Petaluma Little League
Four members of a Bay Area Little League team that made it to the Little League Baseball World Series last year have been suspended from school for allegedly ganging up on a teammate.
The San Francisco Giants were set to honor the Petaluma National Little League team Wednesday night. The North Bay team nearly won the national title in the Little League World Series last month.
The runner-up U.S. Little League World Series team from Petaluma joined the Oakland Athletics for stretching and pregame catch Friday afternoon before the A’s opened a weekend series with the Boston Red Sox.
The Petaluma National Little League team arrived back at San Francisco International Airport this morning after earning their rank as the third-best Little League team in the world.
The mother of one of the Petaluma National all-stars playing for a title at the Little League World Series has made a huge sacrifice to follow her son’s team: the loss of her job at home.
Hance Smith hit two homers, including a first-inning grand slam, to lead Petaluma to an 11-1, five-inning victory over San Antonio on Thursday night.
Hance Smith’s three-run homer in the third broke open a tight game, and Quinton Gago struck out seven over 5 1-3 innings in a 5-0 win Tuesday night over Fairfield, Conn., in the Little League World Series.
Danny Marzo hit a game-winning homer in the eighth inning and Petaluma beat Parsippany, N.J., 5-4 on Monday to move on at the Little League World Series.
The Petaluma National Little League team lost its second game in the quest for the Little League World Series title on Sunday in South Williamsport, Pa.
The Petaluma Nationals won their first game in the Little League World Series televised nationally from Williamsport, Pennsylvania Thursday.