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Play Ball! Minnesota clinic Saturday

Play Ball! Minnesota will host a youth baseball clinic Saturday at Duluth’s Wade Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Play Ball! Minnesota instructors have a combined 200-plus years of coaching [...]

District 3 Little League tournaments begin

District 3 Little League tournaments are under way, as local all-star teams compete to advance to the Little League World Series later this summer in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. “So far the play has been fun to watch,” said District [...]
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Howie Hanson: Little League Notebook

The Hermantown Pirates of the Quad Cities Majors Little League, the Black Woods Sports Athletes of the Week, are a strong team with determination and a continued drive to win, coach Blaine Peterson said. “The focus in on fundamentals [...]

Lake Park Little League Board of Directors

Nick Luoma, president Brian Bradshaw, vice-president Steve Ruce, secretary Michael Wapola, treasurer Brandon Cole Jeremy Downs Pete Olson Marc Dallum
District 3 league representatives held a scheduling meeting Monday evening in Duluth. Black Woods Ssorts staff photo

Minnesota District 3 Little League sets all-star playoff schedule

By HOWIE HANSON Black Woods Sports executive editor Minnesota District 3 Little League post-season competition begins for 30 teams in four divisions starting the week of July 9-15, district directors and league representatives determined in [...]
Johnson fouled back a pitch during a recent home game. Howie Hanson / Black Woods Sports

West Duluth Red Sox rely on strong pitching, hitting

By HOWIE HANSON Black Woods Sports Executive Editor The West Duluth Red Sox, of the Quad City Majors Little League, have been drawing praise for their strong play from opponents and fans all season. “We have a good, all-around team with excellent [...]

Hermantown Twins Little Leaguers poised to make a run in the second half

The mighty Hermantown Twins of the Quad Cities Majors Little League is showing signs of improvement game-by-game, co-coach Dale Rollins said. “The boys are small in size but show a lot of heart every game,” said Rollins. “Our [...]
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Derrick Winn named Black Woods Sports Athlete of the Week

Derrick Winn, a hard-throwing righthander and power hitter, has been named Black Woods Sports Athlete of the Week. The personable 12-year-old, the star player on the West Duluth Twins of the Quad Cities Majors Little League, hit a mammoth, [...]