Founded in 1989, the Challenger Division is a nationwide Little League program that gives players with physical or intellectual challenges the opportunity to play baseball on a team that accommodates their needs.
By Elliott Stern - Santa Maria Times07/18/2018, 9:45am PDT
Conejo Valley's Eli Steinhaus slides safely to score the first run of Wednesday's Section 1 Little League game against Northside at Lompoc's Johns-Manville Park. Conejo Valley won the game 5-1, winning the Section 1 title.
By Elliott Stern - Santa Maria Times07/17/2018, 9:45am PDT
Santa Maria Northside catcher Abel Mata attempts to tag out Conejo Valley's Drew Turley during the Section 1 Championship game Tuesday evening. Conejo Valley beat Northside 4-0, forcing a second game Wednesday evening in Lompoc.
Members of the Play Conejo board, along with representatives for the Conejo Recreation and Park District and Conejo Valley Little League, gathered last weekend to commemorate the new-look playground at Fiore Playfield, a baseball-centric park near the 23 Freeway and Avenida de Los Arboles.