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Congressman Grijalva sends special proclamation to Sunnyside Little League team before ESPN game

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The group of Tucson 11 and 12-year-old kids who play at Mission Manor Park have moved just a few games away from punching their ticket to the Little League World Series.

Sunnyside Little League is hoping to ride the momentum of their victory over Southern California to another victory. They suit up again and play on national TV (on ESPN) at 6 p.m. Tucson time.

The kids from Mission Manor Park hope to be the first team from Southern Arizona to win a College World Series since a squad from Nogales won in the 13 & 14-year old division. Here’s more:

Here’s a special mix put together by DJ Mixlab of Tucson:

U.S. Congressman Raul Grijalva has just issued a special proclamation to the team from Sunnyside Unified School Distric:

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Paul Cicala

Paul Cicala

Paul Cicala is a 2-time winner of the prestigious"Edward R. Murrow Award" for his reporting/anchoring in news & sports. Paul Cicala has also been nominated for multiple EMMY's. Cicala has won the "Best Sportscaster" category in Tucson the last 3 years (voted on by readers of "Tucson Weekly"). Cicala is a native Tucsonan who specialized in border stories during his earlier career as a news reporter in this market, and now concentrates mainly on sports stories (with an occasional special report and/or feature story on life in Tucson & the Sonoran Desert).
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