• Cocalico’s Shannon Glover returns a backhand during a recent match. Glover and the rest of her teammates
have their sights set on a successful post-season, which begins Thurday with the L-L League Tournament.
    Second season set for high school tennis

    Districts ahead for Cocalico girls? A five o’clock wake-up call is waiting for some of the members of the Cocalico girl’s tennis team on Thursday. This will be Day One of the Lancaster-Lebanon flight championships in both...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Hatch chips out of trouble Monday at Pine Meadows. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Mounts place fifth, advance three at L-L Golf

    Ephrata made the best of some tough golf conditions Monday in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament held at Pine Meadows in Lebanon County. The Mounts, who finished fifth this year in Section One competition, grabbed an impressive overall...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Cocalico fullback Matt Weinhold (20) fights for some tough yardage behind the blocking of Brady Maxwell during Friday’s game vs. Lebanon. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles roll over Lebanon

    On paper, Lebanon looked like a team that could possibly give Cocalico some problems Friday night in the Section Two opener in Denver. The Eagles, however, would have one of that. After losing its first game of...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata runners Nate Becker (left to right), Zach Lefever and Rhett Hart finished one-two-three in the boys race Tuesday. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Dual Threats: EHS boys, girls enjoy 4-0 day

    What starts out looking like mass confusion, ends up with the most organized result in high school sports. Five cross country teams from across both Lancaster and Lebanon counties descended on Ephrata Middle School Tuesday afternoon for...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Alex Rummel (80) hauls in the pass between two Northern Lebanon defenders Friday night in the Section Three opener at War Memorial. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Mounts drop section opener on new turf

    Ephrata ushered in a new era of home football this past Friday when the Mounts unveiled their brand new turf field as the Mounts entertained Northern Lebanon in the Section Three opener at War Memorial. Unfortunately, Ephrata...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Legendary Coach George Male
    The Pretzels’ salty plan and the history of the rivalry

    The year was 1953 and Dave MacNicoll was stepping down as Lititz High School’s football coach after a 2-6-1 season. Eight miles away, George R. Male was taking the year off after coaching the Mountaineers to a...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Patrick Griffith (right) gets set to hit Warwick running back Ryan Deibler during Friday’s game in Lititz.
    Warwick wins 9th straight Male Trophy from Ephrata

    Chris Borg had already left his mark on the offensive side of the ball. The Warwick senior wide receiver hauled in two 49-yard touchdown passes from QB Colin Gibble in the first half, helping his team take...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Ephrata goalie Jimmy Hickey (88) secures a ball in front of teammates
Nikita Patrushev (7) and Chritian Miles (far right).
    Mounts catching fire, earn third-straight win

    The Ephrata boys soccer team found its stride this week. It took a little while, but the Mounts now have played their way into position to strike in the second half of the season. Last Tuesday night,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Cocalico lineman Dennis Boyer (52) gives quarterback Dante Haines time in the pocket to unleash a pass during last Thursday’s game at Cedar Cliff.
    Late Cedar Cliff rally helps Colts nip Cocalico

    Cocalico suffered its first loss of the season last Thursday night at Cedar Cliff in a 28-27 thriller. That was the bad news. The good news is the Eagles went toe-to-toe with one of the Mid-Penn heavyweights....

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Brittany Lutz (13) takes control from the Baron’s Cailty Howett during Tuesday’s game. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Manheim Central hands Ephrata girls first loss

    Behind a very skilled group of players, Ephrata had sprinted out to a 4-0 start this season. But Tuesday night in Section Two girls’ soccer action at Mountaineer Field, visiting Manheim Central slowed the Lady Mounts down...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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