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Little League Extra

Curacao in 1st championship game since 2005

For a moment Saturday, the fans at Lamade Stadium collectively held their breath. The answer to the “will it or won’t it be caught” question seemed to take an eternity as the baseball hurtled through the unseasonably cool August air. Curacao’s Keven Rosina glided into the frame and ...

LLWS is a unique event that ESPN loves to be at

When asked what their favorite moment of this Little League World Series has been so far, ESPN broadcasters Julie Foudy and Karl Ravech paused for a second to think. That’s when David Ross, sitting in the makeup chair in their ESPN trailer, spoke up. He didn’t hesitate to say that his ...

A look at the Challenger Game

The Little League Challenger Division was founded in 1989, and is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges. This year’s teams that were chosen to play this exhibition game at the Little League World Series are the District 12 ...

Japan, Curacao both looking to get to World Series final

Consider this year a redemption year for Chofu City, Japan. The team hasn’t forgotten what happened when its league got here in 2016. This is the chance Chofu Little League wanted to win a championship. The league qualified for 2016 as the Japan champions, but had an early exit from the ...

Central Maui East LL game vs. last year’s champs has paid off

The Central Maui East Little Leaguers did more than just cheer on Honolulu as it captured last year’s Little League World Series championship. They also once competed against those players. And that contest did not go well. Honolulu won those games, but that experience and Honolulu’s ...

Foudy enjoys time covering LLWS

Julie Foudy mentioned how she’s covered Women’s World Cup games, the Olympic Games and even the Special Olympics. She’s interviewed more people than she can probably remember. But for Foudy, her favorite thing to cover? The Little League World Series and it isn’t even close. “People ...