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** 2010 **

Posted by John Berardi at Jan 8, 2011 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )

State Tournaments wrapped up...
The last couple of State Champions were crowned in their respective divisions. The following teams are the 2010 Little League State Champions in their respective divisions:
Softball: Major- Swampscott,  Junior- Grafton,  Senior- Winchendon  
Baseball: 11 yr old-Pittsfield South, Major- Southboro, Junior- Stoneham, Senior- Oxford
see Tournaments  section for brackets and link to Regional site information.


Baseball State Finals set for Lowell's LaLacheur Park...
Stoneham will take on Auburn in the Junior Baseball division while Gloucester and Oxford will face off in the Senior division.  

Teams advance to State Finals in Softball divisions...
Jesse Burkett of Worcester and Swampscott win their sections in the Major division, Grafton and Sandwich in the Junior division while Winchendon and Wakefield take their sections in the Senior division.  All teams will take part in the Softabll State Finals in Worcester July 23-25.


Sectional Tournaments underway...
As Districts tournaments wrap up, team across the State move on to their Sectional levels.  All Softball and upper level Baseball divisions began their section games this past weekend.  Section and State brackets are posted in the Tournaments area on this site.


Leagues preparing for summer Little League Jimmy Fund program...
This Program enables Little Leaguers (2010 league ages 8-12) to continue playing baseball & softball after the conclusion of the regular season. For more information , please check the 'Jimmy Fund' link on the left.

Little League Day at Boston College - May 22, 2010...
Little League Baseball and Softball and Boston College's Baseball and Softball teams would like to invite you and your Little Leaguers to attend the "Little League Baseball & Softball Day."  These games will be held at the home field of the Eagles of Boston College in Chestnut Hill.
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Massachusetts well represented at Little League Congress...
Seventy-Five percent of the Mass Districts were represented in Kentucky for triennial event.  Discussion and voting took place on several agenda items which resulted in 10 new rule changes many focused of Softball. Two of our own were recognized for their service to the program.  George Berardi was honored for his fifty years as a District Administrator becoming only the second in the history of the program to do so.  John Berardi was selected from the East Region to receive the Commendation Award.
More details here...Volunteers Honored
 George Berardi

Congratulations to the Massachusetts umpires selected for 2010 Regional & World Series...
Junior League Softball East Regionals - Kenneth Rauktis
Little League Baseball East Regionals - Sherman Wallen
Junior League Baseball East Regionals - Thomas Ward
Senior League Baseball East Regionals - James Haibon
The entire list of umpires from all states in the East that have been selected can be viewed at www.littleleague.org/east


Challenger programs growing in Mass...
The Challenger Division of Little League is a program for mentally and physically challenged youth, helping them to enjoy the full benefits of Little League participation in an athletic environment structured to their abilities.
For more information and a list of towns hosting the program, please check the 'Challenger Program' link on the left.


State Tournament site and dates...
The following is a list of the State Finals sites and dates for 2010.
Major Baseball - Norwood (Kelley field) - July 29-Aug 1
10&11 Baseball - Norwood (Kelley field) - Aug 1
9&10 Baseball - Tewksbury (Poulin field) - July 22-25
Junior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) - July 23, 24 and if necessary 27th
Senior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) - July 23, 24 and if necessary 27th
Major Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 23-25
Junior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 24-25
Senior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 24-25


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** 2009 **

Posted by John Berardi at Mar 14, 2010 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Longtime District Administrator Stan Brown passes away...

It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that District Administrator, Stan Brown, has passed away. This is a great loss not only to Stan's family, but to Little League baseball in Massachusetts.  He was involved with Little League for 58 years, first as a founding coach with Danvers Little League, and then for the last 48 years as district administrator of District 15.  
more on story...
Additional article from Salem News


Great job Jim !!!
Massachusetts own Jim Haibon selected to umpire home plate in Bristol for the Mid-Atlantic Championship game Monday August 17th 8pm (ESPN2).  Jim has done a terrific job during the tournament in Bristol and earned himself the selection. 
 Jim Haibon



No-Hitter in Senior Regionals...
Congratulations to Michael Mussafer of Weston, Mass. on throwing the first no-hitter in Senior Baseball regional play at West Deptford,NJ -- 19 years, 317 games. Accomplished it on Monday, August 10th in a 2-0 win over Brooklyn-Killingly, CT.
http://www.eteamz.com/senioreasternregional/

11 year old and Major Baseball finals come to a close....
Barnstable National defeated Weston to take the 11 year old Championship.
Peabody West defetaed  Newton Central to take the Major League Championship.

We congratulate all the teams in participating and thanks to Beverly Litttle League for being a great State Championship Host.


Baseball Junior & Senior State finals come to a close...
Juniors (14) & Seniors (16) State finals finished up in Lowell (LaLacheur Park). 
Quincy takes 2 of 3 against North Reading for the Juniors State final. 
Weston also needed the deciding against Seekonk for the Seniors State final.
We congratulate all the teams in participating and thank the Lowell Spinners and the City of Lowell for the the terrific venues provided!
Complete brackets for all divisions can be found in Tournament section.

Softball State Finals wrap up in Worcetser...
Jesses Burkett took two straight games from Wakefield for the State title in the Major Softball division.
Another Jesses Burkett team took two straight games from Sandwich to caputre the State title in the Junior division.
Salem defeated Winchendon in the third an ddeciding game for the State title in the Senior division. 
All three teams will repesent Massachusetts in the respective East Regionals.

Congratulations to all teams partipating this year and to Worcester Jesse Burkett for once again hosting another terrific tournament!  


2009 Junior & Senior Baseball State Finals in Lowell's LaLacheur Park, home of the Spinners...
The State Finals will be held July 25th & 26th with possible rubber games on the 27th.  The games will open up Saturday July 25th at LaLacheur park, home of the Red Sox affiliate Lowell Spinners.  Come on out and watch some quality baseball at a terrific venue!
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Congratulations to the Massachusetts umpires selected for 2009 Regional & World Serires...
Little League Softball World Series - Mark McGill
Little League Baseball East Regionals - Ernest Lang
Little League Baseball East Regionals -  James Haibon
Junior League Baseball East Regionals - Stephen Raynard
Senior League Baseball East Regionals - Steven Ferrara
The entire list of umpires from all states in the East that have been selected can be viewed at www.littleleague.org/east


Leagues preparing for summer Little League Jimmy Fund program...
This Program enables Little Leaguers (2009 league ages 8-12) to continue playing baseball & softball after the conclusion of the regular season. For more information , please check the 'Jimmy Fund' link on the left.


State Tournament site and dates...
The following is a list of the State Finals sites and dates for 2009.
Major Baseball - Beverly (Harry Ball field) - July 30-Aug 2
10&11 Baseball - Beverly (Harry Ball field) - Aug 1
Junior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) - July 25-27
Senior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) - July 25-27
Major Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 24-26
Junior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 25-26
Senior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 25-26


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2009

Posted by John Berardi at Jul 25, 2009 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )