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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.
Mountain Ridge was defeated by Chicago 7-5 in the U.S. Championship game of the Little League World Series on Saturday.
Mountain Ridge Little League has gained a lot of fans during their run, including the local minor league team.
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.
St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
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.
Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought.
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB says this is the first successful protest since 1986.
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.
If the betting line posted offshore is any indication, Mountain Ridge Little League is about to wake Mo’ne Davis and her teammates from Philadelphia up from their dream week.
No. 9 hitter Daniel Muno went 3-for-4, including a three-run homer in the second inning, to power the 51s to a 10-4 Pacific Coast League victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday night in Papillion, Neb.
The best description heard about Mountain Ridge players at the Little League World Series: They’re the San Antonio Spurs. The best team in a tournament that doesn’t say all that much.
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.
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.