Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The 12s International Team is playing Kentucky in Indianapolis in the semi-final Great Lakes Regional competition. They are two games from going to the 2011 Little League World Series.
A few dozen parents, siblings, little league players from other teams and extended relatives are gathered at the Village Grill watching the Park's 12s International Team game against Kentucky. The team earned the state title, advanced to the regional competition, where they earned two wins and had two losses. They are now competing to get into the regional championship, the winner or which will advance to the 2011 Little League World Series. The game is televised on ESPN2 and is being shown on every television in the Village Grill restaurant and bar.
A few quick bits of information to get the day started in Grosse Pointe. Sprucing it up today with a picture of the Grosse Pointe Park 12s International Little League Team, who will play in a televised semifinal regional game today.
Five quick pieces of information to get your day started in Grosse Pointe: 1. Watch out for the unexpected storms today as they could roll through, according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the National Weather Service. Otherwise, it'll be partly sunny with a high near 75 dipping to 60 at night. Wind gusts could reach 28 mph during the day and 20 mph at night. 2. Tune in to ESPN2 at 11 a.m. to watch the Grosse Pointe Park Little League 12s International Team compete against Kentucky in a Great Lakes Regional Semi-Final. They are two games away from making it to the 2011 Little League World Series. Gooooo Park! 3. It's official, the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods will be represented through two districts in the State House …
Monday, August 8, 2011
The 12s International Team won Monday against Ohio 7-6 during the Great Lakes Regional tournament in Indianapolis, which means they advance to a semifinal game.
Grosse Pointe Park 12s International Team was down by six runs early in Monday's game—their fourth at the Great Lakes Regional in Indianapolis—but came back with strong defense and strong hitting. The win means they will advance to a semifinal game within the tournament—getting them one step closer to the 2011 Little League World Series, Grosse Pointe Park Little League Board President Marty McMillan said. The semifinal game is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday and will be televised on ESPN2. The Park will play LaGrange, KY, which is ranked second in the tournament standings. Meanwhile, Ohio and Indiana will play at 3 p.m. Wednesday—they are the fourth- and first-ranked teams. The winners of those games will advance to the Great …
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Sunday's game was delayed shortly due to rain. Indiana took and held the lead. The Grosse Pointe Park team did not score any runs.
Grosse Pointe Park's 12s International Little League team lost its third game in the Great Lakes Regional Tournament Sunday. The opposing team, Evansville, IN Golfmoor Little League, scored 22 and the Park did not score any runs. The team earned the state title and moved to the Great Lakes Regional Tournament in Indianapolis, which began Friday. Winners from this tournament will advance to the 2011 Little League World Series in Pennsylvania. The Park has played two of four scheduled games. The outcomes thus far: There is one more game after tonight for the team: The scores and schedule are courtesy of Eagle Creek Little League--the program in Indianapolis updating scores and game information for the Central Region of Little League.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
The team is playing in the Great Lakes Regional tournament in Indianapolis, where the 2011 Little League World Series competitors will be determined.
Grosse Pointe Park's 12s International Little League team took another win Saturday evening against Rock Falls, IL, winning 8:2. Saturday's game was the second for the Park in the Great Lakes Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. Winners from this tournament will advance to the 2011 Little League World Series in Pennsylvania. It's the team's first bid at making it to the ultimate game for their league since 1979, according to parents and Park program officials. The team left Grosse Pointe Park Thursday morning with a police-escort down Maryland and Kercheval. The grand-exit was preceeded by a pep rally Wednesday at Defer Elementary recognizing all of the players from the league. The 12s International team first played Burlington, WI, …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Two of the three teams will compete today in games related to the state title. The third team will have a police escort from Grosse Pointe as they leave for the Great Lakes Regional in Indianapolis on Thursday.
Grosse Pointe Park Little Leaguers brought home another win this afternoon at Johnston Park in Harper Woods against West Portage. The Park held a 3-0 score for most of the game. West Portage gained momentum near the end, scoring one run leading to the final score of 3-1. The 9-10 Team will play again in the next game at 3 p.m. Wednesday, also at Johnston Park—getting them one step closer to the state title. Meanwhile, the 11U team is slated to begin its next game for the state title at 4 p.m. in Midland. The program has had much success this year with three of its teams taking district titles, two advancing and its 12 International Tournament team heading to Indianapolis on Thursday for the Great Lakes Regional competition—where the …