• Ephrata High School graduate and Millersville University sophomore pitcher Brandon Miller made a return to the War Memorial mound Monday, earning a complete-game victory. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Miller’s time at ‘The War’

    Former Ephrata pitcher Brandon Miller mowed down the last 14 batters he faced to lead Millersville University baseball to a 4-3 win Monday morning on the new turf at the Ephrata War Memorial field. The Marauders (16-6...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata graduate Mark Lowrie is one of the top hitters for the Division One Winthrop University baseball team. (Photo courtesy of Winthrop Athletics)
    The College Fields

    In our latest installment of The College Fields, we feature several local athletes who are making their marks at the next level, headlined by former Ephrata baseball star Mark Lowrie, who is tearing it up at the...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s top player Lukas Olson hits a return during Monday’s match vs. Annville-Cleona. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata cools off A-C, falls to Blue Streaks

    Two days and opposite ends of the scoreboard for the Ephrata boy’s tennis team, which opened the 2015 Lancaster-Lebanon League season this week. Match one went to the hometown Mounts by a 7-0 score Monday in a...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s AAA girls 400 freestyle relay team shares a “high five” celebration before the start of the PIAA 400 relay consolation final heat. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Eagles leave Bucknell without a medal

    There certainly is no shame at all in not coming home with a medal at the State Swimming Championships. Afterall, the competition is the best the State has to offer, and Pennsylvania is pretty good. However, the...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kandice Liebl re-enacts the three-quarter court shot that landed her on ESPN’s SportsCenter Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘Center’ stage

     Youngest Liebl’s shot makes ESPN Being the youngest in a star-studded sports family, Kandice Liebl was the one athlete in the clan the community had yet to get to know. However, that all changed in a big...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata Youth Football, a subsidiary of the Ephrata Gridiron Club, has reached a mutual agreement with the Ephrata Rec Center to take over the midget football program. (Review File Photo)
     Rec hands off midget football to new group

      Ephrata Rec Center Executive Director Jim Summers estimates that midget football was established here some time in the early-to-mid 60s. And from the time the first leather helmet was strapped on in the 60s until now,...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico swimmers (left to right) Sidney Evans, Morgan Haines, Sam Marino and Sophie Guthridge, shown here at the District Three Meet last week, head into States this weekend.
     Evans, Marino earn top five seeds at States

    Cocalico senior swimmers Sidney Evans and Sam Marino both earned top five seeds heading into this week’s PIAA State AAA Swimming Championships to be held Wednesday through Saturday at Bucknell University. Evans, who recently won a District...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico wrestler Abdul Saad (right) battles Joe Pyfer of Penncrest in the preliminary round of States last Thursday at the Giant Center in Hershey. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Saad goes 0-2 in first State appearance

    Getting to Hershey is considered a major accomplishment for any high school wrestler. Winning a match at the PIAA State Championships, considered one of the top high school wrestling tournaments in the country, is another thing. Unfortunately...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino (right) cheers on teammate Sidney Evans as she makes her final turn in the 500 free¬style Saturday at Districts. Evans went on to capture the gold. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Marino, Evans win titles, lead Cocalico to second-place finish

    After an outstanding day in the pool Friday, the Cocalico girls took it to a whole new level Saturday at the District Three Swim Championships held at Cumberland Valley High School. The Lady Eagles, who won five...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Jason Coletti, shown here talking to his team during a timeout this season, has stepped down as Ephrata boys basketball coach.
    Coletti steps down as EHS boys coach

    Ephrata boys basketball Coach Jason Coletti has announced he is stepping down after four seasons at the helm. Coletti announced his decision to his players last Thursday at the season-ending team banquet. In his four years, Coletti...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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