top story 4 Meridian Youth Baseball teams earn state titles Submitted by Mike Schumacher HollyBeechMP Jul 18, 2016 (…) +3 The Meridian Youth Baseball 12-70' team was one of four Meridian teams to capture a state title at the 2016 Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken state tournament. Courtesy of Mike Schumacher +3 The Meridian Youth Baseball 11U team was one of four Meridian teams to capture a state title at the 2016 Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken state tournament. Courtesy of Mike Schumacher +3 The Meridian Youth Baseball 9U Americans was one of four Meridian teams to capture a state title at the 2016 Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken state tournament. The team went on to win the Pacific Northwest Regional championship on July 23. Courtesy of Mike Schumacher The Meridian Youth Baseball 13U team was one of four Meridian teams to capture a state title at the 2016 Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken state tournament. Courtesy of Mike Schumacher Meridian Youth Baseball had four All Star teams capture Idaho state titles at the recent Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken state tournaments, according to Mike Schumacher, the Meridian league's president. All four teams are advancing to the Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken Pacific Northwest Regional tournament at the end of July. The teams from Meridian Youth Baseball that won titles were:9U Americans, coached by Travis Walker, Jeff Irish and Travis Krahn;11U All Stars, coached by Allen Rossi, Jake Taylor, Steve Rohlmeier and Michael Ray;12-70' All Stars, coached by Jake Hines, Brandy Bengoechea, Loren Olson and Chad Shabot;13U All Stars, coached by Mike Sims, Rich Price and Pablos Urrabazo.Some of the regional tournament games will be hosted at the Leighton Family Baseball Complex at Settlers Park in Meridian. Find information at pnwbaberuth.com/page9.php. More from this section Woman shot, paralyzed in Meridian shooting dies Last updated: 1:05 p.m. Bruchi’s Cheesesteak & Sub Shop to open 1st Idaho location at Chinden, Linder Posted: 11:40 a.m. AAA: Expect gas prices to increase soon Posted: July 20, 2017 Regional youth baseball teams competing at Settlers Park Posted: July 20, 2017 Meridian city leaders to discuss Chinden, growth, budget at town hall Posted: July 20, 2017 HollyBeechMP Follow HollyBeechMP Close Get email notifications on HollyBeechMP daily! Your notification has been saved. There was a problem saving your notification. Whenever HollyBeechMP posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Save Manage followed notifications Follow HollyBeechMP Close Followed notifications Please log in to use this feature Log In Don't have an account? Sign Up Today Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!