Could you hit a pitch thrown by President Obama?

Tweens in the news
Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis writing a book! A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature. But not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game. "Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name" will be released in March by HarperCollins Children's Books. The honor roll student fr... - Posted on November 20, 2014
YouTube tots pick top toys A snaggletooth 8-year-old. A middle schooler with a punk rocker bob cut and big earrings. Tween siblings with a penchant for playing. These are among the young power brokers who will determine the toys that will be under Christmas trees this year. At a time when toy s... - Posted on November 7, 2014
Fifth grader finds 14,000-year-old arrowhead Noah Cordle and his family were vacationing on Long Beach Island in New Jersey last summer. That's when a discovery cut his boogie boarding session short. Something pointy brushed against his leg. "It didn't feel like any of the other shells," he says. He reached into... - Posted on November 7, 2014
Little Leaguers meet Big Leaguers in Phila. The 13-year-old star female pitcher, Mo'ne Davis, and her Taney Dragons teammates who thrilled Philadelphians — and many others — at the Little League World Series got to meet their favorite major league team Wednesday night. The Philadelphia Phillies hosted a tribute to... - Posted on August 29, 2014
Oh, boy! Girls rock Little League World Series What's everyone talking about at the Little League World Series? Girls, as in girls who are playing on teams typically dominated by boys. Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis and Canada's Emma March became the 17th and 18th girls to play in the tournament, only the third time in the ... - Posted on August 19, 2014
12-year-old girl sells steer for $100,000 A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair, then sold it at auction for a whopping $100,000. That shattered last year's fair record of $62,000. Large companies like AT&T, Monsanto and DeK... - Posted on August 16, 2014
He’s not heavy; he’s my brother A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger boy was strapped to his brother's back. They hope to raise awareness about the condition that prevents the younger boy from being able to walk without help. Hu... - Posted on June 9, 2014
Pigeon flies 5 miles to meet 5th grader at school Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." The pet bird named Foresta had disappeared Tuesday from Tara's home in the Elkhorn Mountains near Montana City, but it was back in her arms Wednesday after it show... - Posted on May 27, 2014
Tweens prove golf has no age limits An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. She will compete against the best players in the country and around the world. Lucy Li, a sixth-grader with braces, made history Monday. She shot rounds of 74-6... - Posted on May 22, 2014
Could you hit a pitch thrown by President Obama? Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti... - Posted on May 20, 2014