Tag: Softball

The Home Team always wins at SaddleBrooke tournaments

Tom Klein takes a mighty swing while Jim Smith warms up; photo by Ron Finelli.

Jonathan Green SaddleBrooke residents and guests cheered for their neighbors and chowed down on post-Thanksgiving grub in the comfort of MLB stadium style seats at another SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) tournament on a near perfect day (OK, it was a bit nippy). Norma West of SaddleBrooke R Us Realty sponsored the event and Doug…

Senior Softballers lose to firefighters

SSSA all-stars (white shirts) congratulate the victorious Northwest firefighters (in blue) after the game three thumping of the geezer team. Photo by Pat Tiefenbach.

Jonathan Green On October 24 SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) hosted both Golder Ranch and Northwest Fire Departments to an exciting exhibition tournament sponsored by Splendido at Rancho Vistoso at SaddleBrooke Stadium. It was exciting…and humbling for the “mighty” SSSA all-stars. After a warmup game by SSSA’s two recreation league teams, Northwest came from behind…

Softball announces summer champs

Jake Jacobson and Tom Klein round third and are ready to score. We use a separate scoring line to avoid collisions at home plate. Photo by Allan Kravitz

Carol Chiarello The men and women of SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association completed the summer season on September 28. Records for our seven leagues are now in the books. Let’s see how your friends and neighbors did. Monday Recreation League – Hardin Brothers Automotive, led by Paul Jarzembinski, finished in first place with a record of…

Senior Softball stars shine on Labor Day

The crowd watches as this catcher makes the out at the plate; photo by Paul Jarzembinski.

Jonathan Green Sixty plus players and dozens of volunteers entertained hundreds of SaddleBrooke neighbors with three hard fought SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) games at the annual Labor Day tournament at the softball stadium Monday, September 7. It was a labor of love for all at SSSA to serve you. Food was served, too! Thanks…

Spring Softball Champs crowned

2015 Spring Season Monday Recreation League Champion – Allstate Insurance – Bruce Unger: Back row: Ken Schuttler, Lee Davis, Jerry Wilkerson, Steve Grabell, Bill Webster and Sandie Hills; front row: Fran Weinberg, Jeff Rayner, Steve Schneck and Jonathan Green; photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Carol Chiarello The short spring season ran from May 5 to June 29 for the men and women of SaddleBrooke softball. Statistics have been compiled and here are the results: Monday Recreation League: These two teams were evenly matched until the last game when the eventual winners went wild and scored 14 runs in the…

Softball announces winter champs

2015 Winter Season Monday Recreation League Champion – A Closer Look Real Estate Inspection. Back row: Carol Chiarello, Ken Schuttler, Denise Norgard, Harold Norton and Lee Davis; front row: Paul Jarzembinski, Steve Schneck, Tim Benjamin, Janet Jarzembinski and Jack Graef; photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Carol Chiarello The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association ran the 15 week Winter Season from January through April 24. The statistics have been compiled and the final records for the seven leagues are in the books. Let’s recap: Monday Recreation League: We had a tie of seven wins, seven losses, one tie apiece. Congrats to Dale…

Spring Break Grandkids’ Softball game a big hit!

This young lady avoids the tag from Coach Q and she is safe at third base! Photo by Jim Smith.

Jim Smith The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) sponsored its annual Spring Break Grandkids’ Games on Saturday, April 4 at the Softball Complex. Games Director Steve Garceau was assisted by Coaches Pat Tiefenbach, Doug Sweetland, Denise Norgard, Roy Stigers, Ed Cussick, Paul Buchanan, Debbie Seguin, Jeff Rayner, Steve Laureys, Dave Fuller and Ron Quarantino and…

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…