Tag: Softball

Softball fun well worth the price paid

2015 St. Patrick’s Day Tournament Recreation League Champion – The Charles Company, back row: Bob Cole, Bob Alvarez, Harold Norton, Mark Foster, Steve Grabell and Pat Tiefenbach; front row: Jake Jacobson, Jack Graef, Paul Jarzembinski, Debbie Seguin and Greg Morgan; photo by Jim Smith

Jonathan Green SaddleBrooke Softball Stadium, March 15, 2015 – The Senior Softball St. Pat’s Tournament with games, food, music and entertainment proved once again to be the best free show in SaddleBrooke. SSSA thanks Patrick Shaffer Dentistry for sponsoring the tourney again this year. SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) got 80 players to play four…

Free fun and food for St. Pat’s Saturday

Will he be safe or tagged out? Photo by Paul Jarzembinski.

Jonathan Green Root, root, root for the home team! Your two March choices are as follows: 1. Drive to Phoenix. Pay $5 to $10 to park. Pay about $25 each for tickets. Pay lots more $$$ for some just OK stadium grub. And then watch some players that you don’t know play for a team…

Announcing fall season softball champs

2014 Fall Season Tuesday Competitive League Champion – Johnston’s Pest Solutions. back row: Claude DuVall, Dave Fuller, Joe Oczak, Doug Sweetland and Charlie LaNeve; front row: Harry Adams, John Perfetti, Bill Spevak, Tom Fitzgerald and Larry Weber; photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Carol Chiarello The men and women of softball are now playing the Winter Season. It’s great to have our snowbirds return helping to fill out a robust schedule of softball games each week. Let’s take a moment to recap the Fall Season and to honor our champions. In the Patrick Shaffer Dentistry Monday Recreation League,…

It’s Grandkids’ Softball time again

Kids of all ages enjoy being active after a Thanksgiving feast; photo by Jim Smith

Jim Smith The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association will sponsor its annual Thanksgiving Grandkids’ Games on Friday, November 28. The event will be held at the softball complex located just southwest of the DesertView Center. This is a great chance for you to get your grandkids away from their Xboxes and Nintendos. Bring them out to…

Softball Crowns summer champs

2014 Summer Season Friday Community League Champion – BRAKEmax: Back row: Charlie LaNeve, Jerry Cowart, Pat Brennan, Steve Krantz and Leroy Johnson; front row: Rob Gish, Steve Wehmann, Debbie Seguin, Harold Weinenger and Allan Kravitz; photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Carol Chiarello The men and women of SaddleBrooke Senior Softball made it through another summer season. Monsoon rains messed up our schedule a few times and many of our usual players are gone during summer but overall, players on fourteen teams in seven leagues managed to keep cool and have a good time. Here are…

Softball announces winter champs

Carol Chiarello The busy winter softball season is over. We had twenty-two teams in eight leagues competing for the top spots. Now for the results: Patrick Shaffer Dentistry Monday Recreation League Tim Benjamin led the Danny Nolan, Handy Man team to 10 wins and 4 losses to capture first place. Window Wizard players, managed by…

Grandkids abandon Xboxes and Nintendos for softball

This group of All Stars poses for a picture after a fun day of hitting, running, throwing and eating ice cream at the SaddleBrooke Softball Field; photo by Jim Smith.

Jim Smith On a beautiful SaddleBrooke afternoon twenty one grandkids abandoned their XBoxes and Nintendo’s, electing instead to bring their parents and grandparents out to the ballpark for several hours of fun playing softball. The annual Easter/Spring Break event was sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) and was held Saturday afternoon April 19…

Financing the third base seating project, part 2

Fans filled every seat at the 2013 Thanksgiving Tournament.

Joe Lestingi In a companion story, Financing the Third Base Seating Project Part 1, we recognized the players and companies who financed the construction of the Third Base Seating Project. SaddleBrooke Softball is also pleased to recognize the sponsors who have been instrumental in providing outstanding support of its activities: A Closer Look Real Estate…