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 BY JEFF FALK  SOME PHOTOS SUBMITTED  PALMYRA – Teams are more than just a...

 BY JEFF FALK  We all strive to achieve. Success plays an integral role in...

 BY JEFF FALK  Mike Givler has a face for television, a head for journalism...

  •  BY JEFF FALK  ALTOONA – There were a lot of great things about the trip – the spontaneity, the companionship, the novelty. But the best thing about it was that no one knew, or cared, where it was going.  The Palmyra girls’ basketball team is disappointed that the trip is over. But the Cougars became better […]

  •  BY JEFF FALK  POTTSVILLE – Do you know how the Palmyra girls have played their best basketball at the right time?  Do you know how the Cougars have come together as a unit?  Do you know how they’ve redefined themselves by thoroughly embracing their roles?  Well, last night, the Cougars’ season became a little more […]

  •  BY JEFF FALK  POTTSVILLE – The Elco girls’ basketball team doesn’t particularly care for the term ‘overachieve’. It suggests that the Raiders put some sort of stock in expectations – be it their own or someone else’s.  What the Raiders did this season was get the absolute most out of their collective abilities. Every single […]

  •  BY JEFF FALK  SCRANTON –  Select one.  The Elco girls’ basketball season has been:  A.  An inspired extension of the fall soccer season. B. One of the most memorable in the history of the program.  C.  An opportunity for a collection of outstanding student-athletes to come together to foster team work, lifelong friendships and lessons […]

YOUR'S TRULY, JEFF FALK ››

Between The Lines ››

  •   “We had so much momentum behind us. It was like, ‘Let’s see where this can take us.’ You don’t know where you’re going to go. We discovered that throughout the ride. We just pushed ourselves and tried to improve daily. That approach really took them (her players) far.”

    – Palmyra Girls’ Basketball Coach Mary Manlove
  •  “The bottom line is these kids are really coach-able. What really helps is when you get along, and you play for the team, and not for yourself. This team was so self-less. I’ll take that any day, over a basketball-talented group which plays selfish. I believe that is why we were so successful this season.”

    – Elco Girls’ Basketball Coach Ashli Shay
  • “I came into preseason workouts just wanting to be better than last year. And I did that. I made it to districts and I wanted a medal. But when I came here, I didn’t know what to expect. It’s my second year of wrestling. I didn’t have anything from last year to go off. “

    – Cedar Crest Wrestling State Qualifier T.J. Moore

Game Time ››

RESPECTFULLY, Jeff Falk ››

The Final Say ››