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Girls with Game Celebration Officially Opens 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Heading into year two at its new home in Greenville, North Carolina, the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series experience officially got underway on Saturday, August 6, with the first ever Girls with Game Celebration at Elm Street Park. Leading off with a welcome message from Ashlea Nash, the Little League Director of Softball Development, […]

Meet the 12 Teams at the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

With Greenville, North Carolina, hosting the Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS) for the second consecutive year on August 9-15, it’s time to get to know the 12 teams that will play in the brand-new expanded bracket this year. For the first-time starting in 2022, the LLSWS will expand by two teams and feature eight […]

Inside the Rise of the Little League Softball® World Series

The Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS) has not always been the modern-day spectacle that now takes place in Greenville, North Carolina. The largest youth softball tournament in the world came from humble beginnings, with Little League® originally launching a softball pilot program in 1974 to gauge interest from local leagues across the country. As […]

Top Little Leaguers® Set to Square off at Volunteer Stadium for the 2022 T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby Championship

After finishing among the top four at their Region Finals in Arlington, Texas, and Seattle, Washington, the top eight baseball and softball home run hitters are ready to square off in the 2022 T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby Championship, set to take place in Volunteer Stadium during the Little League Baseball® World Series on […]

St. Albert Softball Little League Crowned Canada Region Champion for Trip to the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

St. Albert Softball Little League earns the final spot at the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series in Greenville, North Carolina, after claiming the Canada Region Championship with an 8-4 victory over British Columbia on Sunday, July 31. St. Albert Softball Little League finished the tournament with a 5-0 record after outscoring their opponents, 45-11, […]

Jenny Dalton-Hill to become Seventh Woman Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Little League® International is pleased to announce that Jenny Dalton-Hill will be enshrined into the Little League Hall of Excellence this August, becoming only the seventh woman to earn the highest honor that Little League can bestow. “Since her time on the Little League fields, to her incredible career as a baseball and softball player […]

Gear Up for a Summer of Softball with Little League® and Athletes Unlimited

Are you ready for an exciting summer of softball action, covering every level from Little League to the pros? Be sure to tune in on the ESPN Family of Networks all summer long to celebrate a #SummerOfSoftball with Little League and Athletes Unlimited. Starting with the Little League Softball® U.S. Region Tournaments on July 23, […]

Negros Occidental Little League to Represent Asia-Pacific Region at the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Negros Occidental Little League, the defending 2019 Asia-Pacific Region champions out of Bacolod City, Philippines, is set to return to the Little League Softball® World Series this August as the 2022 Asia-Pacific Region representatives after winning their country championship. “Due to the ongoing challenges caused by the pandemic throughout the Asia-Pacific Region, and the impact […]

What Teams Can Expect at the 2022 Little League® Region and World Series Tournaments

After three years, Little League® International is excited to bring back all of our Region and World Series tournaments for the 2022 season. As the world still navigates the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Little League remains committed to the health and well-being of all teams and has worked with its medical advisors to provide […]

Guayama Softball Little League to Represent Latin America at the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Guayama (Puerto Rico) Softball Little League was crowned the 2022 Latin America Region Champion, defeating Gino Vega Little League (Sabana Grande, P.R.), to earn a spot at the Little League Softball® World Series this August. A team from Puerto Rico last represented the Latin America Region at the Little League Softball World Series in 2017 […]