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BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – The Annville-Cleona High School football program is seeking an...


BY JEFF FALK There exists a theory on life which attempts to dispel things...

  • BY JEFF FALK PHOTOS BY LORI MESSERSMITH SHIPPENSBURG -In many ways, the PIAA Track and Field Championships evolved into a sentimental swan song for Lebanon County competitors. Jeronimo Rodriguez didn’t go out with his best race. But he did go out with a bang. On Saturday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium, a silver medal [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK ELIZABETHVILLE – The base paths are a terrible place to strand a season. Because if you don’t come home enough, well then you’ll have to go home for good. On Monday evening at Upper Dauphin, in the opening round of the District Three Class AA playoffs, missed opportunities proved to be Annville-Cleona’s [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS BY LORI MESSERSMITH SHIPPENSBURG – It was anything but addition by subtraction for Cedar Crest’s 3200-meter relay team. It was much more a case of redemption – or a prime example of the lessons that can be learned from athletics. And for Falcon junior Evan Horn, addition to his athletic resume [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK PHOTOS BY LORI MESSERSMITH SHIPPENSNBURG – They all have piercing eyes, cunning intellects and colorful coats. But this Fox also has a golden arm. On Friday during the opening round of the 91st annual District Three Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium, Adam Fox got in touch with [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “We had a really good day. We got a medal, we P.R.ed and we got a school record. We couldn’t be happier. But that’s why it’s so disappointing to see it end. We’re never going to be able to play high school sports again. Going from high school to college is going to be so

    - Palmyra Senior Distance Runner Katie Dembrowski
  • “At whatever point the season ends, it’s a big disappointment. I’ll miss them. You get to see them everyday. You get to know them. Regardless of the outcome, I’m blessed to spend every day with them. No matter how the season goes, there’s positives.”

    - Annville-Cleona Skipper Scott Shyda
  • “Coming in I knew I was seeded second and I knew I was throwing against the defending champion. At practice, I was throwing 170s and 180s. But you nailed it on the head. Consistency is more important than popping one big throw. But it just took that one throw today.”  

    - Annville-Cleona Junior Thrower Adam Fox

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  • BY JEFF FALK Jimmy Collins is not responsible for the Northern Lebanon wrestling team’s success, his coaching hasn’t caused it. But on a team and in a program where everyone is integral and everyone has a role to play,...

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – High school coaches don’t coach for money. They coach for enjoyment  - the joy of watching kids grow up, the love of the game and the thrill of competition. The Battistellis are no different....

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Everybody knows it’s hard to keep a good man down. But it’s also hard to keep a good man in the down position. And it’s hard to pin a good man’s shoulders to a...

  • (Editor’s Note: Cedar Crest graduate Frank Reich is reportedly interviewing for NFL head coaching positions with Buffalo and the New York  Jets. This piece on Reich originally appeared on Lebanon Sports Buzz in February of 2014.) BY JEFF FALK...

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