Tag: Softball

Summer softball sizzled – here are the winners

Mark Hojnacki The summer softball season ended on September 24 at the SaddleBrooke complex with four clear pennant winners and one deadlock in the Friday Competitive League. You see here in the Brooke, we play four seasons throughout the year for the enjoyment of still being able to compete. Pennant winners each season get bragging…

Labor Day Tournament a big hit

Mark Hojnacki Sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s highlighted another successful SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Labor Day Tournament. A crowd of nearly 300 SaddleBrooke residents and visitors was treated to three well-played games, enjoying hot dogs, brats and other refreshments provided by our sponsor Hardin Brothers Automotive. The opening Competitive Game pitted the visiting DS…

Memorial Day Softball Tournament… a day of remembrance

Mark Hojnacki SaddleBrooke Senior Softball paid tribute to one of its brightest stars on Memorial Day 2018. Richie Adams passed away last September and our entire softball community lost a great friend and teammate. Richie’s wife Ethel was present for the tribute delivered by friend and past SSSA President Ed Cussick. We are all grateful…

We Play Senior Softball

Mark Hojnacki There is no doubt that many senior citizens live very active lives here in our community. Entering the golden years and beyond, seniors have consistently proven that retirement is not a static experience, but one in which they can continue to enrich themselves in various ways. Many men and women use their free…

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…

Softball Field of Dreams

  Mark Hojnacki Our SaddleBrooke Senior Softball facility began construction in 2004 and opened for play in June of 2005. SSSA President Gene Bovee and numerous others were key figures during that time working with Robson to create our current Field of Dreams. The softball complex has been described by many visitors as the best…

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…