Posts Tagged Youth sports

Mayor: Jackie Robinson West ‘pride of Chicago’

Chicago's Trey Hondras, left, celebrates with Pierce Jones (23) after Jones caught the final out of a 6-5 win over Philadelphia in an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

CHICAGO (AP) — The success that a baseball team from Chicago’s South Side has had at the Little League World Series is giving the whole city something to cheer about.

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Little Leaguers welcomed home to Rhode Island

CUMBERLAND, R.I. (AP) — The Cumberland Little League team has received a big welcome home.

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Davis’ accomplishments still inspire despite loss

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis looks for a sign during the fourth inning of a United States semi-final baseball game against Las Vegas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. Even though she’ll return to the routine of school, home and other interests now that her Little League career is done, her impact has been immense _ and the possibilities ahead seem unending for the girl with the big braids who captured the imagination of so many. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia’s Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks.

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AP PHOTOS: A look back at Mo’Ne Davis’ tournament

In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis delivers in the first inning against Nashville's Robert Hassell III during a baseball game in United U.S. pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. Even though she’ll return to the routine of school, home and other interests now that her Little League career is done, her impact has been immense _ and the possibilities ahead seem unending for the girl with the big braids who captured the imagination of so many. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’Ne’s moment is over. Her legacy may just be beginning.

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Cumberland Little League team returns home today

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Cumberland Little League team is being welcomed home.

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