2017 Little League Baseball® World Series - August 17 - 27

LLBWS News Archive

Below you will find Little League Baseball® World Series news, articles, game recap stories, videos and more.

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Pitcher Ethan Righter
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 17
Mid-Atlantic's effort to come back from down five runs in the sixth inning came up just short, as they fell 7-6 to New England on Thursday. Mid-Atlantic scored four runs in the failed comeback on a error, a single by Tai Mann, and a home run by Chris Cartnick.
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Latin America Region team celebrating
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 17
Latin America took the lead for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Jorge Garcia uncorked a wild pitch, scoring one run and Juan Faria singled off of Jorge, driving in one run.
LLSB Southwest Region
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 17
The 71st Little League Baseball® World Series begins on Thursday, Aug. 17, in South Williamsport, Pa. There are 16 teams, eight U.S. Region teams and eight teams from International Regions, competing for this year’s Little League Baseball World Series Championship.
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LLSB Southwest Region
LLSBWS  |  Wednesday, August 16
Lake Air Little League, from Waco, Texas (Southwest Region), won the 2017 Little League Softball® World Series tournament by defeating Rowan Little League, from Salisbury, North Carolina (Southeast Region), 7-2.
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LLB West Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
Santa Margarita Little League, from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, captured the 2017 Little League Baseball® West Regional tournament by defeating Dixie Little League, from St. George, Utah, 11-7.
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LLB Mid-Atlantic Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
Holbrook Little League, from Jackson, New Jersey, captured the 2017 Little League Baseball® Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament by defeating Thurmont Little League, from Thurmont, Maryland, 8-3.
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LLB Great Lakes Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League, from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, captured the 2017 Little League Baseball® Great Lakes Regional tournament by defeating Hinsdale Little League, from Hinsdale, Illinois, 6-3.
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LLB Northwest Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
Walla Walla Valley Little League, from Walla Walla, Washington, captured the 2017 Little League Baseball® Northwest Regional tournament by defeating La Grande Little League, from La Grande, Oregon, 4-3.
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LLB New England Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
Maine-South Portland American Little League couldn't keep up with Connecticut-Fairfield American Little League and fell 10-0 on Saturday.
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LLB Canada Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
White Rock-South Surrey Little League from White Rock, British Columbia, emerged victorious at the 2017 Little League Baseball® Canada Region Championship in Medicine Hat, Alberta, defeating Diamond Baseball Little League from Quebec, 12-5, on Saturday, August 12.
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LLB Midwest Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 12
N/S Dakota-Sioux Falls LL defeated Missouri-Webb City LL 6-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Jack Radel induced a groundout from Kyler Perry to finish off the game.
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World Beaters
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 10
The feature, covering 2016 Little League Baseball World Series champions, Maine-Endwell Little League, is set to premiere August 13.
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LLB Southwest Region
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 9
Lufkin Little League, from Lufkin, Texas, captured the 2017 Little League Baseball® southwest Regional tournament by defeating McAllister Park National Little League, from San Antonio, Texas, 2-1.
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LLB Southeast Region - North State Little League
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 9
North State Little League, from Greenville, North Carolina, captured the 2017 Little League Baseball® Southeast Regional tournament by defeating Peachtree City National Little League, from Peachtree City, Georgia, 8-6.
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Puerto Rico Region - Intermediate 50/70 Champs
50/70  |  Monday, August 7
Puerto Rico took Sunday's game in dramatic fashion, with a 6-5 walk-off victory over East. The game was tied at five with Puerto Rico batting in the bottom of the seventh when Rolando Cruz singled off of Anthony Sirico, driving in one run.
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SLSB - Delaware District 3 Champs
