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Monday, December 26, 2016

January Softball and Tournament Schedule

Winter League Starts:

January 5th  -  League Play Begins
9AM  Two Palm Creek Team Play to kick off the 2017 Season
Immediately following the first game the Opening Ceremonies will be held for the 2017 Season

January Tournaments:

January 6-8 
Palm Creek 70+ Team play a Tournament at Valle De Oro Resort in Mesa, (VDO)

January 13th and14th  
Palm Creek Vipers, B Team Plays at Robson Ranch
Palm Creek Tournament C Team Plays at VDO

January 20th to 22nd
Palm Creek Vipers, B Team plays a Tournament at VDO

January 27th and 28th 
Palm Creek Vipers Host a B Tournament here in the Park
Palm Creek C Team  (Rattlers), plays a Tournament at Robson Ranch

February 3rd and 4th , Palm Creek C Teams Host a tournament here in the Park    
February 4th, at NOON the  ANNUAL DUCK RACE Down the Canal, takes place



Bingo Chairs tonight at 9:00!!!

If you can come out to the Ballroom and lend a hand, it is Softballs responsibility to put away chairs after B I N G O tonight! :)

Friday, October 14, 2016

Another Exciting Softball Season at Palm Creek is Just Around the Corner!!! :)

Field and Amenity Updates:

The outfield was over-seeded mid-September and has been mowed several times. It will need another 8 -10 days to fill-in completely.

Once the field has been turned over to us for practice, the Board will update the members.

The interior of the Announcers Booth will be complete by next week. Yay for Bill!!!
The field is looking Great - this was taken yesterday, October 16th, 2016 - Thank you Barb!

Softball schedule outline:

There will be "NO" softball at Palm Creek November, 4th thru November 13th, 2016 during the National Pickleball Tournament.

Fall Softball will kick-off with a pre-season double-headers on November 8th & 10th at Robson Ranch.

The official Fall Season will begin at Palm Creek on Tuesday, November 15th, and run through December, 15th.  We will once again have eight teams for Fall League!

2017 Winter Softball Season will begin Thursday, January, 5th and run through March 17th, with breaks for the Palm Creek In-house Pickleball Tournament, (February 6th to 8th), and the Bullhead City Softball Tournament, in March of 2017. This new Winter League Schedule will eliminate the need for the March Madness Spring league!

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Wanna Play Softball at Palm Creek?

If you are interested in playing softball in the 2016 Fall League, (November/December), or the 2017 Winter League, (January/ February/March), at Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort in Casa Grande, Arizona, please see below for the softball Association contacts to get your name on the list or for further information!


JD Nelson:


Deb Morrison:

Below are a few random shots to remind us all what we have to go back to!

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Palm Creek Vipers 2015/2016 Tournament Results, way to go Boys! :)

The Palm Creek Vipers just completed their tournament season last weekend with a tournament in Robson Ranch.  The team played in five tournaments this year and had a very successful year representing the Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort.

  • December – Robson Ranch – 4 wins, 0 losses,  First Place
  • January – VDO – 3 wins, 1 loss,  First Place
  • January – Palm Creek – 4 wins, 1 loss,  Second Place
  • February – Monte Vista – 3 wins, 1 loss,  Second Place
  • March – Robson Ranch – 3 wins, 1 loss,  First Place

Total record for the team was 17 wins - 4 losses, (three of the losses were by only 1 run).  
The team averaged over 16 runs per game on offense and defensively only allowed 8.

Team members:

John Bass – Stony Plain, Alberta
Ron Beck – Carson City, Nevada
Don Birrell – Victoria Harbour, Ontario
Randy Bourne – Ladner, British Columbia
Steve Clayton – Port Alberni, British Columbia
Barrie Cliff – Kelowna, British Columbia
Harry Cowan – Turner Valley, Alberta
Brian Hiltz – Barrie, Ontario
Dan Jmaeff – Kelowna, British Columbia
Larry Leasak – Red Deer, Alberta
JD Nelson – Spokane, Washington
Maurice Parobec – Kamloops, British Columbia
Reg Reeves – Halifax, Nova Scotia
Jimmy Wright – Harbor Springs, Michigan

Thanks to all the spouses and fans for the support all year! Ron Beck - Team Player/Coach

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Spring League Softball! Eight 8 Games Each with Single Elimination on March 24th

