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  • A Prideful Team, a Supportive Community0

    Four years ago, an enthusiastic group of parents, fans, and supporters gathered in the parking lot of South Williamsport’s AAA office to send off an excited team of pre-teens to the Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Oregon. The wide-eyed youngsters were members of the Little Mountaineer Softball All-Star team, which was about to

  • The Beauty of Bowman0

    In a recent article, distinguished sportscaster Bob Costas detailed the awe he experienced when as a youngster, his father took him to his first Major League Baseball game at Yankee Stadium. The stadium’s meticulously manicured green grass was a sight he has never forgotten and instantly drew him to the game. While Bowman Field is

  • Aaron, Harold, and CDC0

    My lifetime association with Little League Baseball, which has encompassed playing, coaching, broadcasting, writing, and fourteen years as the organization’s Central Region Director, has provided a myriad of memories, some humorous, some stressful, and some very personally rewarding. Next week Little League’s International Hall will be filled with volunteers and supporters as the pairings for

  • LLB Goes CBO0

    Ever since Carl Stotz tripped over a backyard lilac bush while playing catch with his nephews in 1938, the Little League program he envisioned was meant to give local youngsters the opportunity to play baseball. As Stotz sat on his porch steps to ease the pain of his wound he asked his nephews, “How would

  • A Mazzante Conversation0

    Whenever the accomplishments of local basketball talent are discussed, Kelly Mazzante’s name is at the forefront of the conversation. Such was again the case with the recent announcement that Mazzante had left Bucknell University to accept an assistant coaching position at Georgetown University. The former Montoursville High School and Penn State University standout enjoyed a

  • A Southside Sandwich0

    Whether it be sourdough, rye, whole wheat, ciabatta, or just plain white — it’s the bread that makes the sandwich great. Those tasty ingredients packed between those two slices just wouldn’t be the same without the stabilizing influence holding things in place. As South Williamsport softball coach Tom O’Malley went about the task of putting


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