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ISSA ran the worst national tournament ever!

» wagon487: Just got back from Manassas VA and it was a mess. Saturday they were ...
      »Swampy: If that is you Wags, you failed to mention about the brackets not ...
      »armiho211: we stopped going to this tournament 3 years ago, bad balls, not ...
      »diehard: Our team (High St. Bucs 55's ) played 55AAA this past weekend in ...
      »PlanoPlayer: diehard: are you sure you saw Jeff Hall and Rusty. I do not think ...
      »wagon487: Diehard, two of the three sites used for this past weekend were 4 ...
      »diehard: PlanoPlayer, This tournament had 35,40, 50, 55 and up age groups ...
      »diehard: Hey Wagon, I'm sorry that it turned out that way for you guys. ...
      »ju25: Congrats diehard, The Bucs are a classy bunch of guys who ...
      »Paco13: Wagon, 1st of all congratulations!!! I played 50 AAA (Tidewater ...
      »diehard: ju25 Thanks for the kind words. The same goes for your team ...
      »ju25: Thanks Greg, Very kind of you. 44 & 24 runs in the championship ...
      »wagon487: Enough of kissing each others behind! Way to hijack my thread. This ...
      »diehard: Hey Wagon, I used to wonder how you got your nickname, now I know!
      »Paco13: Wagon, please accept my apology, no intend to hijack your post. Just ...
      »wagon487: Greg, just keeping it real, ahright:)
      »ju25: Wagon Sorry to hear your division didn't go so well, but ours did. ...
      »diehard: Wagon, I am also sorry, you are a friend and I am sorry for the ...
      »turn2: Part of the reason for the games being behind were because they we ...
      »jah#4: I have to agree with Wagon487 it was the poor run tournament that I ...
      »Sizzleen: The worst for me was the fields. This was the first time I visited ...
      »pizzaboy: Sizzleen I don't know which fields you played on but I play infield ...
      »wagon487: The problem was not using good balls and bats, the problem was there ...
      »pizzaboy: Wagon so your for playing a time limit to keep the games on ...
      »Mr. Manassas: My problem with the tournament was with the organization of the ...
      »Proudtex40: Wags, Steve Shannon here. It was great seeing you and sorry you had a ...
      »turn2: This was the best turn out for the 50 Major Plus division that I hav ...
      »wagon487: The SPA in GA a couple of weekends ago had none of these problems. ...
      »JohnBob: Was the PPR used? Also I agree with Mr Manassas in the world ...
      »wagon487: the ppr was not used
      »WOW: A 35 yr old age bracket in "Senior Soiftball". What next, anyone over ...
30 Aug. 22, 2009 3904

LVSSA Website

» Bermuda Punch: Is the LVSSA (Las Vegas) website up and running? I have not been ...
0 June 21, 2009 1609

ASA tournments

» Stretch14: Local was right. The umpires didn't have a clue. The TD was calling ...
      »pasqua: on umpires, some blues have a chip on there shoulders remember they ...
      »Nancy Allen: From your post, I believe this was an ASA tournament; so addressing ...
      »taits: pasqua, I believe you are the guy that posted trying to put T's on ...
      »hitt2: Pasqua If your looking for the person overseeing the Modesto area ...
      »Wes: Nancy I need some help for next year---what is your e-mail?? Wes
      »Wes: Nancy I need some help for next year---what is your e-mail?? Wes
6 June 12, 2009 2073

Softball Marathon benefit

» Don5: The Stanislaus Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is holding a senior ...
0 April 8, 2009 1453

New Players and teams wanted

» Commish: POP'S 40 and 50 & over Softball" in Long Island N.Y. is EXPANDING fo ...
0 March 17, 2009 1363

team ratings?

» BruceinGa: Will each association have its own Team Rating? Will the Summit ...
      »bullet: I don't think SSUSA has any idea.If they did why would tell us.We ARE ...
      »Sisavic: After last year's Summit, SS USA announced it would keep its own ...
      »taits: Just because another assn is not strict enough on rosters, I would ...
      »Sisavic: Taits, I'm not sure what you mean. Please try again. Here's my ...
      »Lecak: Hi Bruce I bet they will not have their own ratings. My team is ...
      »Ken: The roster they have on us is the one from the recent Winter ...
      »taits: Sisavic, Lets try this: Just because an assn doesn't take the time ...
      »BruceinGa: Joe, I agree. There will always be "sharing" information about ...
      »Airbosn: Bruce, At one time TD's would submit an evaluation of teams to an ...
      »Ken: Airbosn, from what I understand, SSUSA TDs are supposed to send in an ...
      »DCPete: This means that the Run Differential is off by 5 runs in all the ...
      »taits: The only time a run differential should be used is in case of a tie, ...
      »Duke: DCPete, Games with the 5 run equalizer are not used in computing ...
13 Jan. 5, 2009 1866

Is the TOC a true TOCs ???

