All posts tagged "featured"

  • Adam Schwartz and the rest of the Mounts hoist the trophy after winning the title with a 9-6 victory over the Pioneers. Photos by Travis Boyd
    Crowning Achievement: Mounts claim L-L title with 9-6 win over L-S

    When Ephrata fell behind 2-0 in the top of the first last Thursday at War Memorial in the L-L League finals vs. Lampeter-Strasburg, there certainly wasn’t any reason to panic. After all, the Mounts have trailed before,...

    • Posted May 23, 2018
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  • Walk Off to Finals

    Young’s bases-loaded hit gives Mounts 4-3 win over Warwick Ephrata is headed back to the L-L League baseball finals. Tuesday night at War Memorial, in a marathon five-hour game that featured a two-hour-plus weather delay, among other...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin (front) kicks to the finish ahead of Warwick’s Kate Dickow to win in a meet record time of 10:51.76. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Record-Setting Weekend

    Local athletes win six total golds, Zamrin sets L-L mark Jamie Zamrin had no time to relax Friday in what turned out to be a historic 3200 race at the L-L League Track Meet at Hempfield. The...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Evan Kreider (right) and teammate Nick Stauffer are out in front in the 800 Monday afternoon in Denver as the Eagles wrapped up the section title with a 98-51 victory over Lebanon. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Eagle boys run table to claim section title

    The Cocalico boys’ track and field team completed an undefeated regular season schedule in Denver Monday afternoon, cruising past Lebanon 98-51. The Lady Eagles completed the dual meet sweep by out-pointing the short-handed Lady Cedars 109-40. The...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Young (left) slides into third base safely during Friday’s victory over Elizabethtown. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Young spins a beauty: Senior whiffs 16, allows no hits in six-inning gem vs. L-S

    For the past two seasons, Lampeter-Strasburg’s Kris Pirozzi has been among the best pitchers in the L-L League. For Ephrata’s Nate Young, his inclusion in that group has been about three weeks. Monday night at Lampeter-Strasburg, the...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Every farmer likes a good story

    Every farmer likes a good story By Phil Eisemann       The following is the fourth in a series of articles leading up to the 100th year of the Ephrata Fair in September. In effort to...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Ephrata makes administrative changes

    Ephrata Makes Administrative Changes   At the board meeting on Monday, April 23, the Ephrata Area School Board of Directors approved a district restructuring for the 2018-2019 school year. Effective July 1, the current Ephrata Intermediate/Middle School...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • EASD Wins American School Board Journal Magna Award

    EASD wins American School Board Journal Magna Award By Marylouise Sholly       The Ephrata Area School District recently received an American School Board Journal Magna Award for instituting the Attollo program at Ephrata High School. The...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Corporal Mahlon Fink wore the uniform of the Marine Corps League, from which he recently retired from serving as chaplain. Aubree Fahringer
    Iwo Jima vet: “I saw bravery like I’ve never seen”

    Tom Brokaw describes World War II vets as members of “the greatest generation”, in his book, The Greatest Generation. “They stayed true to their values of personal responsibility, duty, honor, and faith,” he wrote, as a tribute...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Adam Campbell (left) and Andrew Thomas celebrate after scoring a key run during Monday’s win over Cedar Crest. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Mounts take down Cedar Crest

    Pull into three-way tie for first Through 12 games, the Ephrata offense has been playing catch-up to its pitching and defense. However, Monday night in a crucial crossover contest vs. Section One leader Cedar Crest, the offense,...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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