SLSBWS  |  Sunday, August 6
Sunday's game against DE District III was a heartbreaker for Asia-Pacific, as they lost the lead late in a 4-0 defeat. The game was tied at zero with DE District III batting in the top of the fifth when there was an error, scoring one run.
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SLB Latin America Region Champs
SLBWS  |  Saturday, August 5
Despite seeing its four-run lead whittled down by the end, Latin America still held off Southeast for a 5-4 victory on Saturday.
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JLSB Central Region Champs
JLSBWS  |  Saturday, August 5
WA District 9 fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 7-1 loss to Central on Saturday. Central scored on a groundout by Jackie Grisdale in the first inning, a groundout in the first inning, and a error in the second inning.
Euopre-Africa Region
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, July 25
For the second-straight year, Emilia Little League from Emilia, Italy, will represent the Europe and Africa Region after defeating London Youth Baseball Little League, 12-2, on Tuesday, July 25.
Japan Region Champs - Tokyo Kitasuna
LLBWS  |  Sunday, July 23
Tokyo Kitasuna Little League emerged victorious at the 2017 Little League Baseball® Japan Region Championship, defeating Chibashi Little League, 17-0, in the final game on Sunday, July 23.
Latin America Region Champs - Venezuela
LLBWS  |  Saturday, July 22
Venezuela, emerged victorious at the 2017 Little League Baseball® Latin America Region Championship in Barranquilla, Columbia, defeating Falcón Little League of Cartagena, Colombia, 8-0, on Saturday, July 22.
Caribbean Region Champs - Dominican Republic
LLBWS  |  Saturday, July 22
Guadalupe Treviño Kelly Little League from Tamaulipas emerged victorious at the 2017 Mexico Region Little League Baseball® Championship in Sabinas Coahula, Mexico, defeating Matamoros Little League, 3-1, on Friday, July 21.
Caribbean Region Champs - Dominican Republic
LLBWS  |  Thursday, July 13
For the second time in three years, Los Bravos de Pontezuela Little League from the Dominican Republic will head to Williamsport to represent the Caribbean Region after defeating the representatives from Aruba, 8-4, on Thursday, July 13.
Asia-Pacific Region Champs - South Korea
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, July 11
Seoul West Little League from Seoul, South Korea, emerged victorious at the 2017 Little League Baseball® Asia-Pacific Region Championship, defeating Tung Yuan Little League from Chinese Taipei, 6-1, on Friday, July 7.
Australia Region Champs - Hills
LLBWS  |  Monday, July 10
For the second year in a row, Hills Little League from Sydney, Australia, will make the trip to Williamsport as the Australia Region representative after emerging victorious at the 2017 Little League Baseball® Australia Region Championship.
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LLBWS Luncheon
LLBWS  |  Thursday, June 15
The Road to Williamsport is officially underway as eight teams from around the world and eight teams from the United States compete for a chance to represent their region over the next eight weeks.
LLBWS Team Hosts
LLBWS  |  Thursday, June 15
All 16 teams have two dedicated team hosts that are responsible for ensuring their team has everything they need during the World Series.
Central Region Fields
LLWS  |  Wednesday, June 14
Russell Athletic and Little League® today unveil the jersey designs to be worn during the 2017 Little League® World Series tournaments.
Central Region Fields
LLWS  |  Wednesday, March 29
Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind., will host the Little League Baseball and Little League Softball Tournaments in 2017.
Lamade Field
LLBWS  |  Thursday, March 9
The Pirates and Cardinals will be part of the “MLB Little League Classic” that will take place at BB&T Park at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport.
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Canada Player & Dugout
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, February 28
Four-year agreement will see CBC Sports provide more coverage of the Canada Region Tournament than ever before from 2017–2020.
Challenger Player Running
LLBWS  |  Friday, February 17
Freehold Township LL and Riverside LL have been announced as the teams for the 2017 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game.
SLBWS Australia Champs
SLBWS  |  Thursday, February 16
Local representatives from Australia will now have direct entry to the Little League Baseball®, Junior League Baseball, and Senior League Baseball World Series.
LLWS Logo Graphic
LLWS  |  Friday, January 27
Little League® International has unveiled the logos that will be used for the World Series events during the 2017 Little League International Tournament games.
Group of LL World Series Umpires
LLWS  |  Friday, January 13
Little League® Baseball and Softball has announced the selection of 92 volunteer umpires for the seven Little League World Series tournaments in 2017.
World Series Dates Graphic
LLWS  |  Friday, November 11
The dates for the 2017 Little League® World Series Tournaments were approved at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors.