Little League World Series, 2017
Five students, including two writers and three photographers, gained hands-on experience covering the Little League World Series, which included producing daily features for the Associated Press.
The Bellisario College students who made the trip to Williamsport were: Jack Dougherty, Lynsey Fagan, Matt Martell, Erin O'Neill and Rachel Tasker.
Students were accompanied by John Affleck, the Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society, and John Beale, assistant teaching professor.
Check out coverage by the students:
- Homers: Little Leaguers Ready to Show Power at World Series (Aug. 16, 2017)
- Three Aussies make second trip to Little League World Series (Aug. 20, 2017)
- With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift (Aug. 22, 2017)
- Perfect game, then no-hitter for North Carolina Little Leaguers (Aug. 23, 2017)
- Japan beats Lufkin, Texas, for LLWS title (Aug. 27, 2017)