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Jan. 21, 2010
197 posts
Where are the results for the Winter Worlds and Hemit?
Jan. 21, 2010
Men's 55
17 posts
good question. Oh thats right, everybody is so busy to take five minutes and post the results. Mabye Im jumping the gun and expect results to be posted within a month. Wellk its Jan 21. Winter nationals in vegas was in nov. Mabye by ?. Some of us just like to see what happened.
Jan. 21, 2010
Men's 60
873 posts
Seems they hit a wall after posting the results thru the 50's.
It must be tougher then it would appear!
Jan. 21, 2010
Men's 65
4549 posts
My guess would be that they were lost in 1. Snail mail,mix up or lost (lease likely) 2. Accidently deleted, a possibility, 3. Lost the books in Vegas somehow.
Some were done 40 &50's but having to admit a boner is out of the question.
Maybe they are trying to get some other form of 'conformation' on 'scores' beyond actual scorekeepers books and all.
Who knows, maybe they will show up on April 1st or Nov 22, 2010. lol
Jan. 22, 2010
314 posts
the results for the vegas world , was not lost just displaced and they cant find them . as i said in another post the winter world in vegas is not high on the priority list.
Jan. 23, 2010
Men's 65
839 posts

Most of you know who I am. Some of you might not like what I say, and some times SSUSA does not like what I say. One thing for sure is that I say what I believe is 100% the correct information, whether you agree or not. Some times I give my opinions, and some times I give you the honest to goodness facts. You just have to figure out which it is. Tonight I will take the guess work out, and the following paragraph is 100% fact.

To answer the Hemet/Menifee question, SSUSA usually does not post the small tournaments, but the teams/players do it upon request, and on a rare occasion, the director at that tournament might post them. The main concern here is the Vegas Winter Worlds and here are the facts guys, as it pertains to the 55 divisions in particular and/or teams that played at Shadow Rock/Hollywood parks. We all know Dave works very hard to get things done right and on time. He does a great job! The master score board is unattainable at this time for the Vegas Worlds. This is due to the director at the fields, that you must have all known and seen, was very inactive because he was ill. Last that I heard, this gentleman was in the hospital battling for his life, and I believe it was some sort of cancer. I am sorry, but I cannot remember his name. For those of you that played in that tournament, it would be very helpful for Dave and staff, if managers could call up and give him the scores that you have from your games. More importantly, appropriate, and appreciated here and needed, would be many prayers for the director, his wife, and family. Dave can probably fill us in on his situation, when he gets a moment. This is a difficult situation for all concerned, so let's not ask why no one told us, let's just offer our prayers.

Many Prayers,

Andy Smith,
Double Edge
Jan. 23, 2010
66 posts

Well put. The director in question is Jim Sherman. Jim was being treated for throat cancer and, at first, it appeared the treatment was effective. More recently, though, it has been learned that the cancer has reappeared and has spread to other parts of his body. "Sherm", as he is known by teammates, friends and opponents, and his family can certainly use your prayers.

Sherm, along with SSUSA founder Bob Mitchell, was part of the inaugural class that was inducted into the newly established SSUSA Hall of Fame. A feature article on their selection to the SSUSA Hall of Fame headlined the most recent issue, the 2009 summer edition, of Senior Softball News.

Sherm was the chief safety officer for the Seattle Fire Department for 30 years. Four years ago he proposed that the SSUSA adopt the defribrillator program that now will be in place at all SSWC tournaments in 2010. For the past three years Sherm has trained the SSUSA field directors in the use of the defribrillator and during that time four lives have been saved at SSWC tournaments, including one life that Sherm personally saved.

I have followed Andy's lead and have submitted the scores of my team's (MN Prize 60's) games at the 2009 SSWC Winter Worlds to Dave Dowell. If you notice that the results of your team are not posted please take a moment to gather that information and forward it to Dave. He would appreciate all the help he can get.

Thanks for your patience and help with this matter and please keep Sherm and his family in your prayers.

Steve Simmons - SSUSA National Director
Jan. 23, 2010
Men's 65
884 posts
Steve, Thanks. I only regret we (Oklahoma Turf Pro) did not get a chance to play you guys in the Championship game due to poor planning on our part (flights) and unforeseen injuries. Congrats on your win. Hope to do it again this year!
Jan. 23, 2010
Men's 50
31 posts
God Bless Jim Sherman!
Jan. 23, 2010
Men's 70
104 posts
Dave, I will fax the results of the 65 AAA's with the scores that I have. Only have the scores from our games, Game On. Maybe the other teams have more scores.

Good luck to Jim!!!

Win Downing, Game On
Jan. 23, 2010
Men's 55
412 posts
Jim we will keep you and the family in our thoughts and prayers as I'm sure the rest of our softball community will too.

Steve Simmons if you speak with Jim tell him to get well, as he is a good and caring person.

Butch Drake
Jan. 24, 2010
Men's 65
1840 posts
Thank you Andy and Steve. To clarify the situation, the delay is completely on me as the T.D. at Las Vegas this past year, regardless of who any individual Field Director was or what other circumstances might exist. It was my responsibility to ensure that all tournament related paperwork was collected and forwarded to Sacramento. In the flurry of activity on Sunday night, obviously a portion of the paperwork "went missing." I was confident we had everything assembled and packed for shipping on Monday. That wasn't the case.

