Tag: Central Region

Construction Underway at the New Little League® Central Region Headquarters

Construction of the new Little League® Central Region Headquarters facility began in Whitestown, Indiana, on July 23, 2020, and is expected to be completed by June 2021 to host the Little League Softball® Central Region Tournament and Little League Baseball® Great Lakes and Midwest Tournaments. “While the past few months have been very difficult, we […]

Top Safety Plans Earn Local Little League® Programs 2020 ASAP Awards

As the world’s largest youth sports organization, the safety and well-being of all Little League® players, volunteers, and fans is of upmost importance for Little League International and all its local leagues. And, as local league volunteers have continued to navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic, that focus on safety has never been more important. In […]

Update: Teams from Ohio, California to Participate in the 2020 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Little League International, under the direction of its Board of Directors, made the difficult decision to cancel the Little League World Series and Region Tournaments at all divisions for the 2020 season. Based on that decision, Mason (Ohio) Youth Organization Little League and Cambrian Park Little League (San Jose, […]

Krissy Wendell: From the Little League Baseball® World Series to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

When most people think about graduates of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) who have gone on to professional sports careers, the first thing that comes to mind is typically the 50+ Major League Baseball players or even the other professional male athletes such as NASCAR’s Austin Dillon, NFL Quarterback Matt Cassel, and former […]

Great Lakes Claims First LLBWS Victory, Defeats Australia 4-1

Bowling Green East (Ky.) Little League has won their first game in the Little League Baseball® World Series, defeating Cronulla Little League (Australia) 4-1. Kentucky jumped out to an early lead, scoring three runs in the top of the second inning. Australia answered by scoring one during the third, but Kentucky secured its victory with […]

MG11: Bowling Green Eastern Little League Honors, Remembers Fallen Teammate

By Will Desautelle As the Great Lakes team from Bowling Green, Kentucky ran out onto the field at Howard J. Lamade Stadium for its opening round game of the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series, a loud ovation came from a large section of supporters all wearing “MG11” shirts. Starting pitcher Grayson Newman then stepped […]

Rhode Island Powers Past Kentucky, 6-1

Barrington (R.I.) Little League, from the New England Region, nabbed the lead late en route to its first victory in the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series, a 6-1 triumph over Bowling Green East (Ky.) Little League, the Great Lakes Region Champions. New England jumped out to an early lead in the third inning, but […]

Minnesota Holds on to defeat Kentucky, 2-1, in a Clash of Little League® Central Region States

In a battle for Little League® Central Region supremacy, Coon Rapids-Andover (Minn.) Little League came out on top over Bowling Green East (Ky.) Little League with a 2-1 victory in their first round of the Little League Baseball® World Series. Jameson Kuznia earned the mound win for the Midwest Region Champions from Minnesota. He struck […]

Kentucky Tops Illinois to Win the 2019 Little League Baseball® Great Lakes Region Tournament

Illinois fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 15-6 loss to Kentucky on Saturday. Despite the loss, Illinois did collect seven hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Kentucky had 13 hits on the way to victory. Kentucky fired up the offense in the first inning, when William Alexander drew a walk, scoring one […]

Minnesota Wins the 2019 Little League Baseball® Midwest Region Tournament

Iowa lost the lead late in an 8-6 defeat to Minnesota on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Minnesota batting in the top of the sixth when Jameson Kuznia homered on a 1-1 count, scoring three runs. Despite the loss, Iowa did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Minnesota had 12 hits on the way to victory. Minnesota got things started in […]