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Taking College Basketball Recruiting to the Next Level At the Hoop Group’s Spooky Nook Summer Jam Fest

By ART PETROSEMOLO Special to the Advocate In 1891, a physical education instructor, Dr. James Naismith, invented the game of basketball for students to play inside during the cold, winter months at the International YMCA Training School – now Springfield (Mass.) College. He, nor anyone else, would have guessed that nearly 130 years later, some […]

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EAHS Boys Basketball Loses to Cedar Crest in Overtime, Beats Middletown to Finish Up Spooky Nook Summer League

Just like that, the Spooky Nook Summer League is over for the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team. The Bears played eight games across five weeks and came away with mixed-to-positive results, finishing with a record of 4-4. They closed up their slate on Tuesday, July 2, with a pair of matchups against Cedar […]

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EAHS Graduate Fairbanks Joins Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff at St. Joe’s

Just a year into her collegiate basketball coaching career, former Elizabethtown Area High School basketball standout Sarah Fairbanks is headed back to her old stomping grounds. Fairbanks, who graduated from Saint Joseph’s in 2016, was one of two coaching additions announced by women’s basketball head coach Cindy Griffin on Thursday, June 20. She’ll join as […]

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EAHS Boys Hoops Starts 1-3 in Spooky Nook Summer League

After arguably the best season in program history, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team will be facing a bit of a reset when the 2019-20 regular season begins. The Bears have lost just three seniors to graduation, but all three, Larry Locker, Amos Kollie and Dylan Sweger, were instrumental parts of the rotation. […]

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Lancaster-Lebanon League Winter All-Stars

By KYLE MORGAN The Elizabethtown Advocate It took a while, but all of the winter sports All-Stars for the 2018-19 Lancaster-Lebanon League season have finally been released. In total, Elizabethtown Area High School saw 16 of its athletes receive awards. Both the girls and boys basketball teams had four players each win honors. For the […]

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2018-19 Elizabethtown Advocate Winter Sports Awards

The 2018-19 high school winter sports season was tremendously successful for Elizabethtown. All but one Bears team finished at least second in their respective section. That makes it all the more difficult to select winners for The Elizabethtown Advocate’s now-annual seasonal sports awards. Outstanding Girls Athlete: Marena Lonardi, girls basketball What more can be said […]

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Lonardi Breaks All-Time Scoring Record As EAHS Girls Basketball Loses in States

The first round of the PIAA Class 5A playoffs didn’t exactly go the way the Elizabethtown Area High School girls basketball team wanted it to. But at the very least, the Lady Bears were able to help arguably the best player to ever play for the program achieve history. The team traveled to Spring-Ford High […]

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