Tag: Southwest Region

And Then There Were Two …

The team from Waco, Texas was the only undefeated team in the 2022 Little League Senior Softball World Series when they started play on Saturday morning. First, they had to win their elimination round game, then the semi-final. 12 hours later, they were still undefeated and heading into the World Series Championship Game with a […]

One More Elimination Game Saturday Morning

It was another Lower Eastern Shore (of Delaware) “Gully Washer.” And it came halfway through the first elimination game causing a 4 hour delay in the games. Obviously we didn’t get all sgames played, so the last Elimination Round game between Southwest and Canada was played Saturday Morning at 10:30 AM with Texas earning a […]

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

The volunteer umpires for the 2022 Little League® Baseball and Softball Southwest Region Tournaments, set to take place at Marvin Norcross Stadium at the George W. Bush Little League Southwest Leadership Training Center in Waco, Texas, have been announced. Below is the listing of volunteer umpires who will take the field this summer, along with […]

Joe Patterson and Plinio Castillo-Ruiz Honored with Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award

For the first time in the history of the award, two District Administrators have been named as recipients of the Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award as Joe Patterson (Texas District 31) and Plinio Castillo-Ruiz (Panama District 1) were recognized for their service during the 28th Little League International Congress in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Presented at […]

Uvalde (Texas) Little League Named 2022 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award Recipient

In the wake of the tragic events that occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022, Little League® International has announced Uvalde (Texas) Little League as the recipient of the 2022 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award. “The unspeakable and tragic event that occurred less than a month ago is […]

Little League® International Mourns the Loss of Innocent Lives, Including Little Leaguers®, in Uvalde, Texas

Little League® International joins the world in mourning the innocent lives lost in the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24. The horrific tragedy claimed so many lives, many of whom were also members of the Little League family, largely in the Uvalde Little League. “As a Texan, father, and former local […]

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 […]

Blaine Whitmire Named Little League® Southwest Region Director

Little League® International has announced Blaine Whitmire as the new Southwest Region Director, based at the George W. Bush Little League Center in Waco, Texas, effective as of March 28, 2022. “On behalf of all the volunteers, players, and staff throughout the Southwest Region, we are pleased to welcome Blaine as the new Region Director,” […]

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 […]

Little League® Recognizes 10 Local Leagues as 2021 ASAP Regional Winners

Since 1995, Little League® and Musco Lighting have partnered in the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) to help local leagues and districts in the United States create the safest environment possible for players, volunteers, and fans. This year, a total of 10 local Little League programs were once again honored from each of the five […]