This Division is for children league age 4 to league age 6. This is an instructional division and no score is kept. All players play the field on defense and everyone bats in the order before going into the field.
The Denim Division is an instructional division for league age 7 and 8 year old children. Half of the season is strictly machine pitch and no player gets a base on balls. There is not score kept in this division. The primary goal of our Denim coaches is to teach the basic fundamentals of hitting, throwing, fielding, teamwork and good sportsmanship.
the Minor Division is where the players begin to get into the competitive aspect of the game while still honoring the game and practicing good sportsmanship. Scores are kept and inter-division ranking are kept and a division winner is crowned. During the season District 1 conducts a Tabor Tournament where teams from Portage compete with other teams in District 1. A round robin tournament is also done after the last game of the season where another winning team is determined.
Players and coaches are held to the high standard of good sportsmanship and fair play throughout all divisions of Little League Baseball.
The Majors Division, or more commonly know throughout the world as "Little League Baseball". This division is for league age 11 and 12 years old. As with the Minor Division, scores are kept and records are used to end of the season rankings. A Connors Tournament is done throughout District 1 during the season. Also, an end of the season round robin tournament is also done before All-stars id started.
The All-Stars in this division will compete in a local district tournament and if they win, can go as far as playing for the the International Little League Baseball Championship in Williamsport, Pa in ESPN!!!!!!!
The Junior League Baseball Division is a program for players ages 13-15, using a conventional 90-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches. Modified diamond dimensions may be used during the regular season.
The Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division was introduced in January, 2010, as a pilot program for 12- and 13-year-olds which utilizes a 50-foot pitching distance and 70-foot base paths.
The division, which was new division of Little League Baseball in 2013 for players league-age 11-13 with postseason tournament opportunities, including a World Series, offers a transition for players between the standard Little League field size (46-foot pitching distance and 60-foot base paths) and the Junior/Senior/Big League field size (60-foot, 6-inch pitching distance and 90-foot base paths).
Many of the Junior League rules are used such as runners being permitted to lead off bases, runners may attempt to steal at any time, and allowing an on-deck batter.