Little League Central Region: Welcome
Open Monday - Friday, 9 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 5 EDT
Meetings by appointment only. Please schedule an appointment with the Central Region before visiting.
Sunday, August 14
They completed the championship game two days after it began in another state, but the all-stars of Bowling Green (Ky.) Eastern Little League earned a return to the Little League BaseballWorld Series after defeating Essexville-Hampton (Mich.) Little League 7-2 in the Great Lakes Region final.
The Great Lakes championship game began Saturday in Indianapolis but was halted by rain in the second inning. After being unable to play Sunday because of continued rain, both teams traveled to South Williamsport, Pa., and concluded the game there on Monday. Read more about it here.
The Kentucky champions will be joined by the Johnston (Iowa) Little League. They won the Midwest Region title Saturday with a 3-0 victory over Frontenac (Kan.) Little League in the championship game. Read more about it here.
The Little League Baseball World Series begins Thursday (Aug. 18) and continues through Aug. 28.
Sunday, August 7
Saturday, July 30
The all-stars from Grandville, Mich., are headed to the Little League Softball World Series after defeating the team from River Forest, Ill., 5-1 on Saturday in the final of the Central Region Championship at Stokely Field in Indianapolis.
Grandville compiled only five hits but managed to score in each of the first four innings.
Earlier Saturday, the Michigan team defeated Burlington, Iowa, 9-1 in a game that was suspended by rain on Friday. The Illinois all-stars defeated Bedford, Ind., 8-3 in the other semifinal game on Friday.
Grandville next heads to Portland, Ore., to compete in the Little League Softball World Series, with games beginning on Aug. 10.