Little League

A Lower Sussex Little League All-Star player slides into third base during a game in 2018.

‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’

Registration now open for LSLL 2020 season

The weather outside certainly is making it start to feel a lot like spring. That being said, it is time to start dusting off the gloves, bats and any other equipment needed for the diamond.

However, would-be baseball parents must first get...

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:10pm

Players celebrate after a previous Little League World Series game.

Senior Softball LLWS set to take over Pyle Center on Monday

For more than 15 years, the Lower Sussex Little League Complex and the Pyle Center has been the home for the Little League Senior League Softball World Series, and the international showcase will see its first pitch for 2019 this Monday, July 29...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 9:32am

Point of No Return — World Series is about more than just the games

The Senior League Softball World Series.

It’s basically become something that’s just ingrained in our community now, right? For 15 years, the people from District 3 and Lower Sussex Little League — your friends, co-workers and neighbors,...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:36pm

Aniyah Blake and Shaniya Lewis get their groove on in the misting rain dur

LSLL Major League softball team’s magical ride comes to an end

The magical ride that has consumed the Lower Sussex region over the past three weeks came to an end last Friday, July 27, as the Lower Sussex Little League Major League softball team fell 9-3 to Rhode Island in the semifinals of the Little League...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:32pm

District 3’s Taylor Wroten and Jordan DiFava give high-fives after Wroten struck out another East batter during Game 1 of the Senior League Softball World Series on Monday night.

Local host team going strong in Senior League Softball World Series

It was an exciting first two-plus days of Little League Senior League Softball World Series action at the Pyle Complex early this week, as players, their coaches and fans from 10 different teams from all over the world descended upon lower Sussex...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:04pm

Following their 4-2 win over Maine on Tuesday, July 24, members of the Lower Sussex Little League’s Major League Softball team engaged their fans with a chant of ‘Dela-who,’ and the fans responded with ‘Dela-Ware.’

Still rolling

Coastal Point • Susan Lyons: Following their 4-2 win over Maine on Tuesday, July 24, members of the Lower Sussex Little League’s Major League Softball team engaged their fans with a chant of ‘Dela-who,’ and the fans responded with ‘Dela-Ware.’...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:58am

Laniya Lewis slides into third safe in the 14-1 win over Camden-Wyoming.

LSLL Majors take state softball championship

The moment was a year in the making.

For the Lower Sussex Little League Major League girls’ softball team, their sole focus after falling just short of their state title run in 2017 was to get back to the championship this season — and,...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Sophie Scurci tries to get back to second base in LSLL’s 11-10 loss to Laurel on Saturday, July 21.

LSLL 8-10 softball misses District 3 title in narrow 10-inning loss

Success and disappointment are both common in sports, and such was the case for the Lower Sussex Little League 8-10 girls’ softball team this postseason.

Having cruised through their first three District 3 games, the LSLL All-Stars were...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:51pm

Kinsley Hall and Laniaya Lewis try to catch a throw from the outfield during District 3’s win over Laurel/Nanticoke on Thursday, July 5.

Lower Sussex Major League softball takes District 3 championship

LSLL Senior League baseball also tops in district

After cruising through their first two opponents in the District 3 All-Star Major League Softball Tournament last week, the Lower Sussex Little League team fought tooth-and-nail against a very tough Laurel/Nanticoke squad in back-to-back contests...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 5:33pm

LSLL’s Camryn Ehlers fires a pitch towards the plate during Sunday night’s District 3 opening contest against Georgetown. Ehlers finished with a perfect game, including five strikeouts, in LSLL’s 14-0 win.

LSLL 10-12 softball kicks off tournament with a shutout

The Lower Sussex Little League’s 10- to 12-year-old girls’ softball team had an impressive start to their District 3 tournament, with a 14-0 opening win over Georgetown on Sunday, July 1.

Pitcher Camryn Ehlers fired a perfect game for LSLL...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:09pm

A batter swings at a pitch during the Lower Sussex League’s Pat Knight Tournament on Friday, June 29.

LSLL 8-10 baseball takes home Pat Knight championship

The Lower Sussex Little League’s 8- to 10-year-old baseball team took home the Pat Knight Tournament championship on Friday, June 29, with a 5-4 win over Millsboro.

The win for LSLL avenged a 14-6 setback in the pool-play round.


Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:07pm

Participants in the Lower Sussex Challenger League enjoy a day out on the field on Saturday, June 23.

Challenger League expanding opportunities for young ballplayers

Another season of baseball has wrapped up for the Lower Sussex Challenger League, with a record number of participants this year.

The Challenger League was founded in 1989 and is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:01pm

Little League tournament season kicks off

The 2018 Little League District 3 All-Star tournaments for both baseball and softball will run through most of July, leading up to the World Series — with Senior League Softball World Series play set to begin July 30, once again hosted at the...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:56pm

A couple of Pat Knight players are prepared in the outfield.

Pat Knight tournament play heats up on the diamond

The annual Pat Knight baseball and softball tournaments began this past week, with action all over the southern part of the county.

On Saturday, June 23, it was the 8-10- and 10-12-year-old divisions’ baseball tournaments. On Monday, June...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:55pm

The Red Sox Little League team poses for a photo with William Reber, who is fighting cancer.

Little League teams offer ‘best day of my life’ to young cancer patient

Cancer is rough. Plain and simple.

It doesn’t matter what type it is, and everyone knows someone who has fought the disease. Some have lost their fight, others continue to fight every day, and then there are those that have beaten it....

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:08pm

Little League seeking some volunteer help

Every good organization needs its fair share of volunteers to make everything work like a well-oiled machine. Lower Sussex Little League is certainly no exception, and right now they are hoping for a few good souls to step up and help out.


Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:42pm