All posts by digital editor

  • Ephrata’s Jaron Wenger earned a 5-7, 6-1, 13-11 win at third singles to help the Mounts beat Penn Manor 4-3 on Monday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Singles wins by Wenger, Ohline boost Ephrata

    Cocalico blanks the Mustangs Ephrata’s Jaron Wenger and Nick Ohline had to work overtime Monday. But their hard work paid off. Behind three-set wins at third and fourth singles from those two, the Mountaineers’ boys tennis team...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Ephrata grad Nate Fassnacht, a junior shortstop at George Washing-ton University, is batting .443 for the Colonials. Photo courtesy of GW Athletics
    Fassnacht Day? No, Fassnacht Month

    Former Ephrata star named A-10’s top player for three straight weeks Even the best hitters in baseball fail to get on base six or seven times out of 10 at-bats. It’s just the nature of the game....

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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    Tire Consultants: Spring Is Almost Here

    Spring is on the way, even if the weather seems a bit wintry. Soon the snow and ice will be gone, and spring will arrive. Now’s the time to get ready, with tire expertise from Tire Consultants....

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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    May the Luck ‘o the Irish Be with Ye at the K-ville Hotel & Tavern

    It’s St. Patrick’s Day at the K-Ville Hotel & Tavern, where you can enjoy a pint and a great Irish special like bangers and mash with Guinness gravy. (That’s sausage and mashed potatoes, by the way.) There’s...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Zach Sherk dives into the pool at the District Three Championships held recently at Cum-berland Valley. Sherk is seeded in the top five of two events for States this week at Bucknell University. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk, Eagles set for States

    Cocalico junior Zach Sherk has garnered a pair of top five seeds for the upcoming PIAA State Swimming Championships which will take place March 13-16 in Kinney Natatorium at Bucknell University. By virtue of his double gold...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill. Photo by Molly Choma
    Graybill places eighth in women’s skeleton World Championships

    Cocalico High School graduate Savannah Graybill of Denver posted the top American finish of eighth place in the women’s skeleton World Championships in Whistler, British Columbia Friday, bettering her best finish of the season by three spots....

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico athletes (left to right) Evan Kreider (Shippensburg), Rowan Lapi (Northwestern) and K.C. Miller (Wilmington) announced their college intentions during a ceremony at the high school Feb. 6. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Three Cocalico athletes make college commitments

    At 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, three Cocalico seniors put pen to paper, committing to further their education and athletic careers at an NCAA Division One or Two institution. More than 50 family, friends and Cocalico...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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    Everyone Is Irish on St. Pat’s Day at the Penguin Hotel

    When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, suddenly everyone is Irish at the Penguin Hotel, where the wearin’ o’ the green is a must. Even the nachos are Irish at the Penguin for St. Paddy’s Day, topped with...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico players watch the final moments of the season tick by last Thursday at Milton Hershey as the host Spartans defeated the Eagles, 63-45 in the consolation finals of the District Three 5A Tournament. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles’ road ends one win shy of States

    Milton Hershey earns final berth with 63-45 victory over Cocalico HERSHEY—Time and time again, particularly in the latter part of the season, Cocalico overcame various obstacles to remain alive. It became kind of a calling card. First...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Zach Sherk cruises along on his way to winning the gold medal in the 100 breaststroke Sat-urday at the District Three Championships at Cumberland Valley High School. Sherk also won gold in the 50 free and claimed four total medals at the meet. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk delivers pair of District golds

    The weekend of Feb. 8-9 was a miserable time for Zach Sherk. Sherk was sick, so ill in fact that he was forced to miss the L-L League Championships. To make matters worse, while watching from the...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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