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BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Everybody knows it’s hard to keep a good man...

(Editor’s Note: Cedar Crest graduate Frank Reich is reportedly interviewing for NFL head coaching...

 BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – Cross Cumberland Street and head over to the other...

  • BY JEFF FALK NEW HOLLAND – Northern Lebanon continues to build an impressive resume. The Vikings’ objective? To be recognized as Lebanon County’s best wrestling team ever. On Saturday at Garden Spot High School, Northern Lebanon accomplished something no local grappling team has ever accomplished when it finished third at the 20th edition of the [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – The winter season hasn’t gone exactly the way the Lebanon boys’ basketball team had hoped. But while it is running down, there’s still time for the Cedars. Their destiny is still in front of them, and well within their reach. What it may come down to is whether or not [...]

  • BY JEFF FALK HERSHEY – It is one of the best local stories running, over what has become a real feel-good winter season. Palmyra has continued to improve and evolve to a point where it has almost become the best boys’ basketball team it can be. It is a turn of events that only the [...]

  •  BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – Both the Cedar Crest and Lebanon High boys’ basketball teams are entertaining lofty goals for this season. But no matter what happens from here on out – the thrilling victories and the agonizing defeats – both will always be able to look back and remember playing each other. Because [...]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  • “We don’t really think about that. We don’t compare ourselves to anyone. We just work constantly. They (his wrestlers) really believe in their hearts that they can win any place they go. I’ve been around Lebanon County all my life, and they would definitely be in the conversation.”  

    - Northern Lebanon Wrestling Coach Rusty Wallace
  • “That’s what we’re focused on, winning the next game. We’re one game back (in Section Two). We’ve just got to keep trying to win. Obviously our goals start with winning the section, getting into leagues and and getting into districts. I don’t know if our season has been a success just yet.”

    - Lebanon Boys’ Basketball Coach Tim Speraw
  • “When kids go from not believing in themselves to believing in themselves, there’s not much more meaningful than that. It has been confidence in our roles. We have such good complementary pieces. It just took us awhile to figure things out.”

    - Palmyra Boys’ Basketball Coach Pete Conrad

Game Time ››

RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

  • 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...

  • BY JEFF FALK SOUTH LEBANON – With five experienced players returning, the Cedar Crest girls’ basketball team was going to be good this season. With Madison Rakow in the fold, the Falcons are going to be better. But the...

  • BY JEFF FALK LEBANON – It was three years ago, almost to the day, when this reporter was pulled aside by Ben Brewer, who pointed an identifying index finger in the direction of a frail-looking, meek, small glass of...

  • BY JEFF FALK NORTH LEBANON – Craig Griffith wears a lot of different hats. Some feel different on him. Some look different on him. Others make him look different. But they all contain the same logo. And they all...

The Final Say ››

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