No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. That’s when 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis became an instant celebrity as she took the mound in the Little League World Series and mowed down batter after batter, giving “throw like a girl” a whole new meaning.
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The transition from fame to normalcy continues for Kryszczuk and his Mountain Ridge Little League teammates, who on Saturday morning were honored by the city at their home park with an impressive wall, which will forever commemorate the team’s run to the United States championship game in Williamsport, Pa.
The jersey worn by Mo’ne Davis at the Little League World Series is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The NCAA has determined that UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little League pitching star Mo’ne Davis last month, the school announced Thursday.
Mountain Ridge and the 15 other teams define the best Little League has to offer on the field. But the sponsorship banners flying above the park remind everyone that the Little League tournament is also big business.
When the Mountain Ridge kids were making memories in Pennsylvania, how many of us who were watching on TV were recalling our own Little League memories?
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman temporarily cut short a San Diego vacation to hand the Mountain Ridge Little League kids the keys to the city on the steps of city hall before a parade down the strip on Saturday morning.
The Mountain Ridge little league team returned to Las Vegas late Monday night.
The Mountain Ridge Little League team is returning from Williamsport, Penn. on Monday night from its run in the Little League World Series and the public is invited to welcome the team back to Las Vegas at McCarran International Airport.
Ashton Cave, on the last time he would manage the Las Vegas team, again proved he understood the mission of Little League baseball better than anyone.
Las Vegas’ Mountain Ridge fell to Japan 5-0 in Sunday’s Little League World Series consolation game. To Las Vegans, though, they’re world champions.
Mountain Ridge fell 5-0 to Japan in the third-place game of the Little League World Series on Sunday.
The Mountain Ridge Little League team, regardless of their final finishing position, are the clear No. 2 in Nevada sports history in terms of success. And it’s not close.
Lorraine O’Dell was among almost two dozen family members and 200 fans gathered at a northwest Las Vegas sports bar Saturday watching a son coach and a grandson play in the biggest games of their lives, alongside an “Angel in the Outfield.”
Mountain Ridge was defeated by Chicago 7-5 in the U.S. Championship game of the Little League World Series on Saturday.
If coaching truly is taking a group of players where they can’t take themselves, Ashton Cave this summer set a historic standard for future Little League managers throughout Nevada to emulate.
At this point, the Little League World Series is no longer a double elimination tournament. TV calls the shots this weekend, so the undefeated teams — Mountain Ridge and South Korea — can’t afford to lose.
Frank Thomas. Jose Canseco. Zach Walters. It has never mattered who is working in the batting cage on a particular day. Austin Kryszczuk finds a seat at On Deck Baseball Academy and watches. Learns. Soaks in every swing.
Mountain Ridge has advanced to the U.S. championship game at the Little League World Series and will be honored for its play upon returning to Las Vegas. The city has scheduled a parade down Las Vegas Boulevard to a celebration at Town Square on Aug. 30.
Pitching sensation Mo’ne Davis’ latest start has drawn record television ratings for the Little League World Series. ESPN said Thursday her team’s game earned the highest ever preliminary rating for the event on the network.
Newly-elected MLB commissioner Rob Manfred threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Mountain Ridge as the West champions met the Mid-Atlantic champions from Philadelphia and their star pitcher, Mo’ne Davis.
The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series has now reached the United States championship game, the result of a 8-1 victory on Wednesday night.
A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the heart.
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