• Ephrata’s Sarah Heberlig competes in the 200 IM vs. Cocalico. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata girls, Cocalico boys win pool duel

    The road to a third consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two swimming title definitely runs through the Ephrata Rec Center. The contenders for that milestone are the Ephrata girls and the Cocalico boys. The two schools (boys and...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Peyton Stetter (1) goes up for a lay-up during last Thursday’s contest in Ephrata. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Pioneers keep rolling, snap Eagles’ five-game win streak

    Throughout its latest five-game winning streak, Cocalico got the job done at both ends of the floor. Defensively, for example, their last two opponents were held in the 30s, which will lead to a win on most...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Hannah Custer (left) drives on Ephrata defender Brooke Ludwig during Thursday’s game in Denver. Photo by Dick Wanner
    L-S holds off Cocalico girls

    Defending Section champ Lampeter-Strasburg looked like they were ready to repeat Tuesday night in Lampeter when they hosted Cocalico in girls’ basketball. The Pioneers (6-1 league, 11-3 overall) hit four consecutive three-pointers midway through the first quarter...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Kayde Althouse (top) gets back points against Manheim Central’s Conner Zeamer during their bout at 138 pounds last Wednesday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Barons prevail over Ephrata & Cocalico

    Quality over quantity is the mantra for the Ephrata wrestling team. While forfeits at several weight classes due to low numbers have made it tough for the Mounts to secure wins, they continue to battle hard nevertheless....

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Miles Heckstall (left) and teammate Alex Nelson (right) tie up Joey McCracken of Warwick during Tuesday’s Section Two contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick withstands late rally to hold off Ephrata

    Leading 33-13 at the half Tuesday in Ephrata, Warwick’s boys appeared as though they’d have an easy rest of the night and coast to their sixth-straight league win. But the Mounts, looking for their first Section Two...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Katherine Sola (left) drives past Jess Williamson of Warwick during Tuesday’s contest in Lititz. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Ephrata girls hang on to beat Warwick, 38-37

    The Ephrata girls can’t change the fact that they’ve had a tough start out of the blocks. Truth is, the Lady Mounts won just one of their first four league games. And it didn’t figure to get...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Cocalico freshman Todd Fritz (top) turns his opponent Rowan Badler of Wyomissing during action at the Governor Mifflin Holiday Tournament. Fritz pinned Badler on his way to earning a fifth-place medal at 120 pounds. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Five Eagles medal at Mifflin

    Wrestlers from Cocalico and six other Lancaster-Lebanon League teams took to the mats in Shillington last Friday and Saturday. The venue was the 45th annual Governor Mifflin Holiday Tournament. The Eagles scored 86 team points, good for...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Ephrata junior Kayde Althouse (front), shown here during an earlier match, placed second at 138 pounds at the Ralph Wetzel Classic at Hatboro-Horsham High School this past week. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata places three at Wetzel wrestling classic

    Ephrata junior Kayde Althouse and freshmen Austin Brass and James Ellis all placed for the Mountaineers during last weekend’s Ralph Wetzel Classic at Hatboro Horsham High School. Althouse fell in the championship match to state-ranked Gunnar Fuss...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Carly Holochuck dribbles past a Red Land defender during Friday’s first round of the Lancaster Catholic Holiday Tournament. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Despite furious late rally, Ephrata comes up short

    The Ephrata girls gave a glimpse of what they could be in the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s consolation game of the Lancaster Catholic Holiday Tournament. The Lady Mounts defended, scored in both the half-court and transition...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Miles Heckstall (right) shields the ball away from the Manheim Township defender. The Blue Streaks, with a big second-half surge, upended the Mounts 56-40 in the Section One-Two crossover contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Township pulls away from Ephrata; Second-half surge keys Streaks win

    For two quarters Friday, Ephrata matched Manheim Township, step for step, shot for shot, in the Section One-Two crossover game hosted by the Mounts. Offensively, the Mounts executed well behind seniors Zac McGillan and Xavian Rodriguez, as...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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