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BY JEFF FALK There exists a theory on life which attempts to dispel things...

BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – Talk to them, and one becomes keenly aware...

  •  BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – It’s been a miserable and barren spring for Lebanon County scholastic sports. While no one would like to win a section championship more than the Annville-Cleona softball squad, in many ways the Little Dutchmen are carrying a torch of pride for the entire county. On Friday afternoon, Annville-Cleona missed out [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – It was the kind of loss from which it was easy to take a lot of positives. It was also the type of loss from which it was difficult to take any consolation. On Wednesday after school, the Northern Lebanon baseball club had its hopes of qualifying for the Lancaster-Lebanon [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Baseball is an everyday game, rooted in repetition and based on approach. Cultivating habits is absolutely essential for realizing success. Good habits are difficult to fall into. And bad habits are hard to break. The Elco baseball team continues to work on its playing habits. And it would seem that [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – Life is neither a box of chocolates, a bowl of cherries or a bed of roses. Things don’t always go the way we plan, hope for or want them to. And sometimes the sad stories need to be told. The story of the Cedar Crest baseball team’s 2015 season [...]


Between The Lines ››

  • “We’re a better team than we showed on the field. Herb Brooks said, ‘Great moments are made from great opportunities.A couple of times all we had to do was put the bat on the ball. We’re getting into the tough part of the season. Nothing is easy. We’ve got to play. ”  

    - Annville-Cleona Softball Coach Dave Bentz
  • “There’s not a lot of things I can say to make them feel better. I hit on the positives. It was hard-fought, unfortunately someone had to lose. I thought both teams played well. Both teams had clutch hits. This one would’ve kept us in the hunt in the section. It was a must-win for us.”

    - Northern Lebanon Baseball Coach Daryl Hess
  • “Districts is our goal. That’s why Monday hurt. It was a 3-2 ball game and we didn’t hit. When we do good things, we’re right there. For us, it’s a big world view right now. We’re trying to scratch and claw, and hopefully find ourselves in that district field.”  

    - Elco Baseball Coach Chris Weidner

Game Time ››


  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – High school coaches don’t coach for money. They coach for enjoyment  - the joy of watching kids grow up, the love of the game and the thrill of competition. The Battistellis are no different....

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Everybody knows it’s hard to keep a good man down. But it’s also hard to keep a good man in the down position. And it’s hard to pin a good man’s shoulders to a...

  • (Editor’s Note: Cedar Crest graduate Frank Reich is reportedly interviewing for NFL head coaching positions with Buffalo and the New York  Jets. This piece on Reich originally appeared on Lebanon Sports Buzz in February of 2014.) BY JEFF FALK...

  •  BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Cross Cumberland Street and head over to the other side of the tracks, and the north side of the city of Lebanon has a distinctly different feel. It’s a little edgier there, a bit...

The Final Say ››

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