Tag: West Region

By Luke Ramirez: Living the Little League® Dream Is a Dream of a Lifetime

Written by Luke Ramirez, Member of the 2009 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Team from Chula Vista, California COVID-19 has taken so much from so many, and while it is important to keep the big picture of the effects from this global pandemic in mind, the impact it has had on sports is glaring. […]

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 […]

Update: Teams from Ohio, California to Participate in the 2020 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Little League International, under the direction of its Board of Directors, made the difficult decision to cancel the Little League World Series and Region Tournaments at all divisions for the 2020 season. Based on that decision, Mason (Ohio) Youth Organization Little League and Cambrian Park Little League (San Jose, […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Chris White, California District 24 Administrator. He was 63. Mr. White, a resident of Riverside, Calif., served as California District 24 Administrator for the past 15 years. He had recently been elected to his sixth term as D.A. Prior to his district service, he volunteered as a Little […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Roger Lazar, California District 13 Administrator. He was 78. Mr. Lazar, a native of Yonkers, N.Y., and resident of Thousand Oaks, Calif., served as California District 13 Administrator for the past seven years. Prior to his district service, he was a Little League Baseball® Major Division team manager […]

Japan Defeats West Region Champs in LLBWS Consolation Game, 5-0

Chofu (Japan) Little League defeated Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League, 5-0, in the Little League Baseball® World Series Consolation Game on Sunday Morning at Howard J. Lamade Stadium. Japan struck early, with three runs in the first inning. The team from Chofu City Little League scored two more runs in the fifth to secure […]

Flurry of Late-Inning Runs Carries Eastbank Little League to 9-5 United States Championship Game Victory

Eastbank (La.) Little League survived a late-game rally by Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League to be crowned the Little League Baseball® World Series United States Champions on the strength of 9-5 victory. After four scoreless innings, the team from River Ridge, La., got things started in the fifth, puting five runs on the board. […]

The Perez Family Brings Hawaiian Spirit to Williamsport

By Will Desautelle Umpire Jamie Perez jogged out to first base to get in position for a consolation game between the Northwest and Europe-Africa team on Tuesday morning. Behind home plate, about 10 rows up his wife, Debbi and son, Tony waved to him as he ran through the infield grass. Mrs. Perez and Tony […]

Then There Were Four: A Closer Look at the U.S., International Championship Games

By Will Desautelle and Ethan Roy The 73rd Little League Baseball® World Series has its International and U.S. Championship games set. Pabao Little League, representing the Caribbean Region, will meet the Japan Region Champions, Chofu Little League for the right to face either Southwest Region winners Eastbank Little League from River Ridge, Louisiana, or West […]

Hawaii Advances to the U.S. Championship with 12-9 Win Over Virginia

East Maui (Hawaii) Little League has claimed its spot in the Little League Baseball® World Series United States Championship after defeating Loudoun South (Va.) Little League, 12-9. Hawaii struck early in the first inning, scoring five runs and holding Virginia to only two. The West Region Champions continued to tally runs, scoring one in the […]