Tag: East Region

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 […]

East Region Hosts 27th Annual Breakfast with Santa

On December 7, the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center hosted the 27th Annual Breakfast with Santa in the Giamatti Dining Hall. More than 400 children and adults attended the breakfast with approximately $1700 raised and several thousands of dollars’ worth of toys donated. All the money raised are given to the Secret […]

Local Leagues Improving Experiences Through Little League® Grow the Game Grant Opportunities

Following the conclusion of the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series, a group of local Little League® programs were awarded with thousands of dollars as part of the Little League Grow the Game Grant, a program which assists local leagues who are working to enhance Little League opportunities in their community. In total, 10 local […]

Resilient Rhode Island Team Making Barrington Faithful, New England Region Proud

Ethan Roy With their appearance this year, Barrington Little League of Rhode Island became the fifth Rhode Island team in the last six years to represent the New England Region at the Little League Baseball® World Series. This year marks Barrington’s first trip to Williamsport. In the opening round, Rhode Island did not record a […]

Hawaii’s Central East Maui Little League Finishes 6-0 Win over New Jersey

Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League, the West Region Champions defeated Elmora (N.J.) Little League, 6-0, on Monday afternoon, one day after having the game suspended by inclement weather in the fifth inning. Hawaii struck early, when Jaren Pascual hit a solo home run in the first inning. The West Region Champs continued to tally […]

Elmora Little League Playing for the Troopers in Their Community

By Will Desautelle The sun began to set over Howard J. Lamade Stadium as Elmora Little League of Elizabeth, New Jersey wrapped up their first practice at the mecca of Little League Baseball® with a series of situational base running drills. On a deep flyball to right-center field, Santiago Alvarez, the baserunner at first, hesitated […]

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 […]

Late Surge Lifts Mid-Atlantic Champs Over Northwest, 6-2

The last game of Day 2 at the 2019 Little League Baseball World Series saw the Mid-Atlantic Region Champions from Elmora Youth Little League in Elizabeth, N.J., pull out a 6-2 triumph over the Northwest Region winners, Sprague Little League. The Mid-Atlantic team trailed 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Jayden Capindica […]

Three Pitchers Rally Team for No-Hitter; Southeast Topples New England, 3-0

The second game of the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series was dominated by the pitching of Loudoun South Little League’s Justin Lee, Liam Thyen, and Chase Obstgarten. The trio combined for nine strikeouts and no hits allowed in the Southeast Region Champion’s 3-0 triumph over the New England Region Champion, Barrington (R.I.) Little League. […]

New Jersey Advances to Williamsport, Wins Little League Baseball® Mid-Atlantic Regional

New York-Haverstraw LL fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 19-4 loss to New Jersey-Elmora Youth LL on Saturday. New Jersey-Elmora Youth LL scored on a single by Yadi Mateo and a single by Jayden Capindica in the first inning. The New York-Haverstraw LL struggled to contain the high-powered offense of New Jersey-Elmora […]