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  •  BY JEFF FALK  FREDERICKSBURG – They’ve been there before. They’ll certainly get there again.  But right now, the Northern Lebanon girls’ basketball team isn’t where it’s supposed to be, where it needs to be.  On Friday night, the Vikings’ offense was downright offensive, during a 43-34 home setback to a solid Lampeter-Strasburg club. Northern Lebanon […]

  •  BY JEFF FALK    Cover Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images  What if women were in charge? How would it have changed human history to this point?  Ashley Moyer-Gleich isn’t a woman in a man’s world. She offers a glimpse into a world that could’ve been, a world that will be.  That’s the […]

  •  BY JEFF FALK  SOUTH LEBANON – When the chips are down and teams need a play, they turn to their seniors. The Cedar Crest girls’ basketball did so last night, just like it will as the rest of the season unfolds.  On Wednesday night at the Falcon Cage, Cedar Crest seniors Raven Morgan and Hannah […]

  •  BY JEFF FALK  PALMYRA – They played well in spurts. At other times, not so much.  But there was way more positives than negatives. And perhaps most importantly, they were able to maximize their gains and minimize their losses.  In basketball parlance it’s known as ‘runs’.  On Tuesday night, the Palmyra girls’ basketball team’s ability […]


Between The Lines ››

  •  “We’re trying to become a good team right now. We have to have a lot of kids playing primary roles.  All we’re trying to do is take the next step. Once we take the next step, we’re going to be good enough to do what we need to do.”

    – Northern Lebanon Interim Girls’ Basketball Coach Chris Battistelli
  • “What intrigues me most is that for my whole life, since the age of four, I’ve loved basketball.  What’s most intriguing is the transition from player to official and re-learning something I’ve known my whole life. I got to love it again. It’s like falling in love all over again.”  

    – NBA Referee Ashley Moyer-Gleich
  •   “We have a strong senior class, and most of them have been around, at some level, for a while.  We’ve done some good things over the last five years. Our goals are always the same – section champs, league champs, districts and states. That’s the standard. That’s what I expect. It’s what the kids expect.”

    – Cedar Crest Girls’ Basketball Coach Jim Donmoyer

Game Time ››


  •  BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS SUBMITTED To the Lebanon County athletic community, he was an underated athlete, one of the best baseball players that the locale has ever produced, one of the early influencers of the Elco soccer tradition and...

  • (Editor’s Note: What follows is a feature story on the Reading Fightin Phils, which first appeared on Lebanon Sports Buzz in 2016) BY JEFF FALK READING – A storied past. A promising future. An exciting present. But those are...

  • The Girls of Summer

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    The Girls of Summer

    BY JEFF FALK PHOTOS SUBMITTED I’ve never been big on the idea of awarding trophies for participation. But ultimately participation leads to competition. And it’s competition that produces the trophies. The plight and story of the Lebanon County Girls’...

  •  BY JEFF FALK We as a society, we as a community talk about the importance of getting kids out and involved in activities. We talk about about particpation, and how it seems kids aren’t as invested as their parents’...

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