• Lady Mounts remain perfect, knock off L-S

    Ephrata track coach John Keller figured he’d need all the points he could get Monday in the home opener vs. L-S, so he decided to take the reins off talented junior sprinter Jennie Young. The move turned...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Thomas scoops up a grounder and makes the throw to first for the out during Monday’s victory over Solanco.. Photo by Kirk Niedermyer
    Mounts put it together, pound Solanco, 11-0

    After struggling mightily in all three phases Friday in a dreadful 10-6 loss at Conestoga Valley, Ephrata Coach Adrian Shelley encouraged his young Mounts to look within themselves, shake their demons and come back Monday with a...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Brady Maxwell
    Football takes Cocalico’s Brady Maxwell to Italy

    It’s been a busy year for Brady Maxwell. The Cocalico senior student-athlete is a major contributor in three sports. Football took him to the postseason, as the Eagles played until the second round of the District Three...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Thomas (left) pulls into third base during Saturday’s season opener vs. Cumberland Valley. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Tough Start: Late E-town rally leads to Mounts’ second-straight loss

    One of the staples that has catapulted Ephrata into becoming one of the top programs in the District is it’s ability and willingness to take some chances. However, Monday night at War Memorial in the Section Two...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Tucker Parmer (right) defends the Garden Spot attacker during Monday contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata boys cruise past Spot for first league win

    It took a while for them to get started, but once they did, the Ephrata boys’ lacrosse team put it into high gear, defeating visiting Garden Spot 18-7 on Wellspan Field in Ephrata Monday evening. The Mounts...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Former Baltimore Orioles great and Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer signs a jersey for a fan Saturday at the Ephrata Lions Club Card Show and Auction held at the Rec Center. Lions Club member Jack Forney is at left assisting Palmer. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Jim Palmer pitches a gem at Lions Card Show

    Jim Palmer doesn’t look much different than he did more than three decades ago. Slim and fit, the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame right-hander seems like he could still blow 90-plus mph fastballs past big-league hitters. His...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Radislav Denisenko, Tyler Eberly and Adin Frey go up to block the kill attempt by Ephrata’s Trey Farlow (17) during Tuesday’s match at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles take down Ephrata

    The start of the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s 2017 Section Two boys’ volleyball play came to the Ephrata Middle School on Tuesday evening. The combatants were backyard rivals Cocalico and Ephrata. The match tied at one apiece after two...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • The members of the 1977 Cocalico basketball team flash the “number one” sign after defeating Mercer to win the State
    Forty years ago, Cocalico won it all

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of Cocalico’s magical run to the 1977 State Class AA Boys Basketball Championship. That team went 31-4 and won section, league and district titles before capturing the State crown on March...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s bowlers pose with their hardware after placing second at States. The members of the team include (left to right): Coach Sean Molchany, Samantha Heindel, Lee Enck, Cameron Zwally, Gavin Dissinger, Jared Bigley, Nick Vanderwende, Logan Molchany and Coach Bryan Dissinger
    Mounts capture silver at State Team Bowling

    The Ephrata boys bowling team made the most of their first trip in school history to the State Team Tournament on Saturday. The Mounts carried the number one seed into the afternoon stepladder finals at 222 Dutch...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s 400 free relay team of (left to right) Jake Musselman, Hunter Keck, Michael White and Colin Higinbotham pose on the medal stand after earning seventh place.
    Eagles’ relay caps year with State medal

    The Cocalico boys saved their best effort for last this past Friday at the State AA Swim Championships held at Bucknell University. After going without winning a medal through their first five events, the Eagles’ entered the...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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