Latest Youth baseball News

Perfect Game will add softball to baseball scouting camps

Jan. 18, 2022 16:16 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Perfect Game, which sets up youth baseball scouting camps, is expanding into softball. The company, founded in 1995, said Tuesday that it had hired former Arizona softball coach Mike Candrea as an adviser for on-field programming and athlete recognition...

City removes Christmas parade memorial

Dec. 29, 2021 15:37 PM EST

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Officials in Waukesha have taken down a makeshift memorial honoring people who were killed and injured when an SUV plowed through the city’s Christmas parade last month. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported city workers removed the memorial in Veterans...

Good seats still available from Met Stadium looting in 1981

Dec. 27, 2021 01:08 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sunday, Dec. 20, 1981, marked the end of an era for the Minnesota Vikings. After 21 seasons at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, the team played its final game there on that cold, blustery day before moving into the spanking new Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis. ...

City to remove temporary Waukesha parade memorial

Dec. 24, 2021 14:15 PM EST

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Officials in Waukesha plan to take down a temporary memorial honoring the people killed and injured when an SUV plowed through the city’s Christmas parade last month. The city plans to remove the memorial at Waukesha’s Veterans Park on Wednesday, the...

'Mama, are you OK?' In Waukesha, minutes of terror recounted

Nov. 23, 2021 18:45 PM EST

Hours before it started, they were already there — people sitting on lawn chairs or wrapped in blankets, awaiting an event the city's mayor described as straight out of Norman Rockwell. The Waukesha Christmas Parade, a tradition in its Milwaukee suburb for six decades, was to be...

$7K in equipment stolen from a Little League team in Vegas

Oct. 24, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

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...

Alabama prep baseball coach acquitted of assaulting player

Oct. 22, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A well-known high school baseball coach from Alabama was found innocent of assaulting a player but guilty of harassment, court records show. A circuit court jury this week acquitted Russell County High School coach Tony Rasmus on a misdemeanor...