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HOYS making transition to Cal Ripken 50/70 format

HOYS making transition to Cal Ripken 50/70 format

HAMMOND | What a difference a year makes.

August 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Homewood head to Cal Ripken 50/70 12-year-old World Series

Homewood head to Cal Ripken 50/70 12-year-old World Series

In the Cal Ripken Major 50/70 12-year-old division, base runners are allowed to take lead-offs and break before the pitch, just like they do in the big leagues.

August 04, 2014 10:00 pm
CR 2013 World Series champions among seven local teams advancing to Ohio Valley Regional

CR 2013 World Series champions among seven local teams advancing to Ohio Valley Regional

How can you doubt a team that just won a World Series?

July 22, 2014 5:00 pm
Little League's second 75 years may be more challenging than its first

Little League's second 75 years may be more challenging than its first

This Friday was the 75th anniversary of the first Little League game ever played. To put that in greater perspective, that's only 38 years removed from the last Cubs World Series title.

June 06, 2014 10:00 pm
World Series organizers to take a breather

World Series organizers to take a breather

HAMMOND | Crown Point manager Bob Bauner said he was retiring from coaching baseball after watching his Bulldogs cap a stunning run on their way to winning the region's first Cal Ripken World Series title Friday night at the Hammond Optimist Youth Sports Complex.

August 17, 2013 6:34 pm Photos

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Crown Point claims Cal Ripken World Series

Crown Point claims Cal Ripken World Series

Crown Point rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Kingsbridge, N.Y., for the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series title in Hammond.

August 16, 2013 11:23 pm
Crown Point wins Cal Ripken World Series

Crown Point wins Cal Ripken World Series

August 16, 2013 11:23 pm
Crown Point claims Cal Ripken World Series

Crown Point claims Cal Ripken World Series

Crown Point rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Kingsbridge, N.Y., for the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series title in Hammond.

August 16, 2013 11:10 pm
Bulldogs World Series champs

Bulldogs World Series champs

HAMMOND | Hate to say it and we have nothing against the young man, but Kingsbridge Knights left-handed slugger George Valera has a power stroke reminiscent of Barry Bonds.

August 16, 2013 9:30 pm Video Photos

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Cal Ripken World Series Notes: 'Remember When' gives stirring national anthem renditions at WS

Cal Ripken World Series Notes: 'Remember When' gives stirring national anthem renditions at WS

HAMMOND | Harold Hull is often quick with an irreverent joke and an easy laugh, but there is one thing the 72-year-old Hammond native and resident is dead serious about.

August 16, 2013 6:00 pm
Crown Point edges Hammond Optimist, 4-3

Crown Point edges Hammond Optimist, 4-3

Crown Point is headed to the championship game of the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series after beating Hammond Optimist Thursday night.

August 16, 2013 12:23 am
Crown Point wins instant classic, advances to Cal Ripken championship

Crown Point wins instant classic, advances to Cal Ripken championship

HAMMOND | Nick Geisen retired the final two batters in order with the bases loaded, leading Crown Point to a 4-3 nail biting win over host Hammond in Thursday night's semifinals of the Cal Ripken World Series.

August 15, 2013 9:30 pm Video Photos

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Kingsbridge takes down South Lexington to advance to finals

Kingsbridge takes down South Lexington to advance to finals

HAMMOND | Through three innings, George Valera was doing the unthinkable.

August 15, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Cal Ripken World Series Notes: Bobcats show a lot of heart at World Series

Cal Ripken World Series Notes: Bobcats show a lot of heart at World Series

HAMMOND | Along their journey to the Cal Ripken World Series, the Opp, Ala., Bobcats showed a lot of heart.

August 15, 2013 8:00 pm
Cal Ripken World Series Notes: WS championship could be in the cards for Hammond Optimist

Cal Ripken World Series Notes: WS championship could be in the cards for Hammond Optimist

HAMMOND | If you ever find Daniel Villarreal staring at you from across a poker table, cash in whatever chips you have remaining while you still have a chance.

August 14, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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WS Pool Play: Grand Forks wins thriller against Opp

WS Pool Play: Grand Forks wins thriller against Opp

HAMMOND | Grand Forks, N.D., punched its ticket to the single-elimination championship round with a nail-biting 8-7 win over Opp, Ala., which was also vying to reach the next level.

August 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Hammond Optimist takes National Division with 11-1 win over East Boise

Hammond Optimist takes National Division with 11-1 win over East Boise

HAMMOND | Tommy McDermott hit a walk-off RBI single in the fourth inning to end the Hammond Optimist's final pool-play game in the fourth inning against East Boise, Idaho.

August 13, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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WS Pool Play: Quincy departs series with a victory

WS Pool Play: Quincy departs series with a victory

HAMMOND | This is not the type of tournament where "everyone's a winner" in spite of the final scores.

August 13, 2013 9:00 pm
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