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Coach Leo Ward- Spot blond bombers/Curtis Waltman revisited

September 22, 2021 Dell Jackson

Ed note: Coach Leo Ward- Garden Spot- takes us back memory lane – the Blond Bombers and some Curtis Waltman stories! Enjoy.   Press Break is presented to you by Spooky Nook Basketball. The leader for all your basketball needs. Everything from Tournaments/Leagues/Camps/ and Personal Training. Press Break is presented to you by Spooky Nook […]

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Danny Walck, Hempfield zoom interview

August 26, 2021 Dell Jackson

Ed Note: Danny Walck, of Hempfield and a 24 year vet on the LL Varsity scene, joins LLhoops for a long awaited interview. “Athletes First”. Enjoy. Press Break is presented to you by Spooky Nook Basketball. The leader for all your basketball needs. Everything from Tournaments/Leagues/Camps/ and Personal Training.        

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ All-State Team (6A Classification)

May 1, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Drago of the Reading Eagle…   Rahsool Diggins earned All-State recognition as both a sophomore and junior, but he changed his game for his senior season at Archbishop Wood. Knowing he’d be playing point guard at the University of Connecticut he prepared himself by playing that role for the Vikings. Diggins’ […]

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportwriters’ All-State Team (5A Classification)

April 30, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Gross of LNP…   Archbishop Ryan’s Aaron Lemon-Warren was leading the powerful Philadelphia Catholic League in scoring in the 2019-20 season when a broken foot shut him down for the year. Ryan started this season two weeks after everyone else in the PCL due to a COVID-19 shutdown, and the PCL […]

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ All-State Team (4A Classification)

April 29, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Gross of LNP…   It was far from a normal boys’ basketball season for Neumann-Goretti, one of Pennsylvania’s most successful programs. The Saints, who have won nine state championships since 2009, went 4-6 with no postseason in 2020-21, thanks to a combination of pandemic-related issues and the use, acknowledged by the […]

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ All-State Team (3A Classification)

April 28, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Gross of LNP…   “The only thing on my bucket list that I really want,’’ Loyalsock boys’ basketball coach Ron Insinger told the Williamsport Sun-Gazette last month, was a state championship. Insinger’s Lancers got him there a few days later, defeating Brookville 75-53 for the PIAA Class 3A championship and completing […]

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ All-State Team (2A Classification)

April 27, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Gross of LNP….   No Pennsylvania high school basketball team had a better year than Class AA state champion Sacred Heart, a truth reflected in voting for the Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ all-state team. Jake DiMichele, a 6-3 junior swingman for the Chargers, is the AA player of the year, which goes to […]

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ All-State Team (1A Classification)

April 26, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Gross of LNP….   Berlin Brothersvalley, a small public high school in Somerset County, accomplished about all it could in boys’ basketball the past two years without winning a state championship. The Mountaineers went a combined 55-3, and were stopped short of the big prize by COVID-19 halting the PIAA tournament […]

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2020-21 Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ All-State Team (Non-PIAA)

April 25, 2021 Andy Herr

Foreword written by Mike Gross of LNP…   High honors have gotten routine and redundant for Germantown Academy basketball star Jordan Longino. Longino, a 6-4 senior guard bound for Villanova, is the Non-PIAA Player of the Year, which goes to the leading vote-getter for the Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ Non-PIAA all-state team, announced Sunday. Longino was Class […]

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Old Forge 69 Lancaster Mennonite 64 – 2OT: Boys 2A Wrap

March 20, 2021 Dell Jackson

Old Forge 69 Lancaster Mennonite 64  (2OT) PIAA Boys 2A March 20, 2021 One team had to lose…isn’t that always the case during the PIAA tournament? …This game featured wild swings, clutch 3-point shooting, clutch foul shooting and not so clutch foul shooting too, scrambles for EVERY lose ball, multiple players in foul trouble, dominant […]

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Wilson 56 Hempfield 30: Wrap – Clips, picts, soundcloud

March 5, 2021 Dell Jackson

Wilson 56 Hempfield 30 Second round of District 3   6A Boys At Wilson High School: March 5, 2021 Wilson displayed a dominant defense holding Hempfield to 30 points. Wilson’s Stevie Mitchell scored has 2000 point tonight. Points: Wilson- Stevie Mitchell 23, Ryan Strobel 14 Hempfield – Cole Overbaugh 8, Miguel Pena 8   Some clips […]

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Lancaster Mennonite 71 Millersbug 59: Boys 2A semi – Game wrap

March 4, 2021 Dell Jackson

Lancaster Mennonite 71 Millersburg 59 Boys 2A Semis March 4, 2021 These teams met on Feb 6th with Millersburg beating the Blazers by a score of 76 – 65. In the first game, high scoring C Bingaman 5’11” sn. burned the nets for 41. Lancaster Mennonite was without high-scoring Cole Fisher. With Bingaman (sorry I […]

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Dell’s Column: March 1

March 1, 2021 Dell Jackson

        Dell’s column- March 1st LL playoffs How about the final games for the LL? Hempfield defeated Lancaster Catholic in OT in the girls game. The boys game was a one point affair, with the Lebanon Cedars pulling out a 41-40 final. LLhoops had the games live streamed, photo gallery by Mark22, […]

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Dell’s Column: Feb 14, 2021

February 14, 2021 Dell Jackson

  Dell’s column- Feb 14 Recap me Andy Pequea Valley / AC LC Day /AC ELCO / AC                 Dell- LLhoops Live Stream TWP @ Crest Warwick/TWP Lebanon/ Warwick Bruce- Berks Beat Ephrata/Etown girls Gov. Mifflin/Exeter Boys/Girls Muhlenburg/ C Weiser Boys C York/ Gov. Mifflin Girls Warwick/TWP Girls […]

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Dell’s column: Jan 31, 2021

January 31, 2021 Dell Jackson

Dell’s column: Jan 31 Another week….The LL is chugging along. We had several postponements last week, but there were still games each and every night. There are games scheduled this week every day. So, the next issue that the AD’s will be dealing with is the weather. As always, we will have to wait until […]

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