Boise Senior Softball League History

Spring Senior Draft Tournament

The 2014 spring Senior Draft Tournament was held in May. Thanks to all of you who participated as players, umpires, score keepers, and fans. Sponsors for 2014 tournament were:

  • Big Al's
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
  • Cheerleaders Sports Bar & Grill
  • Chili's
  • Idaho Pizza Company
  • IOU Sushi
  • Idaho Sporting Goods
  • Jaker's Bar & Grill
  • Ling & Louie's Asian Bar & Grill
  • New York Ritchie's Pizza/Kilted Dragon
  • On the Boarder Mexican Grill & Cantina
  • Play It Again Sports
  • Ram Restaurant & Brewery
  • Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery
  • Twin Peaks
  • The Lift

and individuals: Greg Haugen and Jim Pierce for rounding up items and running the raffle, and Ken Rhodes.

Senior Softball USA 2012 Rock's Reno World Challenge Cup

Flying 50s Win Senior Softball Tournament in Reno, Nevada The Rock'n Reno World Challenge Cup for 2012 for 50+ and 55+ teams for Senior Softball was played in Reno, NV the weekend of June 1 - 3, 2012. Three teams from Boise played that weekend. Baird's/Enterprise Electric played teams from California, Oregon, and Colorado and placed second in the 55+ AA division. The team placed three players, Dave Linger, Gaylan Moore, and Dave Dawson, on the All Tournament Team.

CC Over 2012 Reno Champions 55+ AAA Division C.C. Over played in the 55+ AAA division and won that division by going undefeated in the double elimination bracket play. The team placed 5 players on the All Tournament Team. They are Rick Carringer, Harold Killgore, Randy Livingston, Curt Jackson, and Wayne Darling.

The Fly 50's team (pictured above) played in the 50+ AAA division. They lost their second game of bracket play and came back to win the championship of that division. The team placed five players on the All Tournament Team. They are Dave Brown, Steve Hallock, Mark Haggerty, Tony Laird, and Rich Wyatt.

The three teams from Boise won two firsts and a second in their respective divisions. This was a great showing for Boise Senior Softball.

Senior Softball 2009 60AAA World Champions

img alt="Blaine County World Softball Champions" src="/images/blaine.jpg" class="float-right" /> The World Championships for Senior Softball was played in Phoenix the weekend of Oct. 16-18, 2009 with over 361 teams in all age brackets from all over the country. BCT played teams from New Jersey, California, Colorado, Texas and Georgia/Alabama. After seeding games BCT entered the double-elimination tournament as the #1 seed and continued its dominance throughout, averaging over 20 runs a game finishing with a 9-1 record and this years 60AAA World Championship.

Earlier this year BCT won the Western Nationals in Salt Lake City which qualified them to play in the U.S. Nationals in Phoenix and combined with wins at the Western Nationals, U.S. Nationals, and now the World Championship they won the Triple Grand Slam award as well.

BCT placed 5 players on the "All Tournament Team" they are Wayne Clark, Scott Shumway, Bob Hildeman, Bob Sarchett and Jim Pierce. Other members of the team were George Quiggle, Wayne Schmidlkofer, Dave Bixby, Larry Harpe, Larry Hoffman, Dean Merrill and Ken Rhodes.

From St. Petersburg, Florida to Boise, Idaho

Did you know that Senior Softball dates back to the 1930s within a retirement community located in St. Petersburg, Florida? What was an original idea to keep seniors active and socially engaged over the years became a competitive game involving both senior men and women Worldwide.