• Ephrata’s Ian Wettlaufer studies his shot during recent action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Bowlers roll on into post-season

    The Lancaster-Lebanon League team bowling championships were held last Thursday at Cedar Lanes in Lebanon, with number one seed Penn Manor taking home the hardware for the second straight year. The top two teams from each of...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Katie Hammaker will play field hockey at Brown University. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Eight Mounts select colleges

    Some kids want to get as far away from home as they can when choosing a college. Others are just the opposite, opting to stay within a short driving distance away from Mom and Dad. Ephrata senior...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Seven Cocalico athletes announced their college intentions during a ceremony in the school library on Feb. 4. They included (front row, left to right): Sidney Evans, Courtney Forry and Olivia Haas. (Back, l-r): Dana DeBalko, Sam Marino, Natalie Sukanick and Lauren Marte. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
     Seven Cocalico seniors sign with schools

    Much of the attention Wednesday, February 4 was on college football. More specifically, it was signing day for high school seniors committing to play next year at the NCAA Division One or Division Two level in all...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • In a flurry of second period action, Cocalico’s 182-pounder Abdul Saad works to maintain control of Hempfield’s Jordan Ortiz in the AAA consolation finals. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    No Saad ending

     Cocalico junior qualifies for States After being sent to the consolation bracket following a quarterfinals loss to Cedar Cliff’s Josh Colello at the District Three Tournament Friday night at Hersheypark Arena, Cocalico’s Abdul Saad received some helpful...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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    Colts hold off Cocalico

      Trailing by one point in the dwindling seconds, the Cocalico girls basketball team had multiple options against Cedar Cliff on their final play. Sophomore guard Emily Fassnacht was the first option and she got a good...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Trevor Fichtorn (left) has his hand raised after earning a dramatic victory in the finals to win his first Sectional title Saturday at Governor Mifflin. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Fichtorn strikes gold

    Cocalico’s Trevor Fichthorn rode a late reversal all the way to the gold medal stand Saturday in the Section IV Wrestling Tournament at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School. The junior 145 pounder led 4-2 until the 1:12 mark...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Conrad Weiser completes comeback, stuns Cocalico

      hether it is NCAA March Madness or the PIAA District Three Tournament the seven vs. ten match-ups are often a toss-up and upsets can be the norm. That was the case in Denver Tuesday as number...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Kelly Liebl (13) drives against Daniel Boone Friday night. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    CD East closes out Ephrata girls

    Ephrata faced a tall order, both literally and figuratively, Tuesday night in the first round of the District Three Tournament at Central Dauphin East. With six players on the Panthers’ roster measuring in at 6-0 or taller,...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino glides through the water in the 100 back on her way to one of her four gold medals Tuesday at the L-L Meet. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Cocalico makes big splash

     Lady Eagles finish second, bring home six gold medals The Cocalico girls took their best shot at Manheim Township on Tuesday night in the L-L League Swimming Championships. They split up their relays to try to collect as...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Jasa Lorah sinks one of her key free throws down the stretch Tuesday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Lorah stands tall

     Her free throws send Cocalico to semifinals Junior guard Jasa Lorah isn’t usually at the top of the score sheet when you look at the results of a Cocalico girl’s basketball game. The 5-1 junior guard is...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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