WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The best description heard about Mountain Ridge players at the Little League World Series: They’re the San Antonio Spurs.
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There is every chance that under the bright lights of Lamade Stadium at 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, no Little League World Series game involving teams from the United States will have been more hyped and anticipated in the event’s history . You can look no further than the cover of Sports Illustrated this week to know why. Mo’ne Davis has become an overnight sensation.
Minor League manager Joe Mikulik of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans had a meltdown when he disagreed with a call during a game with the Salem Red Sox on Sunday.
A few miles from the grandeur of Lamade Stadium, you can visit the humble ballpark where Little League was born — with wood bats and home-stitched uniforms and umpires who kept count by picking up stones.
Fifteen years ago, Mountain Ridge Little League was little more than a dream, and Larry Brown saw it needed its own fields at the corner of Durango and Elkhorn, on a site hugging one side of Interstate 95 — then the edge of nowhere.
Many avid ball park-goers dream of one day catching a foul ball. But when a dad proudly caught one and handed it to his son, the boy did the unthinkable — he threw it back.
Mountain Ridge beat Chicago 13-2 in Little League World Series action on Sunday.
Mountain Ridge Little League has a challenge ahead of them on Sunday when they play the team from Chicago.
Brian Bocock hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Omaha Storm Chasers a 3-2 Pacific Coast League victory over the 51s on Saturday night in Papillion, Neb.
Joel Carben and two of his sports tech-savvy buddies created IdealSeat, a fan engagement platform that uses heat maps to chart the most likely sections to snare a souvenir foul ball. The site also collects weather information and ranks top concession spots.
Every year, the question of whether television should be broadcasting the Little League World Series comes up.
Matthew Bowman and Miguel Socolovich combined on a four-hitter as the 51s blanked the Iowa Cubs 2-0 on Friday night to take three of four game in Des Moines.
In the shadows of majestic Lamade Stadium, four Mountain Ridge baseball players took batting practice from their manager Friday afternoon.
Kris Bryant’s two-run homer in the 12th inning gave the Iowa Cubs a 6-5 Pacific Coast League win over the 51s on Thursday night in Des Moines, Iowa.
Mountain Ridge, The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series opened play Thursday night by defeating the Midwest champion from South Dakota 12-2 before 7,928 and an ESPN2 audience.
Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January.
Post 8, one of the first Las Vegas’ teams to make it to the American Leagion regionals, was a star-crossed team. It had a kid named Jimmy Dyer at shortstop.
Matt Reynolds tripled twice, the second one with the bases loaded in the fifth inning, to help the 51s to a 6-4 win over the Iowa Cubs on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig’s successor.
Josh Satin’s double in the top of the ninth broke a 5-5 tie and the 51s held on for a 6-5 win over the Iowa Cubs in a battle of Pacific Coast League first-place teams at Des Moines, Iowa.
At the Little League World Series, a team from Chicago and a pitcher from Pennsylvania are contradicting the notion that baseball is dead in the urban areas of America.
Players and coaches are balancing fun at the Little League World Series but still getting ready to compete when play starts Thursday.
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