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  • July 4 events in south suburbs

    July 4 events in south suburbs
    Fireworks, parades, picnics, concerts and more will mark the country's 238th year of independence. Here are some of the festivities in the southwest suburbs. Events will be Friday, July 4, unless noted otherwise. Tinley Park The Stars and...
  • Baseball | No-hitter highlights winning Legion season

    Baseball | No-hitter highlights winning Legion season
    After starting the season with a 3-6 record, Deerfield's American Legion baseball team is on a five-game winning streak that included a no-hitter by Joe Liberman to secure a spot in the playoffs. The Warriors defeated Lake Villa last week , 14-0, on...
  • American Legion Baseball: Not Once, But Twice

    BRISTOL – Tolland coach Steve Paasch stood in his team's dugout at Muzzy Field on Sunday and kept coming back to the same word: rejuvenate. It was Paasch's hope that his team's dramatic walk-off victory over Waterford in 15 innings on a Ben...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: YMCA of the Foothills to launch new Tribes season; National Night Out Tuesday

    The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers. Participants take part in games, camping trips, ceremonies and family adventures....
  • Boys baseball | Deerfield Legion team bests undefeated Gurnee

    Boys baseball | Deerfield Legion team bests undefeated Gurnee
    A tense last inning needed pinpoint pitching and clutch defense for the Deerfield American Legion baseball team to post a 5-3 victory over previously undefeated Gurnee. Each time the Warriors took a lead, Gurnee tied last week's game until left...
  • Inside the BRD: Williamsburg Post 39 advances in American Legion Baseball state tourney via forfeit

    Inside the BRD: Williamsburg Post 39 advances in American Legion Baseball state tourney via forfeit
    Following a tough start to the American Legion Baseball state tournament, Williamsburg Post 39 advanced in the easiest way. The team of mostly Williamsburg-area high school players won Wednesday via forfeit over Vienna Post 180. Post 39 manager Thomas...
  • American Legion Baseball: RCP Wins Northern Division, Moves On

    BRISTOL – After defeating Simsbury in the Northern Division bracket of the American Legion state tournament on Sunday, the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland had two chances to advance to the state championship. It missed its first chance...
  • Phillies still quiet but Red Sox ship Lester to Oakland on deadline day

    Phillies still quiet but Red Sox ship Lester to Oakland on deadline day
    All might be quiet on the Phillies' overhaul front but Boston and Oakland fired the first salvo on baseball's trade deadline day by swapping Jon Lester and Yeonis Cespedes in a blockbuster deal. … Penn State will play Drexel in a men's basketball...
  • Thursday's 7/31 local schedule (updated Thursday AM with state Legion matchups)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Wilson (doubleheader), 6 International League: Norfolk at Toledo, 7 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 American Legion: State tournament (in Purcellville): Williamsburg Post 39 vs. Leesburg Post 34...
  • RCP Primed To Meet Cheshire In American Legion State Championship

    Every player on the American Legion team known as RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Portland) has already won some sort of title. The Cromwell crew, which makes up the core of the unit, won as Little Leaguers and took the 2012 Class S championship as high...
  • Times photographer assaulted after taking Legion picture

     
    Three men assault Los Angeles Times staff photographer Paul Calvert after taking this photo....