» CAT: What the SSUSA has done to inspire teams to pursue the ultimate win ...
      »curveball: Probably won't happen. Or, the question of the 1 champion overall ...
      »taits: The only way I see is happening, if ever, is for one of them to ...
2 Nov. 24, 2008 1495

I.D.Fees

» DMac: Moving up to sixties. Just went to print out the application for a ...
      »BruceinGa: I too am eligable to move to the 60's and saw the $50 this weekend. ...
      »Ken: Dennis, looks like we can expect you to play 55's next year.
      »mad dog: you've got to be kidding me $50 for a card.what do they plan on ...
      »DMac: Ken: The thought crossed my mind, but they are too slick for me. The ...
      »DesertGuy: DMac- The $50 is for a 5 yr. card. Ten bucks a year also includes the ...
      »DMac: It's a soak D.G. I would save a lot of money each year if I wasn't ...
      »Dirty: As I have been saying. These tournaments are a great idea in theory, ...
      »DesertGuy: DMac- I guess times really are tough. $10 a year for the Sr. Softball ...
      »DMac: We all have our own stories and situations. It takes a very small ...
9 Nov. 4, 2008 1633

New major plus ratings for 50-55 and 60

» Lecak: Click on the team ratings section and sort by date looks like the ...
      »Gekle BUilders: I saw 6 major teams got moved up to major + and a total of 14 teams ...
      »Jawood: They can take all the Major teams they want and bump them up to Major ...
      »Duke: Jawood, You are absolutely correct. Andy Smith, Double ...
3 Nov. 3, 2008 1574

Lincoln Nebraska

» cutty: This pass week I wittness some pretty good 50 Major plus softball ...
      »the wood: Yes, the Mavericks and Hendricks played a lot of good ball in ...
      »Lecak: Bob I hear congatulations are in order to GSF, good luck and good ...
      »cutty: If the home team is batting and a certain amount of runs are needed ...
      »the wood: Cutty, your point is well taken... on the flip side though, when the ...
      »cutty: Thanks for your outlook. Good luck the rest of the way.
5 Aug. 12, 2008 1843

MC & Softball Gramps

» taits: I just went through the info I have on this tournament and I can't ...
0 July 14, 2008 1253

Open Business meeting.

» taits: Do any hole an actual business meeting that gets "problems" solved ...
0 July 6, 2008 1227

S P A

» J R: I went to the S PA Tournament in Irving this weekend,very well run ...
0 June 1, 2008 1186

News on NCSSA joining SSUSA

» taits: The vote to move from ASA to SSUSA rules was last Dec. That was ...
      »BONES: I ONLY HOPE THEY CHANGE THE SLIDING RULE FOR YOU FOLKS THAT PLAY ...
      »taits: Bones, Thanks for the note. To date they (NCSSA) are still using ...
2 May 7, 2008 2896

SPA HR rules

» T.Burk: Did SPA change the Home run rules for AAA to outs after the second ...
      »DD: We competed in the recent Mustang Classic Qualifier Mar 29-30 in ...
      »T.Burk: Dennis, thanks for the info. Did you play all AAA or did they mix ...
      »DD: Well, we faced teams that hit the stuffing out of the ball---Sooner ...
      »Corky: It would be better if it was 2 then 1 and 1 up with singles until the ...
4 April 9, 2008 1986

launch 510

» tg69: does this bat have a warranty?
      »Fred Scerra: NO.
1 April 4, 2008 1183

ASA Nationals Question?

» 2awesom: I help Coach a 50+ Major Team from Penna. ASA 50+ States did not ...
      »SAG: Hey 2awesom, Not sure where you placed last year in the ASA ...
      »2awesom: hi steve thanks for the information We actually placed 3rd at ASA ...
      »BruceinGa: Rick, when I played with Old South/Miken a few years ago we had a ...
      »2awesom: Thanks Very Much, Bruce! I will contact the TD and go from there! ...
4 March 6, 2008 1704

New England Senior Softball Meeting

» Fred Scerra: I would like to extend my thanks to Steve Simmons and Terry Hennessy ...
0 March 2, 2008 1805

