All posts tagged "featured"

  • A hair-do malfunction didn’t get in the way of victory Tuesday night for Amber Huber of Denver, champion of the 16-and-older female division, in the 38th annual pig chase at the Ephrata Fair.  It’s clear that her lively porcine partner cheered her on, perhaps even serving as a “guide pig” for part of the race.
    Ephrata Fair 2014: Inside the Pig and Rooster Chase

    Ephrata Review Reporter Patrick Burns looks inside the ring and behind the scenes of the Ephrata Fair’s pig and rooster chase.  Burns interviewed organizers and recorded the action-video on a Galaxy S4 phone.  The event typically attracts...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Two of Ephrata's all-time great running backs, Dennis Zimmerman and Steve Schaufert at the pre-game tailgate party
    Fans flock to check out new turf field

      If you build it, they will come. A throng of fans eagerly came out to War Memorial last Thursday as Ephrata unveiled its new turf field with a “kick off celebration” that was open to the...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • A hair-do malfunction didn’t get in the way of victory Tuesday night for Amber Huber of Denver, champion of the 16-and-older female division, in the 38th annual pig chase at the Ephrata Fair.  It’s clear that her lively porcine partner cheered her on, perhaps even serving as a “guide pig” for part of the race.
    Fair play

      Walking in on an impromptu gathering of Ephrata Farmers Day Association officers and board members Tuesday night, one could expect some degree of angst or stress after the first full day of the 96th Fair. On...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Hatch chips out of trouble Monday at Pine Meadows. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Mounts place fifth, advance three at L-L Golf

    Ephrata made the best of some tough golf conditions Monday in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament held at Pine Meadows in Lebanon County. The Mounts, who finished fifth this year in Section One competition, grabbed an impressive overall...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata runners Nate Becker (left to right), Zach Lefever and Rhett Hart finished one-two-three in the boys race Tuesday. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Dual Threats: EHS boys, girls enjoy 4-0 day

    What starts out looking like mass confusion, ends up with the most organized result in high school sports. Five cross country teams from across both Lancaster and Lebanon counties descended on Ephrata Middle School Tuesday afternoon for...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    iPads now widely used and appreciated in Cocalico School District

    By John Friel Lancasteronline.com Cocalico School District teachers and students love their iPads &tstr; all 687 of them. At its Sept. 15 meeting, the Cocalico School Board heard a report from Kent Sweigart, the district’s director of...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • War Endzone
    Turf Test Tonight ( 360° Video View)

    See a 360° Video View of Ephrata High School’s new Turf Field. War Memorial Field’s new look is appropriately fitting as a Military Veteran’s Memorial. Ephrata Mounts JV and Varsity preview the new turf tonight with a...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Overhead shot of Green Dragon.
    Dragon fire burns

    Green Dragon owner Rob Rohrbach sat Monday evening to finish a deferred payroll postponed by a devastating two-alarm fire that struck the iconic Ephrata landmark early Saturday. See Video with Green Dragon Owner: “It’s been a non-stop...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Gunman
    Apple Street standoff 

    It was a chaotic 30-plus hours for police, fire police, and emergency service workers in Ephrata. Many of the same crews that spent Saturday morning at the major two-alarm fire at the Green Dragon labored all day...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Legendary Coach George Male
    The Pretzels’ salty plan and the history of the rivalry

    The year was 1953 and Dave MacNicoll was stepping down as Lititz High School’s football coach after a 2-6-1 season. Eight miles away, George R. Male was taking the year off after coaching the Mountaineers to a...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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