Posts Tagged Youth sports

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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Japan beats Las Vegas 5-0 in third-place game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Takuma Takahashi struck out 11 and homered to help Japan silence Las Vegas’ hot bats and win 5-0 in the Little League World Series’ third-place game Sunday.

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