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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Reminder *** Softball Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday January 3rd, 2016 at 3:00 pm, in the Santan Room.

The Executive would like to extend and invitation to the Annual General Meeting, please mark your Calendars, next Sunday in the SanTan Room.


We hope you all had a Warm and Wonderful Christmas with Family and Friends, near and far.
Here in the park, things were beautifully decorated for our annual Christmas Eve bicycle ride!





Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Merry Christmas Everyone! Santa has sent his #1 Elf to make Christmas Special for our Announcer, Bill and our Score Keeper, Cleary! Thank you Kevin and Santa! :)


Santa's Elf Kevin is Working hard today so that Bill and Cleary will have a Happy New Year!


Kevin was a great Sport Wearing my Santa Hat and giving me a Big Smile!

I watched as Kevin took great care in making sure everything was PERFECTLY  level, Great Job Kevin!  Merry Christmas to you and your Family! :)



Saturday, December 19, 2015

Fall League B Division Playoffs - 4 Teams compete for 1st Place and the Palm Creek Sidewinders win it all!




Palm Creek Sidewinders Take 1st Place in the Fall League Playoffs!  Congratulations everyone!
Palm Creek Diamond Backs
Robson Ranch - Red Team

Robson Ranch - Blue Team with a little Red Sprinkled in there! ;-)


Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Tournament Results! Congratulations everyone!

November 20th and 21st, 2015


Palm Creek Mens 65+ team Played in a tournament at Sun Lakes and Finished in 1st Place! (No Pictures available)

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December 5th and 6th, 2015


Palm Creek Vipers Competed in the Apache Wells tournament.  (No pictures available)

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December 11th and 12th, 2015


Palm Creek Vipers Competed in the Robson Ranch tournament and Finished in 1st Place after playing 4 games and going undefeated, way to go boys! (see picture below)

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PLAYOFF SCHEDULE - FALL LEAGUE 2015 December 15th and 17th, 2015

TUESDAY DECEMBER 15TH


Palm Creek Copperheads vs Florence @ 10:15

Palm Creek 70+ Team vs Sundance @ 11:30

Winner of 10:15 game vs  Winner of 11:30 game @ 12:45

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 17TH


Robson Ranch Red Team vs Palm Creek Diamond Backs @ 10:15

Robson Ranch Blue Team vs Palm Creek Sidewinders @ 11:30

Winner of 10:15 game vs  Winner of 11:30 game @ 12:45

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So Bundle up this week, Grab a Hot Chocolate, and a great BIG Burger at the Concession, and watch some Softball games!






Friday, December 11, 2015

FALL LEAGUE PLAY IS OVER! SEE FINAL LEAGUE STANDINGS BELOW...

C DIVISION RESULT:

1ST PLACE - Sundance (Team #2)
7 Wins 1 Loss

2ND PLACE - Florence (Team #1)
6 Wins 2 Losses

3RD PLACE - Copperheads (Team #4)
3 Wins 5 Losses

4TH PLACE - 70 + Team (Team # 3)
No Wins 8 Losses

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B DIVISION RESULTS:

1ST PLACE - Palm Creek Sidewinders (Team #7)
6 Wins 2 Losses

2ND PLACE - Palm Creek Diamond Backs (Team # 8)
4 Wins 4 Losses

3RD PLACE - Robson Red Team (Team #6)
4 Wins 4 Losses

4TH PLACE - Robson Blue Team (Team #5)
2 Wins 6 Losses

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

PALM CREEK SOFTBALL LEAGUE STANDINGS - December 8th, 2015


Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(1)                    Florence Prosecutors                    5                                  2 
(2)                    Sundance                                      6                                  1
(3)                    Palm Creek 70+                            -                                   8
(4)                    Palm Creek Copperheads             3                                  4

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Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(5)                    Robson                                          2                                 4     
(6)                    Robson                                          3                                 3               
(7)                    P/C Sidewinders                            5                                 2             
(8)                    P/C Diamondbacks                        3                                 4 

The Pool Near the Softball Pavilion is coming along nicely.... 

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Softball Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday January 3rd, 2016 at 3:00, in the Santan Room.

Please make an effort to attend to have a voice in the Softball Club and to support your Softball Executive.










The current Executive Committee has appointed a Nominating Committee, should you be interested in one of the positions listed below, you may contact one of the members of the nominating committee for answers to any questions you may have, (their names and email addresses are listed below).  In the previous post below, you will also find the By-laws and Roles and Responsibilities for each Committee Member.

