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Coroner: 4 dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shootingNovember 5, 2022 GMT
COGAN STATION, Pa. (AP) — A shooting in central Pennsylvania left four people dead including the alleged gunman, authorities said Saturday.
Lycoming County officials said a female victim was reported early in the day in Jordan Township and responding troopers were told that a man was shooting at vehicles with a rifle.
Family sues Little League over bunk bed fall, head injurySeptember 21, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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.
Hawaii wins Little League title, beating Curacao 13-3August 29, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — For a week and a half at the Little League World Series, no team came close to Hawaii. The championship Sunday was no different.
Hawaii got back-to-back homers from Kekoa Payanal and Kama Angell in the first inning, sparking a 13-3 win in just four innings over Curacao.
Hawaii beats Tennessee 5-1 to take spot at LLWS championshipAugust 27, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Cohen Sakamoto hadn’t allowed a run in the entire Little League World Series. But in the fourth inning of a Little League World Series semifinal Saturday, a run was in and there was a baserunner on second with just one out.
Hawaii, Curacao take different routes to LLWS championshipAugust 27, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hawaii will play Curacao on Sunday in the Little League World Series championship following each team winning its bracket Saturday. Because of the coronavirus, it will be the first title matchup with an international team since 2019, which also featured Curacao.
Curacao shuts out Taiwan 1-0 to move to LLWS championshipAugust 27, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Curacao didn’t do much at the plate Saturday, knocking out just three hits.
But behind 4 2/3 innings of shutout ball from Reangelo Decaster, a few defensive gems and Jaydion Louisa’s pinch-hit dribbler, the Caribbean team beat Taiwan 1-0 to move on to the Little League World Series championship.
Taiwan, Curacao look to win international bracket at LLWSAugust 26, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Taiwan will play Curacao on Saturday in a semifinal at the Little League World Series to determine which team will represent the international bracket in the championship against a U.S.
Tennessee faces tough Hawaii team in LLWS semifinalAugust 26, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hawaii and Tennessee are set for a rematch Saturday to decide which team will represent the United States in the championship of the Little League World Series.
Little League participation on the rise post-COVID-19August 25, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Little League International says participation in its baseball and softball leagues was up this season, and team managers are optimistic about another bump next year coming off the first full-scale Little League World Series since the pandemic.
Pennsylvania’s feel good run through the LLWS finally endsAugust 25, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hollidaysburg Little League extended its summer and staved off elimination for almost a month.
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.
Little League coaches teach how to lose as well as winAugust 24, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Following an 8-1 loss to Nicaragua at the Little League World Series, Ubaldo Ramos IV gathered his Panama team one final time.
It was an emotional group, as tears were shed in the postgame handshake line.
Mexico chasing first Little League title since 1997August 23, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A big bat and a no-hitter have Mexico just a couple of wins away from its first Little League World Series title game since 2008.
If Mexico gets that far, it could bring home a title for the first time in 25 years.
Mateo lifts Orioles past Boston in MLB Little League ClassicAugust 22, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jorge Mateo felt like a kid again when he arrived in a town overrun by Little Leaguers wanting nothing more to do at a major-league game than chug Gatorades, hurry to reach the front of the line at the ice cream stand and yell for every run — no matter which team scored.
Kids Again: Red Sox, Orioles cardboard race Little LeaguersAugust 22, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi and John Schreiber used their sliders without throwing a pitch. The Boston Red Sox pitchers grabbed their hunks of flattened cardboard and took flight for the traditional slide down the outfield hill outside the Little League World Series stadium.
Dad of injured Utah Little Leaguer hopeful of full recoveryAugust 21, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — 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.
Hernández, Arroyo, Wacha power Red Sox past Orioles 4-3August 20, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Kike Hernández hit a two-run homer, Christian Arroyo added a key RBI double in the ninth inning and Michael Wacha pitched scoreless ball into the sixth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday.
Hawaii off to strong start at Little League World SeriesAugust 20, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT. Pa. (AP) — A packed Lamade Stadium, a national TV audience and an opposing pitcher who tossed a no-hitter in a regional final.
That would trouble a lot of teams of 10- to 12-year-olds, but not Hawaii.
Kid ’n Play: Little Leaguers set for date with MLB starsAugust 20, 2022 GMT
Jason Varitek reveled in 1984 in all the quaint traditions that make the Little League World Series a throwback to the simple days of playing baseball. He traded pins, met kids from other parts of the United States and around the world.
Injured Utah little leaguer recovering, has call with coachAugust 19, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Little League World Series player who seriously injured his head when he fell out of his top bunk in dorms at the world series complex has FaceTimed with his coach and continues to improve, the coach said Friday.
Small but mighty, Curacao poised for Little League runAugust 19, 2022 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — If there’s a player who best represents just how good Curacao can be at the Little League World Series, it may be Davey-Jay Rijke.
In Curacao’s 2-0 victory Wednesday over a talented team from Nicaragua, Davey-Jay allowed just two hits while striking out 14 over 5 1/3 innings.
Boy hurt in fall at Little League World Series alert, walksAugust 18, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — 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 said Thursday that he has been moved from intensive care and is able to sit up, eat and walk with support.
