| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:56 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Philadelphia's Taney Dragons face a tough road in the Little League World Series after an 8-1 loss Wednesday night to a powerful team from Las Vegas.
It was Taney's first loss of the double-elimination tournament, moving the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:37 AM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Nerves grew nerves. Fists clenched. Some eyes closed. Others didn't blink.
Cameron Bufford had been here before, or at least it felt like it. Maybe not on the mound in the sixth inning, a berth in the U.S. championship of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:43 AM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Jackie Robinson West beat the odds to reach the United States semifinal of the Little League World Series, advancing through the losers' bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
But the team of 11- to-13-year-olds from...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Edgewood LL Wins
Edgewood Little League of Bristol defeated Europe-Africa 1-0 in pool play Monday in the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. Brady Burney allowed four hits and struck out four in eight innings. Ben Mazzone drove in the only run...
| Aug 12, 2014
Chicago baseball fans are reveling in the promise of a postseason, thanks to a scrappy South Side team (no, not that one) with its eyes on a World Series title.
The 11- and 12-year-old all-stars from Jackie Robinson West are headed to Williamsport, Pa.,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
When Mike Hendrix fielded his All-Star baseball team earlier this summer, he had no idea just how far he could take his North Springs Little League Juniors. Hendrix and company did the local program proud and had a rather commendable showing in the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out.
Then, there is Taney.
The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Little League World Series opened in Williamsport, Penn., last week. This year, the vital statistics are about the same as last year and the year before: 10 days, 30 games, 16 teams representing the U.S. and eight countries around the globe. And...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The pitch settled into Scott Bandura's mitt and Taney pitcher Mo'ne Davis simply jogged off the mound. Her work on Friday afternoon was complete: six innings, nine strikeouts and no runs.
The 13-year-old from South Philadelphia...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The pitch settled into Scott Bandura's mitt and Taney pitcher Mo'ne Davis simply jogged off the mound. Her work on Friday afternoon was complete: six innings, nine strikeouts and no runs.
The 13-year-old from South Philadelphia had been a top draw...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
North Springs Little League's All-Stars have made an impression once again in Sectional and State Tournament play in two different age groups. Both of the league's 9/10s and 11s won their respective Sectional Tournament titles, followed by earning a...