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 BY JEFF FALK  LEBANON – There is a struggle going on in our society...

 BY JEFF FALK  ANNVILLE – Is Mac Plummer a soccer player playing football? Or...

 BY JEFF FALK  ANNVILLE – Adam and Andrew Long aren’t multi-sport athletes. They’re balanced,...

  • BY JEFF FALK EPHRATA – Words like ‘best’, ‘ever’, ‘greatest’, ‘all-time’, have powerful meanings. They’re superlatives and definitives that pronounce excellence. Yesterday, Lebanon County experienced one of its finest Lancaster-Lebanon League cross country meets ever. One would be hard-pressed to identify another, in the long history of the event, where the locale enjoyed more success […]

  • BY JEFF FALK FLEETWOOD – You can make a bad shot. But you can’t make two. You can miss a putt. But you can’t miss a short one. You can make a mental mistake. But you must learn from it. You can get into trouble. But you can’t compound it. On a bright Monday morning […]

  • BY JEFF FALK DENVER – It’s part of the game. It comes with the territory. It’s posted within the job description. In soccer, there’s no other position charged with as much responsiblity as the goal keeper. Yet in a completely different vein, it’s kind of how it goes for the Elco girls in the league […]

  • BY JEFF FALK DENVER – You need goals to win. You need shots to score goals. But you don’t need either to compete. All that’s required for that is a will to succeed. On a cloudy Saturday morning at Cocalico High School’s Talon Field, the Annville-Cleona girls’ soccer team was shut out by Ephrata 2-0, […]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  •   “We were 34 seconds apart from one through five. That was the best spread of our season at a big meet. That is a pack attack at the front. That is guys running tough, running for each other and running for the team. We had seven league medalists.”

    – Cedar Crest Cross Country Coach Brandon Risser
  •   “I’m really happy. States is the final step. It’s like the end of the line. After districts, I thought it might be possible, especially after I saw the scores from last year. Before that, I didn’t even think about it.”

    – Northern Lebanon Junior Golfer Luke Spangler
  •   “We haven’t had a lot of success in the league playoffs, besides last year. Last year was fantastic. It’s good for our kids. You know you’re going to play good competition. It wasn’t our day I guess. It was definitely a tough way to lose.  

    – Elco Girls’ Soccer Coach Derek Fulk

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RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

  •  BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS SUBMITTED  Charlie Middleton didn’t seek the spotlight. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t like people.  Or that he wasn’t a good coach. Or that he didn’t touch lives. Or that he didn’t make an impact....

  •  BY JEFF FALK  COLLEGE PHOTOS COURTESY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY   He didn’t always have one, but at some point Khalique Washington developed a plan. It was calculated, well thought out and realistic.  Yeah, there was some execution required. ...

  •  BY JEFF FALK  PHOTOS SUBMITTED  Sometimes we pick a path in life, and sometimes a path picks us. Just like some people are born to greatness, and some people have greatness thrust upon them.  Joshua Aguirre is perfectly suited...

  •  BY JEFF FALK  SOME PHOTOS SUBMITTED  PALMYRA – Teams are more than just a collection of individuals. To reap success, members must work together, foster chemistry and be accountable to one another.  But it sure doesn’t hurt when the...

The Final Say ››