Little League World Series is back with 4 more teamsAugust 16, 2022 GMT
The Little League World Series is back to its old self, and more.
After no tournament in 2020 and no international clubs in 2021, both due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the youth baseball tournament has expanded to 20 teams from around the world that will play ball in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, starting Wednesday.
Utah boy injured in dorm fall at Little League World SeriesAugust 16, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A 12-year-old Little League World Series player from Utah was in critical condition Tuesday with what his family said was a head injury suffered when he fell off the top bunk of his bed at the dormitory complex.
Penns Woods: Q2 Earnings SnapshotJuly 21, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) _ Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. (PWOD) on Thursday reported net income of $4.2 million in its second quarter.
The Williamsport, Pennsylvania-based bank said it had earnings of 60 cents per share.
Fight over 2020 election records lands in Pennsylvania courtJune 28, 2022 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A county judge in Williamsport has to decide whether to force officials to provide voter-by-voter electronic election records after the state Office of Open Records ruled Pennsylvania law makes them confidential.
Penns Woods: Q1 Earnings SnapshotApril 21, 2022 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) _ Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. (PWOD) on Thursday reported net income of $3.4 million in its first quarter.
The bank, based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 49 cents per share.
NJ man arrested in 2001 slaying of Pennsylvania teenagerMarch 14, 2022 GMT
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities have announced the arrest of a New Jersey man in the cold-case slaying of a teenager whose body was found in central Pennsylvania more than two decades ago.
Nigerian man sentenced in fraud scheme that targeted womenNovember 24, 2021 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge in Pennsylvania has sentenced a Nigerian man to more than seven years in prison for conspiring to launder approximately $1.89 million in mail and wire fraud proceeds in a scheme that targeted women.
3rd arrest in probe that led to discovery of 2 buried girlsNovember 10, 2021 GMT
COGAN STATION, Pa. (AP) — A third woman has been arrested in the investigation that led to discovery of the bodies of two young girls missing for years and buried in the backyard of a Pennsylvania home, authorities said.
2 arrested after bodies of 2 missing girls found in backyardNovember 9, 2021 GMT
COGAN STATION, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of the bodies of two young girls missing for years and buried in the backyard of a Pennsylvania home has led to the arrest of two women.
Authorities identified the bodies of 6-year-old Nicole Snyder and 4-year-old Jasmine Snyder on Monday.
$7K in equipment stolen from a Little League team in VegasOctober 24, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment has been stolen from Mountain Ridge Little League team in Las Vegas, according to authorities.
League president Jimmy Belanger told TV station Fox 5 that vandals broke into the concession’s building between last Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon.
Gophers: RB Trey Potts home from hospital and ‘doing well’October 9, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota running back Trey Potts was discharged Friday from an Indiana hospital where he spent six days after an unspecified medical condition developed during the team's game at Purdue.
Lake Superior: Michigan beats Ohio for Little League titleAugust 30, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Twice, Jackson Surma walked to the plate with runners in scoring position in the biggest game of his young life. Both times he delivered.
Surma drove in four runs and Ethan Van Belle struck out eight as Michigan beat Ohio 5-2 on Sunday in the championship game of the Little League World Series.
Michigan beats Hawaii 2-1 and moves into LLWS championshipAugust 28, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Cameron Thorning hit a two-run homer and struck out seven over 3 ⅓ innings as Michigan defeated Hawaii 2-1 in a semifinal Saturday at the Little League World Series.
Ohio and Michigan to play Sunday for Little League titleAugust 28, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The championship of the Little League World Series on Sunday will feature a rematch of the Great Lakes regional title game, Ohio against Michigan.
Michigan won the first time, 9-1, but Ohio can forget all about that if it comes back in the biggest game of all.
Ohio beats South Dakota 5-2, reaches LLWS championship gameAugust 28, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Cooper Oden struck out six and allowed two runs over five innings Saturday as Ohio hung on to beat South Dakota 5-2 in a semifinal at the Little League World Series.
The West Side Little League squad from Hamilton, Ohio, became the first team from the state to reach the LLWS championship game.
Potent Hawaii highlights 4-team field in LLWS semifinalsAugust 27, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — It’s championship weekend for the Little League World Series.
In this tournament affected by COVID-19, four American teams -- and no international clubs, because of travel restrictions -- will play in the semifinals Saturday.
Isolated from family, Hawaii Little Leaguers keep winningAugust 26, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hawaii second baseman Zack Bagoyo knows he’s lucky.
While it took skill and Zack’s entire 4-foot-8 frame to make two leaping catches in his team’s 2-0 victory over Michigan on Wednesday night at the Little League World Series, his good fortune extends to having his father, Kevin, on the coaching staff as an assistant.
LLWS ties to Major League Baseball easy to find at tourneyAugust 25, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Players at the Little League World Series this year may not be playing live in front of crowds of thousands, but they have some major league fans.
Former Little League star and free agent third baseman Todd Frazier was in the stands Tuesday as he cheered on his nephew, Carson Frazier, who was playing amid COVID-19 restrictions for the same Toms River, New Jersey, team that Frazier led to the tournament title in 1998.
