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Little League Extra

Louisiana wins 1st LLWS championship

River Ridge, Louisiana, players never said much as they kept winning and beating the best teams the world could offer. But one by one they kept checking off goals. A state championship, becoming the first New Orleans team to ever reach the Little League World Series, winning a U.S. title. Fun ...

Frazier never had doubt after opening loss at LLWS

Scott Frazier had no contingency plan if his River Ridge, Louisiana, team lost its first game of the Little League World Series. That’s not how he thinks. It’s not how he wants his players to think. So his only contingency plan heading into an opening-round game against presumed World ...

United States LLWS all-star team

(Stats through Saturday's games) C-J.R. Rosado, New Jersey: Whether on the mound, behind the plate or in the batter's box, Rosado made a strong impact at the Series. A talented catcher with a big arm, Rosado hit .364 in four games and reached base in each game. He compiled a .462 on-base ...

Japan finishes as 3rd best team at LLWS

A closer look at Chofu Little League of Chofu City, Japan’s 5-0 win over Central East Maui Little League of Wailuku, Hawaii, at Lamade Stadium on Sunday in the third-place consolation game. PLAY OF THE GAME: Hawaii’s sixth inning — With the bases loaded and no outs, Duke Aloy stepped ...

Venezuela is named Jack Losch Sportsmanship Award recipients

Based on their incredible display of sportsmanship throughout the Little League World Series, Cacique Mara Little League from Maracaibo, Venezuela, was named the recipient of the 2019 Jack Losch Little League Baseball World Series Team Sportsmanship Award. “Throughout the entire World ...

Louisiana appears in 1st LLWS title game after beating Hawaii

When Jeffrey Curtis slammed a 1-0 pitch toward center field, it sounded like a home run. Curtis settled for a pinch-hit double that rocketed off the wall. As consolation prizes go, this one was pretty awesome. Curtis did not hit a home run, but he opened the door and his teammates soon ...