• Santa Run registration open

    Registration is now open for the third annual Santa Run & Walk. The event is sponsored by the Manheim Lions Club, and takes place Dec. 2, at 8:30 a.m., in downtown Manheim. In 2016, Chris McCabe, of...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Ephrata Legion Coach Derek Sipe and his Post 429 squad will play host to the Pennsylvania State Tournament at War Memorial Field July 25-29. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    A big deal for Ephrata

    A first for Lancaster County, War Memorial hosting state Legion tourney In its 91-year history, the Pennsylvania State American Legion Tournament has never once been held on Lancaster County’s rich baseball soil. That will change next week...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Dillon Good (right) is tagged out by Shippensburg catcher Aaron Ross during the opening round of the Region 4 American Legion Tournament Saturday in Fredericksburg. Photo by Missi Mortimer.
    Stuck in neutral

    Chryslers look to regroup for States after 0-2 showing at Region 4 Tourney Perhaps it was the fact that their State ticket had already been punched. Maybe it was something else. Whatever the reason, Ephrata seem to...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Ephrata's Ryan Bromirski (right) looks back after crossing the plate in the first inning of Friday’s final. Penn Manor catcher Hunter Sipel is at left. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Dragons hoist 12U LNP trophy

    Edge Penn Manor 3-2 in finals to win County title The Chinese Zodiac Calendar doesn’t call for the year of the Dragon until 2024. But the Ephrata 12U baseball players were a little impatient for that traditional...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Ryan Bromirski (left) leads off second base in front of Warwickshortstop Chase Martin during Monday’s LNP Tourney game at Kunkle Field. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Dragons take down Manheim, advance to LNP championship

    Early hitting, outstanding pitching and great defense was the rule in both games of Tuesday’s LNP Tournament Midget-Midget doubleheader at Kunkle Field in Mount Joy. In both cases, it was the team hitting first that jumped out...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Sisters Bria (left) and Cali Burkholder each won five events Saturday to lead the Tidal Waves to a third-place team finish.
    Burkholders claim 10 of Ephrata’s 15 wins on day

    The Ephrata Tidal Waves swim team claimed a third-place team finish at the Lititz Springs Invitational this past weekend. Ephrata finished with 1,285 team points to place third behind only champion Skyline (1,454½) and runner-up Lititz Springs...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Evan Frees (4) reacts in front of Coach Derek Sipe after ripping an RBI triple in the Chryslers’ six-run fifth inning which gave them the lead for good.
    Legion of broom: Chryslers sweep through league playoffs, advance to regionals

    When Ephrata saw it’s 3-0 lead evaporate in the top of the fifth Tuesday at War Memorial Field in the District 10 finals vs. Columbia, there was no panic. Instead, there was a response. That’s what championship...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Ephrata edges Lititz in legion baseball, awaits league playoffs

    Lititz Post 56 coach Glen Martin was forced into the high-risk, high-reward decision to draw in his infielders with hopes of getting a force out at the plate. The score was deadlocked at 3-3 with first place...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Lefever claims first Firecracker title
    Ephrata’s Lefever claims first Firecracker title

    Alyssa Kennedy of Lancaster wins women’s crown Growing up in Ephrata, Zach Lefever has dreamed of winning the Ephrata Firecracker Run. And Tuesday, with about a 10-second lead on Lancaster’s Duncan Hopkins and about 600 meters to...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Ephrata Dragons’ catcher Coy Schwanger shows the ball to the umpire after forcing out the CV runner at home plate. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Dragons sweep CV, gain bid to LNP Final Four

    The Ephrata Dragons are moving on to the LNP Tournament Final Four. Last Wednesday, the Dragons completed a two-game sweep of Conestoga Valley, winning 13-6 to clinch the best-of-three LNP Qualifying Series two games to none. Andre...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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