• 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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  • The Ephrata girls 4 X 800 team of (left to right) Megan Mahlandt, Sydney Morgan, Taylor Mahlandt and Haley Schal-ler set a new school record of 9:36.53 Saturday to earn first place at the Shippensburg Invitational.
    Ephrata, Cocalico remain on track for collision course

    Both the undefeated Ephrata and Cocalico girls track teams held serve Monday with a pair of lopsided wins. At Solanco, Ephrata (5-0 section, 6-0 overall) ran its Section Two win streak to 29 straight with a convincing...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Joel Smoker (facing, left to right), Mitch Stauffer and Dylan Sattazahn go up for the block at¬temtp against Nick Farlow (25) of Ephrata as the Mounts’ Sandron Yang (10) looks on during Tuesday’s match in Denver. (Photo by Stan Hall)
      Eagles complete season sweep of Ephrata

    All three games were tight, but Cocalico ruled the court in the backyard battle with Ephrata in Section Two boys’ volleyball in Denver Tuesday night. The 3-0 game score was a bit deceiving as the Eagles (8-0...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kyle Lindberg (left) and Mason Klaus (28) guard in front of the Mountaineer net. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Ephrata gets offensive vs. CC

    For the first time in several seasons, Ephrata entered this season without that established “shutdown” defender. With so many new faces on the back end, if the Mounts were going to enjoy their normal success, they would...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Simeon Thorpe serves up a ball during a recent match. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Eagles fall to Streaks in league semifinals

    The final score told only part of the story Monday as Section Two runner-up Cocalico squared off against unbeaten Section One champ and perennial power Manheim Township in the L-L League team semifinals. The host Streaks pulled...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Ryan Holochuck (18) is closely marked by a Cocalico defender during last Wednesday’s contest. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Mounts squeak by Penn Manor

    One shot hit the side of the net with 1:30 left in the game and a second whizzed by the goal at the final horn as the Ephrata boy’s lacrosse team held on for a 5-4 win...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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