Tag: Softball

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…

Senior Softball Celebrates Veterans at Tournament

On another perfect fall day, SaddleBrooke Senior Softball held its annual Veterans Day tournament at their jewel of a ballpark, which was dressed in red, white, and blue bunting and miniature American flags. A large, enthusiastic crowd paid tribute to 43 military veterans representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard on the…

Desert Life Pharmacy Sponsors a Pickleball Court

Raymond H. Goettsch With great appreciation, the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association, Inc. (SPA) announces that Desert Life Pharmacy has made a generous donation to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. For this sponsorship donation, SPA has designated Court 12 as the Desert Life Pharmacy Court. Desert Life Pharmacy (Desert Life) is locally owned and operated…

Talking Softball with Mr. Softball

Mr. Softball is a longtime supporter of the game here at SaddleBrooke. He was kind enough to spend a few minutes with us to answer some questions about SaddleBrooke Senior Softball. This interview was condensed and edited for clarity. How is softball going at SaddleBrooke? It’s better than ever. We’re in our 17th season and…

Softball Clinic a Hit with Players

Terry Hurley Janet Jarzembinski has been playing softball since she was a young girl in Wisconsin, but that didn’t stop her from attending a skills clinic by the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association last month. She used the session to try a few new infield positions, to see what they were like. She found the instruction…

Labor Day Softball Tournament Brings Community Together

Tony Soprano gave a lot of advice back in the day, some of it even wise, like this one to his kids: “If you’re lucky, you’ll remember the little moments like this, that were good.” The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball annual Labor Day tournament might have been one of those moments the Jersey Street Boss had in…