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Norwood Sorrento’s Softball Hall Of Fame Banquet Set For January 27th At Radisson Hotel; Fox Sports Ohio’s Jeff Piecoro To MC

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The Norwood Sorrento’s Softball Hall of Fame Committee has set Sunday, January 27th, as the date for this year’s induction banquet for six new Hall of Famers. This year’s banquet will once again be held at the Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington.  Inductees will be Jeannie Bohn in the Senior Category; Bobby Hays in […]

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Six Enshrined Into Norwood Sorrento’s-Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall Of Fame At Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront

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Covington, Ky.–Six more area softball greats were inducted into the Norwood Sorrento’s Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall of Fame during a banquet ceremony held in their honor on January 29th at the Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington. The ceremony, attended by over 200 people, brought to 164 the total number of people who have been […]

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2012 Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall Of Fame Profiles: Two-Time Greater Cincinnati Player of the Year Shelly Cummins Won Four USSSA World Titles

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Shelly Cummins’ softball career started early, but she had to play almost twenty years before her game would reach its peak.   Cummins, who will be inducted into the Norwood Sorrento’s-Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall of Fame this Sunday in a 1 PM banquet ceremony at the Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington, was only in […]

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2012 Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall Of Fame Profiles: Loyd Grey Smith Was A Member Of Five Sports Halls Of Fame

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Just like that of the first two senior softball players to be inducted into the Norwood Sorrento’s Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall of Fame, Dick Ernst (2009) and Ron Garnett (2010), Loyd Grey Smith’s softball career didn’t really blossom until most players his age had long since retired.   Smith, who passed away last June just […]

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2012 Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall Of Fame Profiles: Merle Williams Captured Two ASA National Championships, Recorded Eight Top Four National Finishes During 14-Year Career

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Perhaps no one can tell Merle “The Pearl” Williams’ story with greater detail than Marsha Helton.   After all, explains Marsha, “I grew up with him.”   Then Marsha “Replogle” began her softball career at the age of 16 playing with the legendary Dana Gardens teams coached by Commie Currens.  Dana Gardens and Commie Currens […]

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2012 Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall Of Fame Profiles: Eight ASA Metro Titles, ASA “A” National Crown Distinguish Two-Time Manager of the Decade Dave Watanabe’s Career

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It didn’t take Dave Watanabe long to realize that if he was going to enjoy any success in the game of softball, it was going to have to come in some way other than as a player.   “I first started playing around 1980 when I got out of Ohio State,” recalls Watanabe.  “But with […]

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2012 Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall Of Fame Profiles: Eight-Time All-City Selection Chuck Atha Won Eight ASA Major Metro Titles, 1989 USSSA “A” World Crown

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The careers of some softball players take off slowly, like a World War I bi-plane limping down the runway.   Others are launched like a rocket.   Chuck Atha’s career took the latter path.   In only his first full season playing softball, Atha’s Diesel Excavating team – a local “B” club – stunned the […]

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Martha Kidd Foundation To Honor 1976 Sorrento’s National Championship Team November 19th At Norwood Sorrento’s

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Norwood, Oh.-The 1976 Sorrento’s Pizza Amateur Softball Association Women’s Major Slow Pitch National Championship Team will be honored on Saturday, November 19th, as part of a fundraiser for the Martha Kidd Foundation.   Kidd was the two-time All-American catcher for the 1976 Sorrento’s team.  Following her death in September, 2005, the Martha Kidd Foundation was […]

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Loyd Grey Smith, 81, Was A Member Of Five Sports Halls Of Fame

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Just like that of the first two senior softball players to be inducted into the Norwood Sorrento’s Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall of Fame, Dick Ernst (2009) and Ron Garnett (2010), Loyd Grey Smith’s softball career didn’t really blossom until most players his age had long since retired.   Smith, who passed away last month just […]

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Cincinnati Titans, Enviro Alliance Group Capture Expressway Division Titles

Milford, Oh.—Cincinnati Titans went 2-1, while Enviro Alliance Group swept to a 3-0 mark, to win their respective division titles in an eight team, two division round robin on Sunday, April 3rd at Expressway Park.   The Titans sandwiched a pair of convincing 10-run wins around a 9-5 setback to Stewart Title (2-1) on their […]

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Schaiper Pitches Western Sports Mall/Bischoff’s Realty To Bash For Cash-WSL “E” Division Title

Pitcher Chris Schaiper limited seven opponents to 30 runs to lead Western Sports Mall/Bischoff’s Realty to a first place sweep of the WSL “E” Division of the 10th Annual Bash for Cash March 19-20.   Western/Bischoff’s nudged past Custom Apparel 7-5 in the championship game to complete a seven game sweep of the 41-team field […]

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Cincysoftball.com Restructuring Announcement

Cincysoftball.com is pleased to announce an enhanced partnership with Cincinnati Softball News beginning in 2011. Cincinnati Softball News has been a partner with Cincysoftball.com since the website was launched seven years ago.  Since then, much of the content of the paper has been posted on the site. Now, after 35 years of publishing in newsprint […]

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