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Zach Avila, 10, gets a close-up look at Pawtucket Red Sox mascot "Paws" during ceremonies to kick off the state Little League tournament at King Philip Little League ;last weekend.

KPLL a major player for World Series hopefuls

KPLL a major player for World Series hopefuls

Just because Bristol doesn’t have a team in the Little League State Championship series, that doesn’t mean the town doesn’t have a major role. The King Philip Little League was selected among organizations around the state to host this year’s 11- and 12-year-old Rhode Island State Championship Tournament. Although the home team isn’t in it,

Cory Burke (far left) and teammates on the King Philip All Stars cheer as they stand in front of the Green Monster at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Cory and Co. take the field at Fenway

Cory Burke’s long, scary road took a happy detour Saturday night. Cory, 13, a Kickemuit Middle School student and standout youth baseball player who battled cancer for a year before being declared healthy about a month ago, spent the night at Fenway Park courtesy of the Boston Red Sox. He and his teammates on the

KPLL president says league’s screening process works

Despite the allegations that Richard and Jesse Perry preyed on young boys who were involved in youth sports, King Phillip Little League president, Mark DeFelice, is confident that the safeguards in place, and the practices employed by the league, are sufficient to make little league baseball a positive experience. “I think we do everything we

Perry brothers have had no affiliation with KPLL since 2000

To the editor: As most Bristolians are aware, two former residents, brothers Jesse and Richard Perry, have been arrested on multiple counts of 1st and 2nd degree child molestation. Since their arrests, there has been much coverage in the media, both in print and on television. Most if not all of this coverage has emphasized both brothers