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BY JEFF FALK QUENTIN – The Quentin Riding Club is older than horse dirt....

BY JEFF FALK So what happens when a very good golfer gets on a...

BY JEFF FALK The tragic death of fast-pitch softball, at one time one of...

  • BY JEFF FALK LONG POND – Kyle Martel had a pretty good day. Bobby Gerhart had his ruined at the end. The difference may have been expectations and circumstance. But if one was searching for a common theme, both were running, and running really well late, which in racing is a pretty good thing. On [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK MOUNT GRETNA – It wasn’t like Mike Lesko was some sort of nomadic hired gun who blew into town looking for a game, because he had heard Lebanon County was so proficient at tennis, the tournament was so competitive and well run and the venue was simply perfect for its staging. No, [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – As darkness and a sunset thunderstorm approached, two bright flashes of light appeared in the western sky, perhaps 30 seconds apart. But in between the bolts, it was Chad Stine’s wedge which produced the true lightning. Brady Goodling and Noah Firestone didn’t lose the 70th edition of the Sullivan. Stine [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – In match play golf, where mental approach and emotional discipline are the differences between winning and losing, is it better to team similar personalities or ones from different ends of the spectrum? Do opposites attract? Or do birds of a feather fly together? During Saturday’s 70th contesting of the prestigious [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “I expect more out of a ten-time champion. At times, when he (Frank Kimmel) puts his helmet on he doesn’t have good sense. He wasn’t having the best of days. But I was really shocked it was him. I understand that he was lapped, and that he had a right to that space.”  

    - Quentin Riding Club Horse-Show Official Donali Livinghouse
  • “It’s a great venue for tennis, for sports. This is kind of the only big tournament left in the county. And Gretna is a great place to get away. It’s old friends getting together. It’s people reminiscing about tennis. It’s everything good about sports, in a beautiful social setting.”

    - Mount Gretna Tennis Club Tournament Director Mike Rohrbach
  • “We had a lot of opportunities. We were two up through two holes. We got two up through 15 holes. We just had to put some good swings on it. We had our chances. We really did. We just couldn’t hold on.”

    - Lebanon Country Club Member Brady Goodling

Game Time ››


  •  BY JEFF FALK The reasons certainly vary. But there is this undeniable desire for former players to coach at the high schools for which they once competed. In that respect, Matt Gingrich is no different than most. But the...

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – The Annville-Cleona High School football program is seeking an equipment truck driver for away games. Must have clean driving record, be available Friday nights in the fall and be able to handle large amounts...

  •  BY JEFF FALK SOME PHOTOS COURTESY OF HERSHEY ENTERTAINMENT & RESORTS No matter where one goes in the state, the athletic facilities there aren’t quite as good as they are here in central Pennsylvania. And one of the reasons...

  • BY JEFF FALK There exists a theory on life which attempts to dispel things like karma, destiny and a Supreme Being. It states that our paths in life are based solely on the decisions we humans make, and that...

The Final Say ››

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