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  • BY JEFF FALK MYERSTOWN – It is not important for Myerstown to believe that it is the best team in the Lebanon County American Legion Baseball League. Nor is it important to Myerstown that other teams in the circuit believe that it’s the best. But all pride aside, and intentional or not, last night Myerstown […]

  • BY JEFF FALK MYERSTOWN – It takes time and patience, so conclusions can’t be drawn from three contests. It’s too small of a sample size. If you don’t believe Richland, just ask Fifth Ward. On a gorgeous Thursday night at Elco High School’s Lyle Krall Field, Fifth Ward kept its recent string of success rolling […]

  • BY JEFF FALK MYERSTOWN – It is fleeting and elusive. But momentum is also unpredictable and resilient. Momentum possesses the power to transcend boundaries and bridge seasons. On a pleasant Wednesday night at old Post 55 Field, Myerstown rode a wave of previous success from the spring scholastic baseball season to a 6-0 Lebanon County […]

  • Dakota Smith was on a roll, he was in a groove, he was in a zone. And as Smith went, so went the Elco baseball team. The key to the Raiders’ success this spring was their balance, their flexibility and their depth. But if there was one player who was Elco’s most valuable, it was […]


Between The Lines ››

  • “There’s always pride involved, especially in a game where there’s Cedar Crest kids on both sides. I think there’s also pride involved when we get down 4-1, just knowing we’re not going to roll over. But we don’t have that philosophy, and we don’t care what anybody thinks of us. We just have to control

    – Myerstown Manager Johnny Mentzer
  • “We lost our first three games – 1-0, 4-2 and 2-1, now we’ve won the last four. We’ve actually been hitting the ball. Defense and pitching has been carrying us all year. If we hit a little bit, we’re going to be fine.”

    – Fifth Ward Head Coach Greg Kreiser
  • “We gave the kids the car. They were driving it. We (the coaches) were putting the gas in it, but at the end, they were putting the gas in it.”

    – Elco Baseball Coach Roger Hehnly

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