• Ephrata’s Kyle Emmerling competes in the 200 individual medley Fri-day at the L-L Swim Championships at Wilson High School. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Swimmers open post-season at L-L League Meet

    Alyssa Fedorshak wanted to make an early statement in the 200 free Friday night at the L-L League Swim Championships at Wilson’s Roy G. Snyder Natatorium. The sophomore wanted to get out as fast as she could...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Reagan McCarty (22) leads the break during Tuesday’s regular-season finale vs. Elizabethtown. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata girls to face Elco in Thursday’s play-in round

    The Ephrata girls basketball team clinched second place in Section Two Monday night by virtue of E-town wrapping up the section with a 61-31 win over visiting Lebanon. By virtue of their runner-up finish, the Lady Mounts...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Corrie Lescoe goes up strong for two Tuesday night at Manheim Central. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Cocalico falls short of L-Ls but will make Districts

    Cocalico weathered an early storm Monday night against Section Three champ Solanco. Unfortunately, when a second one rolled in midway through the third period of a tight game, this time the Lady Eagles couldn’t overcome it. Leading...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Kayde Althouse (right) gets the early takedown against Austin Rider of CV during the finals at 138 pounds Saturday at the L-L League Tournament at Garden Spot. Althouse went on to defeat Rider by a 2-1 score to win his first L-L gold. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Althouse claims first L-L crown

    Freshman Brass adds bronze It’s been a slow process, perhaps even slower than he realized, but second-year Ephrata Wrestling coach Sean Lees has seen steady progress from his team throughout the year. And while a lack of...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Alex May (facing) battles Josh MacNamara of Conestoga Valley during the semifinals at 160 pounds Saturday at the L-L League Tournament. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Cocalico wrestlers earn three medals

    May, Sola grab 4th while Bearinger takes 7th While the end results may not have been as flashy as in year’s past when Cocalico routinely came away with individual titles, the Eagles sent three wrestlers to the...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Ephrata players celebrate in the final moments of their huge 48-43 victory over Warwick last Friday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Heading to the playoffs

    Lady Mounts clinch L-L berth with 48-43 win over Warwick Ephrata Coach Brian Cerullo said he didn’t have to remind his team of the stakes that were on the line Friday at home against Warwick. He certainly...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Mason Hagen dribbles past an E-town defender during Friday’s Section Two contest. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Cedars overcome gritty effort by Ephrata

    While it hasn’t really shown on the scoreboard, the Ephrata boys basketball team has made great strides throughout the season. With just two returning players who saw major minutes a year ago, the Mounts figured to be...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Peyton Stetter (1) goes up for a lay-up during last Thursday’s contest in Ephrata. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Pioneers keep rolling, snap Eagles’ five-game win streak

    Throughout its latest five-game winning streak, Cocalico got the job done at both ends of the floor. Defensively, for example, their last two opponents were held in the 30s, which will lead to a win on most...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Miles Heckstall (left) and teammate Alex Nelson (right) tie up Joey McCracken of Warwick during Tuesday’s Section Two contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick withstands late rally to hold off Ephrata

    Leading 33-13 at the half Tuesday in Ephrata, Warwick’s boys appeared as though they’d have an easy rest of the night and coast to their sixth-straight league win. But the Mounts, looking for their first Section Two...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Carly Holochuck dribbles past a Red Land defender during Friday’s first round of the Lancaster Catholic Holiday Tournament. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Despite furious late rally, Ephrata comes up short

    The Ephrata girls gave a glimpse of what they could be in the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s consolation game of the Lancaster Catholic Holiday Tournament. The Lady Mounts defended, scored in both the half-court and transition...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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