Tuesday March 8th, 2016
9:00PC Copperheads vs PC Roadrunners
10:15PC Copperheads vs Robson Rangers
11:30PC Roadrunners vs Robson Rangers
12:45Robson Raptors vs PC Sidewinders
2:00Robson Raptors vs PC Diamondbacks
Thursday, March 10th, 2016
9:00PC Sidewinders vs PC Diamondbacks
10:15PC Sidewinders vs Robson Raptors
11:30PC Diamondbacks vs Robson Raptors
12:45PC Roadrunners vs PC Copperheads
2:00PC Roadrunners vs Robson Rangers
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
9:00PC Diamondback vs PC Sidewinders
10:15Robson Raptors vs PC Diamondbacks
11:30PC Roadrunners vs PC Copperheads
12:45Robson Rangers vs PC Copperheads
2:00PC Rangers vs PC Roadrunners
Thursday March 17th, 2016Thursday
9:00Robson Rangers vs PC Copperheads
10:15Robson Rangers vs PC Roadrunners
11:30Robson Raptors vs PC Sidewinders
12:45PC Sidewinders vs PC Diamondbacks
2:00PC Diamondback vs Robson Raptors
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016March 22nd
9:00PC Diamondbacks vs PC Sidewinders
10:15PC Sidewinders vs Robson Raptors
11:30PC Copperheads vs PC Roadrunners
12:45PC Copperheads vs Robson Rangers
Thursday, March 24th, 2016Thursday, March 24th, 2016
9:003rd Place B Team vs 2nd Place B TeamGame 1
10:153rd Place C Team vs 2nd Place B TeamGame 2
11:301st Place B Team vs Winner Game 1Game 3
12:451st Place C Team vs Winner Game 2Game 4

Monday, February 22, 2016

Come out to the Softball Diamond and watch the Canadians and Americans Battle it out in the CanAm games!

Come out on Friday to watch the Battles and have a GREAT lunch!

You MUST buy tickets in advance if you would like to enjoy lunch while you watch the GAMES!

Tickets for a special lunch will be on sale Monday, February 22nd, Tuesday, February 23rd, and Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, for $5.00 each!  See JD at the Ball Park each Day or go to the Announcers Booth!

Lunch includes: 
  • Brat or Hotdog
  • Potato Salad
  • Baked Beans
  • Beverage
There will be 2 CanAm games played on Friday starting with the B Teams, Canada vs USA at 10:30, followed by the C Teams who will face off at 12:15, Canada vs the USA!

Come on out and Cheer for your favorite Teams!  

Sunday, February 14, 2016

It's a Party! Thursday February 18th @ 4:45 @ the Bistro!

Come join in the Fun at the Bistro!

All Palm Creek Softball players and Spouses, winter season finale party!

BYOB and an Appie to share please!

Entre will be provided, See you all there!

Men's 70+ Softball Tournament Results!!!

The Palm Creek Men's 70+ Tournament 2016 is a Wrap and here are the final results, way to Go everyone!

1st Place - Gold - Mesa Cardinals

2nd Place - Silver - Ginco

3rd Place - Bronze - Palm Creek

Friday, February 12, 2016

Palm Creek Softball League Standings @ Feb 11th, 2016

Palm Creek Softball Standing - 2016

B Division

Team Number Team Name Wins Losses
01 Fiesta/Sundance Scorpions 1 9
02 Robson Ranch Raptors 8 2
03 Palm Creek Sidewinders 8 2
04 Palm Creek Diamondbacks 3 7

C Division

Team Number Team Name Wins Losses
05 Robson Ranch (Rangers) 6 4
06 Robson/Fiesta (Rancheros) 4 7
07 Sundance/Fiesta (Colts) 5 6
08 Sundance (Mustangs) 8 2
09 Palm Creek (Roadrunners) 1 9
10 Palm Creek (Copperheads) 4 6
11 Palm Creek (Rattlers) 8 2

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Come on out and PLAY BALL!!! Spring League Registration is on NOW!!!

Time to think about March's Mini Spring League for Softball!

Our Winter League is winding down, with Playoffs set to start the week of February 22nd, 2016, how time Flies!

If you are interested in playing March League Softball, and are not currently on a league team, please contact Deb Morrison, Director at Large for our Softball Club.

If you have an interest in Playing softball in March, she's your gal!  Deb is in the process of planning the March teams and will need to know of your interest by February 15th!  

If you have not filled out a Softball Signup sheet, you can get one in the activities office or you can pick one up from Deb, either at her home, (Lot 31), or at Recreational softball.  

Recreational softball is scheduled for 9:00, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week barring any scheduling conflicts with tournaments etc.  

Please call Deb if you have any questions at all, or come see her at the softball field, where you will find her most mornings, just ask any of the Softball players and they will point her out to you! 

