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2022 Little League Softball® World Series First-Round Pairings Announced

The first-round matchups for the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series were officially announced during the Chairman’s Celebration of the 28th Little League® International Congress on Howard J. Lamade Stadium. A pair of local Little Leaguers® from Pennsylvania District 12, Alexandra Maeulen and Jacob Mercado, worked with Little League’s Mascot, Dugout, to help randomly select […]

Little League® Photo Contest Returns to Celebrate the 2022 Season

In coordination with the anniversary of the first Little League® game on June 6, 1939, as well as the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) this summer, Little League International is excited to announce the launch of its Photo Contest for the 2022 season. With submissions accepted from […]

Little League Softball® Alumni Square Off at 2022 Women’s College World Series

From their start on the Little League® field as children, to stepping foot on the biggest stage in college softball, more than 25 former Little League Softball® players are set to compete at the 2022 Women’s College World Series (WCWS) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Below are the names of the players competing in this year’s […]

Volunteer Umpires Announced for the 2022 Little League® World Series Events

With the return of all seven Little League® World Series events in 2022, Little League International is excited to announce the more than 90 volunteer umpires who are set to take the field for these iconic events this July and August. “The impact of not having the World Series events in their full capacities the […]

Ashlea Nash Returns to Little League Staff as Director of Softball Development

Little League® International has announced Ashlea Nash as its new Director of Softball Development, effective as of May 5, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome back Ashlea as our new Director of Softball Development and look forward to her insight, knowledge, and passion for the game as we continue to grow our softball program and […]

Three Former Little Leaguers® Selected During the 2022 Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft

Three former Little League Softball® players got the call of a lifetime during the 2022 Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft, earning the opportunity as one of only 13 college student-athletes to be selected to play in the third season of softball this summer in Rosemont, Illinois. Hosted by ESPN Analysts and Little League World Series […]

Little League® World Series Set to Return with Full Participant Field and Fans at All Divisions of Play

After two years of not being able to hold its events in full capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, Little League® International is excited to announce the return of all seven World Series events, and their respective Region Tournaments, with the anticipation of international participation and full fan and visitor opportunities in 2022. “We know […]

Little League® Awards Program Returns with New Volunteer Recognition Structure

Following two years of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Awards Program will be returning for the 2022 season with an updated, modernized structure to honor its dedicated volunteers. “After two years of challenges and adversity for our local leagues and communities, we are pleased to bring back the Little League Awards […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees Return in 2022 to Provide Fun Opportunities to Players in Underserved Communities Across the U.S.

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees are returning in 2022 with six events being held across the United States this summer. “We are thrilled to be able to bring back the majority of these annual events this summer and provide opportunities for players from underserved communities […]

Longtime Little League® Volunteer Kituwah Golden Named West Region Director

Little League® International has announced Kituwah “Kit” Golden as its new West Region Director, based in San Bernardino, California, effective as of April 19, 2022. “We are excited to welcome Kit to our team, as she takes over in a leadership role at our West Region offices in San Bernardino,” said Dan Velte, Little League […]