Here's a link to the video of Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, D-Petaluma, reading the names and accomplishments of the Petaluma National All-stars into the Congressional Record.
By CHRIS SMITH THE PRESS DEMOCRAT For once, Rep. Lynn Woolsey will face no opposition when she stands in the House Chamber next Monday to recite something she deems historic. It's the roster of the Petaluma National all-star team that shone in the Little League World Series. Woolsey pledges to read each player's name into [...]
Watching the Uganda Little League team play their newfound sport on the world's biggest youth baseball stage brought tears to Kim Coleman's eyes.
Maybe a year from now this will all make sense to them. Maybe. Might take 10 years. Might take longer. Who knows? On Sunday, adults scrambled to get autographs from 12- and 13-year old kids, and so when the natural order of the hero-seeking universe is reversed like that, no wonder the Petaluma Little Leaguers stood onstage at Walnut Park a bit dumbfounded
The Petaluma National Little League team that played for the U.S. championship was treated to a hero's welcome Sunday in a parade and celebration that filled the streets of their hometown.
Almost to a person, the Petaluma families were of one mind when they got to South Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series. They were thrilled with the accomplishment, and needed nothing more. If Petaluma National were to lose its first two games, they were OK with it.
Yes, baseball was the mass around which all things revolved at the Little League World Series, but there were plenty of other diversions to amuse the Petaluma National all-stars.
To celebrate the amazing journey of the Petaluma National team to the U.S. championship game of the 2012 Little League World Series, there are special souvenir sections inside two local newspapers this week. See today's Aug. 30 edition of the Petaluma Argus-Courier for a complete section (at left) ; copies are also available for purchase [...]
Petaluma will honor the boys of Petaluma National with a parade at 1 p.m. Sunday that’s “all about the boys,” said Marie McCusker of the Petaluma Downtown Association. The parade starts at Walnut Park and follows the traditional Butter & Egg Days route: Fourth Street into Kentucky, then right on Washington Street, returning to the [...]
When Petaluma National’s motorcade reached the boys’ hometown Monday upon their return from the Little League World Series, the communal affection for the team that has been mounting for weeks reached a crescendo.