Tag: West Region

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 […]

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

The volunteer umpires for the 2022 Little League Baseball® Mountain, Northwest, and West Region Tournaments and the 2022 Little League Softball® Northwest and West Region Tournaments, set to take place at Al Houghton Stadium at the Little League® West Region Headquarters Complex in San Bernardino, California, have been announced. Below is the listing of volunteer […]

Hawaii Brings Ohana to the Little League Baseball® World Series

In Hawaii, “ohana” means family. Baseball on the island is all a part of one big ohana. Just ask thirty-year Little League® volunteer Gerald Oda. “Ohana for us is family,” said Mr. Oda. “And it is not just blood family. Family is everybody. Everyone that we have a connection with. When we say you’re part […]

Teams from Ohio, California Set for 2022 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

After their originally schedule trip to compete in the Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game was cut short in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mason (Ohio) Youth Organization Little League and Cambrian Park Little League (San Jose, Calif.) will head to Williamsport to play in the once-in-a-lifetime game on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at […]

Jake Gallaway Promoted to Little League® West Region Assistant Director

Little League® International has announced the promotion of Jake Gallaway from West Region Coordinator to West Region Assistant Director, based at the West Region Headquarters in San Bernardino, California, effective as of May 16, 2022. “On behalf of all of us at Little League International, and our staff at the West Region Headquarters, we are […]

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 […]

Longtime Little League® Volunteer Kituwah Golden Named West Region Director

Little League® International has announced Kituwah “Kit” Golden as its new West Region Director, based in San Bernardino, California, effective as of April 19, 2022. “We are excited to welcome Kit to our team, as she takes over in a leadership role at our West Region offices in San Bernardino,” said Dan Velte, Little League […]

Little League® International Mourns the Passing of Former Eastlake Little Leaguer® Micah Pietila-Wiggs

Little League® International remembers former 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series United States Champion Micah Pietila-Wiggs from California’s East Lake Little League. He was 21. Most notably known for his long and flowing hair at the time, Micah was a member of the Eastlake Little League team that represented the West Region in the 2013 […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2022 T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant

After helping cover registration fees for families in need from more than 1,500 local Little League® programs in 2021, the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant is back in action with applications now being accepted for the 2022 season. APPLY NOW “Over the past two seasons, we’ve seen thousands of children sign up to play […]

West Region Umpire Structure Changes

It is my pleasure to announce some changes with the structure of the Western Region Umpires. Dennis Williams of Seattle, Washington will be taking on the role of Co-AUIC alongside Doug Perret. Dennis will take on additional Regional responsibilities as they relate to the volunteer baseball and softball umpires within the Western Region. Please join […]