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Summer League Observations: July 1, 2024

Summer League Observations: July 1, 2024

July 1, 2024 TJ Eck

Seven Lancaster-Lebanon League teams took part in summer league basketball action Monday night (July 1) at Lancaster Country Day School. Here are some observations from the action: Penn Manor vs. Solanco – Solanco wins, 74-65 -I only saw the first half of this game but the clear star was Solanco’s Noah Bailey. He scored at […]

 

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Herbener returns home to lead Ephrata program

Herbener returns home to lead Ephrata program

May 16, 2024 TJ Eck

Matt Herbener admits he wasn’t looking to make a change. But this move was too good to pass up. “With this being where I went to high school and started off coaching, it’s just kind of a perfect opportunity for me to come back,” said Herbener. Herbener is the new head coach for the Ephrata […]

 

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Cooper takes over as leader of Crimson Tide

Cooper takes over as leader of Crimson Tide

May 14, 2024 TJ Eck

Elijah Cooper is a Philadelphia Eagles fan. Which, in turn, makes him a Jalen Hurts fan. “One of the things I love about Jalen Hurts is his mindset,” said Cooper. “One of the things you hear him talk about is (improving) 1% better every day.” That thought process and mindset is what Cooper is looking […]

 

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Benne, Fisher earn PA Sportswriters all-state honors

Benne, Fisher earn PA Sportswriters all-state honors

April 24, 2024 Dell Jackson

Two Lancaster-Lebanon League players earned all-state honors from PA Sportswriters for their performance during the 2023-2024 season. Penn Manor standout senior forward Ethan Benne caps off his outstanding high school basketball career with a spot on the Class 6A all-state second team. He becomes the first Comet to earn all-state honors since 1990. Benne led […]

 

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All-Section LLHoops.com Teams: 2023-24

All-Section LLHoops.com Teams: 2023-24

April 5, 2024 Andy Herr

Ed note: Welcome to the 2023-24 All LLhoops.com teams. Between Dell, Andy, and TJ, we saw each player no fewer than two times. We continue with our 6 player teams- more awards for more deserving players. Names appear in alphabetical order.  Enjoy!   Section One First Team Ethan Benne (Penn Manor) De’Andre Jones (McCaskey) Fernando […]

 

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Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 4

Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 4

April 4, 2024 TJ Eck

With standout seniors like Ethan Benne, Ben Troyer, Zach Kirk, Artie Poindexter, and Carter Horst moving on, there will be a new wave of stars in the Lancaster-Lebanon League next season. Over the coming days we will be taking a look at the top returning players who have a chance to become the next group […]

 

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L-L League Senior All-Star Games Recap (2024)

L-L League Senior All-Star Games Recap (2024)

April 3, 2024 TJ Eck

Shooters keep on shooting. And that’s exactly what Jordan Poole did Tuesday night.   “I just wanted to help my team win,” said Poole, a senior guard from Columbia. “It was a big shot. I took it…it came to me, hit the three, got the win, let’s go.”   Poole knocked down a go-ahead three-pointer […]

 

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Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 3

Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 3

April 1, 2024 TJ Eck

With standout seniors like Ethan Benne, Ben Troyer, Zach Kirk, Artie Poindexter, and Carter Horst moving on, there will be a new wave of stars in the Lancaster-Lebanon League next season. Over the coming days we will be taking a look at the top returning players who have a chance to become the next group […]

 

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Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 2

Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 2

March 28, 2024 TJ Eck

With standout seniors like Ethan Benne, Ben Troyer, Zach Kirk, Artie Poindexter, and Carter Horst moving on, there will be a new wave of stars in the Lancaster-Lebanon League next season. Over the coming days we will be taking a look at the top returning players who have a chance to become the next group […]

 

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Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 1

Who’s Next? – 2024: Section 1

March 25, 2024 TJ Eck

With standout seniors like Ethan Benne, Ben Troyer, Zach Kirk, Artie Poindexter, and Carter Horst moving on, there will be a new wave of stars in the Lancaster-Lebanon League next season. Over the coming days we will be taking a look at the top returning players who have a chance to become the next group […]

 

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TJ’s Top Ten: L-L League Players – 2023-2024 Season

TJ’s Top Ten: L-L League Players – 2023-2024 Season

March 18, 2024 TJ Eck

The top ten Lancaster-Lebanon League players of the 2023-2024 season according to TJ Eck. NOTE: Statistics from our friends at LancasterOnline and submitted by head coaches to LLHoops.com. 1. Ethan Benne – Penn Manor (Senior Forward) This was an easy choice. Benne was, without a doubt, the best player in the Lancaster-Lebanon League this season. He led the […]

 

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After Eight Successful Years Atop The Hill, Kerry Glover Steps Down As Columbia Coach

After Eight Successful Years Atop The Hill, Kerry Glover Steps Down As Columbia Coach

March 17, 2024 Andy Herr

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Columbia Crimson Tide boys’ basketball program will have a new voice in the front of the room. Early Sunday afternoon, Kerry Glover informed LLHoops.com that he was resigning his post as Columbia head coach. During his eight-year stint, Glover was able to post a 131-68 overall […]

 

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Blazers’ run to repeat ends in state quarterfinals

Blazers’ run to repeat ends in state quarterfinals

March 16, 2024 TJ Eck

Lancaster Mennonite’s bid to repeat as state champion came to an end Saturday afternoon. The Blazers suffered a 69-38 loss to Constitution in the PIAA Class 2A state quarterfinals at Norristown High School. “I am just so frustrated with myself and disappointed for our guys,” said Lancaster Mennonite head coach Jeff Hartenstine. “I know, on the […]

 

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Cougars’ historic season ends in state quarterfinals

Cougars’ historic season ends in state quarterfinals

March 16, 2024 TJ Eck

Lancaster Country Day’s historic 2023-2024 season came to end Friday night. The Cougars suffered a 75-48 loss to Berlin Brothersvalley in the PIAA Class 1A state quarterfinals at McConnellsburg High School. Senior guard/forward and Gannon University recruit Pace Prosser scored the Mountaineers’ first 11 points of the game, tallied 13 points in the first quarter, and […]

 

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Lancaster Mennonite cruises past Conemaugh Township, advances to state quarterfinals

Lancaster Mennonite cruises past Conemaugh Township, advances to state quarterfinals

March 13, 2024 TJ Eck

Caleb Binkley wasn’t sure if he would play at all this season.   “I am happy with any time I get,” said Binkley, a senior forward for Lancaster Mennonite.   Binkley, who missed all of the regular season with a serious arm injury that he suffered in practice, was a spark plug for the Blazers […]

 

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