Posts Tagged Williamsport

Las Vegas spoils Mo’ne’s night, beats Philly 8-1

Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis delivers in the first inning of a United States semi-final baseball game against Las Vegas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo’ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.

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South Korea holds off Japan 4-2

CORRECTS DATE AND YEAR TO AUG. 20, 2014 - Seoul's Jae Yeong Hwang (18) is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Tokyo pitcher Suguru Kanamori in the sixth inning of a International semi-final baseball game against Tokyo at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jae Yeong Hwang came through when his team needed him on Wednesday.

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Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

Cumberland manager David Belisle, center, talks with pitcher CJ Davock, left, and catcher Trey Bourque during the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game against Chicago at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Chicago won 8-7. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the heart.

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Chicago beats Pearland, Texas, 6-1 in LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series on Tuesday night.

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Chicago edges Cumberland 8-7 in LLWS

Chicago's Joshua Houston (17) drives in a run with a single off Cumberland pitcher Trey Thibeault in the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. It  proved to be the game-winning run, with Chicago winning 8-7. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joshua Houston and his teammates from the west side of Chicago aren’t ready to go home just yet.

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