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 BY JEFF FALK Travis Thome is wise between his ears. Lyle Krall is young...

 BY JEFF FALK HUMMELSTOWN – Mark Pyles has a lot of friends around town....

(Editor’s Note: What follows is the second installment of a summer-long series featuring Lebanon...

  •  (Editor’s Note: What follows is the eighth installment of a summer-long series featuring Lebanon County’s recreational parks.)   BY JEFF FALK EAST HANOVER – It may be a bit obscure, a bit of ‘outside the box’ thinking, a bit of acknowledging heroism with an animate object. But there may be few better ways to honor active [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – In better-ball golf, there’s no proverbial ‘on-off switch’ to be flipped. But if a team can grind, stick to its game plan, be patient and catch a break, fortunes can turn on a dime. And victory can be snatched from the jaws of defeat. On Saturday afternoon at the 6,562-yard, [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – With polite apologies to Mark Twain, the reports of the death of twilight baseball in Lebanon County have been greatly exaggerated. Or are at the very least, premature. There was a time during the golden age of twilight baseball in Lebanon County when it seemed like every community fielded a [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – For visionaries, there’s no better feeling than seeing one’s vision come to full fruition. But when that vision exceeds even our wildest dreams, it opens up the possibility of divine intervention as an explanation. In  many ways, Earl Wenger Memorial Field in Fredericksburg has become Ron Wenger’s ‘Field of Dreams’. [...]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  • “I feel like I have a responsibility for the park to keep it in the condition it should be, to honor the soldiers. It was first established as a recreational area, not for just soldiers, but also in memory and to honor soldiers who served in World War II and World War I.”

    - Memorial Lake State Park Manager Corey Snyder
  • “It”s crazy. It’s surreal. When you’re a kid messing around on the putting green, you dream about the time when you’re down three with three to play and come back to win. That’s the cool thing about match play and this tournament. It gives you a chance to do that.”  

    - Sullivan Golfer Mike Schmidt, Jr.
  • “From a talent perspective, I didn’t know some of the players. I did land a lot of players with a strong desire to play. You want people to play baseball. The more baseball we play, the better we are. We’re not done yet. I’d say twilight baseball is alive and healthy.”

    - Palmyra Twilight Skipper John Baker

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RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

  • (Editor’s Note: What follows is the second installment of a summer-long series featuring Lebanon County’s recreational parks.)  BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Lavish balls have become informal picnics. Strolls of the grounds have become nature walks. A dip in...

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – Anyone can drive. But it takes guts, a steady hand and an unwavering spirit to ride. And to be a racer? Well that requires another, almost undefinable set of skills. At Sleepy Hollow Motocross...

  •  BY JEFF FALK Imagine, if you will, a scholastic sports world in which no one was in the stands. No one attended local athletic events. Not spectators, not parents, not student bodies. No one. Would the athletes perform at...

  • BY JEFF FALK CORNWALL – Two brothers running together is a work out. But three, well now you’ve got the makings of a team, a special team, a very unique team. Introducing the Cedar Crest boys’ track and field...

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