We do have ALL scores and bracket results for every division EXCEPT the games played at Shadow Rock on Friday through Sunday. The afffected divisions, and missing scores, are:

55-MAJOR - All three days
55-AAA - All three days
55-AA - Saturday ONLY
60-AAA - Saturday ONLY
60-AA - Friday and Sunday ONLY

The remainder of the scores will be posted on Sunday (1/24/10). If anyone has missing scores, and is inclined to assist, please print your division, pencil in your known scores, and send by fax to my attention at (916) 326.5304. If you kept your own copy during the tournament, that would also be acceptable to fax.

Thank you for your help, and I apologize for the delay and inconvenience. Again, it's all on me.
Jan. 24, 2010
37 posts
Nor-Cal Legends - 55 Majors, will be sending in the results from our games in Las Vegas.

Gary Detches - MGR
Jan. 24, 2010
Men's 60
1175 posts
I have been trying to find the ones you said are posted and can't find them,can you let us know where they are.
Thanks and Thanks for all the hard work you do through out the year.
Jan. 26, 2010
Men's 65
1840 posts
Thank you to the Kenny and Gary for sending in your own scores from Shadow Rock. It helped in getting some of the results in place. There are still scores missing for Men's 55-Major, 55-AAA, 60-AAA and 60-AA, although we believe we have the top three finishers in those divisions.

If anyone has any other scores or bracket results they would like to share, please print the applicable pages from the following links, pencil in what you have and fax them to (916) 326.5304. Otherwise, this is as good as it gets!

Game Scores & Bracket Results (PDF's)

Men's: 40's | 50's | 55's | 60's | 65's | 70's | 75's & 80's
Women's: 40's, 50's & 55's
Master Score Report: Las Vegas 2009 (47 pages)


1. Custom Trucks (NV) - TOC
2. OGR (CA)
3. J.K., Inc. (CA)

1. Nor-Cal Stars (CA) - TOC
2. Heroes (CA)
3. Magic Sports (CA)

1. East Bay Oldies (CA)
2. Powerline - Miken (AZ)

1. Texas Barracudas - TOC
2. Tucson Bandits (AZ)
3. Doubleplay (CA)

MEN's 50-AAA
1. Top Gun 50's (CA) - TOC
2. Old School Austin (TX)
3. Island Boys (CA)

1. Austin Relentless (TX) - TOC
2. Shannon Fence (OH)
3. KC Renegades (MO)

1. Doubleplay Classic (CA) - TOC
2. West Coast All-Stars (CA)
3. Redwood City Reds (CA)

1. R & R Strokers/Doubleplay (CA) - TOC
2. Wilson Trophy 55's (CA)
3. Enterprise Electric (ID)

1. Viking Classics (TX) - TOC
2. X-Factor (NM)
3. Git-R-Done (CA)

1. D & K Softball (CA) - TOC
2. Omen Softball (CA)

1. Minnesota Prize Co. - TOC
2. Oklahoma Turf Pro
3. High Desert Dukes (NM)

1. Marauders (CA) - TOC
2. OC Mustangs (CA)
3. Scrap Iron/Phiten (CO)

1. Tanel 360/Bud Light (TX) - TOC
2. Scrap Iron Diamonds (CO)
3. Duke City Dynamite (NM)

1. Scrap Iron 65's (CO) - TOC
2. Hawaiian Pride (HI)

1. Rusty's (AZ) - TOC
2. Bickerton Iron Works (CA)
3. Robson Ranch 65's (AZ)

1. Game On (CA) - TOC
2. High Desert Roadrunners (NM)
3. SCW Sidewinders (AZ)

1. Makule Kinipopo (HI) - TOC
2. Scrap Iron Red (CO)
3. Central Valley Physiomotion (CA)

1. Top Gun 70's (CA) - TOC
2. D-99 (CA)
3. PDR/Fastsigns (OR)

1. Mesa Cardinals (AZ) - TOC
2. Texans 70's (TX)

1. Robson Ranch 70's (A) - TOC
2. El Paseo Bank (CA)
3. Lighthouse Loans, Inc. (CA)

1. Arizona Titans - TOC
2. Makule Kane (HI)

1. Fairway Ford (CA) - TOC
2. Sidewinders 75's (AZ)

1. C & M Building Materials (CA) - TOC (in 75-AAA)
2. Tiodize D-99 (CA) - TOC (in 80-Men)

1. Kar Phone/TKP - TOC (in 40-Masters Major)
2. Team K.H.A.O.S. (CA) - TOC (in 40-Masters AAA)
3. Old School 40's (CA)

1. Arizona Dream Team - TOC
2. Tharaldson Softball (NV)
3. Steel Runnin' (CA)

1. No Limit (NV) - TOC
2. Philly's LJ Slammers (CA)
3. Texas Connection

1. Tucson Classics (AZ) - TOC
2. Ohio Cardinals
3. California Spirit 55

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