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    Lyndon Schmidt (44) led all scorers for the Mounts’ basketball team during the 1979 opening game against McCaskey at Ephrata High School with a total of 14 points, 10 of which came in the first quarter when...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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    Mayor Lloyd Gerhat welcomes Santa to town in late November of 1969 at the site of his special red house on Main Street. It was there, seated by a hot stove, that Santa would greet the town’s...

    • Posted November 26, 2019
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    Anyone who played football for Ephrata in the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will remember the popular VFW postseason banquets. With Tom Grater always serving as MC, the evening featured all-you-can eat-family style meals, speakers, entertainment — often...

    • Posted November 20, 2019
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    Cocalico’s Mike Liebl is shown returning a 42-yard “pick six” in November of 1979, as the Eagles evened their season record at 5-5 with a 40-6 win. Liebl also scampered for a 36-yard TD in helping the...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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    Ephrata senior Robin Styer gets a congratulatory hug from legendary Mounts’ field hockey coach Ruth Wenger after her team claimed its second district title of the ‘80s, with a 2-1 win over Warwick at Fredricksburg in early...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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    Cocalico’s alumni cheerleaders came out in late October of 1979 for the homecoming game against L-S, which also featured the debut of the new Eagle mascot. Shown (front row, left to right) are Diane Trostle, Cathy Harting,...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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    The Ephrata High School field hockey team was set to battle Manheim Central for the Lancaster County championship in late October of 1969. Leading the way for the Lady Mounts were co-captains were Bonnie Book and Kay...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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    The busy fall season seems to have taken its toll on the famous “Pumpkin People” at the Pfautz Farm Market, just north of Ephrata on Route 272, in late October of 1979. For the full Years Ago...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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    The Ephrata Mounts lost a heartbreaker in early October of 1989 when Lancaster Catholic faked a field goal attempt and quarterback Jason Garman (shown) rolled out and threw a strike to wide receiver Steve Legenstein as time...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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    The traditional start to the Ephrata Fair parade for many, many years was Lloyd Gerhart in his red coat and white top hat along with the Pennsylvania State Police mounted unit. This image was taken in September...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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