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BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – They aren’t concerned with money, power or prestige. Real...

BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Basketball in Lebanon? For Sweep The Streets it’s a...

BY JEFF FALK PHILADELPHIA – He possesses the background – the blood lines –...

  • BY JEFF FALK PALMYRA – The Palmyra boys’ soccer team’s goals aren’t undetermined, they’re undeclared – which makes them even more their’s. But whatever those mystery goals are, you can  bet that the Cougars are on course to achieve them. On a warm Tuesday afternoon at In The Net Sports Complex, Palmyra continued to run [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – How and exactly when it occurred was hard to put a finger on. But in the midst of a very entertaining and competitive match, something clicked for the Annville-Cleona girls’ soccer team – the light went on. It was so profound that not only did it change the course of [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – It’s kind of like an annual block party for harriers. Just instead of burgers, corn hole and frosty beverages, the order of the day is spiked shoes, replenishing drinks and stamina. And oh yeah, trophies. On a summer-like Saturday at Annville-Cleona High School, over a hundred local neighbors gathered to [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – In most arenas, mistakes are equated with growing pains. But not only do athleticism and big plays possess the power to make us forget mistakes, they have the ability to negate them. On a humid Friday night at Fred Gahres Stadium, Northern Lebanon made enough big plays, especially when it [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “We did set goals. What I won’t say is what they are. We continue to stay focused. We’re not exactly where we’d like to be, but we’re close. This is a project in progress. They’re (his players) learning more everyday. We’re working on our weaknesses, and they’re starting to jell.”    

    - Palmyra Boys’ Soccer Coach Jerry Hoffsmith
  • “I thought we found a fire to keep going this season. That’s what we needed. We needed a win against a quality opponent. My team needed to find a fire, needed to find a fierceness. I don’t think we’ve had a win against a quality opponent, until tonight.”  

    - Annville-Cleona Girls’ Soccer Coach John Myers
  • “I love it. Maybe it’s a little old-fashioned, but it’s still very valuable for these kids. There’s some value to this. The kids know each other. The coaches know each other. It’s not highly competitive, but it’s still good competition. Annville-Cleona has done a great job of having it here. “

    - Palmyra Cross Country Coach Dave Hollen

Game Time ››


  • BY JEFF FALK You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Or in people terms: You can’t make someone do something they don’t want to do. You must excuse the Lebanon County Golf Association...

  • Five Days in June

    89 days ago
    Five Days in June

    BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS COURTESY OF HOUSTON ASTROS The coffee was a little less bitter. The air was just a little more clearer. That old spring in the step had somehow returned. Life was just a little better. Lebanon...

  • BY JEFF FALK PHOTOS COURTESY OF CHARMING CREEK FARM ROBESONIA – They say a dog is a man’s best friend. But when it comes to sports and competition, over the years no animal has had a closer relationship with...

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – For Jared Odrick, football, acting and performing have always been linked and intertwined. An extroverted people person by nature,  Odrick moves gracefully in the spotlight, is at home among crowds of strangers, and is...

The Final Say ››

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