Month: October 2016

EOCLL Establishes New Challenger Division Thanks to Little League® Grow the Game Grant

East Orange County Little League Challenger Division will receive a $20,000 grant to help the league make their field ADA accessible For the last year and a half, a pair of Little League® volunteers have been looking for a way to help children with special needs play baseball in the Orange County area of Virginia, […]

For the last two months following their memorable run to the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series Championship title in South Williamsport, Pa., the Maine-Endwell Little League team has been recognized around the country for their achievements both on and off the field, and their congratulatory tour took one more major stop with an honor […]

In all of sports, there are few clubs that are as exclusive as the “World Series Slam” – players who have competed in the Little League Baseball®, College, and Major League Baseball World Series. That fraternity added a member when the New York Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 […]

Little League® International is excited to announce that it has partnered with DICK’S Sporting Goods to utilize DICK’S Team Sports HQ to become the official and exclusive partner in providing technology services for its local leagues and districts. DICK’S Team Sports HQ, powered by Blue Sombrero, is an innovative youth sports platform that provides websites, […]

Janice Ogurcak, Director of Public Programming and Outreach of the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, was recently elected as the secretary for the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA) Board of Directors during the annual conference held at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary. Mrs. Ogurcak has been serving as […]

For many Little League® graduates, giving back to their local teams usually takes the form of coaching or serving as a league administrator, but for one Mullica Hill Boy Scout, giving back to his Little League program meant something a little different. A former member of the Harrison Township Little League program since Tee Ball, […]

Children throughout Cape Cod will soon get to live one of their biggest baseball dreams thanks to Barnstable Little League and The Boston Red Sox. May 6, when the new Little League® Tee Ball season opens, it will do so on a brand new field. But this isn’t just any new field. It’s a little […]

Little League® Representatives From Europe and Africa Gather for Regional Meeting

Volunteers from over 20 countries gathered together to discuss ideas and strategies to help develop Little League in the Europe and Africa Region. On October 8, more than 25 volunteers, including District Administrators from 20 countries across Europe and Africa, gathered together for the 2016 Europe and Africa Regional Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, supported by […]

Little League® Welcomes Six New Members to the International Advisory Board

Little League® International announced the addition of six new members to the International Advisory Board who visited the Little League International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa., on October 14 and 15 for the annual fall meeting. Joining the Advisory Board in 2016 are Kelly Campbell (Southwestern Region), Carmine Conti (Eastern Region), Martin Hoover (Western Region), […]

Newly elected District Administrators from across the globe share what they learned at last weekend’s D.A. training in South Williamsport Little League® District Administrators (D.A.s) are some of the most trusted, highest level volunteers in the organization. Those new to the job got a chance to meet their peers, learn all aspects of Little League […]