35th Annual Worth/USSSA “Memorial” Tournament Honorees Named

The 35th Annual Worth/Dick’s Sporting Goods/USSSA Memorial Tournament is an annual 7-game event hosted at multiple facilities in S.W. Ohio each Memorial Day weekend (May 23-24 in 2015) to remember and honor softballers who have passed on. From the inception of this event in 1980 as the Tom Shade Memorial Tournament, this event has now [...]

2015 USSSA-GSL Softball Show & Umpire Clinic

Dayton will be host for the 2015 USSSA-GSL Softball Show & State Umpire Clinic on Sunday, 22 February. This event is for players, team managers, Area and Tournament Directors and, of course, current and prospective umpires. The event is being held at IBEW Local 82 Hall, 6550 Poe Ave, Dayton, OH 45414, is free of [...]

Eleven Inducted into Ohio USSSA Softball Hall of Fame

Columbus, OH. – On Sunday, December 7th, the Embassy Suites Columbus Airport was the site of the 2014 Ohio USSSA Softball Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies at which eleven USSSA softball notables were honored.   Among those inducted by the Ohio USSSA Board of Directors were Steve Dickinson, Perrysburg, Paul “Shorty” Lewis, Columbus, Tony Salamone, [...]

Ten Elected To 2014 Class of Ohio USSSA Hall of Fame; Induction Ceremonies Slated For December 7th in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, OH. – Another class of ten distinguished slow pitch softball figures comprises the 2014 class of inductees into the Ohio USSSA Softball Hall of Fame. Elected by the Ohio USSSA Board of Directors, and being inducted are Steve Dickinson, Perrysburg, OH, Paul “Shorty” Lewis, Columbus, OH, Tony Salamone, Cincinnati, OH, and Tom Taylor in [...]

Worx/D & D Grocery Three-Peats In One-Pitch National Gold Division At Expressway Park; Gilley Powers Champions

Milford, Oh.—Worx/D & D Grocery swept undefeated past six opponents to capture their third consecutive championship in the Gold Division of the USSSA One-Pitch National Tournament on Saturday, September 27th at Expressway Park.   Worx/D & D mercy-ruled five of their six opponents, including finalist Slayer/K & G/Kintner Athletics 20-9 in the championship game, en [...]

Ohio Heating/KMT/Miken/Associettes Double-Dips Centerfield 7-1, 8-5 For USSSA Women’s “D” World Title At ESPN’s Wide World Of Sports

Kissimmee, Fl.– Ohio Heating/KMT/Miken/Associettes upended Centerfield, 7-1 and 8-5 in a double finals, to capture first place in the USSSA Women’s Class “D” World Tournament September 18-21 at ESPN’s Wide World Of Sports in Kissimmee, Fl.   The Columbus, Oh. team, which lost their fifth game of the tournament, roared out of the losers’ bracket [...]

Premier Services/Louisville Slugger Outlasts Action Sports/VHC/Miken 18-9 In USSSA Great Lakes Men’s “C” Second Finals At Expressway Park

Milford, Oh.–Premier Services/Louisville Slugger held off Action Sports/VHC/Miken 18-9 in the second championship game to capture first place in the USSSA Great Lakes Division Men’s “C” National Tournament August 30-31 at Expressway Park.   Action Sports had forced an “if” game with a 12-9 victory over Premier in the first finals.   Premier Services went [...]

Ohio Heating/KMT/Miken/Associettes Escapes Jakes/Godbey, Polishes Off Possum Holler 10-6 In USSSA Great Lakes Women’s “D” National Finals At Expressway Park

Milford, Oh.—In an all-Columbus finals, Ohio Heating/KMT/Miken/Associettes polished off Possum Holler 10-6 in the championship game of the USSSA Great Lakes Division Women’s Class “D” National Tournament August 30-31 at Expressway Park.   Ohio Heating swept past four opponents en route to the title, their seventh USSSA championship of the season.   The winners outscored [...]

Mark Finchum/Kimball/Atrium Stops Southern Comfort 18-6 In USSSA Great Lakes Men’s “D” National Finals At Expressway Park

Milford, Oh.—Mark Finchum/Kimball/Atrium Softball stopped a furious run through the losers’ bracket by Southern Comfort, mercy-ruling the Edmonton, Ky. team 18-6 in the second championship game to capture first place in the USSSA Great Lakes Men’s “D” National Tournament August 30-September 1 at Expressway Park.   Southern Comfort had forced an “if” game with a [...]

Dirty Sports/Durbin Bowl 2nd In Worth-Ohio USSSA Men’s “D” State At Berliner Park

Columbus, Oh.—Dirty Sports/Durbin Bowl/Sunman Package Liquor went 5-2 en route to a 2nd place finish in the Worth-Ohio USSSA Men’s Class “D” State Tournament August 16-17 at Berliner Park.   Dirty Sports suffered both their losses to eventual champion AMR/3AC/Nager Law of Elyria, first in a 12-2 spanking in the third round, then again by [...]