• Ephrata Coach Mickey Molchany (center) and members of his team react after the Lady Mounts clinched their third-straight Section Two title last Wednesday at Lampeter-Strasburg. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Ephrata girls capture third-straight Section title

    Coming into last Wednesday’s swim meet in Lampeter, the Ephrata girls and their opponents from Lampeter-Strasburg had competed against five common opponents. Ephrata had the better score in three meets, while L-S had higher numbers in two....

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • 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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  • Cocalico’s Jake Digman battles in the lane during Tuesday’s game vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles boost District hopes with 51-43 win over Barons

      Monday’s results had lasting effects for the Cocalico and Manheim Central boys hoops teams. That was good news for the Eagles, who rode the momentum from a 75-54 victory over Solanco into a hot start Tuesday...

    • Posted February 6, 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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  • Cocalico’s Ronald Zahm (5) dribbles up the court vs. Manheim Central this past Friday in Manheim. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles eye huge Thursday showdown with Spartans

    Thursday’s Cocalico-Garden Spot boys’ match-up set for Denver is not arguably the biggest game of the season for the Eagles. It is the game of the year for Cocalico, as far as post-season aspirations are concerned. The...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Brooke Ludwig (left) drives against Elizabethtown Thursday night. Photo by Travis Boyd
    After loss to E-town, EHS girls bounce back

    The Elizabethtown girls’ basketball team proved that it is head and shoulders above the rest of Section Two in the Lancaster-Lebanon League last Thursday. But coming into the game, the Bears only had a one game lead...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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