Tag: softball

Senior Softball Another Option for SBR Residents

Ranch senior softball players (from left): Charlie Scott, Jef Farland, Terry Hurley, David St. Jules, Mary Schneck, Charles Hendryx, Barb St. Jules; Not pictured: Steve Schneck, John Shaughnessy, Terry Mihora, Janice Mihora, Jeff Stolze, Hugh Parker, and Rick Hanson; photo by Dennis Purcell

Terry Hurley There’s lots to do at SaddleBrooke Ranch, but one activity many residents may not be aware of is softball; probably because the games are played at SaddleBrooke. SaddleBrooke Senior Softball is open to Ranch residents. This past fall season saw 11 men and three women play on the state-of-the-art field complete with dugouts, electronic…

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…

Labor Day tourney features Wall of Fame inductees

Mark Hojnacki Even a light downpour at the start of game three couldn’t dampen the spirits of either those playing or the good crowd in attendance who witnessed the three games at the SaddleBrooke softball complex. The highlight of the day were those past and present members who were honored as contributors and players over the…

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…

Saddlebrooke Senior Softball: how it began

Many in our association credit SaddleBrooke resident Vic Garcia as the individual who kick-started the SSSA in 1996 when he formed a softball team, The SaddleBrooke Blues, to play in the Senior Softball League in Tucson. Those games were played at the Craycroft and 22nd Street softball field and consisted of teams from Sierra Vista,…

Fall softball champions revealed

Carol Chiarelllo The fall softball season ended in mid-December. We had 22 teams playing in seven different leagues. Check out the results: Monday Community We had six teams and three finished in first place with identical records of 5 wins and 3 losses. Granite Restoration, managed by Steve Schneck, Kerry Blount-Long Realty with Jim Smith…

Summer softball sizzled

Mark Hojnacki The summer softball season ended on September 24 at the SaddleBrooke complex with four clear pennant winners and one deadlock in the Friday Competitive League. You see here in the Brooke, we play four seasons throughout the year for the enjoyment of still being able to compete. Pennant winners each season get bragging…

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…

Labor Day Softball Tournament a big hit

Mark Hojnacki Sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s high-lighted another successful SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Labor Day Tournament. A crowd of nearly 300 SaddleBrooke residents and visitors were treated to three well-played games, enjoying hot dogs, brats and other refreshments provided by our sponsor, Hardin Brothers Automotive. The opening Competitive Game pitted the visiting DS…