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 BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Cross Cumberland Street and head over to the other...

BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – Given their career achievements, a cool, catchy nickname would...

BY JEFF FALK ASSUMPTION HILL – They are the cavalry, riding in on the...

  • BY JEFF FALK EPHRATA – Section championships are clinched from ‘beyond the arc’, at home in February. Section championships are earned at the foul line, on the road in December. On Tuesday night at Ephrata Middle School, the road, the charity stripe and Ephrata’s Mountaineers were all equally unkind to the Lebanon boys’ basketball squad, [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK ASSUMPTION HILL – Annville-Cleona and Lebanon Catholic are so competitive that they’ll play just about any game against one another. H-O-R-S-E. Free-throw shooting contest. Defensive battle. What have you got? On Friday night, the Little Dutchmen got the better of the Beavers in a little sport called ‘basketball’, through a contest which [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK ASSUMPTION HILL – Patti Hower has been scanning the landscape for a sign. Anything. Imaginary light bulbs turning on above heads. A glimmer of understanding. Something from a practice carrying over to a game. Last night, a very young Lebanon Catholic girls’ basketball team grew up a little bit. And it was [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – To boldly go where no Northern Lebanon wrestling team has ever gone before, the Vikings will have to be better than any other Northern Lebanon wrestling team that has come before them. States: The Final Frontier. On Thursday night, the Vikings’ flexed their considerable strength, talent and experience while overwhelming [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “It’s a section game. It’s (the section title) always a goal. Right now, we might be at the top of the standings, but I feel like we have a lot of work to do. We need to get better.”

    - Lebanon Boys’ Basketball Coach Tim Speraw
  • “Yes, we did grow up a little. They still have a long way to go. But this game was a great learning experience for us. It was our best win of the year. Annville-Cleona is the best team we’ve beaten. Now they know what it’s like to win a big game.”  

    - Lebanon Catholic Girls’ Basketball Coach Patti Hower
  • “We looked at this week, after taking beatings from Section Three teams. You’ve got to take care of the Section Four teams. That’s our section. It was a full gym to see two teams who didn’t have a lot of wins. To gut one out with a full gym on a Friday night, I feel

    - Annville-Cleona Boys’ Basketball Coach Chris Bradford

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  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – It was three years ago, almost to the day, when this reporter was pulled aside by Ben Brewer, who pointed an identifying index finger in the direction of a frail-looking, meek, small glass of...

  • BY JEFF FALK NORTH LEBANON – Craig Griffith wears a lot of different hats. Some feel different on him. Some look different on him. Others make him look different. But they all contain the same logo. And they all...

  •  BY JEFF FALK COVER PHOTO FROM BLUE CARDINAL PHOTOGRAPHY  ACTION SHOTS COURTESY OF LVC When Kiely Chaklos suffered the worst injury of her 15-year basketball-playing career, she had a choice to make. The one she made was a quick...

  • BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS COURTESY OF MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL Nate Houser never really wanted to go to Milton Hershey School. Is any 14-year-old ever sure of what he wants? So to smooth the difficult transition, Houser immersed himself in...

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