Month: November 2016

On Friday, November 11, the Little League® International Board of Directors welcomed its four newest members at their annual fall meeting in South Williamsport, Pa. Taking their seat on the Board in 2016 are John Boyd (Europe and Africa Region – London, England), Antonio J. Gonzalez (Latin America Region – Cayey, Puerto Rico), Shannon Walker (Central Region – Newark, Ohio), and Travis […]

The official dates for the 2017 Little League® World Series Tournaments were approved on Friday, Nov. 11, at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors. “I am pleased to announce the Board of Directors has approved the schedule for our seven World Series tournaments in 2017,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little […]

I Regret Telling My Daughter She Couldn’t Play Softball

It was around this time last year when I made a decision I still regret. I chose not to sign my daughter up again for Little League Softball®. I told Katie in the car on the way to a playdate with one of her friends. “Why?” was all she asked. I struggled to find an […]

For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, The Parent Connection is your newsletter and we encourage everyone to let us know what’s on your minds. Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, […]

Across the Philippines, Little League® volunteers are helping to grow the game through baseball and softball clinics across their country. In many cases, these volunteers are finding unique ways to teach the game using everyday objects to help show children easy ways to have fun through baseball and softball. Over the course of October, volunteers […]

April Meehleder Named Assistant Director of Little League® Western Region

Little League® International is excited to announce that April Meehleder has officially been named the new Assistant Director of the Little League Western Region. Beginning in December, Ms. Meehleder will join West Region Director Dave Bonham and Assistant Director Brian Pickering at the Western Region Headquarters in San Bernardino, Calif. Ms. Meehleder has worked at […]

Continuing its expanding efforts in marketing, communications, and digital media, Little League International has recently added five new members to its Marketing and Communications staff in South Williamsport, Pa. Embracing a variety of roles and responsibilities, these new team members play an integral role in connecting with Little League parents, volunteers, players, and fans to […]