• Pitcher Seth Griffith (left) and Brady Sipe celebrate with their trophy moments after the Post 429ers clinched their fourth-straight District 10 League title last Thursday at Penn Manor. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Post 429 sweeps Penn Manor to win fourth-straight league title

    Ephrata legion Coach Derek Sipe said it best when he was asked to describe the feat his team pulled off over the final 24 hours of the District 10 American Legion playoffs last Thursday night at Penn...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Ethan Sipe (18) dusts himself off after swiping second base during the Region Four American Legion Tournament against Glen Rock Sunday night in Fredericksburg. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata bows out of Regionals

    Ephrata didn’t have an answer for Red Land Monday in an elimination game at the Region Four American Legion Tournament at Fredericksburg. Offensively, the Ephrata bats were stifled by Red Land pitcher Kyle Searfoss, who struck out...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Emily Cherrie of Adamstown swims to one of her two victories on the day at the Manheim Fast & Furious Meet.
    Adamstown, Ephrata finish one-two at Fast & Furious Meet

    Adamstown and Ephrata finished first and second respectively at the Manheim Fast & Furious Invitational held this past Saturday held at Veteran’s Memorial Park Pool in Manheim. The Gators captured the title with 565 points while the...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Pictured are the charter members of the new Ephrata Gridiron Club, which was formed to help restore pride to the Mounts’ football program both on the field and in the Ephrata community. The members include (seated, left to right): Dan Burkholder, Jansen Honberger, Dane Burkholder and Mike “Ivy” Boyer. (Back, l-r): Andy Fasnacht, Ephrata varsity Head Coach Scott Shelley, Dave Weidman, Dave Albright, Shane Mentzer, Dean Hoover and John Summers. Missing from photo are: Jeremy McCracken, Adrian Shelley and Matt Stradling.
    Ephrata football announces formation of Gridiron Club

    Although John Summers and Dane Burkholder are nearly 20 years apart in age, they are brothers, and although their day-to-day lives might be different, they think of themselves as family. What binds them together is simple –...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish delivers the pitch during Saturday's 5-3 opening-round victory over Lancaster.
    Blame it on the rain …

      The District 10 American Legion Tournament has turned into a bit of a quagmire, both figuratively and literally. With rain and wet fields washing out action on Monday and Tuesday in Ephrata, and a champion needing...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Mark Amway after his Firecracker win in 1991.
    What ever happened to … Mark Amway

    For this edition of “What Ever Happened To?” we travel outside the Ephrata area just a little when we feature Mark Amway, who is the all-time record holder for most wins (seven) in the 37-year history of...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Runners
come down Main St. toward
the Ephrata Review building during the 37th Firecracker Run Friday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Complete results from 37th Ephrata Firecracker Run

    EPHRATA FIRECRACKER RUN (Complete list of finishers) 1. Daryl Weaver            26:31.7 2. Samue l Wolde  26:57.4 3. Josh Pardoe            27:14.1 4. Harrison Schettler            27:16.5 5. Andrew Friesema            27:20.7 6. Nathaniel Pardoe27:26.4 7. Andrew Yoder  27:49.4 8. Ryan...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Seamus Finnegan (11) flips to teammate Brock Gingrich (32) against Warwick in the opening round of the New Era Tournament Monday at Kunkle Field in Mt. Joy. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Late SWS surge eliminates Eagles

    The Cocalico Eagles 12U team made a late valiant effort Tuesday in an elimination game in the New Era Tournament against SWS at Kunkle Field. Trailing 8-3 heading to the bottom of the fifth, the Eagles came...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Colin Albright (left to right), Coach Derek Sipe, Jarred Martin and Chase Weik of Ephrata look on during a recent District 10 League game. Ephrata clinched the top seed in the upcoming league tournament with a doubleheader sweep Monday at Penn Manor. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Post 429ers earn top seed with walk-off win

    It came down to the last day of the season Monday night to determine that the Ephrata Post 429 legion baseball team would be the 2014 regular season champions. Ephrata came into the night needing just one...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Pictured are Daryl Weaver (left) and Brooke Magni, the overall Male and Female champions of the Ephrata Firecracker Run. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Weaver, Magni earn Firecracker titles

    Daryl Weaver got off to the start he wanted Friday in the rain at the 37th annual Ephrata Firecracker Run. The 41-year-old Lititz resident jumped to the lead right from the gates, and built on it as...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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