Category: Softball

Negros Occidental Little League to Represent Asia-Pacific Region at the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Negros Occidental Little League, the defending 2019 Asia-Pacific Region champions out of Bacolod City, Philippines, is set to return to the Little League Softball® World Series this August as the 2022 Asia-Pacific Region representatives after winning their country championship. “Due to the ongoing challenges caused by the pandemic throughout the Asia-Pacific Region, and the impact […]

Guayama Softball Little League to Represent Latin America at the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Guayama (Puerto Rico) Softball Little League was crowned the 2022 Latin America Region Champion, defeating Gino Vega Little League (Sabana Grande, P.R.), to earn a spot at the Little League Softball® World Series this August. A team from Puerto Rico last represented the Latin America Region at the Little League Softball World Series in 2017 […]

Emilia Romagna Little League Crowned Europe and Africa Region Champ for 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Emilia Romagna Little League of Bologna, Italy, took home the Europe and Africa Region Championship banner with a 6-2 win over the Czech Republic to punch its ticket to Greenville, North Carolina, for the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS). This marks the second-straight time a team from Italy represented the Region at the […]

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 […]