Family sues Little League over bunk bed fall, head injury
A Utah boy who suffered a serious head injury after falling from a bunk bed during last month's Little League World Series in Pennsylvania has returned home from the hospital and his family is suing the league and the company that made the bed. Easton Oliverson, 12, of Saint George, Utah, suffered a skull fracture and bleeding on the brain in the Aug. 15 fall at a players dormitory in Williamsport. Easton had been hospitalized in Pennsylvania and Utah before his discharge last week, he said.news.yahoo.com
Hawaii beats Tennessee 5-1 to take spot at LLWS championship
Cohen finished with seven strikeouts and Ruston Hiyoto hit a two-run homer to put the game out of reach, making Hawaii the winners of U.S. bracket. “Hats off to Cohen for buckling down when we really needed to buckle down,” Hawaii manager Gerald Oda said. Hawaii has outscored its opponents 47-2.news.yahoo.com
Tennessee faces tough Hawaii team in LLWS semifinal
Hawaii is a team that hits early and often. The team from Honolulu has outscored its opponents 42-1 in the tournament, cruising through the winners' bracket to arrive at this matchup. The journey started with an 11-1 victory over Washington state in which the only run given up by Hawaii came in the fifth inning.news.yahoo.com
Pennsylvania’s feel good run through the LLWS finally ends
The Mid-Atlantic squad put together 10 straight elimination game victories dating to the Pennsylvania state tournament to make a run at the Little League World Series title. After winning three more win-or-go-home games at the LLWS, the streak finally came to an end Wednesday night in an 8-4 loss to Pearland, Texas, which gave the team both its losses in the World Series. Hollidaysburg is located just over 100 miles southwest of the Little League complex and its team captured attention with big crowds and winning when it absolutely had to.news.yahoo.com
Little League coaches teach how to lose as well as win
“I told the players this continues,” Ramos said through a translator. Of the 20 teams in the LLWS, only one will be the champion on Sunday. The end of a Little League run is always tricky for coaches, acknowledging that nobody wins all the time while praising the effort it took to get to South Williamsport.news.yahoo.com
Former President George W. Bush honored at Little League World Series as first and only sitting president to visit
A new statue downtown Williamsport, Pennsylvania features former President George W. Bush, one of the town’s most notable visitors to come to the town for the annual Little League World Series.
Dad of injured Utah Little Leaguer hopeful of full recovery
The father of the Little League World Series player who seriously injured his head when he fell out of his top bunk in the dorms said there is a chance his son can make a full recovery when he returns home to Utah. Jace Oliverson told The Associated Press on Sunday night his 12-year-old-son, Easton, was expected to fly back Tuesday to Utah and will remain in a hospital there. “I'm just grateful that he's still alive because I was pretty much told he had a zero percent chance to live,” Oliverson said.news.yahoo.com
Boy hurt in fall at Little League World Series alert, walks
The family of a 12-year-old Little League World Series player from Utah who sustained a head injury after falling from the top bunk of his bed at the dormitory complex says he has been moved from intensive care and is able to walk with support.
New COVID guidelines, and addressing the crisis in the teaching profession (Aug. 15, 2022) – Houston Public Media
On Monday's show: We take a closer look at the CDC's new COVID guidelines, we discuss ways to address the crisis in the teaching profession, a local veterinarian answers your questions, and we consider the impact of putting kids under the spotlight of events like the Little League World Series.houstonpublicmedia.org
Play Ball! Little League World Series eyes possible return
The Little League World Series is planning to return in 2021 after last year's edition was canceled due to the COVID-19. A year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Little League World Series to be canceled, organizers are hopeful the late-summer Classic will return this August. The World Series is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. To that end, both the Little League World Series and the Little League Softball World Series in Greenville, North Carolina, will be adding teams in 2022. “Every 11-12 year-old kid playing Little League this year thinks about ending their summer in Williamsport.”___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/hub/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Louisiana team wins Little League World Series
Members of the Southwest Region team from River Ridge Louisiana celebrate after getting the last out to defeat the Caribbean Region team from Willemstad, Curacao to win the Championship Game of the Little League World Series at Lamade StadiumSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania (CNN) - A Louisiana team won the Little League World Series Sunday. The Eastbank Little League defeated Curacao 8-0 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The team from River Ridge, a suburb of New Orleans, is also the first team from Louisiana to win the title. John Bel Edwards, and colleges including Louisiana State University and Tulane University tweeted their congrats to the little league team. Tulane University tweeted.
Post Oak Little League eliminated 5-0 by Oklahoma team
HOUSTON - Another trip to Williamsport was not in the cards for the boys from the Post Oak Little League. Their impressive journey ended Sunday in Waco in the Southwest regional when they were beaten by the team from Oklahoma 5-0. Post Oak lost the night before to Louisiana 4-1. This group had been together for several seasons and won state titles for each of the last three seasons at the 9U, 10U and 11U levels and won it again this year as 12-year-olds. The Post Oak Little League team in 2018 made it to the Little League World Series last season where they won their opening game before falling in their next two contests to be eliminated.
ESPN yanks Schilling off Little League games
Former major league pitcher and broadcaster Curt Schilling was removed from ESPN's telecasts of the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of a controversial post on Twitter. Schilling's tweet, which was quickly taken down, was part of a graphic that read: It's said only 5-10% of Muslims are extremists. "Curt's tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company's perspective," ESPN said in a statement. "We made that point very strongly to Curt and have removed him from his current Little League assignment pending further consideration." Schilling apologized on Twitter, saying the tweet wasn't intended to offend anyone and that the information used in the graphic was inaccurate.