• Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr earned his 100th career win this past week at the Dallastown Duals
    Gehr joins Fromm in Cocalico’s 100-Win Club

    For the second time in two weeks and the fifth time in program history, a Cocalico wrestler has reached 100 wins in his career. By winning all three of his matches Saturday at the Dallastown Duals, senior...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • Savannah Graybill competes in a World Cup skeleton race in Whistler, British Columbia, last year.
    Graybill denied Olympic berth or the 23rd Winter Olympic Games

    Monday was supposed to be the day Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill dreamed of ever since she began her journey seven years ago to become an Olympian in 2018. Instead, Monday was pretty much a nightmare for the...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • Mounts spoil Fisher’s return to Ephrata

    There was an extra buzz in the building Friday night when Ephrata welcomed back former Coach Charlie Fisher and his up-and-coming Manheim Central squad. But while Fisher’s return was the main topic of conversation, the bigger deal...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (top) controls Lance Allen of Manheim Central during their bout at 126 pounds Saturday night in Denver. Gehr went on to record a fall but the Barons earned an eventual 38-24 victory. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Barons ride early momentum to 38-24 win over Eagles

    Manheim Central used early momentum to seize control Saturday night at Cocalico in a non-league battle between the Section One leading Eagles and Barons, who currently sit atop Section Two. First, Cade Zeamer held on for a...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Brad DaBella (45) drives to the hole against Lampeter-Strasburg in Tuesday’s key Section Two contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    L-S boys hand Mounts third Section Two loss

    When the Ephrata boys’ basketball team battled Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two reigning champion Lampeter-Strasburg in 2017, junior center/forward Ryan Smith was six foot, seven inches tall. Now a senior, Smith has sprouted up to 6-10 and brought...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Kyla McKim (32) puts up a shot over an L-S defender during Tuesday’s game. McKim scored 13 points and snagged 11 boards but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Mounts fell to the Pioneers. Photo by Dwight Palm
    EHS girls can’t overcome rough start, fall 49-32

    The Ephrata girls have way of doing things in spurts at the offensive end. The good ones, like the 10-0 run the Lady Mounts put together late in the second quarter of Tuesday’s game vs. Section Two...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft Cocalico’s Tyler Keppley (12) makes a move on the Barons’ Carson Brenize during Tuesday’s game in Manheim.
    Fourth-quarter run helps Barons overtake Cocalico

    Manheim Central’s Jake Novak does a lot of the little things that don’t show up in a box score. Need a steal? Done. How ‘bout a rebound? No problem. That’s what the senior guard provided for the...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Dilyn Becker (12) of Ephrata dribbles past Elco’s Evan Huey during the finals of the Ephrata Holiday Tournament last Thursday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Mounts cruise past Elco to win title

    For at least a two-night stretch, the Ephrata boys basketball team found its mojo. Coming off an up-and-down, seven games in 12 days stretch, which included a 53-41 loss to Cocalico, the Mounts had six days off...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm holds the banner, commemorating his 100th career victory.
    Fromm hits Century Mark: Becomes just fourth wrestler in Cocalico history to reach 100 wins

    When Cocalico senior Ben Fromm took the mat at Liberty High School last Thursday, he had a career record of 99-26. His opponent at the (elite level) Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic was Parkland sophomore David Polanski. Fromm...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Trey Griffen (40) follows up a rebound for two big points during last Wednesday’s win over Ephrata. Mounts players Zack McGillan (44), Xavian Rodriguez (33) and Dilyn Becker (20) defend on the play. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Eagles handle Mounts 53-41

    After starting the season with one win in five tries, Cocalico was looking for any kind of a confidence boost to get things going. What better way to get it than by earning a big win over...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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