Ella Bruning turns into a big name for Little LeagueAugust 24, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ella Bruning has become the person everyone wants to talk to in South Williamsport this week.
The starting catcher for the Wylie Little League team from Abilene, Texas, is the 20th female to play in the Little League World Series and the only girl to compete in this year’s tournament.
Small crowds, big noise at Little League World SeriesAugust 23, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hunter Nepple’s game-tying three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning had Nebraska’s cheering section screaming and stomping their feet at Lamade Stadium.
Hawaii’s 3-0 lead had evaporated with one swing, but its fans were eager to respond once pitcher Micah Bennett got the team from Honolulu out of the inning.
Quantrill, Indians beat Angels 3-0 in Little League ClassicAugust 23, 2021 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Cal Quantrill pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Amed Rosario launched an early homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 in the Little League Classic on Sunday night.
Little League: New life for US squads with no foreign teamsAugust 21, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Look out for the underdogs.
With no international bracket at the Little League World Series this year because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, runners-up in the U.S.
Youth movement for Little League World Series broadcastersAugust 13, 2021 GMT
ESPN will be using young broadcasters as part of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
The first of two KidsCast presentations will be the MLB Little League Classic between the Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland Indians on Aug.
Sen. John Heinz remembered 30 years after tragic deathApril 24, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henry John Heinz III was a man in his prime.
Gas driller to pay $1.9M for damage to wetlands, waterwaysMarch 24, 2021 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — One of the most active natural gas exploration firms in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $1...
A rusty Giuliani returns to the courtroom on Trump’s behalfNovember 19, 2020 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, representing a client inside a courtroom for the first time in nearly three decades, showed some rust as he tried to make the case that President Donald Trump has been robbed of reelection...
Little League World Series canceled for first timeApril 30, 2020 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — This year's Little League World Series and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic...
Little League World Series faces 0-2 count amid coronavirusApril 15, 2020 GMT
Put them in, coach. The boys and girls of summer are ready to play.
But Little League, like most of the sports world, has been benched...
Governor warns of harm from changes to minor league baseballDecember 2, 2019 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor wants Major League Baseball to rethink a restructuring plan that would affect three minor league teams in his state...
Louisiana wins 1st Little League title, beating Curacao 8-0August 25, 2019 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — For the second straight day, a line drive found the glove of Louisiana shortstop Stan Wiltz and a dogpile ensued in the infield at Lamade Stadium. Stan was fine with all that.
Curaco beats Japan 5-4, moves to Little League title gameAugust 24, 2019 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Pitcher Curley Martha hit a two-run homer to center in the fifth inning to help Curacao beat Japan 5-4 and advance to the Little League World Series title game.
He and Shendrion Martinus combined to hold a Japan team that scored 32 runs in its first three games to four runs and five hits.
Kid stuff: Mets rout Phillies 8-2 in Little League ClassicAugust 20, 2018 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jason Vargas never talks to fans from the on-deck circle, just like major league teams never line up after a game and shake hands...
Man convicted in death of daughter, 12, shot by constableJuly 29, 2018 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was convicted on all charges in the death of his 12-year-old daughter, who was shot by a constable serving eviction papers...
Trial opens for father of girl, 12, shot by constableJuly 25, 2018 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The trial has begun for a Pennsylvania man charged in the death of his 12-year-old daughter, who was shot by a constable serving eviction papers...
Tunkhannock Claims Section 3 TitleJuly 9, 2018 GMT
At Old Lycoming Field, Tunkhannock came away with a 12-11 win over Williamsport in an extra inning to earn the major softball Section 3 title.
The team lost, 4-0, to Williamsport on Wednesday, then battled back in the losers bracket to sweep three games, including a 3-2 win Saturday over Williamsport.
DISTRICT 2 BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP CAPSULESMay 21, 2018 GMT
CLASS 6A Defending champ: Williamsport Moving on: The subregional champion will advance to the state playoffs and play the fourth seed from District 1. Dates: Quarterfinal round, May 21; Semfinal round, May 23; Finals, May 28, 6 p.m.
Elderly man calls police for ride to visit wife in hospitalApril 23, 2018 GMT
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help...
DISTRICT 2 GIRLS PLAYOFF CAPSULESMarch 3, 2018 GMT
CLASS 2A 1-Northwest Area (14-9) vs. 2-Old Forge (11-12) ■ When: Sunday, 3 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena ■ How they got here: Northwest defeated Mountain View, 44-36; Old Forge beat Wyoming Seminary, 58-48.
Trial opens for woman in shooting deathOctober 29, 2017 GMT
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A man goes on trial this week in the shooting death of a woman hit by a bullet outside her Pennsylvania home two years ago...
Hawaii, Taiwan, Wash. win at LLWSAugust 26, 2010 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Matthew Campos gave Hawaii's offense one big punch, and one of inning of wildness on the mound cost Ohio a chance to move on at the Little League World Series.
Called on to pinch hit, Campos had Waipahu's only hit with a game-tying three-run homer in the fourth in the West region champs' 6-4 victory Wednesday.