Tag: Softball

News from the SaddleBrooke Softball World!

Fredrick King Mitchell, Jr. (aka Mitch) Well, fellow softballers, fans, and friends, the deadline for the SaddleBrooke Progress is always around the 26th, and so it’s upon me again here on Christmas Eve. Softball is on a three-week hiatus right now and begins play again on Jan. 9, so we will be in the first or second…

News from the SaddleBrooke Softball World!

King Mitchell (aka Mitch) Well, softball fans, it’s Oct. 25 (deadline the 26th), so the Softball world here in the SaddleBrooke ‘hood is two weeks into the fall season. That means, among other things, that most of our fall and winter snowbirds have drifted on in, and the rosters are filling up. Good to see…

News from SaddleBrooke Senior Softball

King Mitchell Well, softball fans, the big news is our Labor Day Tournament on Sept. 5, sponsored by Arizona Indoor Air, with the grillin’ again by Window Wizards was a success. Hope a few folks came down for some softball drama (and comedy) and checked out Indoor Air’s HVAC and Air Scrubber display. Gary and Pam…

News from the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball World!

Frederick King Mitchell, Jr., aka Mitch Well, softball fans, back from a heatwave in New Hampshire early August and just early this morning from Manitowish Waters, Wisc. I know you’re all thinking, “Manitowish what?” Yeah, well, you can’t get much further north in the great State of Wisconsin than Manitowish without running into the UP…

News from the SaddleBrooke Softball World!

Frederick King Mitchell, Jr. (aka Mitch) Labor Day Tournament: Monday, Sept. 5! Well, fans, July 26 is my deadline for the mid-August Progress, so I’ve got to get the little gray cells in gear. There seems to be fewer of them these days, and like the rest of me, it takes longer to get the clutch…

News from the SaddleBrooke Softball World

Well, softball fans, the five “W’s” of journalism, as Wikipedia puts it, are “who did it, by what aids or instruments she did it (with), what she did, where she did it, why she did it, and when she ‘done’ it.” As in Miss Scarlett, last Tuesday on the softball field, with her 34-inch, 26-ounce Miken…

News from the SaddleBrooke Softball World

King Mitchell, aka Mitch Well, softball fans and friends, the winter season is in the books, as has been previously chronicled by our now-departed wordsmith Terry Hurley. No, not to the great ballpark in the sky! Terry and his wife Nora have saddled up and departed the Brooke for grand and continuing travels to parts…

First-Ever Senior Softball Playoffs Set for Week of April 18

Terry Hurley SaddleBrooke Senior Softball will hold its first-ever playoffs at the community’s ball field starting Monday, April 18. Twenty-seven teams in all nine winter leagues will play in a single-elimination tournament throughout the week. Most players compete on more than one team. Regular season standings determine the seeding and byes where necessary. Two championship…

St. Patrick’s Day Softball Tournament a Hit with Community

Terry Hurley It was a great day for the Irish, and everyone else involved, in SaddleBrooke Senior Softball’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Tournament at the community’s gem of a ball field. The large crowd, featuring players’ families, friends, neighbors, and grandchildren, was treated to free food, lively music, entertaining commentary, and exciting games. The crowd…

St. Patrick’s Day Softball Tournament Set for March 19

Terry Hurley The annual SaddleBrooke Senior Softball St. Patrick’s Day Tournament is set for Saturday, March 19, at the community’s jewel of a ball field. The tournament features lads and lassies who play in the league’s current winter season. Four games are planned, starting at 8:30 a.m. There will also be a first-ever home run…