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  • BY JEFF FALK ATGLEN – Given what’s gone on to this point of the scholastic football season, it’s kind of amazing that Annville-Cleona is still eligible for a postseason berth. But in order to make it, the Little Dutchmen need to become a little more consistent and a lot more physical. On a chilly Friday […]

  • BY CHRIS GEORGE FREDERICKSBURG – Senior Night at Northern Lebanon is always an emotional affair, but having played the night before, and following a tough five-game gut-wrenching loss, the Vikings displayed what their coach described as a ‘tough mentality’.  For seniors Tori Hollinger, Rachel Swank, and Karissa Adams, it would be their last match in […]

  • BY JEFF FALK EPHRATA – Don’t think about the kids who finished in front of him. Focus on the number of runners who finished behind him. Not only was it a matter of perspective, it was also a matter of relevance. On a picturesque Tuesday evening at Ephrata Middle School, Lebanon High’s Caleb Hershey ran […]

  • BY JEFF FALK MANHEIM – Cautiously optimistic. Realistic idealism. Wide-open expecations. That’s the approach with which the Elco girls’ soccer team entered this year’s Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs. Given how things played out, it was probably the correct way to go about it. On a damp Saturday afternoon, on the turf of Manheim Central’s Rettew Field, […]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  • “It’s our physicality. That’s the line of demarcation. We kind of back off against physical teams. That’s the correlation factor in our season. That’s the common denominator. We’ve played four really good games and four really bad games. We’re pretty average.”

    – Annville-Cleona Football Coach Matt Gingrich
  • “I’m happy. It was a good finish. The only guy who beat me in the league was Hodge, so I thought it would probably be between him, me, Colin and Tyler. If you would’ve told me at the beginning of the season that I was going to finish third at the league meet, I would’ve

    – Lebanon Senior Runner Caleb Hershey
  • “You go into it with the mindset that you can win it. We also wanted to give a good showing. You don’t want to get destroyed, and we didn’t. I wouldn’t say we tempered our expectations coming in, but we were realistic.”

    – Elco Girls’ Soccer Coach Derek Fulk

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RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

The Final Say ››