Tag: Southeast Region

Little League® International mourns the passing of James “Wesley” Walker, former Tennessee District 9 Administrator. He was 53. Mr. Walker, a native of Montgomery County, Tenn., was a resident of Clarksville, Tenn., and served as Tennessee District 9 Administrator for six months (February-to-July 2020). He began volunteering in the Little League program as a member […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Luis Matos, Jr., a long-time Little League volunteer with the Southeast Region Tournament. He was 53. Mr. Matos, a native of Valhalla, N.Y., was a proud 20-plus year veteran of the United States Air Force. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Logistics from the Community College of the […]

Top Safety Plans Earn Local Little League® Programs 2020 ASAP Awards

As the world’s largest youth sports organization, the safety and well-being of all Little League® players, volunteers, and fans is of upmost importance for Little League International and all its local leagues. And, as local league volunteers have continued to navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic, that focus on safety has never been more important. In […]

Doug Durling Appointed to Southeastern Region Volunteer Umpire Staff

Recently, the Southeastern Region Director, Jen Colvin announced that Doug Durling has been appointed to the Southeastern Region Volunteer Umpire Staff. The Volunteer Umpire Staff is lead by Umpire-in-Chief Marshall Casey and includes volunteers who lead and conduct the Region’s umpire-related training and education events at the Regional Center in Warner Robins and throughout the […]

59 Volunteer Umpires Appointed to 2020 Southeastern Regional Tournaments

Little League® Baseball and Softball Southeastern Region Headquarters has announced the umpire appointments to the 2020 Southeastern Regional Tournaments. A total of 56 volunteer umpires from throughout the eight-state region were appointed by the Region Headquarters from a pool of applicants who applied through the Little League Umpire Registry and were reviewed by their District […]

Florida District 5 Conducts Its Third Annual Toy Drive Games

As part of the Florida District 5 Kids Helping Kids Initiative, its third annual Toy Drive Games collected a record 1,170 items to benefit local families in the Tampa, FL area. Over the weekend of Dec. 6-8, Cross Bayou Little League hosted games for any Little Leaguer within the district that wished to participate and […]

2019 Little League® World Series Champions Visit Nation’s Capital

Just months after their historic victories, members of the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Eastbank Little League team from River Ridge, Louisiana, and the Little League Softball® World Series Championship Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, North Carolina, were given the unique opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., with a trip to the White House […]

Two Volunteers Honored as Part of Southeastern Region Awards Program

Little League Southeastern Region honored two volunteers as part of the Region’s Award Program during the 2019 Southeastern Regional Tournaments. Jennifer Brugh, of Oconee County American Little League in Georgia District 10 was named Volunteer of the Year, while Pamela Brooks of Virginia District 16 was named the Golden Mask (Umpire) Award winner. Jennifer Brugh […]

An Historic Day at the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series

By Will Desautelle In case you missed it, the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series Final Four is set after Curacao defeated South Korea, 5-3; and Louisiana extended its win streak to four games with a 10-0 thrashing of Virginia. Curacao will take on Japan in the International Championship, while Louisiana will look to turn […]

Southwest Powers Past Southeast Into United States Championship, 10-0

Eastbank (La.) Little League’s Marshall Louque was brilliant on the mound, no hitting Loudoun South (Va.) Little League in an impressive 10-0 triumph for the Southwest Region in the United States semifinal at Howard J. Lamade Stadium. After a scoreless first two innings, Louisiana struck first, scoring one run in the bottom of the third. […]