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Pacific Little League All-Stars lose to Texas, eliminated from Little League World Series

Pacific Little League All-Stars lose to Texas, eliminated from Little League World Series

The Pacific Little League All-Stars’ magical postseason ride came to an end Monday afternoon against a resilient Texas team. Less than 24 hours after losing in the bottom of the sixth to Pennsylvania, the Pearland East team from Texas rebounded to defeat Pacific 11-4 in a Little League World Series elimination game at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Penn. Texas remained in contention for the title... »

Walsh’s home run helps lift Pacific Little League All-Stars past South Dakota

Walsh’s home run helps lift Pacific Little League All-Stars past South Dakota

The Pacific Little League All-Stars scratched and clawed their way to a critical victory Saturday afternoon at the Little League World Series. Colton Walsh smacked a go-ahead 2-run home run in the top of the fourth inning and a Rapid City of South Dakota runner was ruled out on a controversial running out of the base paths call to end the game as Pacific pulled out a 7-5 victory at Lamade Stadium ... »

Edmonds-Woodway HS gymnast commits to SPU

Edmonds-Woodway HS gymnast commits to SPU

Congratulations to Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate Ana Sabates, who has committed to compete for Seattle Pacific University’s women’s gymnastics team, Coach Laurel Tindall has announced. Sabates competed with the Cascade Elite Gymnastics Club in Mountlake Terrace. Sabates will join the team when school starts in September. SPU’s first collegiate competition is Jan. 9, 2015 w... »

Pacific All-Stars drop Little League World Series opener

Pacific All-Stars drop Little League World Series opener

The Pacific Little League All-Stars didn’t have the start they hoped for at the Little League World Series. Pierce Jones hit three home runs and a triple to lead Jackie Robinson West from Chicago to a 12-2 victory over Pacific in an opening round game Thursday at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Penn. Pacific plays the Midwest Regional champion from Rapid City, S.D. at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16. T... »

Scene in Williamsport: Local Little Leaguers sport new World Series uniforms

Scene in Williamsport: Local Little Leaguers sport new World Series uniforms

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Do you believe? Time to buy your Pacific Little League swag

Do you believe? Time to buy your Pacific Little League swag

With the first game of the Little League World Series coming up Thursday at noon for our local Pacific Little League team, It’s time to represent with a PLL “I Believe” T-shirt or bracelet, now on sale at several locations around Edmonds. All profits from your purchase will assist in offsetting team costs associated with travel to Williamsport, Penn. T-shirts ($20) and bracelets ... »

Edmonds/Lynnwood Little League families need your support

The Edmonds/Lynnwood Pacific Little League All Star team is in Williamsport, Penn. preparing to play in the Little League World Series! This is the first time in Pacific Little League history that a local team has made it to the World Series, and they did so after winning all six of their games in the Northwest Region tournament that ended last Saturday The PLL team (now the “Northwest Region” tea... »

Pacific Little League beats Oregon 6-3 to win Northwest Regional title; next stop Little League World Series

Pacific Little League beats Oregon 6-3 to win Northwest Regional title; next stop Little League World Series

The Pacific Little League all-stars found out that dreams can come true Saturday afternoon in San Bernardino, Calif. Representing Washington state in the Little League Northwest Regionals, Pacific defeated Oregon 6-3 in the championship game to earn a berth in next week’s Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn. “It’s a bit surreal,” said Pacific manager Robley Corsi II. “It does not feel... »

Scene at Little League Northwest Regionals: Showing their support for Pacific Little League

Scene at Little League Northwest Regionals: Showing their support for Pacific Little League

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Pacific Little League beats Montana 10-3, will play Oregon for trip to Little League World Series on Saturday

Pacific Little League beats Montana 10-3, will play Oregon for trip to Little League World Series on Saturday

An amazing week continued for Pacific Little League Thursday night. Pacific hit two home runs and pushed across seven runs in the sixth inning to break open a tight game and defeat Montana 10-3 in the Little League Northwest Regional semifinals at Houghton Field in San Bernardino, Calif. Pacific (5-0) plays Oregon (4-1) at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9 in the Little League Northwest Regional Championsh... »

Watch on My Edmonds News TV: Fan reaction to Pacific Little League’s 10-3 win over Montana

