Day: May 6, 2016

TVGSA opens Field 3

Flagpole dedicated in memory of Bob Tobash

By Rebecca Zemencik, Managing Editorrebecca-z@citizenstandard.com

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Rebecca Zemencik/Citizen-Standard Photo TVGSA President Dave Masser presented a plaque to the late Bob Tobash’s family during the opening ceremony held Saturday morning at Hegins Park. The plaque will be mounted to the flag pole in memory of Tobash.

HEGINS – On Saturday morning, friends, family, sponsors and athletes gathered at Field 3, the newest Tri-Valley Girls Softball Association Field at the Hegins Park as it was opened for play and the flag and flagpole dedicated.
President of the Association Dave Masser, gave the opening remarks and the history of how the Tri-Valley Girls Softball Association came to be.
“In 1987, Cindy Clark, David Koppenhaver, and Jack Herb recognized the need for a youth softball program here in the Tri-Valley area,” said Masser. “That year at Jack’s kitchen table, Cindy, David, Jack and the head coach of Upper Dauphin Softball program created the structure of the program. The founder’s also used the relationship with UDA to get an invitation to the Tri-County League, the league that our association participates in today.”

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