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Jon Couture: Fans also have a say

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.


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Players in stitches as Chichester Park opens A new $9 million park in ...

Daniel Chichester heaved a ceremonial first pitch - fast, high and inside - on Saturday to open a new Stafford County park that bears his family's name. Hundreds of youngsters in the Stafford Baseball League joined the former Stafford commonwealth's attorney and a bevy of current and past county officials to open the $9 million Chichester Park.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Loud and clear

During pregame warmups, West Stokes' football players jogged over toward East Surry's sideline to chirp at the student section.


Related Topix: High School Football, North Carolina High School Football


Chelsea King remembered at baseball tournament

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.



East Rochester tribute to Officer Pierson

A large crowd gathered at East Rochester High School for the first home game of the season. The stands were packed but people stood in silence-a tribute to one of their own, Officer Daryl Pierson.


Related Topix: New York High School Sports, High School Sports

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Eric Green Sportsmanship Award recipient named

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.


Barnstable Patriot

New Little League field to become reality

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.


The Fresno Bee

Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games

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.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

Christian Science Monitor

Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games for PED use

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.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

The Coast News

How to honor the Encinitas Little League team?Council counts the ways

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.


KYSA, KLL look to merge

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.


Ralph Vocke

He was born September 10, 1941, in Napoleon, Ohio, to the late Henry and Laura Vocke.


Lansing State Journal

St. Johns youth baseball celebrates 50th anniversary

St. Johns youth baseball celebrates 50th anniversary The St. Johns Youth Baseball Association is completing its 50th year this season. Check out this story on Athletes from the St. Johns Youth Baseball Association participated in the 2014 Mint Festival parade along with Jack Downing and Bernard Feldpausch, two of the men who have made the program possible for 50 years.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Paly's Pederson returns home with Dodgers

One of the perks of being a major leaguer is an allotment of tickets for family and friends. That's how Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson, who grew up in Palo Alto, helped his parents find seats for the first two games of this weekend's series in San Francisco against the rival Giants.


Related Topix: California High School Sports, High School Sports

LA Daily News

Dennis McCarthy: Dedicated dads build their own a field of dreamsa

A couple of sweet, dedicated old timers stood at home plate Monday morning on the same youth baseball field they built with their own hands 56 years ago. DarrellYates, 89, and Tony Servera, 93, shook hands and hugged, trying to remember when they had last seen each other.


Related Topix: Opinion


Hopkinton Little League Baseball and Softball Tryouts

Saturday September 13th - EMC Park 9:00 - 9:45 8 Year Old Baseball 9:45 - 10:30 9 Year Old Baseball 10:30 - 11:15 10 Year Old Baseball 11:15 - 12:00 11 Year Old Baseball 12:00 - 12:45 12 Year Old Baseball 1:00 - 1:45 8 Year Old Baseball 1:45 - 2:30 9 Year Old Baseball 2:30 - 3:15 10 Year Old Baseball 3:15 - 4:00 11 Year Old Baseball 4:00 - 4:45 12 Year Old Baseball Sunday September 14th - EMC Park 1:00 - 1:30 8 Year Old Baseball 1:30 - 2:00 9 Year Old Baseball 2:00 - 2:30 10 Year Old Baseball 2:30 - 3:00 11 Year Old Baseball 3:00 - 3:30 12 Year Old Baseball In order for players to "move up" a league, attendance is mandatory Player Baseball Age is Determined by Age on April 30, 2015 Player Softball Age is Determined by Age on December 31, 2014 Players must only attend one tryout session 4 Tryout stations are used - Hitting, Pitching, Infield & Outfield All evaluations are done by outside ... (more)


West Side and South Side Leader

Westfield Bank sponsors Cuyahoga Falls Little League North Baseball Complex

Westfield Bank officially became the new title sponsor for the Cuyahoga Falls Little League North Baseball Complex at a sign unveiling held at the park Aug. 19. Those participating in the event included Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don Walters, Westfield Bank President Tim Phillips, Valley Savings Bank President Ann Durr, Valley Savings Bank Vice President Aaron Barnhart, Cuyahoga Falls Little League North President Mike Pollard and Cuyahoga Falls Little League North Board member Scott Morse, as well as many little league baseball players. The sponsorship change took place as the merger between Westfield Bank and Valley Savings Bank, the previous title sponsor, is about to be finalized, according to Valley Savings Bank officials.



'The League,' Season 6, Episode 2 Recap: Tefl-Andre

Kevin's having a really rough season and we're only on episode two. "Tefl-Andre" opens with Kevin having a wildly uncomfortable doctor visit where he's told he has low testosterone levels .


Chicago Tribune

City Council lauds Jackie Robinson West team

Jackie Robinson West players stand on stage before being introduced at a rally at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Jackie Robinson West player DJ Butler peers around the curtains as the team waits to be introduced at Millennium Park during a rally celebrating their Little League U.S. World Series Championship.


Inside Out: Staten Island's South Shore Softball 12U All-Stars are city champs

Although the softball summer season has come to a close for 2014, there's still sufficient time to put the Advance spotlight on an all-girls softball team who seldom receives the attention it deserves. The South Shore Softball 12U All-Stars have had an amazing journey - an expedition that led to the State Championship Game in Dunkirk, N.Y. That's further than most teams have gone in past years of South Shore Softball.