1)    Consistent with past years elections of a New Executive Committee will be on the Agenda at the meeting.
a.    Chairperson
b.    Vice-Chairperson
c.    Treasurer
d.    Secretary
e.    Member at Large

Nominating Committee members are: 


2)   Club Fees will be due at the AGM, please be prepared to renew or initiate your club membership.  Fees are used for many items we all enjoy, including, but not limited to Bats, Balls, Umpire fees, maintenance equipment etc.

PALM CREEK SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION - CURRENT BY-LAWS INCLUDING EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PALM CREEK SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

BY-LAW #1 – Executive Committee:
The Executive Committee shall consist of the following:
·         Five (5) Voting Members as elected each year at the Annual General Meeting
            1)            Chairperson
2)            Vice-Chairperson
3)            Recording Secretary
4)            Treasurer
5)            Member at Large 

·         Non-voting Representatives of the following:

League Chairperson
One representative of each Park League Team
One representative of each Tournament Team
One representative of each Recreational Softball Group
Activity Director or other Management designate
Team Selection Director
NOTE:

            1)         No member may hold more than one position on the Executive Committee.
2)         If a member of the Executive Committee resigns or vacates a position before the completion of his/her term, the Executive Committee shall have the option of appointing a member to that position for the remainder of that term.


BY-LAW #2 – Duties of the Officers of the Associations:

The officers of the Association elected annually shall be responsible for the following:  (see Roles and Responsibilities for each officer below)



Palm Creek Softball Club – Chairperson Rolls and Responsibilities
         Enforce Constitution and By-laws of the Association.
         Call, preside and participate in Executive and General meetings.
         Call, preside and participate in Association General meetings.
         Form sub-committees to report to the Executive Committee, as required.
         Provide liaison to Management on behalf of the Executive Committee.
         Conduct the business of the Association with the approval of the Executive Committee.
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Palm Creek Softball Club – Vice Chairperson Rolls and Responsibilities
         Enforce Constitution and By-laws of the Association.
         Attend and participate in Executive and General meetings.
         Preside over Executive and General meetings in the absence of the Chairperson.
         Assume the duties of the Chairperson as necessary.
         Perform League Chairperson Duties as follows:
         Preside over League meetings.
         Prepare Budget for league in conjunction with treasurer.
         Organize League schedule and arrange for Softball Diamond with Association Chair Person
         Liaison with participating team managers/executives to facilitate agreements on the rules governing play, ie base distances, pitchers screen requirements, umpires fee schedule, bats, balls, the rules of play to be adopted, courtesy runners, and any other issues that arise affecting the overall quality of play.
         Resolve games disputes amongst teams with the umpire-in-chief.
         Facilitate the organizing of tournaments within the park (Palm Creek), for the 70+, 65+, Silver Sliders, and Vipers Softball teams, or any other individuals wishing to host an in park tournament.
         Assist Managers of the various park teams in attending out of park tournaments.
         Other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.
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Palm Creek Softball Club – Recording Secretary Rolls and Responsibilities

         Enforce Constitution and By-laws of the Association.
         Attend and participate in Executive and General meetings.
         Maintain an up to date register of membership.
         Prepare and post notices of General Meetings (one week prior to the meeting).
         Prepare and distribute agendas/minutes, as required.
         Record and transcribe minutes of each Executive and General meeting.
         Provide copies of all minutes to each of the Executive Committee members for review and approval at the following meeting.
         Provide correspondence as required by the Executive Committee.
         Perform Secretarial Functions for the League Chairperson.

         Other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.
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Palm Creek Softball Club – Treasurer Rolls and Responsibilities
         Enforce Constitution and By-laws of the Association.
         Attend and participate in Executive and General meetings.
         Maintain an up to date accounting of all Association funds.
         Collect and submit all funds received to the Activity Director for safekeeping.
         Submit all receipts for the authorized purchases to the Activity Director for reimbursement to the appropriate party for club expenses.
         Provide financial reports to the Executive Committee as required.
         Provide an Annual Financial Report at the Annual General Meeting.
         Assist members involved in Softball committee events with treasurer functions as required.
         Perform Treasurer functions for the League.
         Maintain up to date accounting for all League funds.
         Report to League Chairperson.
         Other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.
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Palm Creek Softball Club – Member at Large Rolls and Responsibilities
         Enforce Constitution and By-laws of the Association.
         Attend and participate in Executive and General meetings.
         Chair nominating Committee.
         Other Rolls and Responsibilities as assigned by the Committee Chair.
         Maintain up to date database for all players, coaches and spouses.
         Chair Player evaluation sub-committee.
         Chair Hall of Fame Selection Committee.
Other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.

