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BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – Talk to them, and one becomes keenly aware...

BY JEFF FALK Is the concept of tradition a thing of the past? Has...

BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – Same, but different. Unique, but similar. Identical, but...

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – There exists this standing joke about the spring scholastic sports season that goes something like: ‘Just when the weather gets nice enough to play in it, the high school baseball season is over’. From a competitive standpoint, purists argue that weather conditions are ‘a wash’ because both sides have to [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK SOME PHOTOS COURTESY OF HERSHEY ENTERTAINMENT & RESORTS No matter where one goes in the state, the athletic facilities there aren’t quite as good as they are here in central Pennsylvania. And one of the reasons everyone wants to come here – make it here, if you will – is the athletic [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK READING – It was a two-possession game with 0.8 seconds left on the clock. Ron Berman had one timeout remaining, and he took it. It may have been the first time in the never-give-up Berman’s long career that he had ever taken a timeout for other-than-strategic purposes. But Berman had never had [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK There exists a theory on life which attempts to dispel things like karma, destiny and a Supreme Being. It states that our paths in life are based solely on the decisions we humans make, and that each previous one has a profound effect on future ones. Now I’m not saying that I [...]


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  • “I’m pleased with the result. This is the second time we’ve been on a field this spring. You can’t simulate a lot of things. There’s still a lot of teaching. There’s some things we’ve got to sure up. It’s early. Hopefully the small mistakes will go away.”  

    - Northern Lebanon Baseball Coach Daryl Hess
  • “It’s a fine balance. We are a for-profit business. Our goal is to give back to the Hershey Foundation. There’s some events where we don’t make a profit to honor that commitment.”

    - Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Official Vikki Hultquist
  • “I couldn’t be any prouder. Here we ware in the final four in our first year in Quad-A, that says it all. To take one step at a time and keep getting better, it was very rewarding. We always played hard and we always had each other’s back. To the very end, we were trying.”

    - Palmyra Girls’ Basketball Coach Ron Berman

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  • (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...

  •  BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Cross Cumberland Street and head over to the other side of the tracks, and the north side of the city of Lebanon has a distinctly different feel. It’s a little edgier there, a bit...

  • BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – Given their career achievements, a cool, catchy nickname would seem to be in order. Certainly there are groups out there with flashy handles which have accomplished less. Their coach simply refers to them as...

  • BY JEFF FALK ASSUMPTION HILL – They are the cavalry, riding in on the their white horses to save the day. They are a present-day bridge linking the program’s glorious past with a now more certain future. They are,...

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