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BY JEFF FALK Photos Courtesy of Indianapolis Colts The pressure on Frank Reich to...

BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – First, it had too many student-athletes and not enough...

BY JEFF FALK Photos Submitted He represents the best interests of the working class....

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – There aren’t too many things better than winning. But there’s only one thing worse than losing – not playing at all. On a breezy Friday night at Fred Gahres Stadium, the Lebanon and Northern Lebanon football teams opened a season like never before, by celebrating the enjoyment of both competition […]

  • BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – This report on Palmyra’s prospects for the 2020 season represents the final preview of Lebanon County’s six scholastic football teams. What we’ve uncovered during our little tour of the local training camps are a few truths to be self-evident. First and foremost, Lebanon County teams are excited and energized to […]

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE -It’s back to the drawing board for the Annville-Cleona football program. The Little Dutchmen are starting over, from scratch. This season, Annville-Cleona will be emphasizing the fundamentals and teaching on the fly. Some of the things that the Little Dutchmen need to know can only be gleaned from doing. From a […]

  • BY JEFF FALK MYERSTOWN – It’s important to be united. Especially in a world that’s divided. It’s imperative to live in the moment. Especially in uncertain times. It’s crucial to be empathetic. Especially in the face of social injustice. Elco continues to preach, teach and learn important life lessons through its football program, even going […]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  • “Not knowing if we were going to have a season was tough. These kids worked hard for this. It’s just good playing football. It was just nice to be out on the field.”

    – Lebanon Football Coach Frank Isenberg
  • “I think it’s good for the kids. I think everybody can agree that getting out here is good for the kids. I don’t think staying home all the time is healthy. Kids are resilient, but they have felt the effects of it. Things have definitely changed, but at least we’re out here playing. I feel

    – Palmyra Football Coach Chris Pope
  • “Honestly, I want to win more than we lose. If we do that, it’ll be a pretty successful season. I’ve never stressed about losing. I want to go out there and compete and work hard.”

    – Annville-Cleona Football Coach Matt Gingrich

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RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

  • BY JEFF FALK Photos Submitted Tabb Bickell was determined to get into the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, one way or the other. What he figured was, if you can’t beat them, join them. All insensitive innuendos aside, the story...

  • BY JEFF FALK Serve God, treat others fairly, work hard and do the right things, and the rest will take care of itself. If you strive to live your life right, goals become blessings. Patti Hower didn’t pursue wins...

  • BY JEFF FALK Photos Submitted They both require unrelenting practice. They both demand a degree of focus and performance. And the players cannot shun the spotlight. But baseball and music are more dissimilar than they are alike. For Lucas...

  • BY JEFF FALK Competitive and loyal and accountable. Jim Donmoyer is an old-school coach. Perhaps, old-school is going out of style. On Monday, March 16, the Cornwall-Lebanon School District accepted Donmoyer’s letter of resignation as the head coach of...

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