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BY JEFF FALK You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make...


  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – It was the tortoise who won the race. Now, the Lebanon County Senior Amateur Golf Championship is no race – far from it. But its winner sure was steady. Never straying too far from par, Jeff True garnered the 31st championship of local senior golf, on a hot and humid [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – Region American Legion baseball tournaments are mentally, physically and emotionally draining. They’re not marathons, they’re grinds. And sometimes a player’s only fuel is adrenaline, emotion and an obligation to his teammates. On a hot Thursday night at Earl Wenger Memorial Field, Fredericksburg realized a dream by winning the championship of [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – It was a rare meeting between two clubs which had played each other many times. And continuing its mastery over Campbelltown was very important to Fredericksburg. But Post 915 had an even bigger prize in the front of its mind. On Wednesday evening at Earl Wenger Memorial Field, Fredericksburg drilled [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – Most outsiders believed that its first two opponents were better teams than Campbelltown. This time, this one clearly was. On Tuesday evening at Earl Wenger Memorial Field, high-flying Campbelltown was brought back to earth by a 9-2 defeat at the hands of a very talented Pleasureville club, in the Undefeated [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “I played because the schedule fit. That’s the fact of the matter. I like to win the harder events. Seriously. That’s the best reason I can give you. They always do a good job of putting on an event. Low participation is a conundrum. I don’t know why more people aren’t playing.”

    - Lebanon County Senior Amateur Champion Jeff True
  • “Everything you’ve got, every day. Coach tells us, ‘After every game, I want you on the ground sucking air ‘. We don’t give up. We wanted it more than the other teams. It’s the team bonding. We love each other. We’re basically brothers. We’re all best friends. “

    - Fredericksburg Pitcher Isaac Wengert
  • “I just want to play baseball. Our kids are really fired up. It’s awesome to see. I want to go to Ephrata. When you get to coach these kids and be all these places like this, it’s always a success. It’s been a long time since we’ve rode this train so far.”    

    - Fredericksburg Manager Tim Schaeffer

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  • BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS COURTESY OF JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Jared Odrick may or may not play professional football ever again. Not even he knows for sure – and that’s OK. Part of you should be sad for him. Part of...

  • BY JEFF FALK It has become his signature style, his own unique look. Not many could pull off a Mohawk hair cut, but Jesse Cruise does it nicely. Yet what’s intriguing about the whole thing is that Cruise is...

  •  BY JEFF FALK During the Lebanon Catholic girls’ basketball program’s recent run to its third state championship, everyone associated with the team – almost to a person – pointed to the Beavers’ competition in the Lancaster-Lebanon League as a...

  • BY JEFF FALK The wisdom shoppe is located at the intersection of Experience Street and Knowledge Avenue. But in a bit of an ironic twist, when we finally get there, our outlets become more and more limited. You don’t...

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