Month: August 2018

Idaho Topples Spain, 5-0

One bright spot for Europe-Africa was a single by Juan Salazar in the first inning. Christopher Reynolds was the winning pitcher for Northwest. He went four and a third innings, allowing zero runs on two hits and striking out six. Juan took the loss for Europe-Africa. He went four and a third innings, allowing five […]

2018 Little League® Regional ASAP Winners Recognized for Safety Preparedness

The safety of all Little League® players, volunteers, and fans is of upmost importance for Little League International. In 1995, Little League established the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP), to encourage local Little League programs to create safety plans specific to their facilities and league. This plan would be used to help guide that league […]

Rainy Conditions Give Little Leaguers® Some Welcome Down Time

The 2018 Little League Baseball® World Series has been packed with extra inning thrillers, walk-off wins and … inclement weather. Mother Nature has made her mark on Williamsport, the Susquehanna Valley, and throughout central Pennsylvania, with several of the LLBWS games to date experiencing rain delays, including the postponement of the three games on Tuesday. […]

Catalunya’s Little League® World Series Appearance Is a Triumph That Transcends Baseball

In Barcelona, Spain, the soccer pitch provides biggest opponent for sports fans in Real Madrid. However, for Catalunya Little League, their opponents come from a different sport: baseball. The Europe-Africa Region Champions arrived at the World Series as a relative unknowns because Spain has not been represented in the Little League Baseball® World Series in […]

West Powers Past Mid-Atlantic

West defeated Mid-Atlantic 10-0 on Wednesday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Ka’olu Holt induced a groundout from Thomas Puglisi to finish off the game. Sean Yamaguchi led West to victory by driving in five runs. He went 3-for-4 at the plate. Sean drove in runs on a grand slam in the second […]

South Korea Defeats Japan, Advances to International Championship

Yeong Hyeon Kim had all the right stuff on Wednesday for Asia-Pacific, allowing zero runs and besting Japan by a score of 10-0. Asia-Pacific opened up scoring in the first inning, when Yeong Hyeon doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs. LLBWS Tournament Asia-Pacific tallied four runs in the fourth […]

Idaho’s Coeur D’Alene Little League Aimed to End Its Season on a High Note, Make City Proud

By Rob Tota Coeur D’Alene Little League’s run at the first world title for the state of Idaho ended on Saturday, falling to Georgia’s Peachtree City American Little League, 3-0. The league’s time in Williamsport came to an end on a high note though, as the Little Leaguers representing the Northwest Region (1-2) defeated Spain’s […]

Puerto Rico Defeats Canada Behind a Nine-Run Effort

In the first inning, Caribbean got their offense started when Carlos De Jesus hit a solo homer. Caribbean took the lead for good with four runs in the third inning. In the third John Lopez singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run, Eric Rodriguez doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs, and Roberto […]

Southeast Pitches Past Great Lakes

Southeast was victorious over Great Lakes, 4-3. Southeast got on the board in the first inning. Jack Ryan singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs. LLBWS Tournament Southeast pulled away for good with two runs in the second inning. In the second Tai Peete was struck by a pitch, driving in a run and […]

Canon Photo Contest Commemorates Little Leaguers® from Around the World

Every year, Canon, the official camera and printer of Little League Baseball and Softball, holds a photo contest aimed to capture the best moments from Little Leaguers® around the world. The three best photos are selected and displayed in the World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum. This year, the contest winners and their […]