Tag: SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association

Softball crowns winter champs

2017 Winter Season Monday Recreation League Champion – Webbscapes Landscaping, back row: Dave Good, Bobbi Noffsinger, Manager Tim Benjamin, Brian Shipman, John Vosper, Ken Schuttler; front row: Jason Noffsinger, Don Nolin, Gloria Krom, Janice Mihora, Mary Schneck, Greg Morgan

Carol Chiarello The five week Winter Softball Season has ended. It began January nine and went until April 21. Thank you to Pat Tiefenbach and Jim Smith for our team photos. Let’s see the results: Monday Recreation – This was close but Webbscapes Landscaping, led by manager Tim Benjamin, came in first with a record of…

Another fun spring break – Grandkids’ Softball Day

Cora gets a high five from Coach Jeff Stolze; photo by Jim Smith.

Jim Smith The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) sponsored its annual Spring Break Grandkids’ Games on Saturday, April 15 at the Softball Complex. Games Director Steve Garceau, apparently in his swansong appearance, was assisted by coaches Pat Tiefenbach, Roy Stigers, Ron Quarantino, Joe Sanders, Janice and Terry Mihora, Jeff Stolze, Jim Westerberg and Charles Hendryx.…

Get your ballgame back

This could be you--but you are watching as Jack Graef keeps his eyes on the pitch. Notice the pitching screen for added safety; photo by Jim Smith.

Jonathan Green You played ball years ago, loved it, but moved on for one of a bunch of good reasons. Or, maybe you always wanted to play but thought you weren’t good enough. You are in the right place—take the next step to first base. SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is waiting to embrace you…

Another home run for Thanksgiving Grandkids’ Softball Event

Future All-Stars had a ball at the SaddleBrooke Softball Field; photo by Jim Smith

Jim Smith The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) sponsored its annual Thanksgiving Grandkids’ Games on Friday, November 25 at the Softball Complex. Games Director Steve Garceau was assisted by Coaches Pat Tiefenbach, Doug Sweetland, Roy Steigers, Mark Schauer, John McKniff, Janice and Terry Mihora, Jim Westerberg, Gus Marano, Ron Quarantino and photographer Jim Smith. Twenty-two…

Softball announces summer champs

The crowd watches as Stu Kraft, SSSA President, takes a mighty swing; photo by Allan Kravitz.

Carol Chiarello SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) completed the summer season in September. The final results are in, so let’s take a look: Monday Recreation – Bubb’s Grub ran away with the championship with a final record of eight wins, three losses. Dale Norgard was at the helm as the season ended. Second place went to…

All play and no work at Softball’s Labor Day tournament

Janice Mihora flips the ball to Greg Morgan but it looks like runner Dale Norgard is safe.

Jonathan Green Three great softball games were played on a perfect and sunny Labor Day at the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) annual tournament, but the surprising star of the day was the amazing size of the crowd. Hundreds packed the SaddleBrooke Stadium for the games, the show, the food and drinks and the neighborhood…

Spring Softball season ends, champs crowned

Game 2: Steve Schneck makes the play at second base to try to get Jeff Rayner out. What did the umpire say? Photo by Cathy Purcell

Carol Chiarello The eight week spring softball season ended on June 27. This session featured 16 teams playing in seven leagues on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Let’s recap how the teams fared: Monday Recreation League: Jeff Rayner managed The Charles Company team to a first place finish with six wins and one loss. Stone…

Sellout softball crowd awed by Memorial Day Tournament

Rob Seguin

Jonathan Green OK, we don’t actually sell tickets, but a capacity—at times overflow—crowd watched three close and exciting SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) games at the annual Memorial Day Tournament on a gorgeous holiday morning. The event was dedicated to the memory of Rob Seguin, SSSA player, umpire, leader, friend and dedicated member who passed…

Winter season is HOT at the softball field

2016 Winter Season Friday Competitive League Champion – Ray Szpakowski CPA, back row: Joe Sanders, Claude DuVall, Joe Passoni, Bob Chiarello; front: Ron Quarantino, Gus Marano, Bruce Fink, Larry Weber; photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Carol Chiarello The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) concluded its winter season on April 22. This was a busy season, filled with more than 150 players on 22 teams, in seven leagues, playing four days each week. Nearly 6400 runs were scored by your friends and neighbors. Let’s recap: Monday Recreation League – Jonathan Green…