Park phone:  520-876-(6031) 

Beautiful Park to Play Ball, Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Men's 70+ Tournament Schedule - February 12th and 13th, 2016

Men's 70+ Tournament Schedule - February 12th & 13th, 2016

Game Times Friday 12th Team 1 Team 2
8:00 AM Mesa Sundance
9:10 AM Mesa Venture Out
10:20 AM Venture Out Sundance
11:30 AM Palm Creek Sundance
12:40 PM Yuma Mesa
1:50 AM Venture Out Ginco
3:00 AM Yuma Palm Creek
4:10 AM Yuma Ginco
Game Times Saturday 13th Team 1 Team 2
8:00 AM Yuma Venture Out
9:10 AM Palm Creek Venture Out
10:20 AM Yuma Sundance
11:30 AM Ginco Palm Creek
12:40 PM Sundance Ginco
1:50 PM Mesa Palm Creek
3:00 PM Mesa Ginco

Palm Creek Softball Standings - Updated Feb 4th, 2016

Palm Creek Softball Standing - 2016

B Division
Team Number Team Name Wins Losses
01 Fiesta/Sundance Scorpions 0 8
02 Robson Ranch Raptors 7 2
03 Palm Creek Sidewinders 6 2
04 Palm Creek Diamondbacks 3 4
C Division
Team Number Team Name Wins Losses
05 Robson Ranch (Rangers) 5 4
06 Robson/Fiesta (Rancheros) 3 6
07 Sundance/Fiesta (Colts) 3 5
08 Sundance (Mustangs) 7 1
09 Palm Creek (Roadrunners) 1 7
10 Palm Creek (Copperheads) 4 5
11 Palm Creek (Rattlers) 7 1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Palm Creek Softball Standing - 2016 @ February 2nd, 2016

B Division

Team # Team Name Wins Losses
01 Fiesta/Sundance Scorpions 0 8
02 Robson Ranch Raptors 7 1
03 Palm Creek Sidewinders 5 2
04 Palm Creek Diamondbacks 3 4

C Division

Team # Team Name Wins Losses
05 Robson Ranch (Rangers) 4 4
06 Robson/Fiesta (Rancheros) 3 5
07 Sundance/Fiesta (Colts) 3 5
08 Sundance (Mustangs) 7 1
09 Palm Creek (Roadrunners) 1 7
10 Palm Creek (Copperheads) 3 4
11 Palm Creek (Rattlers) 6 1

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Palm Creek Vipers Men's Softball Tournament - Playoffs GO tomorrow!

Come on Out!

This young lady is enjoying one of the delicious burgers, if you haven't tried one this season, you're missing out, they are 1/3 pound and taste incredible! 

You can also buy a Ticket for the Draw!
Today's 50/50 draw was $162.00, won by Buck Buchanan! ☺ congratulations Buck!

Can't say EXACTLY what these two are UP to, but it likely means Trouble!
Play starts at 8:30 again tomorrow morning!

Vipers tournament Continues Today!!!

Come on out and Watch the Host Team Palm Creek Vipers Play Ball Today!!!

Vipers play NOW, at 1:30 and again at 2:40!!!
Playoffs, for both Divisions go ALL DAY tomorrow!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

In-Park Tournament Schedule for Palm Creek Teams.

  • January 16th and 17th, 2016  -  Palm Creek Silver Sliders, Ladies Softball Tournament
  • January 22nd to 24th, 2016 -  Palm Creek Vipers, Men's Softball Tournament
  • January 29th to 31st, 2016 - Palm Creek 65+, Men's Softball Tournament
  • February 12th to 14th, 2016 - Palm Creek 70+, Men's Softball Tournament
  • February 22nd, 2016 - League Playoffs begin......

Tuesday, January 12, 2016


If you Enjoy watching the Ladies Play Ball, come on out to the Ball Park this Saturday, January 16th and Sunday, January 17th, 2016 as FIVE Ladies teams will compete in two full days of competition!

The Concession will be open both days so come out for a Breakfast Burrito or one of the Famous Super BIG Burgers!!!
The Friendly Staff will be Happy to serve you!  J


Monday, January 11, 2016

Mixed Team from Palm Creek goes to Valle Del Oro in Mesa on the Weekend!!

Some Palm Creek Softball players came together to form a mixed team that played in a Men's tournament in Mesa this past weekend.

The team had a great time and won 3 of the 4 games they played!

Thanks for playing everyone, it was a LOT of fun!!!

Missing from the Photo Above were Lori, who played Friday, and hit like a "Rock Star", but was sick on Sunday, and Harry who was our number 1 fan on Friday!  

