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Panama secures direct entry to 2022 Little League World Series

Aguadulce Cabezera Little League was crowned the 2022 Panama Region Champion with a 12-0 victory over Villa de Los Santos Little League, marking history as it earned the country’s first direct entry to the Little League World Series as part of the expanded bracket in 2022. The team won the ...

All 7 Little League World Series, regionals to return this summer

After two years of not being able to hold its events in full capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, Little League International announced the return of all seven World Series events, and their respective regional tournaments, with the anticipation of international participation and full fan ...

2021 Hank Aaron all-star team

C—Cameron Thorning, Michigan: The Hank Aaron Player of the Series was a force in all facets and nearly homered in each of his last four games entering Sunday's national final. Only an amazing home run saving catch by Hawaii center fielder Kaikea Patoc-Young prevented that from happening. ...

2021 Tom Seaver all-star team

C—Andrew Nuruki, California: Nuruki has been lights out at home plate. The California catcher has put out 28 players on 29 total chances. Nuruki also batted .400 throughout his four games of the tournament on a California offense that attacked pitches well throughout the Little League World ...

Hawaii team is awarded Jack Losch Sportsmanship award

Little League announced Honolulu Little League as the recipient of the Jack Losch Sportsmanship Award. Stephen Keener, Little League President and CEO, said showing the level of respect and sportsmanship the Honolulu team brought to the World Series is a remarkable feat. “From their ...

Longtime broadcaster Ken Sawyer earns Little League’s Friendship Award

In celebration of his 50th season as part of the official radio broadcast of the Little League World Series, Ken Sawyer was named the 2021 W. Howard Hartman Little League Friendship Award winner. “While every year’s World Series brings different sights and sounds to Williamsport, the one ...