Category: Softball

Texas Longhorns to Retire Little League® Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Cat Osterman’s Jersey

From the Little League Softball® fields at Bear Creek Little League in Houston, Texas, to the Olympic stadiums around the world, Cat Osterman has been instrumental in the growth and development of the game of softball. Now, on March 25, 2020, the 2016 Little League® Hall of Excellence will be recognized for her commitment to […]

I Should Have Never Pulled My Daughter from Little League Softball®

Years ago, when my daughter was a 10-year-old Little League Softball® player, I ended up making a big mistake. I was at most practices, watching from the bleachers. Michaela did great. Always hustled, hit the ball well, and fielded fine. But, when it came to games, she struggled. I talked to her about it, her […]

Dates Announced for 2020-2022 Little League® World Series Events

2021 Little League World Series Update: The Little League® Baseball and Softball World Series events will be held, as scheduled, in August 2021 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and Greenville, North Carolina (respectively), featuring teams solely from the United States. With the significant additional responsibilities of fully implementing the many facets of our COVID-19 mitigation plans at our volunteer-run Region […]

2019 Little League® World Series Champions Visit Nation’s Capital

Just months after their historic victories, members of the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Eastbank Little League team from River Ridge, Louisiana, and the Little League Softball® World Series Championship Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, North Carolina, were given the unique opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., with a trip to the White House […]

Little League Softball® World Series to Relocate for 2020

For the past 26 years, Little League® International has been proud to call Alpenrose Dairy the home of the Little League Softball® World Series. Without the strong support and friendship from Carl Cadonau Sr., his son Carl Cadonau Jr., his wife Phyllis, and their three children, Carl Cadonau III, Cary Cadonau, and Tracey Cadonau McKinnon, […]

One Year Later: Looking Back at Ohio’s First World Series Championship

In 2018, the Wheelersburg Little League Softball team made history as the first team from Ohio, girls or boys, to win a Little League World Series title. One year later, the impact of that historic run continues to be felt by Dusty Salyers, the team’s manager for both the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Mr. Salyers […]

Southwest Wins The Senior League Softball World Series

Southwest beat Delaware District 3 (Host) 7-5 on Sunday to take the 2019 Little League Senior Softball World Series Crown. Delaware got things moving in the first inning, scoring two runs when Jada Evans doubled. But Southwest answered in the 3rd, then pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning. In the […]

Southeast defeats Southwest, 7-6; Wins Junior League Softball World Series Championship

A walk-off double propelled Southeast to a decisive, dramatic victory over Southwest, 7-6. The game was tied at six with Southeast batting in the bottom of the seventh when Cassidy Lund doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. The base paths were crowded in this high-scoring game. Southeast collected six hits and Southwest had […]

Journey to 2008 Junior League Softball World Series Yields World Title, Impactful Life Lessons

By Ethan Roy Of the countless athletes around the world that have participated in Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball®, only a select group can say that they won the last Little League game they ever played. The 2008 Pusch Ridge Little League Softball team of Oro Valley, Arizona, are members of that select […]

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 […]