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SYLVANIA SENIOR SOFTBALL


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

The 2 million dollar Huskisson Athletic Center-named after Laurie Melchior Huskisson and Jeff Huskisson who chaired the campaign to raise the funds--was dedicated March 8, 2017. The center also features the "Frickers Weight Room.

STATE FARM'S shortstop Jose Mondragon's smooth fielding set the pace for his team's first place finish in the Legends League's East Division.

SSS President Bob Collins takes the mound for Schneider Sons' Electric team on Thursdays. Bob was re-elected to a second three year term in August 2016.

IMPRESSIVE! Nicole Coffman asks Monty, "how can you miss a ball with a mitt that big?" Monty played "errorless" ball for the Retirement Guys in the Legends League

ROOSTERS outfielder Rick Stager delivers with power for Greg Ballmer's team in the Legends League. Rick, the former Chief of Police for the Oregon, Ohio force is retired and plays ball in Florida in the winter. He is also a member of the 60's SSS tournament team.

MULTI-TALENTED Jim Schneider joined the SSS league in 2008 and has been taking pictures for the website since 2005. His company, Schneider Sons' Electric, sponsors a team in the Legends League on Thursday night. He also plays tournament ball with the 55's and the 60's traveling teams.

FRICKER'S Blue skipper Darren Axon gives his players a pep talk before the championship game. It worked - Fricker's won 11-10. Fricker's Blue won the Legends league and the tournament.

ROOSTERS first baseman Greg Ballmer lunges for the ball in the Legends tournament finals. Roosters lost 11-10.

FRICKER'S BLUE third baseman Tom Fisher snags the ball against the fence in the finals against Roosters. Fricker's won the Legends tournament, scoring a run in the bottom of the 7th to win 11-10.

ROOSTERS slick-fielding shortstop Eric Iffland comes up with the ball in the Legends league tournament finals. Roosters lost to Fricker's Blue 11-10.

TRAUDT'S STATE FARM skipper Jim Dunlavy takes a healthy cut in a losing effort, as his team loses 13-2 to Roosters in the Legends League tournament semi-finals.

TRAUDT'S State Farm's left fielder, Fritz Hartkopf races back to catch a fly ball in the Legends League tournament.

STATE FARM'S Jeff Traudt unloads on a pitch in Legends tournament play at Pacesetter.

ROOSTERS Granville Smith is smooth, lining a hit to left-center.

ROOSTERS pitcher Don Dheel takes a cut in Legends League tournament play.

ROOSTERS Rick Stager unloads on a pitch in the Legends League Thursdays night tournament play

FRICKER'S rookie Rich Puckett takes a high pitch for a ball.

FRICKER'S Jerry Edmondson raps out a hit in Legends League play.

THE RETIREMENT GUYS Mark Clair bangs out a hit in the Legends League Thursday night competition.

BARROW'S JEWELER'S Dave Ronau makes a nice running catch in right center. The Legends League has 12-teams competing on Thursdays.

INTENSE! Doug Quint is all business when he takes the field for Fricker's on Thursday night.

FRICKER'S speedster Phil Richards 'rounds first, heading to second in Legends Thursday night action.

GOOD FORM! Sundown Cantina's Guy Stager rips a shot to center in the Tuesday night Masters League play.

CLUTCH HITTER! Bill Garber drives the ball for extra bases in Tuesday night play at Pacesetter Park.

GOT IT! Bill Bray makes a nice running catch in Tuesday night play at Pacesetter. The Masters League has eight teams battling for first place.

TUESDAY MASTERS LEAGUE! Jerry Edmunson lines a hit and takes off for Sundown Cantina.

SUNDOWN CANTINA'S Tim Kuszmaul chases down a fly ball at Pacesetter in the Masters League, Tuesday night league action.

SUNDOWN CANTINA'S pitcher Jerry Edmunson stares down hitters in Masters League play. Edmunson, also pitches for the SSS '60's Sidelines Sports Bar traveling team.

GUARDIAN ANGELS outfielder Gregg Ballmer chases down a ball in Tuesday Masters league play at Pacesetter Park.

