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Emilia Romagna Little League Crowned Europe and Africa Region Champ for 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Emilia Romagna Little League of Bologna, Italy, took home the Europe and Africa Region Championship banner with a 6-2 win over the Czech Republic to punch its ticket to Greenville, North Carolina, for the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS). This marks the second-straight time a team from Italy represented the Region at the […]

Pitt County Girls Softball Little League Earns North Carolina Team Berth at 2022 LLSWS with State Title

With its 8-0 win over the 2019 champion Rowan Little League, Pitt County Girls Softball Little League (Winterville, N.C.) was crowned the North Carolina State Little League Softball® Champion, earning its spot at the 2022 Little League Softball World Series (LLSWS) as the North Carolina (Host) Team. First chartered in 2021, Pitt County Girls Softball […]

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 […]