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SYLVANIA SENIOR SOFTBALL


A mens' league established January 2008.
Pacesetter Park, Sylvania,Ohio
photo/JOEL HANSEN

FRICKER'S #1 pitcher Brett Crosby was a pivotal force, leading his team to a second place finish in the Legends tournament. They lost to Fricker's #12, 10-8 when Dan Calmes hit a walk-off three run homer in the bottom of the 7th.

photo/JOEL HANSEN

SUNDOWN CANTINA'S shortstop Bill Garber comes up throwing in the Master's league tournament finals. Sundown won the league and the end-of-the-year tournament.

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GOLDEN GLOVE infielder Jim Nickelsen snags a line drive hit up the middle for Sundown Cantina in the Tuesday Masters league action.

ANDY & BARNEY'S second baseman Jim Burnor takes a healthy cut in the Masters league play on Tuesday nights. Jim joined the league in 2008, it's inaugural year. Burnor is a member of the '70's SSS/Fricker's tournament team.

ANDY & BARNEY'S infielder Bill Bray signals "safe", as Bob Collins touches second, ahead of the throw, in Tuesday night Masters league play.

FRICKER'S #12 left center fielder Rick Stager drives a shot up the middle at pitcher John Specht. Stager hit .606 and hit seven homeruns for the winners.

FRICKER'S shortstop Jon LaBeau scoops up a ground ball in Legends league play. The Fricker's #12 team won the league and the tournament with a 16-4 record. Labeau hit .652 with five home runs.

FRICKER'S Dan Lewis scoops up the ball at third base, in Legends Thursday night league play.

FRICKER'S Jeff Wagenhauser at bat in 2015 Legends league action at Pacesetter Park. Fricker's #2 finished second in the league.

PARTY TIME! Laurie Huskisson, center, and her husband Jeff hosted a victory celebration for the Fricker's #12 team who won the Legends league and the Tournament with a 16-4 record. Janet Casper, left and Michelle Keeling enjoyed the festivities.

CHAMPIONS! Bryan Chaka holds up the T-shirt each member of Fricker's #12 team received for winning the Legends 2015 Tournament.

FIRST PLACE AWARDS! Amy LaBeau and Jerry Keefe display the jacket the Fricker's players received for winning the 2015 Legends League.

TEAM AWARDS! Jackets were awarded to the Fricker's #12 team for winning the 2015 Legends League. The team also won the Legends tournament. Back row, l-r, Wayne Harris, Mark Keeling, Alan Beerbower, Jeff Huskisson, Jon LaBeau, Dave Brownfield and Bryan Chaka. Front row, l-r, Dan Calmes, Amy LaBeau, scorekeeper and Jerry Keefe. The team finished with a 16-4 record.

FUN AT A&B'S! The Joel Hansen's State Farm team won the "post game party" award for having the best attendance, week after week at Andy & Barney's Sports Bar, a Tuesday Master's League sponsor.

SUNDOWN CANTINA'S shortstop Bill Garber fields a grounder during Master's League play on Tuesdays.

FRICKER'S #1's pitcher, Brett Crosby bangs out a hit in the teams 10-8 loss to Fricker's #12 in the Legends tournament finals.

CITIZENS ADVISORY GROUP'S pitcher Randy Main drives the ball in the Masters league tournament finals. Sundown Cantina #2 won the tournament.

FOUL BALL! Citizen's Advisory Group's Tony Rutkowski fouls off a pitch in the Masters tournament finals.

FALL LEAGUE SPONSOR! Andy & Barney's servers Danielle and Megan greet SSS players every Tuesday, offering half-price pizza's.wings and taco's. The Fall League runs Sept. 22 thru Oct. 20, 2015. Four teams are competing, playing double-headers weekly at Pacesetter.

FRICKER'S #12 shortstop Jon Labeau fields and flips the ball to Dan Calmes at second to force out Fricker's #11 Dave Ronau. Fricker's #12, League Champs, won 7-5 to advance to the Legends tournament finals.

