Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball/Little League’ Category

Follow Team Canada at the Little League World Series

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Follow CBC Sports reporter Devin Heroux's live dispatches as he covers Dio Gama and the Canadian team from Whalley, B.C., throughout the opening weekend of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

Joyous Whalley team awaits Dio Gama’s arrival at Little League World Series

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Whalley, B.C.'s Little League team is thrilled at the news their top slugger will be joining them after all at the Little League World Series.

Ottawa intervenes to get Canadian Little Leaguer to World Series

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Thirteen-year-old Dio Gama will get to play baseball in the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania after all. Gama's team, the Whalley Major Allstars from Surrey, B.C., had thought they would be without the young outfielder after a federal judge ordered a review of the family's immigration case last month.

Canadian Little Leaguer not able to join team at World Series due to immigration issue

Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Dio Gama was a big reason why the team from Whalley, B.C., won the Canadian Little League title last week. But now a family immigration problem may prevent the 13-year-old from fulfilling his lifelong dream of playing in the Little League World Series.

Whalley’s World: B.C. team heading to Little League World Series

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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They came to Mirabel, Que. on a mission to become Team Canada and on Saturday afternoon Whalley, B.C. did just that by defeating Glace Bay, N.S. 11-0 in the championship game.

B.C. chasing another title as semifinals set at Canadian Little League Championships

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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With just four teams remaining at the Canadian Little League Championships the pressure is ratcheting up as the semifinals begin. Host Mirabel, Glace Bay, Toronto High Park and Whalley still have their eyes on the biggest baseball prize in their young careers.

Team Ontario youngster tosses no-hitter at Canadian Little League Championships

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Team Ontario's Roman Figueroa made a memory of a lifetime on Tuesday, throwing a no-hitter at the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship from Mirabel, Quebec.

Bob Elliott’s Baseball: Canadian Little League champs will aim for history

Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Seven teams are in Mirabel, Que. this week. Six will go home when all is said and done. And the other — the one with dreams still dancing in their heads — moves south and a berth in the annual Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn. an annual event which began in 1947.

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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The Expos left 14 years ago, but baseball remains alive in Montreal. Starting Thursday, the Canadian Little League Championship comes to Mirabel, Que., about an hour's drive from the Expos' former home at the Olympic Stadium.

B.C. once again the team to beat at Little League Canadian Championship

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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When teams gather this week in Mirabel, Que. to begin the 2018 Little League Canadian Championship, there's no question who the heavy favourite will be. Teams representing British Columbia have won the last 12 of 13 national titles and will once again look to swing for the fences when the ball starts flying Thursday morning.