Little League 2020

Posted by: MBR on Fri May 1st, 2020 4:39 am
The Little League World Series dates to 1947. It has been canceled for the first time.WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — This year’s Little League World Series and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.Little League President Stephen Keener announced the cancellations in a Facebook Live broadcast Thursday afternoon from league headquarters in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, saying it would be “impossible” to hold the events amid ongoing restrictions on large gatherings and travel.The Little League World Series has been held every August since 1947 and had never been canceled before. Next year was to be the 75th playing of the tournament; that milestone has been pushed back to 2022. ... ce=Twitter
Posted by: MBR on Sun May 3rd, 2020 2:23 am
Sun Journal Sports@Sports_SJEven if baseball and softball diamonds can open in June, Auburn and Lewiston leagues could be in a bind. But fall ball is an option. Story by @RAWmaterial33. #mesports
Posted by: MBR on Tue May 5th, 2020 5:11 am
Youth baseball and softballFive Town Little League remains 'flexible,' hopeful for seasonArea organizations look to have some semblance of play this yearROCKPORT — Despite the fact the historic Little League World Series will not be held for first time since it began in August 1947 due to the continued health concerns over the COVID-19 (coronvavirus) pandemic, state and local leagues remain steadfast in their efforts to try to figure out how to have some semblance of a season.One of those local organizations is Five Town Little League.Rick Thackeray, Five Town president, said the Midcoast Little League presidents he has communicated with have formulated "vague" plans for possible seasons and most remain "flexible" in an effort to have some form of diamond campaign for youngsters. ... on/1858378
Posted by: MBR on Fri May 22nd, 2020 2:48 am

Game on? Little League is offering youth baseball organizations a path forward as they eye a restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by: MBR on Wed Jun 3rd, 2020 5:31 am


South Portland American Little League cancels season due to Covid 19 concerns

Posted by: MBR on Sat Jun 13th, 2020 5:52 am

Augusta Little League opens its doors to outside teams whose leagues canceled this summer. 

Posted by: MBR on Sat Jun 13th, 2020 5:58 am


Posted by: MBR on Wed Jul 15th, 2020 5:18 am

Mccannell family tradition lives on with Old Town Little League