The Middle Atlantic Region champion Mifflin County 15-year-old all- stars are in Texas and ready to get Babe Ruth World Series action underway later today. The locals take on the New England champs at noon eastern. In the second game of four pool play games, Mifflin County will face the Texas state champions tomorrow.

The Dodgers put an end to Philadelphia’s winning streak, ending it at eight games, with last night’s 5-0 victory. The Pirates, meanwhile, have lost six in a row with last night’s 4-1 loss to St. Louis.

Down on the farm, State College rallied to beat Williamsport, 9-6. New Hampshire scored three in the ninth and then held on to beat Harrisburg, 6-5. Altoona took care of Erie, 11-7.

And the college football pre-season coaches poll is out. Alabama is number one. Clemson is two, followed by Oklahoma, Ohio State and Georgia. Penn State checks in at number 20.