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  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – Forget everything you’ve heard. The real reason we rebound, that we bounce back, is that we can. It certainly does beat the heck out of the alternative. On a bright Tuesday afternoon at Annville-Cleona High School, the Little Dutchmen softballers showed their resiliency on a couple of occasions in a […]

  • BY JEFF FALK ANNVILLE – Up is down. In is out. Hot is cold. Welcome to high school baseball, where the only consistencies are the inconsistences, and where youth giveth and youth taketh away. On a cloudy Saturday afternoon at Annville-Cleona High School, the Little Dutchmen experienced all the highs and lows that the game […]

  • BY JEFF FALK FREDERICKSBURG – The original blueprint called for a complete and total rebuild. But the on-site contractors had a different idea, so they drew up their own plans. On a pleasant Thursday afternoon at Northern Lebanon High School, an inexperienced Viking softball crew stayed red hot, with a dramatic 5-4 walk-off victory over […]

  • BY JEFF FALK HELP WANTED: Part-time. Essential seasonal work. Great pay. Flexible schedule. Amazing benefits. Some local travel involved. Experience preferred, but not necessary. Will train the right persons. Company will help with certification expenses. Must be fair, conscientious, responsible, focused and observant. Not unlike every local scholastic sport, the Lebanon chapter of PIAA softball […]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  • “We’ve been struggling with the team concept, so we’ve had to develop that in the girls. We’ve got to cheer for each other. We’ve got to back each other up. It’s the little things that make a difference, and I think you saw that today.”

    – Annville-Cleona Softball Coach Jim Wright
  • “What I remember about the top of the seventh inning was errors, And giving outs away. You can’t give a team six outs. You’ve got to make plays. Mental errors led to physical errors. When a run-down starts, instead of getting the ball out easy and making a good throw, they tried to make a

    – Annville-Cleona Baseball Coach Mike Miller
  • “It’s going well. We’re a really young team. We’ve got a senior and two juniors, and the rest are underclassmen. Coming into the season, we thought it was a rebuilding year, but they’re (his players) really starting to mature as a team.”

    – Northern Lebanon Interim Head Softball Coach John Mertz

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RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

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