Tag: Central Region

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 […]

Taylor team qualifies for Junior League World Series

For the first time in more than three decades, a team from Taylor will play in the Junior League Baseball World Series. The World Series for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-olds from around the globe is set for Aug. 11-18 at Taylor’s Heritage Park. A team known as Taylor Combined won the Michigan […]

Delaware, Texas Advance to the Final

Game 25: DE District 3 needed both of their pitching aces to shut down the powerful Central team from Michigan Saturday. Central still pounded out 11 hits and took advantage of 4 Dist 3 errors while scoring 7 runs. Both teams led during the game, and Central scored 2 in the top of the 6th […]

Friday’s Matchups (August 2)

Game 21: District 3 vs Southeast  Layton Field 5:30 PM Game 22: Southwest vs Canada Connie Mack 5:30 PM Game 23: Central vs East Layton Field 8:00 PM Game 24: Asia Pacific vs West Connie Mack 8:00 PM All Games on ESPN+