Month: May 2019

Little League Softball® Alumni Take To Biggest Stage at 2019 Women’s College World Series

Nearly 30 alumni of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) from May 30 to June 5. Since 1974, the Little League Softball […]

Parkland: A Community Ripped Apart Comes Together Through Little League®

February 14, 2018. A day that members of the Parkland community in Florida, and the entire world, will never forget. A day when a single high schooler at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took the lives of 17 innocent students and staff members while injuring 17 others in a tragic shooting. Parkland is a community like […]

13th Annual West Region Challenger Fun Days Event Held At Little League® West Region Headquarters

For the 13th year in a row, volunteers and members of Little League Challenger Division® programs across California came together for a weekend of fun at the West Region Challenger Fun Days in San Bernardino, California, on May 18 and 19. The event was free for all participants thanks to the support of Gatorade and […]

Lycoming County High School Seniors Earn 2019 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship

Since 1994, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship. At its annual luncheon on Thursday, May 23, Little League recognized the achievement of 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors, awarding a total of $13,000 in scholarship funds. In 26 years, Little League has […]

Dedication to Saving Lives Results in a Life Being Saved

Local League Volunteer’s Effort to Make AEDs Available Leads to Life-Saving Act Sue Bruce is a licensed practical nurse from Dillsburg, Pa., who has been a part of Dillsburg Little League for about 20 years. This past year, she became a member of the Dillsburg Little League Board and has been working diligently to provide […]

Parent Confession: I Shouted Down My Daughter’s Softball Chants

I am a baseball guy. I’m still involved in recreation leagues. As a kid, I played Little League Baseball. My wife played Little League Softball. Our daughter is a good ball player and could have easily played baseball. I pushed her to do so, but she decided on softball. My wife was pleased. I was […]

Little League® International Adds Graphic Designer, Video Coordinator to Communications Staff

This spring, two new staff members joined the Little League International Communications Department, with Amy Brooks coming on board as a Graphic Designer and Hannah James being named Video Coordinator. “We are excited to welcome these two highly skilled professionals to our team, as we continue to work together to put together the best resources […]

Parent Confession: I Made My Kid Cry, Not Happy Tears

It was early in the season. School was still in. My son had a big game versus the other top team in our league. I am a very competitive person. My son, who was eleven at the time, isn’t, and it’s something I’ve struggled with. I always wanted him to have a little more fire […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions and Misconceptions Parents Have About the Little League® International Tournament

For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, Your Voice is a way for you to share questions with Little League®, and an opportunity for us to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions. – – […]

A Different Point of View: Persistence, Self-Awareness, Confidence Prevail as Teenager Takes on Umpiring

Taegen McCoy is 16 years old and a sophomore at Northern High School in Dillsburg, Pa. In many ways, she’s a typical high schooler. She enjoys playing the viola in the orchestra and competing on the women’s tennis team, and won the title of Farmer’s Fair Queen. One year ago, she added another activity to […]