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PCSSA Continues to Grow

Players from their 40s to their 80s frolic in the sun at Robson Field each season.

Derry Davison, PCSSA President The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) continues to grow, as we expect 16-20 teams this season. Men and women are welcome, as players from their 40s to their 80s frolic in the sun at Robson Field each season. For the first time, we will split the league into two divisions. The American…

One Season Ends and Another Begins

Front row (left to right): Gary Jensen (manager), Rick Bell, Peter Bowes, Don Belonax, Mike Comstock, Wade Biddix; Back row: Randy Prinz, Ken Kurtz, Rich Wilmes, Ron Coleman, Randy Ullrich, Rick Haendel, and Steve Ward

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) wrapped up their 26th season of play on April 3, and what a season it was with the coronavirus on everyone’s mind, rain outs, and the damage to the field caused by a microburst in January. This season could have been a lost season if it wasn’t for…

PCSSA Then and Now

Fred Dresser Five letters represent a group of individuals who participate in and enjoy the game of baseball. What do these five letters actually mean? For those of you who are fairly new to the PebbleCreek community, they stand for the PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association. This entity started back in 1995 when a group of residents approached…

PCSSA Elects New Board Members

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) elected new board members for the upcoming year. Here are the board members that will officially take office on May 1. The new board is Derry Davison, president; Frank Pierce, vice president; Marty Aalto, secretary; Tom Bose, treasurer; Bill Wise, director of league personnel; Howard Locker, director…

PCSSA Concludes Its First Session

Fred Dresser The first session of the PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) has been completed and congratulations go out to Spooner Physical Therapy and their manager Gary Jensen for winning the first session with an impressive record of fourteen wins and no losses. We saw some very competitive games along with the usual good-hearted harassment…

PCSSA Loses One of Its Finest

Dave and his wife circa 2011.

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) lost one of their finest in November. Dave Gasch was one of those individuals who played the game of softball like he lived his life. Dave loved the game and always appreciated the other players in the league. You would never hear an unkind word from him, truly a first-class gentleman.…

PCSSA Recognition

Fifteen-year recipients (left to right): Larry Karr, Ron Johnson, Randy Prinz, Hugh Ferretti, Paul Zuckerbrow, Mark Roberts, Dan Becker, Jay Aybar, and Dave Gasch (not pictured)

Fred Dresser Each year the PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) recognizes those individuals who contributed to making this league special. Needless to say, this year was a little bit different due to a thing called COVID-19. In spite of this interruption, PCSSA recognized the following individuals for their contributions to our league: Larry Karr, Ron…

PCSSA Ramps Up for Their 26th Season

2020 board members (left to right): Treasurer Tom Bose, Director of Field Maintenance Jan Hangen, President Dawn Hangen, Director of Marketing Tom Bachmann, Secretary Fred Dresser, Director of League Personnel Doug Wainwright, and Vice President Derry Davison

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) conducted their player draft in September and started making plans for opening their 26th season of play. In February, they were thrown a curve ball from the COVID-19 situation and had to cut their silver anniversary season short and eliminate the spring season. The Field of Dreams underwent…

PCSSA Begins Pickup Games and Practices

Fred Dresser After what seemed an eternity for softball players, the Robson Field of Dreams reopened in April. Practices took place two days a week (Monday and Wednesday.) Practice times were 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Each practice was limited to one hour, to allow the field and equipment to be properly prepared. The maximum…

Field of Dreams Gets Refreshed

Fred Dresser The Robson Field of Dreams, after being closed due to the coronavirus, got refreshed this past month. We have a new warm-up area, made possible by monetary and physical contributions from PCSSA players. Our thanks to Jan Hangen in helping to bring this warm-up area to fruition. Thirty-two tons of new gravel was spread…