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BY JEFF FALK NORTH LEBANON – Craig Griffith wears a lot of different hats....


 (Editor’s note: This piece on Palmyra head field  hockey coach Kristi Costello and her...

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – It’s not a mid-life crisis. That would involve either a red convertible, a hairstyle metamorphosis or a fashion change. But in many ways, at the age of 50, Roger Hayes is entering a new phase of his life. Hayes has become a varsity head coach for the first time, a [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – With five experienced players returning, the Cedar Crest girls’ basketball team was going to be good this season. With Madison Rakow in the fold, the Falcons are going to be better. But the Falcons will be at their best when Rakow feels adjusted, comfortable and accepted. After all, a [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – It was three years ago, almost to the day, when this reporter was pulled aside by Ben Brewer, who pointed an identifying index finger in the direction of a frail-looking, meek, small glass of water. ‘Keep your eye that one. She has a chance to be something special,’ said the [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – The last few seasons the Flying Dutchmen have gotten away from playing LVC basketball. But this current edition possesses the capability to return the men’s program to first relevance, and then prominence. On Wednesday night at Lou Sorrentino Gymnasium, Lebanon Valley strutted those abilities during a 73-61 non-conference triumph over [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “I also see their inclusiveness, their willingness to get everybody involved. Our juniors are inclusive of our sophomores and freshmen. Everybody enjoys being together. They genuinely like each other, and care about each other, on and off the court.”

    - Annville-Cleona Girls’ Basketball Coach Roger Hayes
  • “The hardest part has been coming into a new team and not knowing all  the girls, like at Lebanon. That and adjusting to a new style of play. I fit in pretty well. But all the girls are really nice.”

    - Cedar Crest Senior Forward Maddie Rakow
  • “You never really think about it (decision making). You just play. You just know when to do the right thing. It’s part of the game. There’s always a next play.”  

    - Lebanon Senior Point Guard Brittany Ulrich

Game Time ››


  • BY JEFF FALK CLASS ROOM PHOTOS BY MATT BERDINKA There are two types of competitions. The kind which involves competing against one’s peers, and the sort where one tries to be better than yesterday’s self. On the football field,...

  • BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – There aren’t too many things more important to Damon Edwards than winning. But here are a few that are – staying true to oneself, tradition, excellence and loyalty. Oh, and two other things...

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Demond Seabrook’s story is a unique one. But it’s a story that’s not unique enough. Seabrook’s story is an important story. It’s a story that needs to be told – and heard, as well....

  •  BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Karl ‘Skip’ Wolf is interested in – among other things – history, local sports and accuracy. And Wolf is very much  aware of the fact that numbers never lie. Wolf is the author of...

The Final Say ››

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