Month: August 2018

Little League® International mourns the passing of Gary Pate, former Texas District 18 Administrator. He was 70. Mr. Pate, a native of Bay City, Texas, resided in Houston at the time of his passing. Serving as District Administrator from 2006 to 2018, Mr. Pate is survived by his wife, Jane Ellen; daughters LeeAnne and Kristie; […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Glen Feibig, former Pennsylvania District 10 Administrator. He was 72. Mr. Feibig, a native of Norristown, Pa., and graduated from Annville Cleona High School in 1964. A resident of Emporium, Pa., at the time of his passing, Mr. Feibig was a Pennsylvania state police officer for more than […]

The 2018 Little League® International Tournament Crowns Seven World Champions

By Lucas Friedman After thousands of games, and hundreds of thousands of miles traveled, the 2018 Little League® International Tournament season has concluded and seven World Champions have been crowned. Read on to find what baseball and softball teams wrote their own chapters into Little League’s World Series history. Little League Baseball Williamsport, Pa.   […]

Fundamentals, Timely Hitting Fuel Honolulu Little League’s Charge to LLB® World Series Title

By Rob Tota and Lucas Friedman Hawaii defeated South Korea, 3-0, Sunday afternoon, securing the city of Honolulu’s first-ever Little League World Series title. Ka’olu Holt was the star of the day, throwing a dominant complete game shutout while surrendering just two hits and striking out eight. First baseman Mana Lau Kong set the tone […]

Hawaii Shuts Out South Korea, 3-0; Captures Little League Baseball® World Series Title

Ka’olu Holt threw a 79-pitch, two-hit gem for the United States Champions from Honolulu Little League, who became Little League Baseball World Series Champions on the strength of a 3-0 triumph over South Seoul Little League Sunday afternoon. Before a crowd of nearly 28,000 fans at Howard J. Lamade Stadium, Holt was stellar, fanning eight […]

Hawaii and Georgia Presented With Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award

Both teams exemplify the values and sportsmanship of Little League Baseball and Softball. Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League and Peachtree City (Ga.) Little League have been named the co-recipients of the 2018 Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award. This year marks the first time in the award’s 15-year history that there have […]

Indonesia’s Roy Romaya Nominated for Election to the Little League® International Board of Directors

Mr. Romaya will assume the role of Field Director for the Asia-Pacific Region at the November 2018 Board meeting. Roy Romaya of South Jakarta, Indonesia, was officially nominated for election as the Asia-Pacific Region Representative to the Little League International Board of Directors in May 2018 and was approved by the Board during its annual […]

Japan Beats Southeast, 8-2

Japan put up seven runs in the second on its way to an 8-2 victory over Southeast on Sunday. Masato Igarashi, Masaumi Ikeuchi, Kai Nogami, and Shisei Fujimoto all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Masato pitched Japan to victory. He went four innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking […]

Hawaii Reaches World Championship Game Looking to Add to Hawaii’s Rich History in Williamsport

Honolulu Little League’s 3-0 win over Peachtree City American Little League on Saturday sent the team from Hawaii’s big island to the 2018 Little League World Series Championship Game, giving them the chance to bring a world title back to Hawaii for the third time in 15 years. Aukai Kea continued to dominate on the […]

South Seoul Little League Just Won Games All the Way to the LLBWS Title Game

Coming into the 2018 Little League Baseball® World Series, all eyes were on the defending champion Japan Region in the International bracket. However, it was another team from Asia that emerged victorious: South Seoul Little League from South Korea. For the third time in the last five years, a team from South Korea has won […]