Tag: East Region

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert “Bob” J. Stearns, former Massachusetts District 7 Administrator. He was 83. Mr. Stearns, a native of Boston and resident of Bridgewater, Mass., was a Bridgewater Little League volunteer for more than 40 years. He served in a variety of local league roles, including League President, before his […]

Dugout Teams Up with Marine Corp Once Again!

Little League Baseball’s Official Mascot Dugout hits another home run by collecting toys for children in the East Region! For the 12th consecutive year, Dugout has teamed up with the Marine Corp in the Christmas Toy Drive known so well as Toys For Tots.  Dugout has devoted a great deal of time, energy and effort […]

Santa Makes Early Visit to LL® East Region for 25th Consecutive Year

Little League’s East Region hosted its Annual Breakfast with Santa event for the 25th consecutive year.  The event sponsored by Secret Santa raises money for families and children in the Bristol Community.  Select children within all five elementary schools in Bristol that are in need of coats, boots and/or toys for the winter and holiday […]

Little League® International Board of Directors Member, Past-Chair, W. Dwight Raiford Retires from Board

After nearly 25 years of dedicated service as a volunteer member of the Little League® International Board of Directors, including a three-year term as Chairman, W. Dwight Raiford has officially announced his retirement from the Board. “It has been an honor to have Dwight serve on our Board for the last two and a half […]

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 […]

Three Players from Tunkhannock, Pa., Share Their Little League Softball® World Series Experiences

The Little League Baseball® World Series has heated up in Williamsport, Pa. The four remaining teams hope to be celebrating a championship on Sunday. About two hours down the road, in Tunkhannock, Pa., one Little League® team is already celebrating an incredible season. The girls from Tunkhannock Little League have come home celebrities. They returned […]

Southeast Downs Mid-Atlantic; Earns Berth into United States Championship Game

The Mid-Atlantic Region Champions from Mid Island Little League were rolling early, scoring three runs in the top of the first inning, but Peachtree City American Little League, the Southeast Region Champion, was not phased, rebounding to post a 7-3 on Thursday evening at Howard J. Lamade Stadium. The victory set up a rematch between […]

West Powers Past Mid-Atlantic

West defeated Mid-Atlantic 10-0 on Wednesday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Ka’olu Holt induced a groundout from Thomas Puglisi to finish off the game. Sean Yamaguchi led West to victory by driving in five runs. He went 3-for-4 at the plate. Sean drove in runs on a grand slam in the second […]

Coventry Little League Concludes Final Game in World Series Game With High Spirits

By Rob Tota Rhode Island’s Coventry Little League ended its time at the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series campaign Monday morning, defeating Australia, 15-0, in a consolation matchup at Howard J. Lamade. It was the most runs any team has scored in a single game in this year’s tournament. Manager Lou Simon reflected on […]

New England Tops Australia In Consolation Game

Australia watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 15-0 loss to New England on Monday. New England took the lead on a single in the first inning. The Australia struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing New England, giving up 15 runs. LLBWS Tournament […]