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SYLVANIA SENIOR SOFTBALL


A mens' league established January 2008.
Pacesetter Park, Sylvania,Ohio
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ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Bruce Anderson, center, received a ring and special recognition for his 15-year participation in the Huntsman World Senior games. The award was presented by CEO Kyle Case, left, and John Morgan, Jr., right, President and Founder of the Huntsman games. Mr. Morgan turned 91 on 10/12/17. Founded in 1987- it's an international Sports Event for men and women, 55 & up. In 1987, Jon M. Huntsman became the games principal sponsor. Anderson was a co-founder of the Sylvania Senior League, established in 2008.

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KING OF SWAT! Doug Meek with the trophy he won at the SSS Cookout/Homerun derby. Meek hit 4-out-of-10 OTFHR to win the title. He also won the homerun title with ten out for the season in the Masters Tuesday night league playing for Andy & Barney's Sports Bar.

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MASTER'S WINNER! Rick Schmidt, left, presents the championship trophy to Bill Wiseman, the manager of the Citizen Advisory Group team.

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ANDY & BARNEY'S SS Doug Meek scoops up a ball in the Masters League Championship game, won by Citizen Advisory Group. Meek won the 2017 homerun trophy in the Masters with ten out.

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FRICKER'S (white) Johnny Johnson scoops up a ground ball at short in tournament play.

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC'S third baseman Mike Sander's fields a "hot-potato" in the SSS tournament at Pacesetter.

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HOT CORNER! Mark Gedert gloves a shot at third in the Masters League Championship game, won by the Citizen Advisory Group. ( See SSS Champions, League Winners 2017 page for more.)

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HARVARD BARBERSHOP'S shortstop Gary Meyer reacts to a shot that nearly takes his head off.

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FRICKER'S (navy) first baseman Jay Schramm scoops up a bad throw in the Legends League championship game. Schramm was 3/3 with a OTFHR and 4RBI to help Fricker's win the league title.

photo/JOEL HANSEN

BAD HOP - NO PROBLEM! Slick fielding Tom Fisher adjusts to a bad-hop grounder, in a tournament game, Jeff Traudt Insurance team lost.

photo/JIM SCHNEIDER

CHOW DOWN! Tanya & Dean Diciacca and Jim Johnson enjoyed the great food set-up by Chairman Linda Fox and her volunteers at the annual SSS Cookout.

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SSS COOKOUT- Tim Kuszmaul, middle, with friends Janette Abbott, Braden Abbott, Jodi Smith & Tyler Smith to his right and Ruth Leuicz, Ryan Abbott, Chester Leuicz and Zach Smith to his left. A large crowd turned out for the annual gala event at Pacesetter Park.

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BARROW'S Bill Garber races to first, beating Fricker's Matt Dillion.

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FRICKER'S team mates Phil Richard, left and Norm Cairl.

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SAFETY SCREEN! Bull Moose pitcher George Bates delivers a pitch. This is the second year for the safety screen to protect pitchers.

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STATE FARM'S Scott Nichols waits at first in Thursday night Legends League play.

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Rob Boehme and John Yocum relaxing between innings.

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Don Dheel, Roy Woodworth and Scott Dheel at Pacesetter Park.

RUDY'S HOT DOG'S shortstop Jon LaBeau drifts back to catch a fly ball in the Master's Tuesday night league play.

GUARDIAN ANGEL'S Darrell Smock and Bill Trego trap Harvard's Granvile Smith in a rundown in Tuesday Master's League play. Jim Nickelsen looks on.

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RUDY'S HOT DOG, is a new sponsor for the Master's Tuesday night league. Paul Wisniewski, Hoyt England and Mike Betley model the sharp uniforms.

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JIM KRIEGER REALTY'S Mike Reithmiller, Dennis Blue and Mark Goodremont "ham" it up for the camera at Pacesetter on Tuesday.

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SCHNEIDER SONS' ELECTRIC'S Bill Trego scoops up a ball and comes up throwing in Legends Thursday night play.

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TRADITION! After the game, "high-fives" with Monty Coffman and Bill Garber leading the way. Win or lose the SSS players congratulate each other.

FRICKER'S Marty Schmenk, Mark Gedert, Mark Murphy and Jerry Edmundson will be competing against each other this season - the 10th Anniversary of the Sylvania Senior Softball League.

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FRICKER'S Liesa Wackler, Regional Manager, Ray Frick and Jerry Keefe at the opening of the Legends League. Mr. Frick was guest of honor. Fricker's has been a sponsor of the SSS League, since 2008, the year the league was established.

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FRICKER'S CHICKEN, (aka Rob Barbee) and Meagan Compton at the SSS Thursday, May 11 opening at Pacesetter. The chicken gave out gift cards to all Legends League players for a free 10-wing dinner at Fricker's, Sylvania, Ohio-all part of a gala opening night.

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HAPPY FACES: it's opening day at Pacesetter and veterans Jay Schramm, Gary Downey and Bob Miller are all smiles as the season kicks-off at Pacesetter Park.

JEFF TRAUDT'S State Farm shortstop Jose Mondragon rips a hit to left in Legend League play. State Farm lost the first game of a double-header 15-12 to Schneider Sons' Electric.

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BARROWS JEWELRY'S Gabe Barrow rounds third and scores in an 18-17 win over Fricker's White on opening day at Pacesetter Park. Third baseman Roy Woodworth makes sure he touches the bag.

BATMAN! Jim Dunlavy, left, shows Tom Fisher the new bats that are approved for Senior softball. Dunlavy can be reached at 419-318-4488.

WELCOME! SSS Board Member Jim Czerniakowski greeted the large turn-out at the 2017 Sylvania Senior Softball Organizational Meeting at the Sylvania Senior Center. He announced that practices and evaluations will be held at Pacesetter Park, April 11,13,18 & 20. Anyone who is interested in playing or have questions, can contact Jim at 419-356-9920.

LUCKY WINNER! Jim Dunlavy, left, presents a new Miken bat to Ed Eckhardt, the holder of the lucky raffle ticket, at the April 6 Sylvania Senior Softball Organizational meeting.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION! Jay Schramm, center, was presented with an Appreciation Award for his many years of outstanding support and dedicated service to the SSS league. Jay joined the league in 2008. Rick Schmidt, left and Gabe Barrow, right, congratulate Schramm.

APPRECIATION AWARD was presented to Joel Hansen for his many years of outstanding support and dedication to the SSS league. Joel joined the league in 2008, the year it was formed. He played on and sponsored the Hanson State Farm team on Tuesdays. His photos on the website have garnered much praise and acclaim over the years. He announced his retirement this year, due to a shoulder injury.

2017 SSS KICK-OFF! Bob Collins, President of the Board, for the Sylvania Senior Softball organzation, opened the April 6 meeting; welcoming everybody. The event was held at the Sylvania Senior Center.