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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 […]

The 2018 Little League® International Tournament Crowns Seven World Champions

By Lucas Friedman After thousands of games, and hundreds of thousands of miles traveled, the 2018 Little League® International Tournament season has concluded and seven World Champions have been crowned. Read on to find what baseball and softball teams wrote their own chapters into Little League’s World Series history. Little League Baseball Williamsport, Pa.   […]

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 […]

Central Region Claims Little League Softball® World Series Championship

Wheelersburg Little League, from Wheelersburg, Ohio, captured the 2018 Little League Softball® World Series Championship by defeating Tunkhannock Little League, from Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, 3-0. Both teams were strong in the circle on Wednesday, but Central was just a little bit stronger at the plate in a victory over East on Wednesday. Kaya Hannon started the game for East and recorded 18 outs. LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES […]

From the Fields at Alpenrose to ‘The Granddaddy of Them All’

The Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Ore., is never short on talented players. But it takes a lot of talented volunteers to bring the tournament to life. That’s where groundskeeper Mike Hebrard comes in. A native of Portland, Mr. Hebrard has been preparing the fields for the Little League Softball World Series since […]

Tanauan Little League Wins 2018 Senior League Softball World Series Championship

Tanauan Little League (Asia-Pacific Region), from Batangas, Philippines captured the 2018 Senior League Softball World Series Championship by defeating Texas District 9 Little League (Southwest Region), from Waco, Texas, 7-0. Royevel Palma didn’t allow a single run against Southwest, throwing a complete game shutout. Asia-Pacific secured the victory thanks to four runs in the third […]

Snow Canyon Little League Captures Junior League Softball World Series Championship

Snow Canyon Little League (West Region), from Santa Clara, Utah, captured the 2018 Junior League Softball World Series Championship by defeating Smithville Little League (Southwest Region), from Smithville, Texas, 9-3. West got on the board in the first inning. Jael Wilde singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. West scored four runs in the second inning. Kambrie Stuart, Ginny Deming, […]

Little League Softball® World Series Celebrates 25 Years at Portland’s Alpenrose Dairy Farm

This August, Little League Softball® celebrates its 25th year of World Series championships at Alpenrose Stadium in Portland, Ore. “It has been a fabulous experience for the best Little League Major Division Softball teams to make their way to Alpenrose stadium for the past 25 summers,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League International President and […]

Tuohy Takes Home National Title, Tops List of Gatorade Players of the Year with Little League® Ties

Katelyn Tuohy is only a sophomore in high school but she’s making some serious history. The Stony Point (N.Y.) Little League graduate smashed records during the 2017-2018 school year, from setting a women’s course record at Van Courtland Park in the Bronx to breaking the National High School mile record, and she’s showing no signs […]

Little League Softball® Tournament Broadcast Coverage Expands in 2018

This summer, Little League® fans around the world will have the opportunity to watch almost twice as many games as last year thanks to the recent launch of ESPN+, the new direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International Group, in conjunction with ESPN. Highlighting the expanded Little League coverage in 2018 will be […]