Category: Challenger

Boston Strong: The Legacy of Martin Richard

It’s been five years since the Boston Marathon Bombing caused feelings of grief, fear, and sorrow to the hearts of many. But for members of Savin Hill Little League in Massachusetts, that tragedy became a source of inspiration behind the smile, hope, and kindness of one young boy. Eight-year-old Martin Richard was one of the […]

Copp Family’s Experience with Little League Challenger Division® Shines on HGTV’s Fixer Upper

Tim Tebow, Chip and Joanna Gaines, and a whole lot of support from the community. That’s what the Copp family from Waco, Texas, has experienced after starring on the HGTV show Fixer Upper that aired in January. “We’ve had the dream of wanting an accessible home for our boys for about 10 years now,” said […]

Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees Set for 2018

Since 1989, the Little League Challenger Division® has provided individuals with physical and intellectual challenges with an opportunity to participate in the Little League® Baseball and Softball program. Thanks to the help and support of dedicated volunteers throughout North America, participants from a variety of Challenger Division programs will have the opportunity to come together […]

Teams Announced For 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

Hazleton (Pa.) Little League and Highland Baseball Club (Evansville, Ind.) Little League have officially been announced as the two participating teams for the 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game in Williamsport, Pa. The game will take place at Volunteer Stadium at the Little League® International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa., on Saturday, August 25, […]

2017 Little League® Challenger Division Exhibition Game Teams Announced

Game will take place at the Little League International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa., on Saturday, August 26, at 10:30 a.m.   Freehold Township Little League (Freehold, N.J.) and Riverside Little League (Riverside, R.I.) have officially been announced as the participating teams for the 2017 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game, which will be held during […]

Bank of America and Angels Baseball Foundation Hosts Little League® Challenger Classic

On Oct. 29, approximately 700 boys and girls in Southern California were given an unforgettable opportunity as Bank of America and the Angels Baseball Foundation hosted the 11th annual Bank of America “Challenger Classic” at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. As part of the event, members of 40 different Little League Challenger Division® teams, comprised of […]

EOCLL Establishes New Challenger Division Thanks to Little League® Grow the Game Grant

East Orange County Little League Challenger Division will receive a $20,000 grant to help the league make their field ADA accessible For the last year and a half, a pair of Little League® volunteers have been looking for a way to help children with special needs play baseball in the Orange County area of Virginia, […]

Ryan Teixeira, a baseball player at Colorado Mesa University who served as a volunteer buddy for the Grand Junction (Colo.) Little League Challenger Division® team at the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series Challenger Exhibition Game, is currently facing a challenge of his own as he was recently diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia […]

The Little League Challenger Division® provides thousands of intellectually and physically disabled children with the opportunity to play Little League® in a fun, social environment. Over the last decade, one of the Challenger Division’s primary champions has been Dr. Darrell Burnett, whose tenure as a member of the Little League Board of Directors is coming to […]

Less than a month after playing in the 2016 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game in South Williamsport, Pa., against Colorado District 1 Little League Challenger Division (Grand Junction, Colo.), the Camp Hill (Pa.) Little League Challenger Baseball Team was invited by U.S. Congressman Scott Perry and U.S. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania to come […]