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Jim Thorpe captures Lehigh Valley Junior Connie Mack title

Jim Thorpe captures Lehigh Valley Junior Connie Mack title. The Jim Thorpe Junior Connie Mack baseball team recently brought home the Lehigh Valley Junior Connie Mack championship with an 11-6 victory over Southern Lehigh. Thorpe got out to an early 4-0 lead after the first inning. The squad had three players - Brody Schrantz, Michael Antignani and Lee Edwards - finish the game with two RBIs. Cole Lazorick and Kaden Hess also came through with RBIs for Thorpe. Schrantz led the way with three hits. Hess went the distance for Thorpe on the mound, throwing seven strong innings while allowing just one earned run and striking out three. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO.
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Smithfield defeats Chariho in Connie Mack playoff opener

SMITHFIELD – It was a slow, messy start for the Smithfield Connie Mack baseball team last Saturday morning in the opener of its best-of-three preliminary-round playoff series against Chariho at Smithfield High’s field, but it’s the end result that matters, as Smithfield topped Chariho, 8-1. Game two of the series was scheduled at Chariho High on Monday night, and Smithfield, the fourth seed, fell to 13th-seeded Chariho, 2-0, and saw its record slip to 10-6.
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Montgomery Twp. falls a run short in Connie Mack state final

LIMEPORT >> As Trevor Lugara settled into the batter’s box, a breeze started to blow across Limeport Stadium. Out beyond the high, old wooden fence in left field, the rows of corn stalks started waving in the breeze and almost acting like a full crowd anticipating a big moment. With a swing of his bat, Lugara brought it as Montgomery Twp walked off victorious to earn a spot in the Connie Mack state . . .
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Boys of Summer: Moore Township wins state Connie Mack championship in walk-off style

Coach Jarad Haupt said his Moore Township team had a great season, but an even better week in Limeport. Moore Township went 5-0 to win the Pennsylvania Connie Mack championship, capping a week to remember with a 12-11 win over Montgomery to clinch the championship on Saturday afternoon at Limeport Stadium. Sam Erschen had the game-winning hit in the seventh inning to cap a rally from an 11-4 ...
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Connie Mack finals to be aired on ProView, CBS Sports

The Connie Mack World Series is going big time. For the first time in the event’s history, the finals of the annual championship tournament of the American Amateur Baseball Congress will be broadcast live Saturday night by CBS Sports Network. That’s the same network that carries football and men’s basketball for the Mountain West Conference.

Harleysville wins Connie Mack B title

Harleysville overcame an 8-0 deficit to win the Connie Mack B Championship in 8 innings over the South Division champ, Roslyn. To win the North Division, Harleysville overcame a 5-0 deficit to Norriton 2 to advance to the championship game. This Harleysville team never gave up but kept battling. In...

Connie Mack play begins in Farmington

FARMINGTON — The Connie Mack World Series got underway with pool play on Friday and Saturday, bracket play beginning Sunday, and two New Mexican teams in the 12-team field of 18-under age group baseball. The Southwest champion Albuquerque Baseball Academy team managed by Tim Campos has a win, a...

Connie Mack parade attracts large turnout

FARMINGTON − More than a thousand people came out to brave the late morning surge in temperature and found shady spots while celebrating the 2022 Connie Mack World Series kickoff parade Thursday in downtown Farmington. The 12 teams competing in the series, as well as luminaries, such as parade...

Summer underway for Connie Mack teams

The defending state champion Narragansett Lions are off to a strong start in the 2022 Connie Mack season, while the Slocum Baseball Club is rebuilding with a young group this summer. Narragansett improved to 3-1 with a dominant 11-0 victory over East Providence on Saturday morning at the Broad Rock...

Connie Mack foster families still a need ahead of World Series

FARMINGTON — As the countdown continues towards opening day of the Connie Mack World Series, the need for foster families grows stronger for out-of-state players. The CMWS, which opens with on-field play July 21, is not only a massive event for sports fans in and around San Juan County, but it also provides the opportunities for families in the community to open their homes to participants from across the nation.

Wake up Connie Mack for Oakland A’s Opening Day

Connie Mack is a legend in Philadelphia and in franchise history. The first owner of the A’s, he served as their manager for 50 years, winning nine AL pennants and five World Series championships. He is even responsible for their logo; as the A’s were referred to as Mack’s “white elephant” by John McGraw, Mack turned that into their logo.

Lions 'ROAARR' to Connie Mack state title

WEST WARWICK - How much did the members of the Narragansett Lions care about their success - and each other - this summer?. Wednesday’s win was celebrated in a dorm room 600 miles away. Aidan Burdick, a key player on the team, had to depart for Liberty University before the playoffs concluded. His teammates connected with him via FaceTime in the dugout after the game.