Alaska District #2 Little League: News You Need!: Little Leaguer March 2012 Issue

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Little Leaguer March 2012 Issue
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Volume 30 - Issue No. 3, March 2012

Teams Selected for Little League Baseball World Series Challenger Division Game

Little League's Facebook "Friends" to Vote on 2012 Photo Contest Entries

Southwest Forsyth Little League from Clemmons, N.C., and Rhode Island District 2 Challenger from Portsmouth, R.I., will participate in the annual Challenger Division game at the 2012 Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.

It's time for Little League families, friends and fans to share their memorable moments. The 2012 Little League photo contest is under way and open to any Little League volunteer.


LexisNexis Fulfills, Exceeds Little League Background Check Regulation

Nike Bat Models BT0636 CX2 (light grey), BT0573 CX2 (dark grey), BT0598 CX2 (blue) Fail Compliance Testing

As of Feb. 14, 2012, background checks conducted through LexisNexis once again satisfy the requirements set forth by Little League International's background check regulation.

Little League Baseball, Incorporated has been informed that Nike Bat Models BT0636 CX2 (light grey), BT0573 CX2 (dark grey) and BT0598 CX2 (blue) have failed recent performance standard compliance testing.


Linda North Nominated to Represent Southeastern Region on Little League International Board of Directors

2012 Little League Baseball World Series Ticket Lottery Now Active

Linda North, of Peachtree City, Ga., is the Little League Southeastern Region's nominee to the Little League International Board of Directors.

The 2012 World Series Ticket Lottery is being conducted online. Ticket seekers are asked to complete the Little League World Series Ticket Lottery Entry Form, available here.


It's Never Too Early to Consider the Little League Awards Program

Dr. James Andrews Identifies Five Main Risk Factors that Contribute to Arm Injuries

June 1, is the deadline for nominations for the 2012 Little League Awards Program. Information on the respective awards, nomination forms for the awards and highlights of past recipients are available on the Little League website.

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. James Andrews, the world's foremost authority on pitching-related injuries has identified five main risk factors that contribute to arm injuries sustained by amateur pitchers.


Little League Graduate Jason Varitek, Captain of MLB's Boston Red Sox, Announces Retirement

FunMobility, GameChanger Have Updated Our Exciting Mobile Apps

Boston Red Sox captain Jason Varitek, who played in the 1984 Little League Baseball World Series, has announced his retirement from Major League Baseball.

Little League International has partnered with FunMobility and GameChanger to update and distribute three mobile apps for use by Little League parents, coaches and scorekeepers.


Little League Mourns Passing of Challenger Division Pioneer and Little League Volunteer Jake Hardison

Little League Website Integrates Google Search Engine

Little League International mourns the passing of Jake Hardison of Virginia, a dedicated Little League volunteer and an integral person in the development of the Little League Challenger program.

On the Little homepage, look for the yellow "New" icon next to the search field. Little League search engine powered by Google quickly recalls information from throughout the Little League website.

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