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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 […]

College World Series Features More Than 100 Elite Little League® Baseball and Softball Graduates

This May and June, the top baseball and softball players from around the NCAA came together to compete in the Division I College World Series and Women’s College World Series. Among those elite performers were more than 100 baseball and softball players who got their start in the sport playing in the Little League program. […]

Little League® Coverage Expands With Launch Of ESPN+

Little League® Baseball and Softball will see significantly expanded coverage of the Little League International Tournament starting in 2018 with games streamed live on ESPN+, the new direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International and ESPN. More than 150 Little League Baseball and Softball games will be available exclusively on the new ESPN+ […]

A.D. STARR Named the Official Ball Supplier of the Little League® World Series

A.D. STARR to provide baseballs and softballs at each of the Regional and World Series events in all seven divisions of Little League®. DICK’S Sporting Goods and DICK’S Team Sports HQ announced its bulk baseball and softball equipment business A.D. STARR has been named the Official Ball Supplier of the Little League® World Series. The […]

Six Innings with ESPN’s Jessica Mendoza

Jessica Mendoza might be the most powerful woman in baseball. A member of the ESPN family since 2007 and Sunday Night Baseball analyst since 2016, she also has some game of her own. Ms. Mendoza is a two-time Olympic medalist with USA Softball, a Little League® mom, and has to be one of the coolest […]

Little League® Q&A: Ken Eriksen: USA Softball Women’s National Team and University of South Florida Head Coach

Ken Eriksen is the head softball coach for USA Softball’s Women’s National Team and at the University of South Florida (USF). An All-Region baseball player at USF, he began playing fastpitch softball after graduation. During his fifteen-year career, Mr. Eriksen participated in eight International Softball Congress World Championships and eight ASA Men’s Major National Championships. […]

Lucky Seven: Four Baseball, Three Softball World Series Champions Crowned During Summer of 2017

The summer of 2017 produced seven World Series Champions, with International teams capturing the program’s four Little League Baseball® titles, while teams from the United States winning all three Little League Softball® championship banners. Below is a review of these tournaments. For more information and details, visit LLBWS.org. Little League Baseball® Williamsport, Pa. Tokyo-Kitasuna Little League, […]