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Western Duluth Little League Seeking Support to Update Facilities - Fox21Online

DULUTH, Minn. - The Western Duluth Little League needs to improve its facilities, but they also need money for the project. The city stepped up with a commitment to match up to $100,000 in donations. Representatives from the league say their facilities are unsafe and difficult to maintain.

Western Duluth Little League is Raising Funds for Field Enhancements - Fox21Online

DULUTH, Minn.- The Western Duluth Little League has been raising money through fundraisers for field enhancements, and Sunday, a spaghetti feed and silent auction was held to benefit their cause. Organizers of the event say their current facility and field is run down and in need for repairs.

Opening day for Duluth little league players - Fox21Online

DULUTH, Minn. - Play ball! Saturday was opening day for the Western Duluth Little League. The league held its first ever "opening day" ceremony at their field by Wade Stadium. Little leaguers hit the field for a day of intra-squad games as a way to ease into a new season.

Western Duluth Little League Season Begins

This year the league held an opening ceremony, followed by a skills lesson and junior league home run derby to help kick off the season. Around 200 kids will participate in their respected leagues this season ranging from ages 4-15 years old.

Western Duluth Little League Incorporates Concussion Tests

Western Duluth Little League players will be the first at their level in Minnesota to use the King-Devick test to help determine if they may need to go to the hospital for concussion evaluations. An Essentia Health grant allowed the league to buy iPads and enough tests for each player this season.

West Duluth Little League Takes Concussions Serious - Fox21Online

Duluth, Minn. Hundreds of baseball players in the West Duluth little league are now safer because of the contribution and team work from Essentia Health. A grant issued to the little league will allow technology into the dugout, a first of its kind in the state of Minnesota.

Great Outdoors: Roger Peterson Little League Tournament - Fox21Online

DULUTH, Minn. - Hundreds of youth baseball players from across the Northland were in Duluth this past weekend for Western Duluth Little League's annual Roger Peterson Baseball Tournament. In tonight's Great Outdoors, Fox 21's Matt Van Winkle shows us to the sights and sounds from the diamonds. FacebookTwitterEmailPinterestGoogle+LinkedinMore

West Duluth Little League earns honor for baseline concussion tests

Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:22 PM EDT Updated: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 6:22 PM EDT The West Duluth Little League beat 16 states to earn an honor for its safety program. The program implemented King-Devick , which is a program that conducts baseline concussion tests through the use of iPads.

Region Tournament Awaits Western Intermediate Little League Baseball Team

Western Intermediate is made up of mostly 13-year olds from neighborhoods and communities in the western side of Duluth. They'll face the host team Kalamazoo on Friday at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Region Tournament. The tourney is double-elimination. Western Intermediate Head Coach Nick Garramone says they'll have to stick to the basics.

Little League, Big Tournament - Fox21Online

DULUTH, Minn- The Western Duluth Little League Program has earned themselves an incredible opportunity. They're preparing to head to Kalamazoo, Michigan for the Little League Central regional tournament on July 21st. The team, won the intermediate state championship Tuesday evening to earn their road trip.

Adults Struggle Staying on the Bench - Fox21Online

Duluth, Minn.- Sports can be a great tool for parents to teach their kids team work and sportsmanship but sometimes the adults could use a lesson of their own. "We'll post signs on the fence for example to just remind folks and spectators that these are young kids, this is a kids game and we're here to have...

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