FRICKER'S #12 first baseman Jeff Huskisson drives a shot to right center, scoring two runs to tie the game at 5-5 in the 4th inning against Fricker's #11. Team 12 scored two runs in the 6th to win 7-5. Huskisson was 3/3, with two RBI's and scored the winning run on a double to left center by Keith Dominiak. The loss knocked team #11 out of the playoffs

FRICKER'S #11 outstanding rookie shortstop Eric Iffland races to his right to field a grounder. Iffland displayed a good glove and hit over .550 in his debut season in the Legends League.

SLICK FIELDING Jase Sweede scoops under up a grounder for a force-out at first in Legends play off action.

KING OF SWAT! Tom Duhart, center, is congratulated by SSS President Jay Schramm, left and Gabe Barrow, Treasurer, as he accepts the trophy for hitting the most homeruns in 2015. Duhart hit 14 out on Tuesday and 12 out on Thursday to earn the "King of Swat" title.

ANDY & BARNEY'S Jerry Keefe delivers a pitch against Allshred Services in Tuesday nights Masters' league play. A&B won 12-0 in a rare shut-out performance. A&B won the East Division.

FM MACHINERY'S Mike Nidek rounds third and scores against Sundown Cantina in Tuesday's Masters' League play. Third baseman Bruce Anderson waits on the throw. Sundown won.

ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM! Tom Duhart, left, Gary Beale, John Johnson and Gabe Barrow were honored for outstanding performances at the Great Lakes National Tournament, August 1 & 2 at Pacesetter. Beale was voted defensive MVP! The Allshred Services team was a finalist.

GREAT LAKES FINALIST AWARD! The Allshred Services team finished second in the SPA Great Lakes National Tournament, held at Pacesetter Park, August 1 &2. Left, Rick Hendee, Jay Schramm, Bob Collins and Ron Fox accept the award.

FM MACHINERY'S Dann Schlenbaker unloads on a pitch in the Masters' Tuesday night league play. Dann also is a member of the Sylvania 65's traveling team.

HARVARD BARBERSHOP'S Bill Cox takes a healthy cut and drives in a run in league play on Tuesday night.

SPA TOURNAMENT! Third baseman Mark Gedert scoops up a ball in the Great Lakes National Tournament held at Pacesetter Park, July 30-August 2. Kingston Healthcare sponsored the SSS 55's team. Thirty-nine teams participated in the four day event.

ALLSHRED SERVICES John Johnson blasts another homerun in the SPA Great Lakes Senior National softball tournament at Pacesetter Park. The SSS players finished second in the 60's division.

SPA ACTION! Allshred Services outfielder Tom Duhart chases down a fly ball for an out. The Allshred 60's team finished second in the annual Great Lakes National Senior Softball Tournament at Pacesetter Park. Tom plays in the SSS league on Tuesday and Thursday nights.

KINGSTON HEALTHCARE'S outfielder Dave Obert makes a running catch at the SPA Great Lakes Senior National Tournament at PacesetterPark. Obert and his teammates competed in the 55-age bracket.

ALLSHRED'S shortstop Scott Libbey scoops up a shot for a put-out at the SPA Great Lakes Senior National Softball Tournament, July 30-August 2. Allshred Services was a finalist in the 60's AAA division.

SAFE! Allshred's Steve Higgins slides safely into second base in SPA tournament play at Pacesetter Park. The Great Lakes NIT was held July 30-August 2, 2015.

FINALIST AWARD! Jake Hensel, left, Sylvania Parks & Recreation Program Director, presents the SPA Great Lakes Senior National finalist award to player/coach Gary Meyer. The Sylvania team participated the 65's AA bracket July 30- August 2 at Pacesetter Park.

MVP AWARD! Coach Gary Meyer, left, presents third baseman Dann Schlenbaker with the MVP award for his outstanding defensive play at the Columbus, Ohio Heart of Ohio Classic tournament.

FINALIST AWARD! Sylvania 65's player/coach Gary Meyer accepts the finalist award from SPA Regional Director Larry Milliron at the Heart of Ohio Classic tournament, held at Berliner Park, Columbus,Ohio, June 24-26, 2015.

TRIPLE PLAY COMBO! Third baseman Dann Schlenbaker, left, SS Tim Wilde and first baseman John Strezlecki turned a rare triple play at the Columbus Heart of Ohio Classic tournament. Schlenbaker snagged a shot, stepped on third and fired to SS Wilde at second, and the relay to Strezlecki at first completed the triple play.

