Tag: SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association

Softball’s winter season champs

  Carol Chiarello The largest number of players in SaddleBrooke Senior Softball happens in the winter season, thanks to our snowbirds and other winter visitors. April 20 was the last day for our 22 teams, playing in seven different leagues. Some days were windy, some were cool, many had sunshine and all of them had…

St. Patrick smiles on SaddleBrooke Softball Tournament

  Mark Hojnacki Sunny skies and light winds made it a perfect day for softball for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Tournament. Game one pitted the visiting Home Team Pest Defense against Lexus of Tucson in a Community/Coyote League clash. Both teams matched each other the first two innings 8 to 8, but Lexus scored…

SaddleBrooke Senior Softball wants you

  Mark Hojnacki, SSSA President Want to stay young, meet new friends, and keep the competitive juices flowing? If your answer is yes, then SaddleBrooke Senior Softball wants you to join us. We are currently in our winter season with teams of all levels competing against each other in our four leagues of play. Just…

Senior Softball Winter League

  Mark Hojnacki Approaching the mid-season mark of the Winter League season stellar hitting dominates all seven leagues in SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association. The season ends the last week of April when we say good-bye to our snowbird players returning to their summer homes. Sign-ups for spring season will be in early April. In the…

Take yourself out to the ballgame

Carol Chiarello Spend St Patrick’s Day, Saturday March 17, cheering on your neighbors, enjoying the games and having an outdoor meal. SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association’s (SSSA) St Patrick’s Day Tournament has it all for you! This year’s event is sponsored by Patrick Shaffer, DDS. Three exciting and hopefully well-played softball games with players matched by…

Fall softball champs crowned

Carol Chiarello The fall softball season came to an end December 15. Let’s recap the final results: Monday Community League – Splendido, managed by Debbie Seguin, came in first place with a record of 7 wins, only 3 losses. Second place went to Stifel, led by Dave Stevens, with a final tally of 5 wins…

Softball salute for Veterans Day

Jonathan Green Saturday, November 11, 2017 – A veterans’ salute and three tournament softball games made for a great day at SaddleBrooke Stadium for hundreds of fans, players and volunteers. The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) event, sponsored by Andy’s Irrigation and Kristy McInnes, Tierra Antigua Realty, replaced SSSA’s usual Thanksgiving tournament since Veterans Day…

Summer softball highlights

The Charles Company team, with manager Ron Quarantino, dominated Monday softball; photo by Pat Tiefenbach.

Pat Tiefenbach and Carol Chiarello The long hot summer is over and the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is excited to announce the results of our summer leagues. Before we begin, let’s take a moment to learn a bit of history about 20 years of softball teams and one guy in particular: Ron Quarantino, or…

Blue teams and brats dominate Labor Day softball tournament

Competitive: Harold Weinenger reaches to tag runner Don Jones as he stirs up the dust at third base; photo by Dennis Purcell

Carol Chiarello A record crowd braved the hot and humid weather to watch three (mildly) exciting softball games at the annual Labor Day Softball Tournament, sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA). Dozens of volunteers helped to make this a fun day at the ballpark. Thank you to Doug Wagers, the Window Wizard, and…

A story about softball champs

John’s spring season teammates. For those who wonder if ladies play softball, please note there are four ladies on this team; add one more that was missing on photo day; photo by Pat Tiefenbach.

Carol Chiarello and Pat Tiefenbach The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) recently ended its eight week Spring Season. This article usually details the records of the teams and who became the champs. But this time things are a little different. A guy named John Vosper plays softball and he is 85 years young—will turn 86…