Tag: Central Region

Host Family for the SLBWS Central Region Team

Please help welcome Chris, Kristin, Kylie, Kaden, Kasen, and Kenley Cooper as the host family for the Senior League Baseball World Series Central Region Team. This is their 3rd year hosting the Central team and they can’t wait for them to arrive!

Four New Members Join Little League® International Advisory Board

This October, during its annual fall meeting in Williamsport, four dedicated Little League® volunteers were named the newest District Administrators to join the Little League International Advisory Board. The four new members of the Advisory Board are Derek Lisby (Indiana), Roman Jones (Georgia), Perry Pierce (Connecticut), and Carl Thompson (Arizona), replacing Dave Arkfeld (Nebraska), Jenice […]

Little League® International Approved to Pursue Opportunity in Whitestown, Ind., for Central Region Headquarters Location

During its annual August meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved an offer to relocate its Central Region Headquarters to Whitestown, Ind., pending the completion of a formal agreement. “After a thorough evaluation of local communities within the Central Region, the Little League International Board of Directors are pleased that this opportunity involving […]

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 […]

Great Lakes Rallies, Walks Off to Avoid Elimination

It came down to the wire on Monday, with Great Lakes taking victory on a dramatic walk-off single in the late innings that sealed their victory over Midwest. The game was tied at four with Great Lakes batting in the bottom of the sixth when Reggie Sharpe singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. […]

Michigan’s Multitasker: Melissa Henderson Is A Leader On and Off the Field

By Rob Tota As Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League makes its second-straight appearance in the Little League Baseball® World Series, it is fortunate to have both the league president and assistant coach in the dugout with them. Melissa Henderson is finishing up her first year as the League President, having served on the league’s Board […]

West Rides Six-Run Frame to Win

Great Lakes fired up the offense in the first inning, when Preston Barr singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. West pulled away for good with six runs in the second inning. In the second Ryan Knaebel threw a wild pitch allowing one run across the plate for West. LLBWS Tournament West scored on […]

Midwest Avoids Elimination With 9-5 Win

Saturday’s game against the Midwest Region Champions was a heart-breaker for New England’s Coventry Little League, which lost the lead late in a 9-5 defeat. The Midwest squad trailed, 5-4, in the top of the fourth inning when Alex Stewart singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring two runs and keying a four-run […]

Great Lakes Rallies in the 6th to Stun Northwest

It came down to one last swing in Game 6 of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series. With the game tied, 4-4, in the bottom of the sixth inning Ryan Knaebel, singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run that gave the Great Lakes Region Champions from Grosse Pointe Woods (Mich.)-Shores Little League, a […]

Pitching Leads Mid-Atlantic to Victory

Mid Island Little League, the Mid-Atlantic Region winners, snagged a late lead and went on to defeat the Midwest Region Champions From Grandview (Iowa) Little League, 5-2 on Thursday during the first United States Region game of the 72nd Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa. The game was tied at two with Mid-Atlantic […]