Pool. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Adamstown repeats as summer swim champs

    It’s hard to do something so spectacular as winning a league title once, and it’s even tougher to follow up and repeat that feat. A year ago, Adamstown climbed to the top of the Lancaster County mountain...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Madeline Fritz of Ephrata set a 10-U New Holland Dolphins team record of 17.61 in the 25-meter butterfly. (Photo by Pat Burns)
    Not bugged out

    Madeline Fritz of Ephrata was not at all bugged by swarm of insects that descended on the Millersville Lions Club Swimming Pool as the home swimmers dueled New Holland July 8 in a section two meet. Fritz,...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Adamstown’s Zach Sherk swims the breaststroke at the Division One Swim Championships this past Saturday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Adamstown claims Division One crown

    A year ago, Adamstown swim team earned a first for the program when the Gators captured the Lancaster Summer League title. This past Saturday, Adamstown earned another first when the Gators edged fellow heavyweight Woodridge, 725-716½ in...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Ephrata pitcher Nate Fassnacht stares in for his sign during the Pride’s New Era semifinal game vs. Hempfield at Clipper Magazine Stadium. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Pride fall just short in New Era semifinals

    Two baseball players could play on the same field on different nights and have the exact opposite perspective on the field itself. Case in point, Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, home of the Atlantic League’s Barnstormers. All...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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