• Only three weeks after winning State gold, Ephrata’s Tyler Shue took home the National championship in the 800-meter run last Saturday, turning in a personal-best time of 1:50.39 in Greensboro, N.C
    Shue shine: From State gold to National 800-meter champion

          Down the home stretch of the 800-meter run last Saturday, Tyler Shue had plenty of motivation. A rising senior at Ephrata, Shue was being chased for the lead by a pack of hungry competitors....

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Jacob Breece (left) and Alejandro Echavarria battled for middle-of-the-pack bragging rights at the fifth annual Running the Rails event Saturday, June 8, which began at the Dick Winters Memorial on the Ephrata portion of the Warwick to Ephrata rail trail. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Fifth annual Run the Rails draws 163 competitors to WERT

      John Connolly grew up in farm country in his native Ireland, which is one reason he and his wife, Carolyn, leave their Philadelphia home to visit Lancaster County. Another reason is the Warwick to Ephrata rail...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Cali Burkholder emerges from the water while competing in the breaststroke leg of the girls 9-10 year-old 100 I.M. last Saturday at the Woodridge Classic. She went on to place fourth in 1:34.51. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Tidal Waves place second at Woodridge Classic

      Kauri Parsons and Jack Martin each won two individual gold medals and the Ephrata swimmers took second place with 320 team points at last Saturday’s annual Woodridge Classic in Lititz. Skyline finished with 399 1/2 points...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Ephrata native Whitey Von Nieda in his Tri-Cities Blackhawks uniform. Photo courtesy of NBA Legends
    Eldest statesman: Ephrata’s Von Nieda now the NBA’s oldest alum

    Last week Ephrata native Stan “Whitey” Von Nieda, 97, became the oldest living alum of the National Basketball Association. With the passing of then eldest Billy Gabor, also 97, who died after a brief battle with pneumonia,...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Team USA’s Kevin Castillo takes a big rip during the team’s appearance at Steven’s Field Saturday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Team USA swings through Stevens

    The Team USA mens softball team was on a plane Monday night from Newark, New Jersey to Prague in the Czech Republic, and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Tournament. They prepped for the WBSC stage...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Noah Palm throws a pass during the District Finals vs. Manheim Central in November. Palm was recently selected as L-L Player of the Year by the Manheim Touchdown Club. Review File Photo
    Eagles’ Palm selected as Player of the Year by MTC

    Cocalico junior Noah Palm was recently recognized as the top high school football player in the L-L League for this past fall’s campaign. The quarterback/safety, who also was one of the top punters in the league, was...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Danny Engle (left) and Katie Heck were selected as the school’s Outstanding Male and Female Athletes respectively.
    Engle & Heck named top CHS senior athletes

      The Cocalico High School Athletic Department recently held its annual Senior Athlete Recognition Night on May 19. Athletes receiving the E. Jerry Brooks Academic/Athletic Medal included: Natalee Boronow, Jacob Digman, Hanah Greenly, Daniel Harrington, Katlyn Heck,...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Corrie Lescoe (center) fights off a check to the back during Saturday’s State Quarterfinals vs. Springfield at Exeter Township High School. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Cougars close out Cocalico

    Eagles’ successful season ends in State Quarterfinals In the aftermath of Saturday’s 16-5 loss to Springfield-Delco in the State 2A Quarterfinals at Exeter Township High School, it felt more like a beginning than an end for the...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht, seen here during his high school days for the Mounts, was selected by the hometown Philadelphia Phillies in the eighth round of the MLB draft Tuesday.
    Thrilled to be a Phil

    Ephrata grad Nate Fassnacht drafted in eighth round by Phillies       It had already been a pretty special week for Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht. First, the junior shortstop at George Washington University earned All-America distinction from...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Tyler Shue (left) leads the pack down the stretch of the State 800-meter run Saturday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    The golden feat of Shue

    Ephrata junior wins State 800 title Standing atop the podium in Shippensburg’s Seth Grove Stadium in 2019 was the only goal for Ephrata’s Tyler Shue after finishing second in the 800 a year ago at the PIAA...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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