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM AWARDS! The Sylvania's 65's outfielder Dave Ashman, third baseman Dann Schlenbaker, outfielder Joel Hansen and shortstop Gary Meyer, who led the team in hitting with a .826 BA, received the awards for outstanding performances in the Columbus Heart of Ohio Classic Tournament. The team finished second.

TROPHY WINNER! Harold Hoffman, left and Red Bole, right, Thee Buckeye Classic Tournament Directors, congratulate player/coach Jay Schramm. The Allshred Services, Property Mgnt. team took first place at Barberton, Ohio with a 5-0 record.

ANDY & BARNEY'S speedy left fielder Gary Walton chases down a line drive. A&B sports a 5-1 record in the Tuesday Master's League.

THE CANTINA'S shortstop Jim Dandar comes up firing to throw out the runner at first in Master's League play.

HARBARD BARBERSHOP'S third baseman Dwain Nemire makes a nice running catch in Master's Tuesday night League play.

HOT BAT! Ron Callison hit .643 for the Sylvania 65's tournament team at Thee Buckeye Classic, Barberton, Ohio. The team took second in the seven team AA bracket. Callison plays for Allshred Services on Tuesdays in the Master's League.

ALLSHRED SERVICES infielder Rob Boehme fields a grounder in Tuesday's Master League play at Pacesetter.

CITIZENS ADVISORY outfielder Randy Main scoops up a grounder in Master's League play against Harvard Barbershop. The Group won 17-10.

DAYTON, OHIO - The '60's AAA Allshred Services/Pacesetter Mgmt. team, with a 4-2 record, took second place at the SPA First Flight of Ohio tournament held May 15-17. Back row, l-r, Jeff Huskisson, Jay Schramm, Mgr., Ron Fox, Dave Ashman, Tom Duhart, Scott Libbe & Steve Higgins. Front row, l-r, Rick Stager, Gary Beale, Bob Collins,Gabe Barrow, Neal Klopping & John Johnson.

HONORED GUEST! Jay Schramm, right, SSS league President, presented a special plaque to Ray Frick, owner of Fricker's, acknowledging their eight year league sponsorship. Jerry Keefe, left, and Jeff Huskisson are joined by members of the Legends League at the opening day festivities. All members of the league received one free Fricker's frickin' chicken chunk meal, courtesy of Fricker's. (photo/Joel Hansen)

FRICKER'S #2 outfielder Phil Richard races in to make a nice catch in Legends League play at Pacesetter. Richard also manages the team.

THUMBS UP! The Fricker's chicken gives Ray Frick a hug at opening night of the Legends League. All players received a gift card for Frickin' Chicken Chunks, courtesy of Fricker's. The eatery sponsors six teams on Thursday and have supported the league since 2008.

A SELFIE! Jessica and Kayla posed with the Fricker's frickin' chicken at Pacesetter on opening night. Look for this on the girls Facebook page.

ON DECK! Fricker's #12 outfielder Rick Stager waits his turn to bat in the Legends Thursday night opener. The men in black won the defeated Fricker's #3 in five innings, 17-3.

GREAT EFFORT! Outfielder Javier Almanza dives for a ball on opening day in Legends League play.

OPENING DAY! Fricker's Jessica, left, Shawn McGill, manager, the Fricker's Chicken, Ray Frick and Kayla admire the plaque Ray Frick received, honoring his eight years of support to the league.

FRICKER'S first baseman Jeff Huskisson drives a shot to right, in Fricker's #12 opening day win over Fricker's #3 team in Legends league play at Pacesetter Park.

photo/JOEL HANSEN

The Sundown Cantina #2 team got together to celebrate one last time and to be awarded their jackets. The team had a remarkable 18-2 season winning the Masters League and Tournament. Back row, l-r, Darrell Smock, Bob Collins, Roger Kinnersley, Marty Czerniakowski, Tom Spy, Tom MacNaughton and Doug Quint. Front row, l-r, Mark Vonderembse, Bill Garber, Neal Klopping and Don Dheel. Not pictured: Jim Nickelsen and John Kuschell.