2008 National Senior Softball Summit

» taits: Does anyone have, or at least what they can share, what was discussed ...
      »taits: Update; should have some answers (maybe all) by this weekend or so.
      »DD: Mr. Tait, ISSA sent an email memorandum on Jan 23 that ...
      »taits: DD; No need for the Mr. But thanks. I didn't want to be specific on ...
      »taits: DD, Good job paraphrasing. Would seem as though they tend to agree ...
      »BruceinGa: So, do you think that the Summit would recommend we all use ASA bats ...
      »taits: Bruce, it that was for me, Personally, in as much as there are really ...
      »tcadmw1: Ok here we go again with this topic but if the Senior Summitt is or ...
      »audieh: I believe USSSA has monitored what we are saying on this board and is ...
      »Fred Scerra: Of all the discussions about bats and ball and safety the statement ...
      »wagon487: two comments from people they don't know what they are talking ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Great post Mike Walker
      »Hotcorner: Hi Fred & all concerned: The intent of the DBO rule is, in my view, ...
      »audieh: Wagon, you missed my point and took offense at cheapest! So tell me, ...
      »Cliff 21: Audieh: With all due respect the cheapest hit in softball is a ...
      »Fred Scerra: wagon487: The part of the discussion that everyone misses is hitting ...
      »GeHall44: Hey guys, Did you ever wonder why golf club manufacturers have not ...
      »jim16: Mike Walker is one of the real softball minds out there. Listen ...
      »GeHall44: Jim Agreed, I always enjoy Mike's post on here. Fyi - my orthopedic ...
      »jim16: I get so tired of guys coming on here to rail about the dangers of ...
      »GeHall44: Jim, OK, I don't think you are reading into what I was trying to ...
      »jim16: GeHall44, This thread has quite a bit on safety of batted balls. I ...
      »jrhunch: gehall44,asa rules suck.where i play you cant use the fatboy it is ...
      »DCPete: Anyone on this thread who thinks that composite bats are dangerous or ...
      »GeHall44: Ok, lots of good points. I did read the whole thread over a few ...
      »tcadmw1: First, thanks to those of you who hae used my name kindly or in vain ...
      »Fred Scerra: Can someone tell me what the logic is that if I can't use my Senior ...
      »tcadmw1: Hi Fred, I think there are those players and teams who will stay ...
      »tattooball: The safety issue is a double edge sword for the associations. The ...
      »Lecak: Mike I got to sit in on the summit on the fringes as a member of the ...
      »taits: trumpball, in as much as your in the market to sell balls and all, ...
      »Lecak: OK so I wasn't an English major UTRIP and NSA were not there. ISSA ...
      »taits: Lecak, English major, what's that, a new division? lol I know I ...
      »tattooball: Tait's The test were performed in an independent A2LA accredited ...
      »Lecak: I looked at my notes in more detail and the only mention of bats that ...
      »taits: trumpball, Fair enough, Do not remember the papers from back then, ...
      »tcadmw1: Hi Lecak, Very nice post. I am glad you had a chance to witness ...
      »tattooball: Some of the things you may not understand is right now with the cor ...
      »taits: trumpball Not sure about the %'s but otherwise I'd agree. Too many ...
      »tattooball: taits, The difference is that it doesn't matter what bat you use, ...
      »taits: trumpball, On that, I will have to disagree about the performance ...
      »jim16: TRUMPBALL, You are just too far ahead of us old potbellied broken ...
      »tattooball: taits, I have to disagree with your thought on the game not being ...
      »tattooball: Jim are you refering to yourself as an athlete?
      »Foothills: Trump , if you hit the 44/375 ball as far with an aluminum bat as you ...
      »Leoslocks: I thought everyone figured out that Compression affected the ...
      »tattooball: First let me say there is no change to the ball for 2008. Second I ...
      »GeHall44: Mike Walker - thanks for answering my questions. It is much more ...
      »tattooball: Let's think about this in simple terms. COR is the the ability to ...
      »einstein: Hey Kevin, Glad you're on our side. I've been saying all along from ...
      »GeHall44: Kevin - that's exactly the explanation I was looking for. Thank ...
      »GeHall44: Joeeeey, I'm sitting hear at the computer because it's raining up ...
      »einstein: Hey Gee, Always glad to hear your voice. Tell me about the ...
      »GeHall44: Hey Joe, Great news about the balls from Kevin. That guy has balls, ...
      »tattooball: Funny that you mention the bat manufactures. These are the same ...
      »GeHall44: OK Kevin. I wish you success with this ball because it certainly ...
      »tattooball: I really don't think there is any. We tested with guys of all ...
      »DCPete: OK, so why do we need a "safer ball" when almost everyone on this ...
      »tattooball: Why would I want to sell less balls? The ball are about the same in ...
      »2awesom: kein, i just wanted to add that i for one certainly appreciate ...
      »2awesom: sorry that was supposed to say Kevin...
60 Feb. 3, 2008 4227

Two new rules adapted at the summit

» taits: Two rules posted by Gary Tryhorn on the NCSSA web site are: Current ...
0 Jan. 26, 2008 1371
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