• This & that

    by TODD RUTH It’s amazing to me all of the success Ephrata baseball has had under Adrian Shelley, that the Mounts have never had a team that was ranked number one in the District. That is until...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Justin Hoover (2) splits the Manheim Township defense during Friday's loss to the Blue Streaks.
    Mounts rebound with big win over Cumberland Valley

    by TODD RUTH Fresh off their most difficult loss of the season Friday night vs. Manheim Township, the Ephrata boys lacrosse team rebounded Saturday with a big effort to knock off Cumberland Valley, 16-8 in a key...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Cocalico keeper Lauren Marte makes a save during Monday's victory over Hempfield.
    Cocalico girls knock off Hempfield, keep L-L hopes alive

    by KEVIN FREY “Every game this week is a must win.” Those were the words of Cocalico Girls Lacrosse Coach Mary Beth Cardin before Monday night’s Lancaster-Lebanon League Section One match-up with Hempfield. The Lady Eagles had...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Ephrata players rush the mound and join in on the dogpile after clinching the Section Two title Monday night in a 10-2 victory at home vs. Lebanon.
    Mounts wrap up third-straight section crown with rout of Lebanon

    by TODD RUTH In baseball, a dogpile signifies the end of a successful mission. Ephrata has had quite a few of them in recent years. And Monday night at War Memorial, the Mounts were at it again....

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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    Former Hawk Valley golf pro, George Kelec, dies

      George Charles Kelec 90, WWII veteran, former E. Coc. District Magistrate, OMPH member George Charles Kelec, 90, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital. He was born in Linhart to the...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Pitching has Mounts in familiar position

    Another week, another search by Adrian Shelley for words to describe yet another outstanding pitching performance from his staff of unheralded hurlers. Heading into the season, the biggest question mark on a highly inexperienced Ephrata team, was...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Austin Sensenig (left) reacts to Koty Keefer's last-second tally Saturday to give the Mounts a come-from-behind 10-9 victory over previously-unbeaten Carlisle.
    Mounts’ comeback stuns Carlisle, hands Herd first loss

    Down 8-4 and facing one of the best teams in the area Saturday, things obviously didn’t look too good for Ephrata heading to the fourth quarter of the Mounts showdown with unbeaten Carlisle. But the Mounts, who...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Kelly Liebl (left) stretches across the line ahead of Cocalico anchor Emily Fassnacht to win the 4X100 relay Tuesday.
    Ephrata girls clinch, Eagle boys edge Mounts

    A spectacular storm rolled in early Tuesday evening, sending track athletes and fans out of the Ephrata Middle School complex scattering for their cars or nearest shelter. Prior to that, both Ephrata and Cocalico athletes created quite...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Quick hitters

    Was very impressed with the Warwick baseball team Monday night, who I think may be the best team in the L-L League this year. The Warriors boast a lineup that can rake one through nine, and have...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Cocalico's Matt Lawver (24) looks on as teammate Mitch Stauffer rips a shot over the net.
    Eagles fly past Crest

    Sometimes the quality of a team comes to the front when it wins while fatigued or even when not playing as well as the norm. You see it when a West-coast team has to come East to...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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