• Ephrata pitcher Hunter Johns mows down Twin Valley Saturday in the season opener at War Memorial Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ace deals in opener

    Johns pitches Mounts to win over Twin Valley With an old friend and EHS alum sitting in the other dugout, Ephrata baseball Coach Adrian Shelley ran his “new-look” lineup out Saturday for the first time in the...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Alyssa Fedorshak (center) competes against Elizabethtown Tuesday in the track opener. Photo by Melissa Rhoads
    Mounts hunt down Bears in dual meet sweep

        The 2018 Section Two girls’ track and field championship was decided when two undefeated teams (Ephrata and Elizabethtown) met on the last day of the regular season. The Lady Mounts prevailed 80-70 to capture their...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Cocalico junior Zach Sherk broke the 58-second barrier for the first time, and shattered his own school record, while winning bronze in the PIAA State Double-A boys 100 breaststroke at Bucknell University last Thursday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    School-record time lifts Sherk to PIAA bronze

    Zach Sherk was true to his word. Having advanced to the State finals in the Double-A boys 100 breaststroke, only to see that his heat wouldn’t be held until close to 10 p.m. last Thursday night, the...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Jaron Wenger earned a 5-7, 6-1, 13-11 win at third singles to help the Mounts beat Penn Manor 4-3 on Monday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Singles wins by Wenger, Ohline boost Ephrata

    Cocalico blanks the Mustangs Ephrata’s Jaron Wenger and Nick Ohline had to work overtime Monday. But their hard work paid off. Behind three-set wins at third and fourth singles from those two, the Mountaineers’ boys tennis team...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Ephrata grad Nate Fassnacht, a junior shortstop at George Washing-ton University, is batting .443 for the Colonials. Photo courtesy of GW Athletics
    Fassnacht Day? No, Fassnacht Month

    Former Ephrata star named A-10’s top player for three straight weeks Even the best hitters in baseball fail to get on base six or seven times out of 10 at-bats. It’s just the nature of the game....

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Kids’ Fishing Derby is March 30

      Lititz Sportsman’s Association will host its annual Kids’ Fishing Derby on day one of trout season, March 30, starting at 8 a.m. along the creek at the intersections of 772 and Clay Road, in Lititz. Members...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Zach Sherk dives into the pool at the District Three Championships held recently at Cum-berland Valley. Sherk is seeded in the top five of two events for States this week at Bucknell University. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk, Eagles set for States

    Cocalico junior Zach Sherk has garnered a pair of top five seeds for the upcoming PIAA State Swimming Championships which will take place March 13-16 in Kinney Natatorium at Bucknell University. By virtue of his double gold...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill. Photo by Molly Choma
    Graybill places eighth in women’s skeleton World Championships

    Cocalico High School graduate Savannah Graybill of Denver posted the top American finish of eighth place in the women’s skeleton World Championships in Whistler, British Columbia Friday, bettering her best finish of the season by three spots....

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico athletes (left to right) Evan Kreider (Shippensburg), Rowan Lapi (Northwestern) and K.C. Miller (Wilmington) announced their college intentions during a ceremony at the high school Feb. 6. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Three Cocalico athletes make college commitments

    At 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, three Cocalico seniors put pen to paper, committing to further their education and athletic careers at an NCAA Division One or Two institution. More than 50 family, friends and Cocalico...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico players watch the final moments of the season tick by last Thursday at Milton Hershey as the host Spartans defeated the Eagles, 63-45 in the consolation finals of the District Three 5A Tournament. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles’ road ends one win shy of States

    Milton Hershey earns final berth with 63-45 victory over Cocalico HERSHEY—Time and time again, particularly in the latter part of the season, Cocalico overcame various obstacles to remain alive. It became kind of a calling card. First...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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