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 BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – It’s really very simple. Just give them a smooth...

BY JEFF FALK QUENTIN – The Quentin Riding Club is older than horse dirt....

BY JEFF FALK So what happens when a very good golfer gets on a...

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – The foundation is solid. There’s nothing wrong with the structure. What needs to be cleaned up is mostly cosmetic in nature. The small details. The type of things good football teams need to improve on to get better. The kind of things that prove to be the difference in tight [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK MYERSTOWN – It wasn’t the U.S. Open. It wasn’t districts, leagues or even the Lebanon County championships. But anytime Annville-Cleona and Elco get together, you can bet there’s plenty on the  line. On a muggy Tuesday afternoon, the Little Dutchmen took care of their business and the Raiders, 5-2, in an early-season [...]

  •  (Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on Lebanon Sports Buzz in the spring of 2013. On Monday, Evan Horn officially became a senior.) BY JEFF FALK Sam Bowie, Becky Hower, Carla Munnion, Jared Odrick, Kerry Collins, Travis Ludwig. That’s some pretty heady company. So what does Evan Horn and those cats have in common?  Few [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK QUENTIN – Most high-pressure golf playoffs are decided by one good shot. This one required two. Rick Troutman struck both for his side. Jimmy Gardner and Brian Auman had a response for the first one. But no answers for the second. On Sunday afternoon, over Fariview Golf Course’s 6,305-yard, par-71 layout, Troutman’s [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “This was different. I was disappointed with the way we played last year. Tonight we played to win. We didn’t play well enough to win, but we can build on it. We lost a tough one. We have good leadership on our football team. We have good seniors. We’ll stay together.”  

    - Lebanon Valley Football Coach Jim Monos
  • “I stress to all my varsity players that they’re part of the team. Each match was equally important. You never know who’s going to show up. It’s a team effort. I can’t say it was one  person. You never know how it’s going to go.”

    - Annville-Cleona Girls’ Tennis Coach Peter Nguyen
  • “Coming off number 17, I thought to myself, ‘This is why we’re here’. The juices were flowing. We were in the hunt. That feeling, that’s why we keep competing. There’s nothing like that feeling. You’ve got the clubs. The ball doesn’t know your name or how old you are.”

    - Rick Troutman on winning County Better-Ball Tournament

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  •  BY JEFF FALK Things in Chris George’s coaching/teaching career haven’t always unfolded at the times he would have preferred. But to his credit, when opportunities have presented themselves, George has always been ready. Two weeks ago, George made the...

  •  BY JEFF FALK The reasons certainly vary. But there is this undeniable desire for former players to coach at the high schools for which they once competed. In that respect, Matt Gingrich is no different than most. But the...

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – The Annville-Cleona High School football program is seeking an equipment truck driver for away games. Must have clean driving record, be available Friday nights in the fall and be able to handle large amounts...

  •  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...

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