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JIM PETERS: Little League baseball still holding its own

When travel baseball began to proliferate in the region several years, it appeared to be a death knell to Little League.

July 24, 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
Cedar Lake Youth Baseball now part of Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth

Cedar Lake Youth Baseball now part of Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth

CEDAR LAKE | It wasn't that long ago when it was all the same for Jeff Austgen.

January 17, 2014 10:00 pm
Munster ump Ramos excels behind the plate

Munster ump Ramos excels behind the plate

The beginning of Greg Ramos’ umpiring career was born in the alleys of East Chicago, where the then 10-year-old took it upon himself to officiate neighborhood Wiffle ball games.

July 19, 2013 5:00 pm

South Haven Little League hurt by thefts

SOUTH HAVEN | Any plans to construct new pavilions and possibly lights at the South Haven Little League fields are being put on hold after the theft of a tractor and a mower.

January 20, 2013 6:00 pm

Lake Station Little League has sign-ups on three Saturdays

LAKE STATION | Registration for the spring Lake Station Little League t-ball, baseball and softball season will be held at the Lake Station branch library, 2007 Central Ave. 

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
Travel ball has trickle down effect on town ball

Travel ball has trickle down effect on town ball

About three years ago, Pat Killeen thought his in-house Schererville 9-and-under baseball team had the potential to be unbeatable.

July 27, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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How teams are picked differs between travel, all-star baseball

When you're on the playground at recess, no one wants to be the last kid picked for a team.

July 27, 2012 5:00 pm
Valpo Americans roll to District 1 championship

Valpo Americans roll to District 1 championship

Valpo Americans roll to District 1 championship The Valpo Americans 10-11 All-Stars won the Indiana Little League District 1 championship at Lakes of the Four Seasons by defeating Hobart. Valpo outscored its opponents by a combined score of 55-0 in the tournament. It advances to the state to…

July 20, 2012 6:00 pm
Valparaiso Cardinals win Connors tourney

Valparaiso Cardinals win Connors tourney

Valparaiso Cardinals capture Connors tourney The Valparaiso Cardinals won the Indiana District 1 Chuck Connors Little League tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds, defeating the Valpo White Sox in the championship June 6 at Portage. More than 40 teams from the district participated. The top fo…

June 18, 2012 6:00 pm
JIM PETERS: Memory of Little League debacle still riles L.C. players, coach

JIM PETERS: Memory of Little League debacle still riles L.C. players, coach

ST. JOHN | A Lake Central state championship may not erase the memory, but it would go a long way in salving some old wounds that haven't quite healed, even six years later.

June 14, 2012 11:00 pm

Lake Station Little League sign-ups continue March 3

LAKE STATION | Sign-up for Lake Station Little League baseball and softball will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 3 at Edison Junior/Senior High School, 3304 Parkside Ave.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am

Lansing Little Leaguers recognized

The Lansing Little League recently held their annual awards banquet. I had the privilege of attending with my son's team, which had won their division under manager and coach Mike Matthys. Baseball is my favorite game to watch, no matter what age the players are.

August 21, 2011 12:00 am
Tale of Two Teams - One City

Tale of Two Teams - One City

Baseball is the American sport, and also a recently concerning matter in Valparaiso.  On Tuesday July 19, 2011, The Valparaiso City League (Cal Ripken) All-Stars faced the Valparaiso Americans, a private “Little League” team.  The first pitch was thrown at 6:00pm at the Valparaiso Americans’…

July 21, 2011 1:30 pm
A Tale of Two Teams - One City

A Tale of Two Teams - One City

The Valparaiso Americans take the field at the Valpo Cross-Town Classic on July 19, 2011. (Valparaiso Americans Field)

July 21, 2011 12:26 pm

JIM PETERS: Portage all-star team takes the long road to state

The loser's bracket is usually where tournament hopes go to die.

July 20, 2011 10:00 pm

Everything's just ducky in race

CHESTERTON | A flock of 1,200 smiling yellow rubber ducks floated lazily down Coffee Creek on Saturday at the start of the Chesterton Lions Club's 13th annual Duck Race for Charity.

July 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Valpo Americans 8U baseball team wins Valpo Slam Fest

Valpo Americans 8U baseball team wins Valpo Slam Fest

Valpo Americans win Slam Fest The Valpo Americans 8-and-under baseball team won the inaugural Valpo Slam Fest title. Valpo defeated the Four Seasons All-Star team 4-2 in nine innings to take the 10-team tournament. Team members are, front row from left, Kobe Nixon, Tommy DeLaney, Colin Majda…

August 05, 2010 10:00 pm
St. John wins minor league title

St. John wins minor league title

The Twins won the St. John minor league baseball title June 28 at Heartland Field. Team members are, front row, Collin Cox, Jacob Bowen, Nolan Tucker; middle row, manager Jamie Holtcamp, Jared Devich, Evan Momcilovic, Jared Tomac, Joel Holtcamp, Sam Momcilovic and coach Mile Momcilovic; back…

July 15, 2010 10:00 pm
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