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GREENVILLE LITTLE LEAGUES

August 6, 2018

Greenville North State bowed out of the 11-12 Southeast Region Little League Baseball Tournament with a loss Sunday afternoon. (Photo contributed by Melissa Elpers)

By Mike Grizzard

   Greenville North State couldn’t cash in its early opportunities to take control of Sunday’s elimination game in the ages 11-12 Southeast Region Little League Baseball Tournament in Warner Robins, Ga. The result was a 4-3 loss to Virginia stat...

August 5, 2018

From left, Will D'Alonzo, Cole Smith and Collin West helped lead Greenville North State to a 5-2 victory over Florida in the Little League Southeast Regional.

By Mike Grizzard

   After a brief but rocky appearance on the mound in the opening round of the ages 11-12 Southeast Region Little League baseball tournament, Cole Smith wanted a chance at redemption.

   The big right-hander got it and gave Greenville North State just...

August 4, 2018

Tyler Sparrow, shown in this file photo from Greenville's North State Championship game at Elm Street Park, had two RBIs today for the 11-12 All Stars in Warmer Robins, Ga.

By Mike Grizzard

     One nightmarish inning Friday afternoon dealt a serious blow to Greenville North State’s dream of playing in the Little League World Series.

   Alabama state champion McCalla, in just its fourth year as a program,...

August 3, 2018

Greenville North State 11-12 All Stars begin competing for a berth in the Little League World Series today in Warmer Robins, Ga. (Photo contributed by Melissa Elpers)

By Mike Grizzard

  A Greenville team launches its bid for a second straight trip to the Little League World Series on Friday at 4 p.m. when the 11- to 12-year-old North State All Stars take on Alabama state champion McCalla at Southeast Park in Warner Robins, Ga.

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August 2, 2018

Greenville Tar Heel All Stars prepare to take the field before the TOSC championship game.

By Mike Grizzard

   Greenville Tar Heel rumbled into Wednesday’s ages 9-11 Tournament of State Champions title game with the edge of the home field and the home crowd. It just didn’t have enough left in the tank to cap off another memorable summer.

   Thin on pitching and running on fumes after playing three games in 18 hours, the Nort...

August 1, 2018

Stellar defense by shortstop Justin Grimes helped Greenville take a semifinal win in TOSC play.

By Mike Grizzard

   Greenville Tar Heel earned a chance to keep the ages 9-11 Tournament of State Champions trophy right here at home for a second straight year. All it took was winning three games in a span of 18 hours.

   Behind a complete-game effort from James “Sawyer” Sawyer and another stellar defensive performance, Greenvil...

July 31, 2018

Parker Watson slides in safely during Greenville's quarterfinal TOSC win Tuesday morning.

By Mike Grizzard

   Whether it’s early or late, Greenville Tar Heel keeps meeting the challenge in the rain-plagued Tournament of State Champions at Stallings Stadium at Elm Street Park.

   The North Carolina state champions, 10 hours after polishing off a 6-0 win over Georgia state champion Smyrna on Monday just one minute before midni...

July 31, 2018

Greenville Tar Heel All Stars take the field during a late-night TOSC game that ended with a win just before midnight.

By Mike Grizzard

   Greenville Tar Heel players spent much of another rainy day at Elm Street Park waiting to see if they would get a chance to play and stay alive in ages 9-11 Tournament of State Champions.

   One minute before midnight, more than 15 hours after a jammed schedule of six games started, a Jac...

July 28, 2018

Greenville All Star James Sawyer warms up between innings in Game 1 of the 2018 Tournament of State Champions at Elm Street Park July 28, 2018.

By Mike Grizzard

   Although he is just 11 years old, James “Sawyer” Sawyer already has found himself in quite a few pressure-packed situations. That’s why manager Brayom Anderson knew there was no one better to send to the mound on Saturday as Greenville Tar Heel opened Tournament...

July 27, 2018

Dugout photo from the 2017 8- to 10-year-old Tournament of State Champions Championship Game.

By Mike Grizzard

 The thrill of celebrating a Tournament of State Champions title in front of a jubilant hometown crowd last summer still has not faded for Derrion Geddis. That doesn’t mean he’s not up for a repeat.


   Derrion and nine of his Greenville Tar Heel teammates, who captured the ages 8-10 TOSC last year, teamed up with three...

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