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 BY JEFF FALK FREEPORT MILLS – Edward Schock can see life where there is...

 BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – In football, everyone wants to run with the ball....

 BY JEFF FALK LANCASTER – There was a time in the early 1990s when...

  • BY JEFF FALK WYOMISSING – A Saturday morning, non-league away game in the middle of the season. Boy if there was ever a trap game for the Elco boys, this was it. But if there’s a match and there’s a soccer ball and they’re going to keep score, well the Raiders are going to show [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS BY LORI MESSERSMITH MYERSTOWN – If there’s been an area of concern for the Annville-Cleona football squad this season it’s been their defense. But last night, the Little Dutchmen stepped up, and a weakness became a strength. On Friday night at Elco Stadium, a goal-line defensive stand by Annville-Cleona was the [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – Sure everyone wants to go undefeated. They be like, ‘Why can’t we go undefeated?’ But being undefeated is no picnic. It looks more glamorous from the outside than it really is. There’s pressure from within to stay undefeated. And with a target on your back, everyone comes gunning for you [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – Things are going so well for the Annville-Cleona field hockey team right now that it’s experiencing difficulty fully wrapping itself around the meaning of its success. The Little Dutchmen are so focused on the moment that they haven’t afforded themselves the opportunity to take a step back and appreciate it. [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “Other than the Palmyra game, where we let it get away, I think things are going well. It’s my best start since Mike (Seigfried) left. It seemed like in the past, games like this didn’t go our way, for whatever reason. But once you start winning, it’s contagious.”

    - Elco Boys’ Soccer Coach Kirk Keppley
  • “They (his players) play 48 minutes in 90-degree temperatures, and mentally and physically the kids were spent. But we bust our butts in the weight room during the off season. They had something in the tank. We have three kids on the defensive line going one way.”

    - Annville-Cleona Football Coach Matt Gingrich
  • “We don’t talk about being undefeated. We talk about continuing to play well. Being on the top  of the section, you’re going to get everyone’s best game. We’re just trying to keep things going, and improve. We had been defending very well, and we have been finishing well.”

    - Elco Girls’ Soccer Coach Derek Fulk

Game Time ››


  • BY JEFF FALK HARRISBURG – You work hard. You value your time with your family. You’re emotionally invested to your well-earned money. But when you do want to spend your recreation time and income, you want to do it...

  • BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS BY KYLE MAZABOB There are no sugar-plum fairies, unicorns or sparkling rainbows in his world. But Derek Fisher is living the dream. And like most dreams, Fisher’s is more about hard work, determination and persistence...

  • BY JEFF FALK SAN DIEGO PHOTOS BY MIKE NOWAK/SAN DIEGO Frank Reich has always been Lebanon County’s poster child for ‘local boy making good’. But no matter where he’s gone, or how far away he’s been, Reich’s hometown has...

  • BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – There are multiple personalities which reside within the mind of Christian Sechrist. Each serves him well as an entrepreneur. And both are essential inside the world of professional wrestling. It is a symbiotic...

The Final Say ››

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