Friday, December 4, 2015

PALM CREEK SOFTBALL LEAGUE STANDINGS - December 4th, 2015


Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(1)                    Florence Prosecutors                    5                                  1 
(2)                    Sundance                                      4                                  1
(3)                    Palm Creek 70+                            -                                   7
(4)                    Palm Creek Copperheads             3                                  3

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Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(5)                    Robson                                          1                                 4     
(6)                    Robson                                          3                                 2               
(7)                    P/C Sidewinders                            4                                 2             
(8)                    P/C Diamondbacks                        3                                 3  

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

FALL LEAGUE STANDINGS - @ December 2nd, 2015

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Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(1)                    Florence Prosecutors                    5                                  1 
(2)                    Sundance                                      3                                  1
(3)                    Palm Creek 70+                            -                                   5
(4)                    Palm Creek Copperheads             3                                  3

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Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(5)                    Robson                                          1                                 3     
(6)                    Robson                                          3                                 1               
(7)                    P/C Sidewinders                            3                                 1             
(8)                    P/C Diamondbacks                        1                                 3  

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Look who stopped by the Field today! Welcome Back Zimmer!!!

Al Tayler and Duane Zimmerman today, they were discussing who was the Better Looking of the Two.  There was no way I could choose, what do you think???




Saturday, November 28, 2015

FALL LEAGUE STANDINGS @ November 28th, 2015



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Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(1)                    Florence Prosecutors                    3                                  1 
(2)                    Sundance                                      3                                  1
(3)                    Palm Creek 70+                            -                                   4
(4)                    Palm Creek Copperheads             2                                  2

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Team#         Team Name                      Wins                     Losses
(5)                    Robson                                          1                                 2      
(6)                    Robson                                          3                                  -                
(7)                    P/C Sidewinders                            2                                 1             
(8)                    P/C Diamondbacks                        -                                  3  

Friday, November 27, 2015

Palm Creek Vipers Tournament Schedule 2015/16

Palm Creek Softball has a number of tournaments coming up for the Men's "Vipers" Tournament Softball team, if you are out and about, stop by and catch a game!

December 4th and 5th, 2015 in Apache Wells RV Park, Mesa

December 11th and 12th, 2015 at Robson Ranch

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January 15th to 17th, 2016 at Valle del Oro (VDO) Park in Mesa

January 22nd to 24th, 2016 in Palm Creek (they are hosting a home tournament so come out and watch!)

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February 5th and 6th, 2016 at Robson Ranch

February 19th to 21st, 2016 at Monte Vista Park in Mesa

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March 11th and 12th, 2016 at Robson Ranch

Last seasons Vipers Team!






Saturday, November 14, 2015

Fall League begins Tuesday, November 17th!

2015 PCSA  
Fall League Schedule
NOV               9:00                 10:15                 11:30                       12:45                  2:00
17th (TUE)       1-2                  1-4                      3-4                          5-8                     7-6
19th (Thur)       7-5                  8-6                      3-2                          2-4                     XXX
24th (TUE)       4-3                  2-1                      3-1                          6-5                     8-7  

DEC                9:00                10:15                  11:30                     12:45                  2:00
1st (TUE)          6-8                  5-7                    1-3                          4-1                     3-4  
3rd (Thur)            6-7                  8-5                    8-7                          2-3                    XXX  
8th (TUE)          2-3                  4-1                    1-2                          5-6                     7-8  
10th (Thur)        4-2                  7-6                    6-5                          5-8                     XXX    

DEC                9:00                 10:15                           11:30                           12:45                  
15th (TUE)        Teams 1-4           3rd vs 2nd                     4th vs 1st                     W1 vs W2                            
17th (Thur)      Teams 5-8          3rd vs 2nd                     4th vs 1st                       W1 vs W2

Team#         Team Name                          Manager
(1)                    Florence Prosecutors               Ty Patrick               
(2)                    Sundance                                 Gene Siefferman     
(3)                    Palm Creek 70+                        Al Tayler                 
(4)                    Palm Creek Copperheads        Tom Coletti            
(5)                    Robson                                     Tony Hafter          
(6)                    Robson                                     Paul Lewinski                
(7)                    P/C Sidewinders                       Neil Clarke              
(8)                    P/C Diamondbacks                   Len Faubert          

J. D. Nelson     League Director                 (509) 993-2957 cell           (520) 876-6125

Sunday, March 8, 2015

                The 2014-2015 softball has ended
 BUT boys will be boys and don't want to lay down their bats yet.

There will be games played on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting March 10 and March 12 Until March 24.
Still time to go to the softball fields and watch some big boys playing ball.