• Approximately 60 boys and girls are participating in this year's Foxchase Junior Golf Program, which got underway May 21. The program includes 10 dates of instruction, in addition to three play dates. Instruction is being conducted by Class A PGA professionals Chip Kappesser and Rob Rohrbach. Shown here, Matthew Mathias works on his chip shot.
    Fun at Foxchase

    Approximately 60 boys and girls are participating in this year’s Foxchase Junior Golf Program, which got underway May 21. The program includes 10 dates of instruction, in addition to three play dates. Instruction is being conducted by...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Reamstown AA Reds remain in second place

    Playing in the shadow of the Reading Pagoda at Egelman’s Park, the Reamstown Athletic Association Reds of the 28-and-over Berks County Senior Baseball League split a doubleheader on Sunday with the third-place Blue Jays. The Reds dropped...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Shown in photo are chamber golf committee volunteers who are helping prepare for the Ephrata Cup. They include (left to right) Jim Summers, Paul Zimmerman-Hawk Valley, in cart back; Karly Peterson, in cart front; Cindy Mellinger, David Palm and Michele McHenry holding trophy.
    Ephrata Cup Set for July 23 at Hawk Valley

    Plans are underway for the 8th Annual Ephrata Chamber of Commerce Ephrata Cup which will be held Wednesday, July 23, 1 p.m. (shotgun start) at Hawk Valley Golf Course. This year’s exciting event promises to provide both...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Cole Freeman swims to a strong finish for the Ephrata Tidal Waves in the boys 9-10 year-old butterfly event.
    Tidal Waves splash past Landisville

    EPHRATA TIDAL WAVES Ephrata 249, Landisville 181 The following are Ephrata results from its meet vs. Landisville on Tuesday, June 17: Girls U8 25 Free 1. Avery Bitner, 18.78; 3. Kasey Swan, 22.98; 4. Sara Brass, 23.72....

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Zach Musser puts the tag on a Manheim Township base runner trying to advance to third during Monday's 10U Section One League playoff action.
    Township outduels Merlins in League playoffs

    Ephrata to face Cocalico/Mountville winner in loser’s bracket In a well played pitching and defense-dominated contest, the Ephrata Merlins (10-7-2) fell 3-0 to top-seeded Manheim Township (18-1) in the Lancaster County Youth Baseball League (LCYBL) 10U Section...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Ephrata Legion players Jake Terry (right) and Colin Albright talk things over with Coach Derek Sipe (right) during Tuesday's District 10 game at Penn Manor.
    No decision in Legion battle

    Ephrata and Penn Manor, the two finalists in last year’s American Legion District 10 final, took the field against each other for the first time in 2014 in Millersville on Tuesday night. The Post 429 squad from...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • In a close play at the plate, Manheim VFW catcher Mason Weaver lays the tag on Ephrata base runner Ryan Bromirski in the fourth inning of Monday night's 10U Section One game in Manheim. Ephrata coach Brad Crills looks on in the background.
    Merlins prepare for playoffs with 8-4 win over Manheim

    For the Ephrata Merlins and Manheim VFW 10U baseball teams, Monday’s battle meant more than just playing out the final game of the regular season. There was playoff seeding at stake. And there was the matter of...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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    Cocalico field hockey players named to National Academic squad

    Five Cocalico field hockey players have been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association 2013 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA High School National Academic Squad. The recipients are: front row, left to right): Carrie Sensenig (Scholar of Distinction)...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Kailee Freeman of Ephrata, shown during her sixth-place showing in the breaststroke, captured a gold in the 50 fly at the Woodridge Classic this past Saturday in Lititz.
    Tidal Waves place second at Woodridge Classic

    The Ephrata Rec Center Tidal Waves turned in a strong team performance at the Woodridge Classic this past Saturday, placing second overall behind champion Overlook. Ephrata finished with 285.5 points to just get edged out by Overlook...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • This & That

    With construction set to begin any day now, thought it would be good to take a look at the football schedule for the fall. The first thing I noticed is Cocalico will help Ephrata break in its...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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