CELEBRITY CHARITY SOFTBALL GAME IS PLANNED EVENT TARGETS YOUTH SPORTS RAGE, SLAIN BOY'S DAD SAYS.Byline: Karen Maeshiro Staff Writer
LANCASTER - A foundation against violence in youth sports formed by the parents of a teenager killed after a youth baseball game Noun 1. baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League will hold a celebrity charity softball game.
The first annual Jeremy Rourke Charity Softball Game will help raise funds for the National Foundation Against Violence in Youth Sports.
``It's a fundraiser to raise money to support the foundation and to expand what we need to put out the videos and pamphlets and get some of these programs up and running,'' said Brian Rourke, Jeremy's father.
The game is scheduled from noon to 3:30 p.m. April 29 at Clear Channel Stadium, home of the Lancaster JetHawks The Lancaster JetHawks are a minor league baseball team in Lancaster, California, USA. They are a Class-A Advanced team in the California League, and are a farm team of the Boston Red Sox. minor league baseball
Jeremy, 15, was killed April 12, 2005, when another boy hit him in the head with a baseball bat while the two were standing in the snack-stand line after a Palmdale PONY League The Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League, also known as the PONY League, was a Class D minor league baseball circuit that played from 1939 through 1956. The forerunner of the modern Class A New York - Penn League, the PONY served as the first professional baseball address of game. Greg Harris Jr., 13, was convicted of second-degree murder in Juvenile Court juvenile court
Special court handling problems of delinquent, neglected, or abused children. Two types of cases are processed by a juvenile court: civil matters, often concerning care of an abandoned or impoverished child, and criminal matters, arising from antisocial and sentenced in July to confinement in the California Youth Authority until he is 25.
Brian Rourke said organizers of the planned baseball game are looking for Looking for
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Celebrities who will be attending will be announced in late February.
The foundation's goal is to educate the public about continued violence in youth sports.
``We are trying to educate parents, kids, officials and youth sports organizers about the effects of sports rage, how to recognize the signs, how to deal with it and how to prevent it. We have experts in behavioral science involved in our organization to guide our educational tools,'' the foundation's Web site said.
The foundation also is developing a video for parents and their children, discussing how to prevent violence in sports This article or section may deal primarily with the U.S. and may not present a worldwide view. , and a seminar for parents on how to deal with sports rage.