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27 min ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas
The Mountain Ridge Little League team won over the hearts of the city during their quest to become the Little League champions of the world. The team most recently celebrated their historic run with an outing to see the Blue Man Group at the Monte Carlo hotel-casino.
27 min ago | The Post-Standard
Davis Kippen's senior season was interrupted by cancer, and a baseball career that began in his childhood might be over. But the former Solvay High star was prepared for the curve ball that came his way.
4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
American Fork a On a football field with barely visible markings and no scoreboard, Brandon Doman stood silently with his arms folded as the final seconds ticked off a clock that could be viewed only by the referee. He'd shouted instructions to his Pleasant Grove fourth-graders prior to every play Saturday morning, and now Doman collected his thoughts for the postgame talk.
8 hrs ago | North County Public Radio
Long-time activist and presidential candidate Ralph Nader campaigned in Glens Falls Sunday. He and Howie Hawkins, the Green Party's candidate for governor in New York, were in town to give a boost to Matt Funiciello, who's running for the 21st district House seat.
12 hrs ago | CBS Local
It's a tight race, but it really only comes down to two men for the 2014 National League Rookie of the Year Award. Assuming nothing drastic happens over the final two weeks of the season - such as deGrom allowing eight runs in consecutive starts or Hamilton stealing 15 more bases - the right-hander should edge the speedy Hamilton.
It's a little after 1 p.m. on a Sunday, and the house is quiet. My wife's off manning a table at the famous-enough-for-a-name Robinson Estates Yard Sale in Freetown, and the TV down the hall is just " off.
During pregame warmups, West Stokes' football players jogged over toward East Surry's sideline to chirp at the student section.
As each pitcher took the mound, Brent and Kelly King thought about their daughter Chelsea. It took them back to a time when their son Tyler played Little League and memories of their happy family.
In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award recognizes a 12-year-old athlete who demonstrates outstanding attitude, sportsmanship and team spirit - qualities exhibited by Green during his baseball career and throughout his life.
A second regulation Little League field at the Barnstable Community Horace Mann Public Charter School should be ready for play next spring after the Town Council approved $100,000 of community preservation funds Sept. 4. The total budget for the project is $210,000, which includes matching funds of $75,000 from the Lyndon P. Lorusso Charitable Foundation and in-kind donations.
Baltimore started Friday leading the AL East by 10 games with 17 left in the regular season, so the team will be without the 2013 home run champion deep into the playoffs. "I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Orioles organization and especially the fans," Davis said in a statement.
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis watches his grand slam home run in front of Minnesota Twins catcher Eric Fryer in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Baltimore. Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay on Friday for using amphetamines, a punishment that will extend into the postseason.
The Encinitas City Council was posed with a question: How should it honor the Encinitas Little League All Star Team after its deep run in the Little League World Series regional tournament? City staff posed several options: Acknowledge them at a city council meeting, honor them at the city's grand opening of the Encinitas Community Park, invite them to open the 2014 holiday parade or feature them on the city's Facebook Page. "All four of the suggestions sound good, so let's do all four of the items," Councilman Mark Muir said.
Representatives from both Keizer Little League and Keizer Youth Sports Association indicate the two groups are working on a merger. "I've heard they merged the two groups," Holland said.
He was born September 10, 1941, in Napoleon, Ohio, to the late Henry and Laura Vocke.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:41 pm
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