• Stevens resident and 1996 Ephrata High School graduate Bridgett (Heckman) Wealand will compete for Team USA in the 2019 World Masters Hockey Indoor World Cup in China.
    Wealand to pack her bags for China: Stevens resident to compete in World Masters Hockey Indoor World Cup

    In eight weeks, the residents of this area will be either shoveling snow or complaining of cabin fever. But one, 1996 Ephrata graduate Bridgett (Heckman) Wealand, will be hurtling through the air on an airplane bound for...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Lyle Kopp (right) pulls down a rebound in front of Garden Spot’s Andrew Zentner during Tuesday’s game in New Holland. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Fast start lifts Spartans past winless Mounts

    Garden Spot jumped on Ephrata early Tuesday night in New Holland, and the Mounts simply never could recover. With the game knotted at 4-4 midway through the first quarter, the Spartans ended the period on a 13-2...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Eagles sink host CV to win tourney title

    The Cocalico boys’ basketball team topped reigning District Three finalist Kutztown 56-50 on Friday evening. The Eagles also outlasted host Conestoga Valley 49-42 Saturday night. The two wins gave Cocalico the Buckskins’ Tip-off Championship. Long-range shooting and...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Gingrich & Palm named ‘Outstanding’ in Section Two

    Cocalico juniors Noah Palm and Brock Gingrich were two of the most decorated Section Two players coming out of the L-L League Awards Banquet held Nov. 28 at the Timbers Restaurant in Mt. Gretna. Palm earned three...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • After heavy graduation hit, Mounts look to reload

    A year ago, coming off a solid 16-10 season the year before with most of the key players from that squad returning, hopes were sky high that Ephrata had a chance to do great things. However, those...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Winning the close ones could be key for Cocalico

    Cocalico has made a living playing in close, tight knit games the last few years. And if the Eagles figure out how to pull just some of those games out, they’ll be in position to do some...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Ephrata track & field coach John Keller recently resigned after spending 15 years at the helm.
    Keller resigns as EHS track coach

    The coach of one of the most successful athletic programs at Ephrata High School has called it quits. John Keller, who was head coach of the Ephrata High School track and field teams for the last 15...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Garrett Longenecker (26) and Ben Sola (8) lay the hit on Manheim Central quarterback Evan Simon during Friday’s District Three title game. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Eagles can’t finish it off

    Barons cruise past Cocalico 48-14 to win second-straight District title   A lot of teams have been able to hang in with Manheim Central this year. But when the Barons sense a little opportunity, a crack, they...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Heading to the finals

    Cocalico rips York, will face defending champion Barons in 5A District title game Cocalico entered the 2018 season with more questions than not, after graduating 17 seniors from last year’s 10-2 squad. And facing a Murderer’s Row...

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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  • Warwick tops Ephrata for Red Rose Midget A title

    Warwick avenged a regular season loss to Ephrata Sunday afternoon on Eldon Rettew Field at Manheim Central High School. With the 26-16 victory over the Mounts, the Warriors are the Red Rose Football League A Division Champions....

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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