• Despite late-season swoon, Burkholder still loving coaching grind at AIC

    It was the kind of admission no men’s basketball coach wants to make. Particularly one nearing the end of his fourth season, the last three of which have seen his team finish below .500. But the club...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • Mounts struggle in loss to Lower Dauphin

    Do-or-die game vs. Northern set for Thursday Ephrata could be down to its final 32 minutes of basketball. That’s the reality the Mounts are facing after suffering a 58-41 loss on the road at Lower Dauphin Monday...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • Flying High: Eagles crown two champs, send eight to Districts, claim team title

    Fresh off a disappointing one-and-done performance in the District Dual Tournament, the Cocalico wrestling team set its sights on redemption heading into Saturday’s Section One Tournament at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School. And redeem themselves, they did. When...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • Shooting stars: McGillan, Mounts out-gun Cedar Crest, face Catholic in Wednesday’s semifinals

    Through no fault of his own, Zack McGillan sometimes gets lost in the shuffle. Playing for an Ephrata squad packed with a bunch of senior veterans and a budding star in junior post player Xavian Rodriguez, McGillan...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Sherk sets L-L Meet record, wins gold

    As a freshman a year ago, Cocalico’s Zach Sherk could only dream of what it would be like to post a time of 58 seconds in the 100 breaststroke. Friday night in the L-L League Boys Swimming...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Potts claims second place at L-L Rifle Tournament

    The range was his sanctuary, a place he calmly went about his business. The cafeteria, in front his teammates, that was a different story. Joel Potts, an Ephrata junior, seemed nervous as he answered a question in...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Following in her father’s footsteps

    Olivia  Matto reaches 1,000 points Manheim Township senior Olivia Matto (left) scored her 1,000th career point Tuesday night at Warwick. She finished with 19 points to help lead the Streaks to a 66-44 victory over the Warriors....

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Eagles fever!

    We’re sure few out there need to be told that Philadelphia Eagles fever has completely gripped the area since the men in green won their first Super Bowl Sunday, defeating the New England Patriots 41-33. Earlier this...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Morgan competes in the girls’ 100 butterfly last Thursday vs. Conestoga Valley. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    EHS girls clinch second-straight Section Two swimming title

    The Ephrata girls swim team completed an undefeated Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two schedule last Thursday. The Lady Mounts (6-0 league, 7-2 overall) out-scored Conestoga Valley (3-3, 4-5) 97-73 at the Ephrata Recreation Center. The Buckskin boys (5-1,...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • The Cocalico High School bowling team, pictured after Monday’s win, captured it’s second-straight Section Three championship.
    Eagles repeat as bowling champs

    Last year, the Cocalico bowling team was an impressive 82-9 to capture Section Three of the Lancaster-Lebanon league regular season. They lost six seniors, three of which were primary starters. So the goal, of course, was to...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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