Thursday, August 16, 2018

LLBWS: Asia-Pacific Tops Caribbean in 9 Innings

Yeong Hyeon Kim starting pitcher for South Korea
Photo by John Green

BrightView Sports Turf will once again prepare Bowman Field for the second Little League Classic game

BrightView Bowman Field mowing baseball
BrightView Sports Turf will once again prepare Bowman Field for the second Little League Classic game to be played Aug. 19 between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets.
Sports Turf Managers Association
(STMA) – comprised of more than 2,700 professionals overseeing sports fields worldwide celebrates its members for their preparation and maintenance of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa., in anticipation of the second Major League Baseball (MLB) Little League Classic.
BrightView, the nation’s leading landscape services company and a sports turf consultant to Major League Baseball, employs STMA members responsible for the field preparation at Historic Bowman Field. Beginning Aug. 13, and for the second year in a row, BrightView’s Development and Sports Turf teams will prepare the field by putting down new conditioner products on the infield skin, painting logos, perfecting edges in the infield and warning track and ensuring the home plate area and pitcher’s mound are at major league standards. Additionally, the team will add padding to the outfield walls, field lights, tents and trailers for operations and train the Penn College Baseball team on tarp deployment.

Photo Album - Little League and Penn College feed all 16 teams before the Grand Slam Parade

The Southeast Regional Champions from the Peachtree City American Little League
Photo by John Green

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Keystone Little League's run for Williamsport ends

Pennsylvania watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 6-0 loss to Maryland on Thursday. Maryland took the lead on a double in the first inning. The Pennsylvania struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Maryland, giving up six runs.

Maryland opened up scoring in the first inning. Alex Navarro drove in one when he doubled. One bright spot for Pennsylvania was a single by Connor Foltz in the second inning.

Georgia Earns Little League Baseball® Southeast Region Championship

Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball

Texas East Wins Little League Baseball® Southwest Region Championship

Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball

Cutters Rafael Marchan thrown out stealing (A Photo)
Williamsport Crosscutters Lose Opener Against Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Courtesy of Lycoming College
The Princeton Review names Lycoming College to national list: Best 384 Colleges

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — (Aug. 8, 2018) — Lycoming College has once again been recognized as a top national undergraduate institution by The Princeton Review, who selected Lycoming College for inclusion in its “Best 384 Colleges” 2019 edition. This is the second consecutive year that Lycoming has been named a “best college” by the college admissions resource.

The Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges rankings are based on surveys of 138,000 students at 384 top colleges that include a wide representation of students by region, size, selectivity, and character. The book includes detailed profiles of the colleges with rating scores in eight categories. In this year’s survey, Lycoming students cited wide availability of internships, great financial aid, a campus that is easy to get around, and happy students, all as reasons to shortlist the liberal arts and sciences school in college searches.
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‘Working Class’ Documentary Series Earns Third Telly Award

From left, Jacob R. Miller, Elaine J. Lambert, Edwin G. Owens, Lauren A. Rhodes, Christopher J. Leigh, Edward J. Almasy and Spyke M. Krepshaw were integral in the production of “Working Class: Game On! Why Math Matters,” a Telly Award-winning episode of the documentary series produced by Penn College and WVIA Public Media.
Williamsport, PA - “Working Class: Game On! Why Math Matters,” produced by Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA Public Media, has earned a 2018 Bronze Telly Award.
Penn College Today: Dental Hygiene Students Treat 400 Children in Dominican Republic

Seventeen Pennsylvania College of Technology students recently returned from the Dominican Republic, where they provided dental care to children at six schools in the Las Terrenas area. The students are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in dental hygiene. Most were enrolled in Oral Health Care Field Experience, an elective course that allows them to increase their cultural competency by planning, providing and evaluating primary oral health services for an underserved population.

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