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BY JEFF FALK CLASS ROOM PHOTOS BY MATT BERDINKA There are two types of...

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  • BY JEFF FALK HERSHEY – It was the kind of effort that normally produces a different result. It was also the type of effort that the Palmyra football team has been putting forth all season long. On Friday evening at Henry Hershey Field, on the campus of Milton Hershey School, the Cougars’ typical strong showing [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK HERSHEY – There was a time – not all that long ago – when the Elco boys’ soccer team qualifying for the District Three Class AA postseason was a given. The only questions surrounding the annual trip were how extended the Raiders’ run was going to be and whether or not it [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK HUMMELSTOWN – They say that sports imitates life. Well, certainly the boundaries between the two have ways of becoming blurred. Sometimes exactly how one reaches a desired outcome isn’t really all that important. What matters most is that the desired outcome is in fact reached. On Tuesday morning, pregnant Palmyra head field [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK MILLERSBURG – It’s a good thing that getting there is half the fun. Because the ‘there’ was no picnic. It’s a good thing the journey in more important than the destination. Because the landing place was brutally anti-climactic. Annville-Cleona enjoyed a memorable girls’ soccer campaign this fall. But the ending will be [...]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  • “I think these kids wanted it bad enough. Some changes have made all the difference. When we were .500, we told the boys ‘We’re going back to Elco kick butt soccer’. And they’ve responded. They’re hard-nosed kids, and that’s the way they want to play.”  

    - Elco Boys’ Soccer Coach Kirk Keppley
  • “The baby and Kristi are fine, and right now, that’s the most important thing. When you look at the car and see what happened, you can’t help but feel fortunate. That’s the good news. The baby was born and Kristi is alright.”

    - Palmyra Interim Field Hockey Coach Kent Harshmann
  • “The best thing about the season was definitely hitting our number of wins, and beating teams we shouldn’t have beaten. We proved a lot of people wrong. All the newspapers said we would finish last in our section and not make it to districts. It’s fun to defy the odds.”

    - Annville-Cleona Girls’ Soccer Coach Lisa Schuyler

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RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

  • BY JEFF FALK JONESTOWN – It isn’t easy to turn your one true passion into your life work. It requires entrepreneurial spirit, faith, vision, persistence and adaptability. But if one can pull it off, it is truly a sight...

  • BY JEFF FALK Eighty-one years young, and sharp as a tack. Forgot more football than most coaches know, but still able to recall and recite specific dates, players, games and teams. In touch with the past, but in tune...

  • BY JEFF FALK NEWMANSTOWN – Though they share no common red-cell plasma, those who frequent Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway are like one big happy family. Partly because racing has this way of finding its way into one’s blood stream....

  • BY JEFF FALK PHOTOS COURTESY OF LVC ANNVILLE – It is unclear whether Lebanon Valley was looking for a way to honor the memory of Lou Sorrentino, or if the college needed a name for its indoor sports facility....

The Final Say ››

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