Dell’s Column


Doug Kraft- 17under Cats

August 24, 2018 Dell Jackson

LLhoops caught up with Doug Kraft in August 2018. Coach Kraft mans to under 17 crew for the Cats- basically a team made up of LL players. The program has grown and been very competitive. You can find Doug at MANY LL games throughout the season. Some interesting info. This is the secomnd time he […]

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Jerry Shenk- in memory

August 9, 2018 Dell Jackson

Jerry Shenk I have been conflicted, saddened, and duty bound about writing in past tense about Jerry Shenk. Jerry’s obitutary From LNP I dubbed Jerry – “the Guru of PA HS boys basketball”. Jerry created a newsletter and rankings – The Middle Atlantic Sporting News before anyone else was thinking about rankings. I wish I could […]

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Larry Bellew- Penn Manor: interview

June 26, 2018 Dell Jackson

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Coach Jason Coletti- AC interview

June 19, 2018 Dell Jackson

ed. note : Annville-Cleona recently named Jason Coletti as the new head coach. Coach Coletti shared some thoughts with LLhoops. Enjoy! 1) Can you give llhoops followers your background? Coaching playing etc? I went to Lebanon H.S. where I played and graduated in 1994.  I played my freshmen year at Kutztown University before transferring and […]

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Coach Seth Buckwalter LMHS interview

June 8, 2018 Dell Jackson

ed note: Seth Buckwalter was recently named as the new head coach for Lancaster Mennonite. He has been part of the program since his playing days. He shares some of his thoughts with Enjoy. 1) The news of Coach Groff leaving coaching at LMHS surprised a lot of fans. When did you find out and […]

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2018-19 Boys LL Section Realignment

June 4, 2018 Dell Jackson

LL Boys alignment for 2018-19 Section 1 Cedar Crest Hempfield McCaskey Manheim TWP Penn Manor Section 2 Conestoga Valley Etown Ephrata Lebanon Warwick Section 3 Cocalico Garden Spot Lampeter-Straburg Manheim Central Solanco Section 4 Donegal ELCO Lancaster Catholic Northern Lebanon Octorara Section 5 Annville-Cleona Columbia Lancaster Country Day Lancaster Mennonite Lebanon Catholic Pequea Valley  

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Coach Ed Berryman LS- Interview

May 8, 2018 Dell Jackson

Coach Berryman was recently named coach of the year in section 2. He shares with us some thoughts about his program, the year that was and looking ahead.Enjoy! 1) Congrats on a great season and being named LLhoops Section 2 Coach of the Year. Was there a time when you thought this team was […]

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Coach Geoff Groff- Section 3 Coach of the Year

April 24, 2018 Dell Jackson

Coach Geoff Groff has been a fixture in the LL for many years. LMHS had a fantastic year (PIAA run that fell a second short of playing for in a PIAA title game). Coach Groff shares with us some of his thoughts. Enjoy! 1) Congrats of a great season- 400 win mark, great run in […]

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2017-18 All Section 3 Honors

April 15, 2018 Andy Herr

2017-18 All Section 3 Honors (Lancaster Mennonite’s Geoff Geoff Helped Lead The Blazers To Their First Trip To The State Semifinals Since 2002)   (Northern Lebanon’s Caleb Light) All Section 3 Honors Coach of the Year- Geoff Groff (Lancaster Mennonite) First Team Noah Myers – Annville-Cleona John Gillespie – Lancaster Mennonite RJ VanTash […]

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2017-18 All Section 2 Honors

April 15, 2018 Andy Herr

2017-18 All Section 2 Honors   (Lampeter-Strasburg’s Ed Berryman Celebrates The School’s First League Title)   (Lampeter-Strasburg’s Ryan Smith)   2017-18 All Section 2 Honors Coach Of The Year: Ed Berryman (Lampeter-Strasburg) First Team Ryan Smith- Lampeter-Strasburg Avery Walker – Donegal Jordan Shewbridge – Garden Spot Isaac Beers- Lampeter-Strasburg Brad DaBella- Ephrata Connor […]

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2017-18 All Section 1 Honors

April 15, 2018 Andy Herr

2017-18 All Section 1 Honors (Hempfield’s Danny Walck Helped Take Hempfield Back To The State Playoffs Once Again In 2018) (Lebanon’s Sincere Scott) All Section 1 Honors Coach Of The Year: Danny Walck (Hempfield) First team Cole Laney- Cedar Crest Blake Thomson- Cedar Crest Ryan Moffatt – Hempfield Luis Aquino-Rios – Lebanon Sincere […]

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Column: March 19..LMHS, Senior ALL Star info

March 19, 2018 Dell Jackson

Short column March 19, 2018 PIAA news… Lancaster Mennonite is still alive. The Blazers continue to thrive in the Western bracket of 3A. LMHS’ 2 OT win on Saturday keeps the dreams alive of a title run this week at the Giant Center. Andy Herr covered that game for LLhoops here’s the link. Tuesday, the […]

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Column March 13: PIAA LL style!

March 12, 2018 Dell Jackson

PIAA swing- LL style: The LL results from the first round on the PIAA. Friday 3/9 4A Lancaster Catholic 58 Huntingdon 60 final  5A L-S 54  Bangor 42  final  Garden Spot 46 Abington Heights 75 final  Saturday 3/10 3A Lancaster Mennonite 65 Ligonier Valley 60 – final 6A Manheim Township 86 Lower Merion 88 OT […]

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Chambersburg 52 Hempfield 35 6A/ Podcast-wrap

February 28, 2018 Dell Jackson

Chambersburg ran away from the Knights with a 19-6 fourth quarter. Stat of the night: Hempfield shot 5/23 in the second half. The score was tied at 22 at half. Cburgs Joel Torres ( I believe he had 21 for the game) put on a display with post moves, drives and 3 balls. Check out […]

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Dell’s Column : Feb 25, 2108

February 25, 2018 Dell Jackson

  District 3 – LL teams schedule –so far Monday 2/26 3A  (3rd place game): Lancaster Mennonite vs Steel High at Lebanon, 6:30 4A  (Consolation Semis): Lancaster Catholic vs Littlestown at East Pennsboro, 6:00 (Consolation Semis): Northern Lebanon vs Boiling Springs at Lebanon, 5:00 5A (Consolation Semis): L-S vs Garden Spot at Warwick, 6:00  (9th […]

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Jan 23
Lanc. Cath 48 B. McDevitt 30
Penn Manor 31 Palmyra 35
Spot 46 Twin Valley 45
McCaskey 43 CD East 48
Octorara 65 K -Dale 73
AC 28 N Lebanon 68
Columbia 50 Eastern 46



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