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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 ... »

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... »

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... »

Pacific Little League opens Western Regionals with 10-2 win over Oregon

Pacific Little League opens Western Regionals with 10-2 win over Oregon

A little bit of the pressure is off for Pacific Little League. Pacific/Washington opened the Western Regional Little League tournament with a 10-2 victory over Oregon Friday morning at Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino, Calif. “Everyone is feeling good,” Pacific manager Robley Corsi II said. “It’s nice to get that first win.” Up next for Pacific is an 8:30 a.m. game on Sunday against Montana. The... »

Shane drives Oberto to Columbia Cup victory

Shane drives Oberto to Columbia Cup victory

Jimmy Shane drove the Oberto hydroplane to its second straight victory on the 2014 circuit. It was no easy task as Shane’s boat was badly damaged in a collision with Dave Villwock in the Beacon Plumbing in a preliminary heat. Villwock, who had a slight lead at the time, had a failure in his boat and moved out in front the Oberto. Both boats were damaged — the front of the Oberto and th... »

Kelly, Zimmerman win first heats of Columbia Cup

Kelly, Zimmerman win first heats of Columbia Cup

On a beautiful day in Kennewick, Wash., amidst a lot of confusion and controversy, J. Michael Kelly won the first heat of the 2014 Columbia Cup in the Graham Trucking hydroplane. The initial call of the heat was that all boats, with the exception of the Bucket List Racing driven by Kelly Stocklin, had jumped the gun. This put all those boats one lap behind Stocklin. Kelly made up the extra lap, as... »

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

Jimmy Shane brought the Oberto hydroplane to the top of a qualifying ladder for this weekend’s Columbia cup in Kennewick. Shane took his boat around the course and average speed of over 160 3MPH. Second was J. Michael Kelly with the Graham Trucking at an average of over 161MPH, Our local hydroplane, the Miss Peters and May, qualified at an average speed of just over 148 mph. Eleven of the 12... »

Local boat among hydros arriving in Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia Cup

Local boat among hydros arriving in Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia Cup

Twelve unlimited hydroplanes have arrived to the Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia cup. This is the largest turnout of hydroplanes of the year so far. The boats are led by defending season champion, Graham Trucking, and the winner the first two races this year, Oberto. Our local Edmonda hydro, Miss Peters and May, arrived Thursday morning to begin setting up in the pits. OwnerbScott Ran... »

Pacific Little League’s Western Regional games to be broadcast on ESPN 3

Pacific Little League’s Western Regional games to be broadcast on ESPN 3

The Pacific Little League 12-year-old all-star team won the Washington State championship and advanced to the Western Regional tournament in San Bernadino, Calif., where it will compete for a spot in the Little League World Series. Pacific won the state title by advancing through the losers bracket and beating Federal Way twice in the final games, 2-1, 12-2. Champions from 13 districts competed at... »

Pacific Little League all stars win state championship; head to Western Regionals

Pacific Little League all stars win state championship; head to Western Regionals

Pacific Little League did it the hard way. When Pacific lost a second-round game to Federal Way and fell into the losers’ bracket of the Washington State Little League tournament, coach Robley Corsi confidently said that all the loss meant was that his team would have to win a state championship the hard way. Pacific responded with three victories in three straight loser-out games and then faced t... »

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