State Champs

Todays tackle is not mine, but my son’s and his baseball team.  They won the Indiana State Babe Ruth Championship last Saturday.


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They fought hard and played really well. After losing the first game, that put them in the losers bracket, making them fight all the way back, playing 8 more games to win it all.

Game #1    LaPorte 8 vs. Logansport 10

Game #2   LaPorte 12 vs Dyer 2

Game #3   LaPorte 11 vs Penn 2

Game #4   LaPorte 13 vs Washington Township 0

Game #5   LaPorte 8 vs Logansport 5

Game #6   LaPorte 9 vs Munster 1

Game #7   LaPorte 6 vs Kokomo 5

Game #8   LaPorte 7 vs St. John 4

Game #9   LaPorte 5 vs St. John 1 for the Championship

Here are a few photos from some of the games, one of the Moms, Dionne, is an awesome photographer and shared some of her photos will the team. Thanks, Dionne!

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 this is my son, Nick, #6, scoring

C. Hoffman 

N. Latham this is Nick playing 1st Base

 G. Walter

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And even when they are in High School, their smiles are precious

Congratulations! LaPorte Travelers!

We are proud of you!

Win Regionals!


  1. Lori@Plans 4 You says:

    Beautifully told, wonderful photos…congratulations!
    God Bless,

  2. Mary @Raising 4 Godly Men says:

    Wow , what a great mom moment ! I agree the smiles are great no matter how old they get. [0= I bet you are as proud as proud can be ! Go TEAM !!!!

    Blessings In Him<

  3. Wahoo! The pictures make it feels like we were there – great pictures. Congratulations to the team.

  4. Congrats! That is awesome!
    My little brother played in the little league world series one year and that way way cool!

  5. Awesome! Congrats to the team and your son. My son just finished his first season of tball and my husband already can’t wait until the day he’s playing “real baseball!”

  6. Thanks Liz! We’re such proud moms, heh? This is a great posting. Thanks!

  7. Congrats proud Momma! I’d be proud too.

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