Tag: Southeast Region

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Submissions from the 2022 Little League® Photo Contest Revealed

Launched on the 83rd anniversary of the first Little League® game on June 6, the 2022 Little League Photo Contest gave players, parents, and fans the opportunity to celebrate the 2022 Little League season through their own photos. After receiving nearly 2,900 submissions during that time, more than doubling the 2021 entrants of 1,300, Little League […]

Nolensville Little League Earns 2022 Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award

Nolensville (Tenn.) Little League, the 2022 Southeast Region Champion, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award based on their display of sportsmanship on and off the field. “The foundation of the Little League program is built around respect, sportsmanship, and the life lessons learned […]

Meet the Teams: Final Four at the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

Only four teams remain as they look to take home the Championship Banner at the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series. Fu-Lin Little League (Taipei City, Chinese Taipei) will face Pabao Little League (Willemstad, Curaçao) in the International Championship, with Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League squaring off against Nolensville (Tenn.) Little League in […]

Josiah Porter Proves Anything is Possible at the LLBWS

Josiah Porter’s family sat in the hospital room praying late into the night, huddled around the six-year-old with a bandage over his right eye. Josiah had just undergone emergency surgery after accidentally walking into the sharp corner of a toolbox hanging on a pickup truck, but he was far from out of the woods. Despite […]

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 […]