“It’s the big event at the end of the softball season. It’s an exciting and fun time,” said Debbie Bretz.
It was an All-Star game. The best 12-year old softball players in the Miss Florida Softball League — Lakeland’s Christina Girls versus Auburndale.
“It was a difficult game with lots of questionable calls,” said Bretz.
But the girls’ softball game turned into a spectacle on the field when a coach questioned an umpire’s judgment and a heated argument erupted near home plate.
A youth league soccer coach arrested a year ago on allegations he sexually assaulted one of his players has pleaded guilty to several charges and was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 22 years in prison.
Marvin Geovanny Juarez, 36, Las Vegas, was arrested May 27, 2012, after the mother of one of the players on Juarez’s Atletico Club Las Vegas soccer team notified authorities her son reported to her the coach had abused him on two separate occasions.
Seahawks backup quarterback Josh Portis was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence May 5 and is scheduled to be arraigned May 28, according to ‘The Seattle Times.’
Arena Football League Coach Cedric Walker was arrested after an altercation with an opponent’s team’s executive in Jacksonville, Fla., court documents said.
Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada.
Johnson was jailed Monday morning by a Broward County judge and later released after posting $1,000 bail. Another hearing was set for June 3. An arrest warrant was issued earlier this month when Johnson failed to meet his probation officer.
A judge has set bail at $25,000 for Boston Celtics basketball player Terrence Williams after he was arrested and accused of brandishing a gun around the mother of his 10-year-old son during a visitation exchange.
He was booked into the King County Jail in Seattle early Monday for investigation of assault. Bail was set during an afternoon court appearance, and the judge scheduled another hearing for Wednesday.
A University of Montana basketball player was charged with misdemeanor drunken driving early Monday after police saw his car stopped in the middle of Ryman Street.
Spencer C. Coleman, 21, was arrested at about 2:45 a.m. after an officer spotted a broken tail lamp on his 1997 black Nissan Maxima, according to the affidavit in the case.
A teacher and baseball coach from Appoquinimink High School in Middletown, Delaware has been arrested for alleged indecent exposure.
Toni Pole was cited for a gross misdemeanor after he allegedly provided Pullman police with a false name and birth date.
Washington State running back Teondray Caldwell was arrested on May 7 on suspicion of assault and burglary stemming from an April 28 incident at a Pullman residence.
Washington State linebacker Logan Mayes was arrested for hit and run on Thursday evening, according to the Pullman Police logs. Mayes, a junior-to-be, sat out most of the spring with an injury, but is expected to be a starter at the BUCK linebacker position — a spot vacated by Travis Long. While we don’t have details about the incident yet, it’s the latest in a string of arrests involving Washington State football players.
A former University of Montana basketball player and current receiver on the Missoula Phoenix football team was arrested in north Missoula early Saturday and charged with misdemeanor aggravated driving under the influence and resisting arrest.
Ceylon Elgin-Taylor, 27, was stopped in the parking lot of a convenience store on North Orange Street at around 2:30 a.m.