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27 min ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Mountain Ridge Little League continues to celebrate their success

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

Former Solvay baseball star Davis Kippen battles cancer through faith

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.


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

4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Kragthorpe: Brandon Doman moves on, from BYU to little league

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.


Related Topix: Utah High School Football, High School Football, Sports, Brigham Young Cougars NCAA Football, Brigham Young University NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, James Lark, Jake Heaps, Riley Nelson

8 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

NY21: Green Party's big names rally around Funiciello

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

Kallet: Jacob DeGrom Should Be Your 2014 National League Rookie Of The Year

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.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jacob deGrom, Baseball Players

14 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Friends come to aid of North Scranton man suffering effects of diabetes

Now, many of those friends are coming to the North Scranton native's aid as he fights the effects of diabetes. On Sunday, they'll hold the Salute to Nick Forsette benefit from 5 to 8 p.m. at the 20th Ward Social Club, 2028 Pittston Ave. Tickets are $20 and include soda, beer and light foods.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

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.


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