Crown Point Cal Ripken Youth Baseball
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.
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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Through three innings, George Valera was doing the unthinkable.
HAMMOND | Along their journey to the Cal Ripken World Series, the Opp, Ala., Bobcats showed a lot of heart.
HAMMOND | There's a good chance a local team will advance to the finals of the Cal Ripken World Series.
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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Brendan Hord saw enough of Marek Bauner's curveball Tuesday night.
HAMMOND | This is not the type of tournament where "everyone's a winner" in spite of the final scores.
HAMMOND | Crown Point suffered its first loss of the tournament, losing 12-1 in four innings to South Lexington, Ky.
HAMMOND | It's a long way to Hammond from El Dorado, Ark., and a long way back.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Optimist Bulldogs could have relieved themselves of a little drama for a couple of days had they beaten the Opp, Ala., Bobcats.
HAMMOND | Derek Jobe picked up the first save of the World Series as he helped his El Dorado, Ark., team save some face in a thrilling come-from-behind victory against Quincy, Mass.
HAMMOND | One of things that differentiates Cal Ripken baseball from Little League is how pitchers are monitored.
HAMMOND | Darrel Chaney is not the only Hammond-spawned major leaguer.
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