Watch on My Edmonds News TV: Fan reaction to Pacific Little League’s 10-3 win over Montana

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Scene in Edmonds: Little League fans gather for big game

Scene in Edmonds: Little League fans gather for big game

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Pacific Little League pounds out 13-3 win over Wyoming, earns No. 1 seed

Pacific Little League pounds out 13-3 win over Wyoming, earns No. 1 seed

Pacific Little League is two wins against from earning a trip to the Little League World Series. In its final game in Northwest Pool Play, Pacific’s bats pounded out a 13-3 victory over Wyoming Tuesday night in a four- inning contest called due to the 10-run mercy rule at Houghton Field in San Bernardino, Calif. “We played a great game tonight,” Pacific manager Robley Corsi II said. Tuesday’s game... »

Pacific Little League jumps on Idaho early, clinches spot in semifinals

Pacific Little League jumps on Idaho early, clinches spot in semifinals

Pacific Little League’s victory over Idaho wasn’t just the team’s third win in three games in Northwest Pool play at the Little League Western Regionals in San Bernardino. Monday’s 5-2 win at Houghton Stadium assured Pacific of a spot in the single-elimination semifinals on Aug. 7. The Northwest Pool includes Alaska, Montana, Oregon and Wyoming. The top four teams advance to the semifinals. The wi... »

Pacific Little League rallies to upend Montana 10-4

Pacific Little League rallies to upend Montana 10-4

Note: Due to a change in the game schedule, Pacific Little League’s Monday game will not be broadcast at Hamburger Harry’s in downtown Edmonds. The team’s 7 p.m. Tuesday night game will be shown at Hamburger Harry’s as originally planned. All games are viewable on ESPN 3 (online only). Pacific Little League kept fighting and fighting in Sunday’s Little League Western Region... »

Kelly, Graham Trucking win Albert Lee Cup

Kelly, Graham Trucking win Albert Lee Cup

An emotional J. Michael Kelly won his hometown race Sunday with the Graham Trucking hydroplane. Choking on emotion, Kelly celebrated the victory with his crew at the end of a hard-fought race. Kelly held off Jimmy Shane in the Oberto, who was within a roostertail throughout the final heat. There some question whether the two boats had jumped the gun but in the end the officials ruled they were bot... »

Zimmerman, Kelly win opening heats at Seafair; Villwock disqualified

Zimmerman, Kelly win opening heats at Seafair; Villwock disqualified

Jon Zimmerman in the Red Dot and J Michael Kelly with the Graham Truckng won the first two heats of this weekend’s Seafair race. Zimmerman led his heat from start to finish followed by the Fox Plumbing driven by Jeff Bernard. Bernard was in turn followed by Cal Phipps in the second Graham Trucking boat and Mike Webster in the Boitano Homes entry, with Greg Hopp in the Miss DiJulio coming in ... »

Scene at Little League Western Regionals: Pacific Little League soaks in surroundings

Scene at Little League Western Regionals: Pacific Little League soaks in surroundings

Pacific Little League has Saturday off, following its 10-2 victory over Oregon on Friday. The team resumes play against Montana at 8:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3. Until then here are some photos from Joe Michael and Michelle Corsi from Friday’s opening ceremony and game.           »

Hydro history: Over 200 victories represented on the water this weekend

Hydro history: Over 200 victories represented on the water this weekend

A combination of drivers will be represented in Seattle at the Seafair hydroplane races this weekend, accounting for the most victories ever at one location in the history of hydroplaning. Dave Villwock, current driver of the Beacon Plumbing, will be trying for his 68th career victory — the most all-time wins. Also on the course is Chip Hanauer, representing 61 career victories. Hanauer will... »

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers in Seafair race; Edmonds hydro eighth

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers in Seafair race; Edmonds hydro eighth

Jimmy Shane drove the Oberto hydroplane the fastest speed in qualifying for this weekend’s hydroplane race at Seafair. Shane piloted his boat to average lap speed of over 156 mph.. He had the rest of the field handily covered as a next fastest boat was over 4 mph slower. The qualifying was delayed for two hours due to heavy winds at the race course today. What started as a beautiful sunny da... »

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