Category: Softball

Ashlea Nash Returns to Little League Staff as Director of Softball Development

Little League® International has announced Ashlea Nash as its new Director of Softball Development, effective as of May 5, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome back Ashlea as our new Director of Softball Development and look forward to her insight, knowledge, and passion for the game as we continue to grow our softball program and […]

Three Former Little Leaguers® Selected During the 2022 Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft

Three former Little League Softball® players got the call of a lifetime during the 2022 Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft, earning the opportunity as one of only 13 college student-athletes to be selected to play in the third season of softball this summer in Rosemont, Illinois. Hosted by ESPN Analysts and Little League World Series […]

Little League Softball® World Series Player Helping Grow the Game of Softball in Kenya

In August 2021, Jasmine Miller was playing in the championship game of the Little League Softball® World Series alongside her teammates from Chesterfield (Va.) Little League. Less than one month after that once-in-a-lifetime experience came to an end, the Miller family made a trip across the Atlantic Ocean to live out another unique experience in […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month with the Little League® Girls with Game Initiative

Each March, and throughout the entire year, Little League® celebrates the girls and women who have made the Little League program what it is today through its Girls with Game Initiative. As communities across the United States join together to celebrate Women’s History Month this March, as well as International Women’s Day on March 8, […]

Updated Guidance on Patches for 2021 Tournament Play

Dear District and League Officials, As we are preparing for the Little League® International Tournament to begin in communities throughout the United States, the Little League International Tournament Committee has received multiple inquiries regarding if the Little League Official Patch are required to be on Tournament Team uniforms. As you may be aware, for the […]

Talking Little League Softball® With Italian National Team Players

As part of a continued celebration of its award-winning Girls with Game Initiative, Little League® International had the opportunity to sit down and talk with three members of the Italian National Softball team who grew up playing for Lombardia Little League (Milano, Italy) and had the unique opportunity to participate in one of its World Series events. […]

Embrace Opportunity, Appreciate Life Lessons, and Make Every Moment Count

Dear Little Leaguers, I hope you are reading this because you love softball. Softball can be one of the greatest experiences of your life. It can be your passion, teach you life lessons, and create lasting bonds. It can take you to the school of your dreams, to the Women’s College World Series, to a […]

Little League® and Athletes Unlimited Form Strategic Partnership to Inspire Softball Players and Leaders

Partnership focuses on enhancing the experience for females in the Little League Softball® program and building excitement around professional softball. As Little Leaguers® all around the world look forward to starting the next chapter of their story, Little League® is proud to announce a strategic partnership with the newly launched Athletes Unlimited that will bring […]

Little League® Cancels 2020 World Series and Region Tournaments

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Little League International has made the difficult and disappointing decision to cancel its World Series and Region Tournaments for first time in organization history; commits approximately $1.2 million in support to local leagues 2020 MLB Little League Classic Presented by GEICO Also Canceled; Event Will Return […]

Six Innings with Little League Softball® World Series Graduate and Softball America Lead Editor Kayla Lombardo

As part of a continued celebration of its award-winning Girls with Game Initiative, Little League® International had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Softball America Lead Editor, Kayla Lombardo, about her experience playing for Pequannock (N.J.) Little League at the 2006 Little League Softball® World Series. Ms. Lombardo’s team went on to make […]