All posts tagged "featured"

  • Diamond Kings: Ephrata knocks off Cedar Cliff to claim District Three crown

    FREDERICKSBURG — Throughout its 17-game winning streak that began April 20, and continued through its amazing single-elimination post-season run, Ephrata’s approach in each game was pretty simple. “If you think about it, you are 0-0, and you...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Veteran Steve Karpinski stands next to the newly dedicated memorial to unknown Revolutionary War soldiers in the cemetery behind Salem E.C. Church. Photo by Alice Hummer
    Reamstown monument dedicated to unknown soldiers

    It was December 19, 1777 when the wagons began arriving in the Reamstown area with the half-dead soldiers fighting the Revolutionary War. They was a sad sight — soldiers clothed in rags, no socks, no shoes, no...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Dylan Embiscuso (right) slides into home safely to score a run in Ephrata’s 12-2 victory over Lower Dauphin Tuesday in the District Semifinals at Wenger Field in Fredericksburg. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Back to the District Finals

    Young, Mounts dominate Lower Dauphin, face Cedar Cliff in Wednesday’s championship game FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. — Ephrata is headed back to the District Three Baseball Finals. Just two years removed from winning their first in program history, the...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • UPDATE: PennDOT’s bridge project

    PennDOT announced that on Tuesday, May 29, three bridges over U.S. 222 in the Akron and Ephrata area in northeastern Lancaster County are scheduled to close for repairs. The Pool Road, Peach Road and East Mohler Church...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • Adamstown Pool ‘waves’ hello to new ‘Bakers’

    Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make us happy, but barbecue coming to Adamstown is a big thing. Adamstown Community Pool kicks off the season on Memorial Day weekend, with the Baker family at the...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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  • 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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  • Ephrata’s Nate Young (left) and teammate Ricky Bromirski celebrate after Young’s RBI hit plated the winning run Tuesday night in the L-L semifinals vs. Warwick. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    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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