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Ladies Softball Anyone? Please see below for note and contact information from Deb Morrison

For any ladies interested in playing a little softball I would be willing to meet with you at 1:00 pm on Monday afternoons at the ball field.
What I propose is that we meet and work on some fundamentals to see just what we women can do.  I am convinced that there are ladies in this park with lots of ball skills but sometimes we don't want to practice or play with the men.  That is understandable and this is an opportunity to come out on your own just to have a little fun.  I have spoken with some who say this is what they would like to do. 
I would like to start on January 18.  There will be times when the league teams will be playing on Mondays and we will have to work around that, but I am sure we can work that out as it will only be if they have rained out games to make up.  Otherwise we will be good to go. 
If you would give me a call or text so that I have an idea of interest, I would appreciate that.  If you would like to stop by to speak with me I live at # 31.
Thanks so much,
Deb Morrison  
403-586-8200  cell #

520-876-6031  park #

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

*** League Play is Cancelled for Tomorrow - Please see Revised Schedule Below!!!

Winter League Standings - At Tuesday January 5th, 2016

Winter League Standings
As of Jan 5th, 2016
“B” Division
  Place        Team #                     Name                           Wins         Loses
     T1              2             Robson Ranch (Raptors)               1              0
     T1              3             Palm Creek (Diamondbacks)         1              0
     T3              1             Fiesta/Sundance (Scorpions)        0              1
     T3              4             Palm Creek (Sidewinders)              0              1     
“C” Division
  Place        Team #                    Name                          Wins         Loses
     T1               5            Robson (Rangers)                          1             0
     T1              6             Robson/Fiesta (Rancheros)           1            0      
     T3              7             Sundance/Fiesta (Colts)                 0            0      
      T3             10              Palm Creek (Copperheads)           0            0
     T3             11            Palm Creek (Rattlers)                     0             0
     T6                8           Sundance (Mustangs)                    0             1
     T6               9            Palm Creek (Roadrunners)            0             1      

Jan 5th, 2016 - (Game #5) Team #7 Colts vs Team #10 Copperheads was suspended due to Rain – Game to be completed next Tuesday Jan 12th, 2016 @11:30 Am

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Vipers Open Practice and Tryouts - Saturday, January 9th, 2016 1:00 - 3:00

Palm Creek's, "Vipers Tournament team", will be hosting an Open Practice and Tryout - Saturday, January 9th at 1:00 pm.

Any further questions please contact Ron Beck, Vipers Team Coach, lot 925.

Friday, January 1, 2016

****Revised January 10th**** Schedule - Winter League - Palm Creek Softball League Schedule, Play begins January 5th, 2016!

2016 PCSA
****Revised**** Winter League Schedule

Jan                  9:00                 10:15               11:30               12:45           2:00                 Bye T#  
5th(Tue)            6-9                   5-8                 1-4                   2-3                   7-10                11
*11th (Mon)        XXX                9-11                5-7                   6-8                     3-1           2/4/10
12th (Tue)         XXX                  6-7                 10-5                11-8                    2-4               1/3/9
14th (Thur)       XXX                  10-11             7-9                    4-1                     3-2              5/6/8
Jan                  9:00                 10:15               11:30               12:45                  2:00              Bye T #
19th (Tue)         2-4                   1-3                 8-9                    6-10                   11-5                 7
21st (Thur)       1-2                   8-7                 6-5                  11-9                    10-9                3/4    
 26th (Tue)        3-4                   1-2                 8-6                   5-10                   11-7                 9     
 28h (Thur)       9-6                    4-2                 3-1                  10-8                    7-5                  11
Feb                 9:00                 10:15               11:30               12:45                  2:00              Bye T # 
2nd (Tue)         11-6                 3-2                   4-1                   8-5                     9-7                10    
4th (Thur)            2-3                  5-6                   9-10                11-10                 XXX               1/4/7/8  
9th (Tue)           2-1                  8-10                 7-11                 7-6                      4-3                5/9   
11th (Thur)       9- 5                   6-11                 7-8                  1-4                       3-4                2/10    
Feb                 9:00                 10:15               11:30               12:45                  2:00              Bye T # 
16th (Tue)          4-2                 1-3                    5-9                  8-11                  10-6                   7
18h (Thur)           10-7                2-1                   4-3                   5-11                   9-8                   6     

Home Teams are listed Second

Rain make-up days as needed will be on Monday’s (Jan - 18th & 25th Feb 1st & 15th

Playoffs (Double Elimination) will be held the week of Feb 22nd (Mon) to Feb 25th (Thurs)

Team#           Team Name                                     Manager                              
(1)                    Fiesta/Sundance                                  Norm Borle
(2)                    Robson Raptors                                   Paul Lewinski         
(3)                    P/C Sidewinders (Green)                     Neil Clarke
(4)                    P/C Diamondbacks (Blue)                   Len Faubert                                           
(5)                    Robson Rangers                                 Grant Simmons              
(6)                    Robson/Fiesta                                     Everett Goins        
(7)                    Sundance/Fiesta                                  TBA               
(8)                    Sundance                                             TBA                                                       
(9)                    P/C Rattlers (Purple)                           Wayne Hoganson     
(10)                  P/C Copperheads (Grey)                     Ron Tithecott         
(11)                  P/C Roadrunners (Red)                       Pat Sarty      

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