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BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – Same, but different. Unique, but similar. Identical, but...

BY JEFF FALK Jimmy Collins is not responsible for the Northern Lebanon wrestling team’s...

BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – High school coaches don’t coach for money. They coach...

  • BY JEFF FALK HERSHEY – The Cedar Crest boys’ basketball team has never experienced difficulties taking care of its business on the court. Where the Falcons have run into trouble is staying hungry and humble off of it. Yesterday, for the first time this season, the Falcons’ off-court extra-curricular activities adversely affected their on-court performance. [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK HERSHEY – Just when you wondered what this group might do for an encore, just when you thought you had seen it all from them, they went to a place that only they thought they could go. What was ironic was that this group of some of the most successful female student-athletes [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK HERSHEY – Now this bears repeating: It truly is one of the most incredible feats in the history of Lebanon County sports. Twenty-one appearances in the District Three title game, in Patti Hower’s 37 years of coaching. And now 17 championships. Every single one of them has been special. And they never, [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK Is the concept of tradition a thing of the past? Has loyalty fallen by the way side? Is respect an out-dated notion? One must excuse Gary Bouchette if he’s a bit of out sorts these days- bewildered, confused, emotionally torn. For in less than one week, Bouchette had his life turned upside-down, [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “We’re second and there’s 40 teams in quad-A who’d like to be second. We played great and put on a great show for our fans and community. Sure you want to win. Winning is a lot more fun. We just battled the state champions to the last possession. We have a lot to be proud

    - Palmyra Girls’ Basketball Coach Ron Berman
  • “The best team won today. The best team on the court won. I couldn’t be more proud. They battled their butts off. We didn’t adjust anything. We do what we do.”  

    - Cedar Crest Boys’ Basketball Coach Tom Smith
  • “It’s a tradition we feel like we have to live up to. We feel like we’re in our element. We feel comfortable playing against schools our size. Every group is special. Every player who goes through Lebanon Catholic, I want them to get to Giant Center or Hersheypark Arena and experience this.”

    - Lebanon Catholic Girls’ Basketball Coach Patti Hower

Game Time ››


  • BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – Given their career achievements, a cool, catchy nickname would seem to be in order. Certainly there are groups out there with flashy handles which have accomplished less. Their coach simply refers to them as...

  • BY JEFF FALK ASSUMPTION HILL – They are the cavalry, riding in on the their white horses to save the day. They are a present-day bridge linking the program’s glorious past with a now more certain future. They are,...

  • BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – It has no interest at all in being a one-hit wonder. In fact, the Cedar Crest boys’ basketball team wants more than just a chart-topping, platinum album. What the Falcons seek is to...

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – It’s not a mid-life crisis. That would involve either a red convertible, a hairstyle metamorphosis or a fashion change. But in many ways, at the age of 50, Roger Hayes is entering a new...

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