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BY JEFF FALK It’s good to be Alexis Hill. In fact, in many ways,...

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 PALMYRA – The scene was somewhat surreal. In a foggy haze, young warriors stumbled around the midfield turf of still-lit Buck Swank Stadium seeking the true meaning of exactly what had transpired just moments earlier. Then the emotions came pouring out. Despair. Satisfaction. Joy. Sadness. Sentimentality. With the rest of the team [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK EPHRATA – The more the Cedar Crest boys learn about cross country, the more they understand how much they don’t know. Or maybe the Falcons have just come to realize the sport is more about the heart than it is about the head. On a clear Tuesday evening over Ephrata Middle School’s [...]

  • BY JULIE BEIDLER HERSHEY -  The Hershey Bears and Lehigh Valley Phantoms opened the season in Allentown a week ago and the Phantoms emerged with a decisive 7-2 victory. What a difference a week makes. After dropping their home opener Saturday night, the Bears faced a rematch with Lehigh Valley on Sunday at Giant Center. [...]

  • BY JULIE BEIDLER HERSHEY -  For the first time in four years, the Hershey Bears dropped their home opener. The Belleville Senators, formerly the Binghamton Senators, notched their first win of the season with a 5-2 victory at Giant Center on Saturday evening. Ethan Werek scored a pair of goals to help the Senators improve [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “In any given year, it’s important to have games with playoff implications. High school football is a special thing. It was our last home game of the year. For our seniors, it was the first of many lasts. It matters how you finish It’s pretty sure that the playoff situation is done for us.”  

    - Palmyra Football Coach Chris Pope
  • “We’ve had some great senior leadership. We’ve had a young team. But we never put together our A-plus effort. Today we got our A-plus effort. Our guys just went for it.”  

    - Cedar Crest Cross Country Coach Brandon Risser
  • “Our last league title was in (19)84, but we’ve won three state titles since. When you’re looking at a program having two or three times more kids coming out, that’s a huge difference. We used to be able to overcome that. But things are definitely changing.”

    - Elco Boys’ Soccer Coach Kirk Keppley

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  •   (Editor’s Note: This story on Earl Wenger Memorial Field first appeared on Lebanon Sports Buzz the last time Fredericksburg host the Region Four tournament, in 2014) BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – For visionaries, there’s no better feeling than seeing...

  • 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

    121 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...

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