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Stories with subject: Youth sports
  • Movement to curtail concussions and make sports safer 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:49 pm

    SHERIDAN, Wyoming - When an athlete breaks a bone, sprains a joint or tears a ligament, the damage is easily identified by bruising, swelling and obvious pain.

  • Being home team can be blessing and curse for Lewisberry story has photos
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:21 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it's like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League World Series.

  • School bus driver facing child pornography charge 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 10:36 am

    GREAT BARRINGTON, Massachusetts - A Berkshire County school bus driver and assistant youth football coach is facing child pornography charges.

  • Texas beats California in 8 innings to reach LLWS title game 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 11:39 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Pearland, Texas, hit a pair of homers in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night for a 9-7 victory over Bonita, California, and a berth in the U.S. championship game at the Little League World Series.

  • Mexico advances to International title game at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 6:27 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Left-hander Daniel Zaragoza gave up only three hits and doubled home a pair of runs Thursday, leading Mexicali Baja California, Mexico, to an 11-0 victory over Barquisimeto, Venezuela, and a berth in the International championship game at the Little League World Series.

  • Youth soccer coach arrested on child pornography charges 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 4:26 pm

    MARIETTA, Georgia - Police say a youth soccer coach was arrested on child pornography charges in suburban Atlanta.

  • Pa. team beats Texas 3-0 for spot in US title game at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 10:18 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Left-hander Adam Cramer struck out 13 in five innings, and undefeated Lewisberry, Pennsylvania - the closest thing to a home team in the Little League World Series - beat Pearland, Texas, 3-0 on Wednesday night for a berth in the U.S. bracket title game.

  • Japan beats Venezuela, reaches LLWS bracket title game 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 7:05 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Tokyo got down to its final strike before tying it in the bottom of the sixth inning with a single, then rallied again to overcame a two-run deficit in the eighth for a 5-4 victory over Venezuela on Wednesday and a berth in the International bracket title game at the Little League World Series.

  • California eliminates Kentucky 11-3 at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 10:36 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - California hit a pair of home runs and took full advantage of four errors, pulling away to an 11-3 victory on Tuesday night that eliminated Kentucky from the Little League World Series.

  • Mariano Rivera hated pitching in Little League story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 10:13 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Mariano Rivera remembers his Little League days fondly. What he remembers most: He hated to pitch.

  • Mexico's 11-1 win eliminates Taiwan from Little League WS story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:53 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Catcher Raul Leon drove in five runs with a homer and a single, and Mexico eliminated Taipei, Taiwan with an 11-1 victory on Tuesday at the Little League World Series.

  • ESPN takes Schilling off LLWS broadcast after tweet 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:01 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - ESPN removed Curt Schilling from its broadcast team for the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of an anti-Muslim tweet.

  • Missouri beats Canada 18-6 in LLWS consolation game 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:55 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Devrin Weathers pitched into the fifth inning and hit a two-run homer on Tuesday, leading Webb City, Missouri to an 18-6 victory over Canada in a consolation game at the Little League World Series.

  • Burwash leads Bowling Green, Kentucky, at LLWS story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 10:59 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Kentucky, avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, South Carolina, 4-3.

  • Bonita, California beats Cranston, Rhode Island 10-3 at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 10:41 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Jacob Baptista hit a go-ahead grand slam and Levi Mendez struck out 11 as Bonita, California, advanced at the Little League World Series Monday night, defeating Cranston, Rhode Island, 10-3 in an elimination game.

  • Burwash scores go-ahead run as Kentucky beats SC 4-3 in LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 6:30 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Kentucky, avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, South Carolina, 4-3.

  • Mexico scores 9 in 1st inning to eliminate Australia at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 4:02 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Mexico scored nine runs in the first inning to eliminate Australia from the Little League World Series, winning 14-3 in four innings on Monday.

  • Rodriguez homers twice to lead DR past Oregon 7-3 in LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 3:06 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Emmanuel Rodriguez hit two home runs to lead the Dominican Republic to a 7-3 win over Portland, Oregon, Monday in a Little League World Series consolation game.

  • Report: Jackie Robinson West took in over $300K in donations 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 12:26 pm

    CHICAGO - Chicago's Jackie Robinson West baseball team accepted more than $300,000 in donations before Little League International stripped the team of its 2014 U.S. title, according to documents submitted to the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Heline doubles to lift Lewisberry past Taylors 9-8 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 9:42 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Jaden Henline hit a two-run double in the sixth inning to give Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, a 9-8 victory over Taylors, South Carolina, on Sunday night in the Little League World Series.

  • Tokyo beats Mexican team 3-1 in LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 7:32 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Pinch-hitter Fukutaro Kiyomiya homered in the bottom of the fifth inning, and Tokyo pitchers Nobuyuki Kawashima and Daiki Fukuyama shut down Mexicali Baja California, Mexico, in a 3-1 victory Sunday in the Little League World Series.

  • Gottfried leads Pearland over Bonita, 8-4 in LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 5:57 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Ben Gottfried hit a two-run homer and threw 4 2/3 innings of three-hit ball and Pearland, Texas, beat Bonita, California, 8-4 on Sunday to improve to 2-0 in the Little League World Series.

  • Venezuela advances past Uganda 7-0 in LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 1:26 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Luis Castillo pitched a one-hit shutout and also hit a two-run home run as Venezuela beat Uganda 7-0 on Sunday to advance to the International winner's bracket final at the Little League World Series.

  • Rhode Island avoids elimination, beats Missouri 6-3 at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 10:30 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Cam Adamec threw three strong innings and Cranston, Rhode Island, scored five two-out runs in the first inning in a 6-3 victory over Webb City, Missouri on Saturday night in a Little League World Series elimination game

  • Taiwan beats Canada 16-4 in 4 innings in LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 8:23 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Wei Hung Chou hit a grand slam in the third inning and a two-run shot in fourth to help Taipei, Taiwan, beat White Rock, British Columbia, 16-4 in four innings Saturday night in the Little League World Series.