• Cocalico’s Garrett Strunk (right) dinks a shot over the Lancaster Mennonite blockers during last Thursday’s Section Two title match won by the Eagles. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
    On to the finals

     Eagles fly past Comets in thrilling semifinal win If at first you don’t succeed, as the New Yorkers would say….fuh-get-about-it. That’s what the Cocalico boy’s volleyball team did Monday night at Garden Spot High School on their...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (10) is mobbed by his teammates after ripping his three-run homer in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s 14-2 victory over Hempfield. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Mounts rip Knights, advance to title game

      Nate Fassnacht joked that he only had about “a half hour” to enjoy Tuesday’s huge 14-2 victory over Hempfield which vaulted Ephrata into Thursday’s L-L League finals. But best be sure, he and his Mounts teammates...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Noah Roark (right) battles the Manheim Township player for the ball during Tuesday’s L-L semifinals at CV. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Township streaks by Mounts in semifinals

      Top-seeded Manheim Township scored two goals in the first 13 seconds of Tuesday’s L-L League semifinal match-up with Ephrata at Conestoga Valley High School. And it was mostly downhill the rest of the way for the...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Ephrata players mob catcher Justin Carvell (2) after his game-winning single defeated CV, 6-5 and put the Mounts in the L-L League playoffs. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Carvell’s RBI single caps rally, sends Mounts to L-Ls

      Things didn’t look good late for Ephrata Monday night at War Memorial. Needing a win over Conestoga Valley to punch their eighth-straight L-L playoff appearance and 12th in the last 13 years, the Mounts were running...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kay Liebl soars over the bar to set the school record in the pole vault Monday vs. Cocalico. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    EHS girls down Cocalico to claim fourth-straight section title

      The Ephrata girls seem to come at you in waves. If one key member goes down, as was the case Monday when senior star Kelly Liebl re-aggravated a hamstring injury, another steps up with a big...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kelly Liebl walks dejectedly after re-injuring her hamstring during Monday’s meet vs. Cocalico (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Liebl to be held out of leagues

    Ephrata senior Kelly Liebl, the defending 100 meter league champion and silver medalist in the 200 and long jump, will be held out of this weekend’s L-L League Meet, Ephrata Coach John Keller confirmed Tuesday. Liebl, who...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    Charlie Fisher new boys hoop coach

    Ephrata hires Fisher as boys hoop coach Ephrata tapped into one of the most successful programs in the L-L League to find its new head boys basketball coach. Monday night at the monthly Ephrata school board meeting,...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s boys tennis team has qualified for the District Team Tournament for the first time in school history. The players who are expecting to compete in Thursday’s opener vs. Cumberland Valley are pictured with Coach Cheryl Fritz (back, far left). They include (front row, left to right): Mario Murcia (#1 doubles), Travis Groff (#1 doubles), Alex Mantsevich (#2 doubles), Ryan McKim (#9), Nick Russo (#8) and Keller Martin (#2 doubles); (back, l-r) Fritz, Lukas Olson (#1 singles), Bob Lowrie (#2 singles) and Christian Miles (#3 singles). (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    History in the making

     Mounts clinch first-ever District berth The Ephrata boys tennis team is headed to the playoffs. A feat that has never before been accomplished in program history, this year’s veteran squad has qualified as the eighth seed in...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata catcher Justin Carvell (left) gets set to apply the tag to Lampeter-Strasburg’s Jake Howells during Monday’s pivotal Section Two contest. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Mounts drop crucial section game to L-S

      Ephrata lost an opportunity to climb to the top of Section Two baseball on a chilly, breezy night in Lampeter on Monday, falling 4-1 to the Pioneers. The Mounts (7-6 section, 10-6 overall), now find themselves...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s David Zimmerman (left) looks to scoop up the groundball in front of Warwick’s Brogan Galbreath during Monday’s contest in Lititz. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warriors take Ream Cup

     Edge closer to L-Ls with 13-3 win over Ephrata Coming off its worst loss of the season&tstr;a crushing 15-1 blow last Thursday against unbeaten Hempfield&tstr; Warwick Boys Lacrosse Coach Wayne Hummer was eager to see how his...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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