Tag: All Regions,Southeast Region,US Regions

Little League® Diamond Leader Program Now Available for Coaches Everywhere

The Little League® Diamond Leader Program, a new initiative focused on educating volunteer coaches on their role supporting the social and emotional well-being of children, is now available for coaches everywhere to complete for the 2023 season and beyond. “The mental, social, and emotional well-being of children is paramount to all of us at Little […]

New Era Cap and Little League® Agree to Four-Year Extension

New Era Cap Co Inc., the Official On-Field Player Cap of Little League® World Series and longtime supporter of the Little League program, has agreed to a four-year extension to serve as an official sponsor of Little League Baseball and Softball through 2026. “We could not be more grateful for the unwavering commitment from our partners at New […]

Musco Lighting and Little League® Extend Relationship through 2027

After celebrating its 30th year of partnership in 2022, Musco Sports Lighting has extended its agreement as the Official Sports Lighting System of Little League® Baseball and Softball through 2027. “For the past three decades, we have been inspired by the commitment of our friends at Musco Lighting and we are grateful for the continuous […]

Marty Henry and Louis Nickerson have been appointed as members of the Southeast Region’s Volunteer Umpire Staff. Matt Weber, Southeast Region Director made the appointments upon the recommendation of fellow members of the Umpire Staff, which is led by the Umpire-in-Chief, Rich Ealy. Members of the Volunteer Umpire Staff lead various education and training events, […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Preston Pierce, former Virginia District 10 Administrator. He was 97. Mr. Pierce, a native of Surry County, Virginia, resided in Fairfax, Virginia, at the time of his passing. Joining the United States Army in 1945, Mr. Pierce served in Alabama and Germany. Following his honorable discharge from military […]

Bill Aboumrad Taking Over as Tournament Director for Little League® Intermediate (50/70) Division Baseball World Series

After eight seasons, Dave Wetmore is stepping down as the Tournament Director for the Little League® Intermediate (50/70) Division Baseball World Series in Livermore, California, and will hand over the role to longtime World Series volunteer, Bill Aboumrad. “Being involved with the Intermediate World Series for the past decade has been so very special to […]

Little League® International remembers Gary York, a Little League Southeast Region volunteer and umpire for more than 20 years, who officiated games in the 2017 Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Oregon. He was 59. Mr. York, a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, resided in Lakemont, Georgia, at the time of his passing. After graduating […]

Free Rulebook App, Tournament Mandatory Play Highlight Updates and Rule Changes for 2023 Little League® Season

As the 2022 calendar year comes to a close, Little League® International has announced the updates and changes to its Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Operating Policies for the 2023 season. These changes were reviewed by the Little League International Board of Directors at its annual meeting on Friday, November 11, 2022, hosted by Major […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert “Bobby” Veleta, Jr., who was a Southeast Region volunteer umpire for 27 years, and twice officiated games at the Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa (EA) Region Tournament played in Kutno, Poland. He was 66. Mr. Veleta’s volunteer service to the Little League program began with the […]

World Series Expansion Provides Opportunities to Players, Volunteers Around the World

Opportunity means everything in the Little League® program, and thanks to the expansion of the Little League Baseball and Softball World Series that started in 2022, six additional local leagues now get the chance to live out the dream that thousands of leagues strive for each summer and play on the biggest stage in youth […]