SCHERERVILLE | Some World Series-qualifying youth baseball teams come home to parades and mass adulation.
Kobe has five rings, Jordan has six and "Shak" has seven.
CHICAGO | A parade and rally worthy of national champions has come to a close in Chicago as the city celebrates the Jackie Robinson West All Stars.
The Schererville Shock needed to win its final pool-play game Sunday night at the Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series in Longview, Wash.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he wanted to celebrate.
The Schererville Shock rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning, and had the tying run at third base, but Torrance, Calif. was able to hold on and win, 6-5, in the second round of pool-play action Friday at the Babe Ruth 15-yea…
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 on Thursday night in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Litt…
Schererville Shock manager Dan Bosold was worried that his team would be rusty when it finally played its first Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series game nearly four weeks after earning the berth.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wedn…
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Brad Stone hit a grand slam in the first inning and Las Vegas hit five home runs in a 13-2 win over Chicago's Jackie Robinson West on Sunday.
HAMMOND | What a difference a year makes.
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville Shock manager Dan Bosold likens his Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series qualifier to a bowl-bound college football team after the end of the regular season.
HIGHLAND | Lexi Funk appreciates the support she gets from her Laker teammates at Roosevelt University.
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.
For all of his malapropisms and unintended comedic statements, Yogi Berra is credited for these words of wisdom.
When the High School Fall Baseball League started in 2009 in Schererville, there were five teams of prep players playing with wood bats for fun on the weekend.
HIGHLAND | It isn't that they had anything against the democratic process, but when Highland Little League decided this season to let its players vote for the all-star teams, coaches were bracing for breakups.
The Indiana Bulldogs know drama.
HAMMOND | Need volunteers for a makeshift grounds crew?
CROWN POINT | Though it dates back to Biblical times, the term "David vs. Goliath" is not going to get old soon.
Sunday was a beautiful day for baseball, if was being played in Northwest Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Bulldogs manager Chip Pettit described the game in a nutshell to his players.
CROWN POINT | The Highland 8-year-old all-star softball team hasn't ventured too far from Northwest Indiana this summer.
GARY | Maybe when they visit the Bears training camp early next month in Bourbonnais, Gary youngsters will be in better shape than the Bears themselves.
MERRILLVILLE | Say what you will about softball's international tiebreaker format, but it makes far greater sense than "stoppage time" in soccer.
After emerging victorious from a series of late-inning dramatics, Highland was finally stopped in championship game of the Indiana Little League State Championships, falling to New Albany, 2-0, Wednesday at the Al and Jan Barker Sports Comple…
When travel baseball began to proliferate in the region several years, it appeared to be a death knell to Little League.
HOBART | Most of the time in big tournaments such as the NSA "B" North-Central World Series, the teams facing off don’t know each other.
MUNSTER | It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize why the 14-and-under age group of the National Softball Association "B" North Central World Series is the largest of the divisions that began competition on Tuesday across the region.
It's travel softball without the long rides.
How can you doubt a team that just won a World Series?
HAMMOND | Gregory White wasn't fortunate enough to play travel baseball.
CROWN POINT | At the end of about every high school sports season, Rick Flutka could have collected all the locker room leftovers and started a used sports apparel shop.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point Red manager Scott Angel claims he doesn't have an ace up his sleeve.
It's not quite an annual thing, but it's getting there.
How even-tempered was Jacques "Jack" Campbell?
SCHERERVILLE | During a flat-lined road trip to Sioux City, Iowa, Trent Howard arrived at the second act of his life.
UNION MILLS | "These girls live, breathe and eat softball," said John Carr, president of the Porter County Girls Softball Association.
MICHIGAN CITY | Mark Hubbard has been at the Indiana State Prison since 1990.
WHITING | One more biscuit for breakfast and history would have been made.
MUNSTER | To play college softball, you need to be talented, determined and peskier than a foraging yellow-jacket.
Frank Ruvoli was home on spring break from Wabash College, injured and away from the sport he loved: baseball.
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