Posts Tagged Youth sports

Little League champs arrive back in South Korea

South Korea's Tae Min Moon (14) leads his teammates in a victory lap around Howard J. Lamade Stadium after winning 8-4 over Chicago in the Little League World Series championship baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the South Korean team that won the Little League World Series wants to keep winning baseball championships with his friends when they grow up.

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Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, Chicago’s Ed Howard celebrates after his team won 7-5 over Las Vegas to win the U.S. final baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Chicago's  beloved Little League champions, will be feted Wednesday, Aug. 27 with their own parade. Then they will assume their new roles in the city as models, off the field as well as on, for how to keep vulnerable kids out of trouble. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

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3 spectators arrested at soccer game in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three men were arrested after a confrontation in the crowd at a children’s soccer game in Bismarck over the weekend.

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Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

New York Mets' Curtis Granderson gives a thumbs-up as he wears a jersey from Great Lakes Region-champion Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League team prior to the Mets' baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Jackie Robinson team advanced Saturday to meet South Korea in Sunday's championship game of the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The kids from Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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Chicago cheers on South Side Little Leaguers

Chicagoans Beverly Harris, left, and Kameron Betton, are worried as they watch the Jackie Robinson West team in their last at bat in the Little League World Series  as they watched at the Salvation Army Kroc Community Center in Chicago Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. The Jackie Robinson West team lost to South Korea 8-4.  (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Kevin Tanaka)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago cheered on the hottest sports team in town on Sunday and, for the day at least, it wasn’t a team called the Bears, White Sox, Cubs, Bulls or Blackhawks.

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