Braden River Little League and Manatee Cal Ripken Little League at Heritage Harbour both recently announced some of their All-Star teams.
Braden River Little Leaguer Kareem Lewis hit four homeruns, including a grand slam, for A/C Warehouse in the Majors Division of the Manatee County Cup.
The Out-of-Door Academy renamed its baseball field the Taylor Emmons Memorial Field in honor of the 2009 graduate who was killed in an accident in December 2010.
It's the time of year when I bid farewell to another group of talented athletes who have made the past year, and in some cases, the past four years, nothing short of memorable.
Eleven-year-old Ean Eichelbaum hit a double and a triple and scored a pair of runs, helping lead Braden River Little League's Extra Innings to an 8-0 victory over Buffalo Creek Little League's Twin Rivers.
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