Tag Archives: Youth Baseball

Avon rolls past Burlington to capture District 6 baseball championship

THOMASTON, July 18 – The Avon Little League baseball team was dominant in the first seven games they played in the District 6 Major Division tournament. Avon won six times, scored 97 runs and gave up just 32. That domination continued in the championship game of the District 6 tournament Saturday at Reeves Field. AvonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Top Little League teams square off in Bristol

BRISTOL – Youth baseball fans can catch some of the best Little League baseball teams in the country at Breen Field in Bristol for the next week at the Eastern Regional tournament. The Connecticut champion Fairfield Americans are competing in the New England regional event. The Mid-Atlantic regional event is also going on at theContinue Reading

Canton umpire selected to work at Little League softball World Series

CANTON — For the second straight season, an umpire from Canton will on the diamond at the Little League Softball World Series in Kirkland, Washington.  A year ago, Canton native Michael Comeau was one of 12 umpires selected to work at the World Series. This year, Canton resident Bob Barnes has been recognized and selectedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Little League season comes to end for area teams

The summer baseball and softball seasons are coming to an end and most local teams have packed away the bats, balls and equipment. Avon’s Minor Division (age 10-11) baseball team won its sixth District 6 title earlier this month, beating Tri-Town. However, in the state tournament, Avon picked up their first losses of the tournamentContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sadness and disappointment after original snack shack at Sperry Park burns

AVON – Vandals may have destroyed Avon Little League’s original snack shack at Sperry Park but league president Mike Ryan and the league officials have been comforted by the response from many town residents Wednesday. “As disappointing as the vandalism is, we are heartened by how many people have expressed the desire to donate to the leagueContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton 9-10 baseball team eliminated; Avon’s Minor Division squad still alive

The run has come to an end for Canton in the 9-10 Little League state baseball tournament. Canton (6-3) was eliminated Friday night by Farmington in the Division II tournament, 10-6. That comes on the heels of a 9-8 decision to District 3 champion Beacon Falls on Thursday night. Canton, which won its first-ever DistrictContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury, Avon Legion meet Thursday; Canton 9-10 wins state tourney debut

Now, that a few days of rain has ceased, the summer baseball season picks up speed as the regular season moves toward its conclusion. In Little League play, Canton’s 9-10 baseball All-Star team is playing in the Division II state tournament – a three-team, double-elimination affair for the right to play for the Section IContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton 9-10 baseball team beats Avon to win first-ever District 6 championship

CANTON – The Canton Little League 9-10 baseball All-Star team captured its first-ever District 6 championship on Sunday with an 8-2 victory over Avon. Canton, now 5-1 on the summer, advances to the state tournament where they will participate in the double-elimination Division II tournament at Peter Foley Little League in Naugatuck against Farmington (District 5)Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury aiming for District 6 banner

Tournament baseball and softball is in full swing across the state in Little League. In Major Division baseball (ages 11-12), Simsbury is two wins away from winning its first District 6 championship since 2010.  Simsbury (5-0) faces Burlington (5-0) on Friday night in the semifinals of the double elimination portion of the D6 tournament inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Comeau works at Little League Softball World Series in Oregon

Canton’s Mike Comeau works as an umpire at the 2013 Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Oregon this week. He has been working at the World Series since it began last Thursday, August 8. The tournament concluded on Wednesday with Comeau working at first base in the championship game. The Canton High graduate beganContinue Reading