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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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  • Red in the center

    If you can, try to think back to the first day you walked into elementary school. You may have been holding your mother’s hand, or perhaps the teacher’s, but there’s a good chance you were wide-eyed and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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    Spring is On the Way at The Log Cabin

    It was more than a month ago when the Groundhog predicted an early spring. Let’s hope he is right and spring will arrive very soon. At The Log Cabin, preparations are underway to welcome the spring season,...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Cocalico Coach Seth Sigman (left) reacts after the Eagles held on to defeat New Oxford Monday. Above, the Eagles’ Brady Nuneville powers to the basket past New Oxford defender Abdul Janneh. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Extended life: Eagles overcome 16-point deficit to stun New Oxford, need one win for State berth

    For most of the evening Monday at New Oxford, Brady Nuneville was having a frustrating night at the offensive end. The sturdy senior big man simply couldn’t get anything to drop. However, when it mattered most, in...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Sons Provost Marshall David Stewart (left) and Sons Commander John Bray. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Sons of Amvets seeks new members

    The local squadron of the Sons of Amvets is looking for some good men to fill in the ranks and help in their mission of serving veterans and the local community. Based at the local Amvets post...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Michael Palm, with his girlfriend, Lainey.
    It was THON-tastic

          ‘We have been blessed’ Michael Palm and Crystal Bryan-Muñoz’s have gone from ‘patients to participants’ at THON, Penn State University’s enormous philanthropy dedicated to childhood cancer research and enhancing the lives of families and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Hauler says tariffs impacting recycling

    Borough will discuss request to pay tipping fees for materials Federal trade tariffs imposed on China several months ago may be resulting in recycling changes for communities across the country. At Ephrata Borough’s recent council meeting on...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Tyler Shue (second from right) won the State Indoor 800-meter championship this past weekend at the PTFCA Indoor Championships held at Penn State University. He is pictured with (left to right) Coach Mike Delpiano, teammate Andrew Foster and Head Coach Wayne Hooper.
    Shue wins Indoor State gold in 800

    With two laps to go, Ephrata junior Tyler Shue appeared on his way to winning his first-ever gold medal at the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association State Indoor Championships Sunday at Penn State University. Shue and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Kayde Althouse (facing) works for the takedown during his opening round bout vs. Jared Bair of New Ox-ford. Althouse went on to win the sixth place medal. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Althouse medals but falls short of States

      There was a bittersweet tone in the voice of Sean Lees as he discussed the wrestling weekend following the action Saturday deep from within the bowels of Hersheypark Arena. Sweet because Ephrata junior Kayde Althouse came...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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