Tag: Southeast Region

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 […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Grayson Little, North Carolina District 3 Administrator. He was 64. Mr. Little, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, was a student at Harding High School and Myers Park High School, graduating in 1976. He attended Garner Webb University, graduating in 1980, with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in […]

Umpires Set for 2022 Little League® Baseball and Softball Southeast Region Tournaments

The volunteer umpires for all divisions of the 2022 Little League® Baseball and Softball Southeast Region Tournaments have been set. Below is the listing of volunteer umpires who will take the field this summer, along with the state and district that they represent: Little League Baseball® – Warner Robins, Ga. (August 4-9, 2022) Robert Anderson […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Roger Henderson, Sr., former West Virginia District 4 Administrator and one-time member of the Little League International Board of Directors. He was 81. Mr. Henderson of Eccles, West Virginia, spent decades contributing to Little League, volunteering at the local, district, state, and international levels of the program. During […]

Elyssa Melton Named Little League® Southeast Region Assistant Director

Little League® International has announced Elyssa Melton as its new Southeast Region Assistant Director, effective as of May 9, 2022. “On behalf of all the staff, volunteers, and players throughout the Southeast Region, I want to welcome Elyssa to our team here in Warner Robins,” said Matt Weber, Little League Southeast Region Director. “Elyssa’s background […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees Return in 2022 to Provide Fun Opportunities to Players in Underserved Communities Across the U.S.

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees are returning in 2022 with six events being held across the United States this summer. “We are thrilled to be able to bring back the majority of these annual events this summer and provide opportunities for players from underserved communities […]

For Jennifer Woof, Umpiring Is Where She Found Her Little League® Volunteering Niche

In March 2022, Jennifer Woof took the field as the only female among a class of 24 volunteers participating in Little League® International’s week-long umpire training academy at its complex in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. However, being the only female attending the rules and mechanics training made her even more determined to get better at something she […]

Louis Nickerson Honored as 2021 Golden Mask Award Winner

Little League Southeast Region Office along with the Region’s Volunteer Umpire Staff presented the 2021 Golden Mask Award to Louis Nickerson of Vero Beach, Florida and District 17. The Golden Mask Award has been presented since 2013 to honor a volunteer umpire in the Southeast Region The award honors a volunteer Little League umpire for […]