Tag: SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association

Senior Softball is a hit with SBR women

Mary Schneck (left) and Janice Mihora play senior softball for the fun, competition, exercise, and camaraderie.

Terry Hurley On an early Wednesday morning last month, under a perfect blue sky and on a gem of a ball field in SaddleBrooke, Mary Schneck singled to right field to drive in two runs. It was one of two hits that day for Mary, but unfortunately, it wasn’t enough as her Western Exterminator team…

SaddleBrooke Softball Dirt Dawgs

Who is behind all the work that keeps your SaddleBrooke Softball complex looking great and probably the best softball field in southern Arizona? The answer: Four “Dirt Dawgs” and many volunteers. Our association is self-funded receiving no monetary assistance from SaddleBrooke TWO. Funds collected from our members and sponsors goes back into the facility to…

Mark your calendar for Veterans Day softball tournament

Mark Hojnacki Mark your calendars now! SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) would like to invite all of you fans to come out on observed Veterans Day (Monday, November 12) to enjoy a brat or hot dog and watch one or all of the three or four games taking place that morning at the SSSA complex…

Softball announces Spring winning teams

Carol Chiarello SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association recently ended a short but sweet spring season. The statistics were compiled and here are the results: Monday Recreation Vantage West Credit Union, managed by Janice Mihora, ran all over the Shelves That Slide team all season long, winning seven out of eight games and outscoring them by 70 runs…

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…

Why we play softball here in SaddleBrooke

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…

St. Patrick smiles on SaddleBrooke

  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…

Senior Softball Winter League update

  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…

Fall season softball champs crowned

  Carol Chiarello The fall softball season came to an end December 15. Let’s recap the final results. Monday Community League – Splendido, managed by Debbie Seguin, came in first place with a record of seven wins, only three losses. Second place went to Stifel, led by Dave Stevens, with a final tally of five wins…

Summer Softball highlights

The Charles Company team, with manager Ron Quarantino, dominated Monday softball. Photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Pat Tiefenbach and Carol Chiarello The long hot summer is over, and the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is excited to announce the results of our summer leagues. Before we begin let’s take a moment to learn a bit of history about “20 years” of softball teams and one guy in particular. Ron Quarantino, or…