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Sports Shorts from Around the Valley: Week of March 11th

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Moser Submits Resignation

ELCO Wrestling will be looking for a new leader after Benjamin Moser submitted his resignation this past week. The move by Moser is reflected on the agenda for this upcoming Monday’s ELCO School Board Meeting. In three seasons, Moser’s teams achieved an overall record of 49-15, including winning the Section 3 Championship in 2023. Most recently, Kylee Trostle finished her freshman season with a 6th place finish in the first ever PIAA State Girls Wrestling Championship. (published 3/16, 7 am)



Lebanon Set to Name New Football Coach

On Friday, the Board Agenda was released for Lebanon’s next School Board meeting, which will take place on Monday, March 18th. On it was the long-rumored choice of Tyler Pritchett to become the next head coach of the Cedars. Pritchett, an Alabama native, is a former college football player who finished his career playing for Benedict College. He spent last year as an assistant coach at the University of Virginia-Lynchburg. Pritchett will begin his time with Lebanon on April 2nd, when he will join the high school staff as a physical education teacher. We wish Coach Pritchett the best of luck! (published 3/15, 11 pm)



LebCo Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to the following student-athletes who our voters chose as the newest LebCo Athletes of the Week. Join us in congratulating Kyle, Sara, and Addi! Here is the list of nominees, along with the accomplishments that led to their initial nominations prior to the Winter Wildcard.

Be on the lookout in the near future for articles about each of these deserving athletes. The award is co-sponsored by Wilbur 99.7/Froggy Valley 100.1 & Lebanon Federal Credit Union. (published 3/15 @ 6 am)



Cedar Crest’s Ayo-Faleye Leads Vermont to Title Game

On Tuesday, Ileri Ayo-Faleye led the University of Vermont in their semifinal win in the America East Championship Tournament. The Cedar Crest alum, now a junior, scored 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 28 minutes for the Catamounts. Vermont (27-6) will now face UMass-Lowell in Saturday’s Championship, in which the winner will earn an automatic bid into the NCCA Men’s Basketball Tournament. (published 3/13, 6 pm)


Here is Ayo-Faleye’s postgame interview:



Howard Shines at Nike Nationals

This past weekend, Cedar Crest’s Kaddel Howard competed at the Nike Indoor National Championships, which were held at the legendary Armory in New York City. The sophomore ran the 400m in a blistering 54.53 to place 4th at the event, second among underclassmen. Howard will now turn her attention to defending her Pennsylvania crown in the outdoor version of the event. (published 3/13, 6 pm)



Kreider Opts for LVC

On Sunday, ELCO fullback/linebacker Elliott Kreider took to social media to announce that he has committed to continuing his football career at Lebanon Valley College. (published 3/13, 6 pm)



Seidel up for MaxPreps AOTW

After winning his third straight PIAA State Wrestling Championship, Northern Lebanon’s Aaron Seidel is up for the MaxPreps Pennsylvania Athlete of the Week. Get your votes in for Aaron! (published 3/13, 6 pm)


Previous Sports Shorts

Week of February 26th

Week of February 26th

Week of February 19th

Week of January 29th

Week of January 22nd

Week of January 15th

Week of January 8th

Week of January 2nd


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