SUNDOWN CANTINA'S Jim Dandar lines a single to left in Tuesday night Masters league play.

GUARDIAN ANGELS shortstop Bob Collins moves to his right, to scoop up a ball in Tuesday's Masters league play. Board member Collins is the SSS league President.

GUARDIAN ANGLES pitcher Hoyt England, faces off against Andy & Barney's Sports Bar, losing 17-10 in Tuesday league play.

photo/SUSAN C. MEYER

DAYTON, OHIO - Fricker's manager, Matt Ficklin welcomes, from left, Jerry Keefe, Bruce Anderson and Gary Meyer to the restaurant after a day of games at the First Flight of Ohio tournament, May 11-12 at Kettering Fields. The team showed up in full force after a double-header win over the Dayton Legends.

SSS GOLF OUTING! Phil Richard, left, receives a "long-drive" prize and "closet to the pin", hole #13, prize from golf tournament chairman Darron Axon. The WWAST fund raiser was held at the Heatherdowns Country Club.

WWAST GOLF OUTING! Glen Smille receives a "closest to the pin" award from tournament chairman Darron Axon at the Sylvania Senior Softball golf outing, held at the Heatherdowns Country Club. The event raised $1000 for WWAST charities

WWAST GOLF OUTING! Twenty-four players competed at the Heatherdowns Country Club on Sunday, May 15. The SSS event raised $1000 for the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team's charities. Darron Axion was chairman, assisted by Aurora Axion and Liz Rowe. The winning team:from left, Darron Axon, Kevin Brandon, Scott Gibson and Tim Rowe. (NOTE: Special thanks to Starbucks Coffee, Airport & Reynolds, Liz Rowe, manager, for their generous donation and Wixey Bakery for all the baked goodies donated.)

OPENING NIGHT RAINOUT! Roger Hernandez, left, welcomes Fricker's Frickin' Chicken, Sam and Ray Frick, Fricker's restaurants owner/CEO to the Legends League opening night games. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate and all games were canceled in the third or fourth inning. Rescheduled dates will be announced.

DAYTON, OHIO - Sidelines John Johnson slides safely into second against the Dayton Legends. The one-day tournament was held April 23 at Kettering Fields. The Sylvania '60's Sidelines Sports Bar team won the tournament with a 3-0 record.

DAYTON, OHIO - Sylvania's '60's Sidelines Sports Bar SS Scott Libbe scoops up a ball in the Legends one-day tournament, held April 23 at Kettering Fields. The Sidelines club finished first with a 3-0 record. NOTE: the neat looking professional uniforms furnished by Sidelines owner and pitcher, Jerry Edmunson

DAYTON, OHIO - Joel Hansen, left, with Barbara and Jim Steffes at the April 23 Dayton Pre-Season One Day tournament. The Sylvania '65's finished second.

DAYTON, OHIO - Sylvania's left fielder Gary Beale makes a nice running one hand catch at the Legends one-day tournament, April 23 at Kettering Fields. The Sidelines Sports Bar team finished first with a 3-0 record.

SPORTSMAN AWARD! At the Sylvania Senior Softball organizational meeting, Roy Woodworth, left, and Mark Goodremont, right, are congratulated by Board Member Rick Schmidt, upon receiving the award. The Sportsman Award is given to members for exemplifying and inspiring outstanding sportsmanship.

PLAYER APPRECIATION AWARD! SSS veteran Rob Boehme, left, receives the award from Board Vice President Gabe Barrow at the SSS organizational meeting. The award was given to Boehme in appreciation for his many years of outstanding and dedicated service on the Board of Directors. Boehme is the Chief of Police, Sylvania Township.

BITTER RIVALS! The Big Ten teams - not the SSS players! Good friends Jim Schneider, Ohio State and Craig Mantey, Michigan, proudly display their colors at the SSS organizational meeting.

WINNERS! Patrick Filipek, left, won the top door prize - a $200 Miken Ultra 2 bat and Wayne Harris won $200 in the 50/50-raffle at the Sylvania Senior Softball organizational meeting, March 31. Harris donated His $200 to the Wounded Warriors, (WWAST).