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A big celebration for our local Little League stars

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Members of the Mountain Ridge Little League team head to a bus during a ceremony at Las Vegas City Hall Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. After the ceremony, the team boarded an double-decker, open-air Big Bus for a police-escorted parade down the Las Vegas Strip.
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Mountain Ridge Little League parade | August 30, 2014

Mountain Ridge Little League at City Hall

Last month, Mountain Ridge Little League became the first team from Nevada to qualify for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, advancing all the way to the national championship game. On Saturday, players and coaches were treated to a ceremony at Las Vegas City Hall and a police-escorted parade in an open-air double-decker Big Bus down the Las Vegas Strip. One highlight of the ceremony: an appearance by former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, who presented a 1990 Runnin’ Rebels commemorative game ball to manager Ashton Cave.

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