LLWS championship game postponed to 5 p.m. ET
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- The Little League World Series title game between Columbus, Ga., and Kawaguchi City, Japan, -- which was postponed because of rain -- is now scheduled to start at 5 p.m. Monday (ESPN2 and ESPN360).
Little League president Stephen Keener said organizers wanted to give the field a chance to dry out after rain all day Sunday, and that the forecast Monday called for drier conditions later in the day.
However, after originally scheduling the game at 8 p.m. ET, officials moved it up by three hours with a threat of rain later on Monday night.
The title game has been rescheduled just once before, in 1990, when rain forced San-Hua, Chinese Taipei, and Shippensburg, Pa., to play on a Sunday, one day late. Chinese Taipei won 9-0.
Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press
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