Softball

Age is just a number for members of Williamsburg Senior Softball League

Age is just a number for members of Williamsburg Senior Softball League

When Ric Zakour’s feet hit first base, he forgets he’s in his 60s and retired; the 12-year-old boy in his head takes over.

He knows physical limitations determined by his age don’t matter on the field. You just need to have a passion for the game.

Zakour, along with 34 other men who share a love for softball, play twice a week with the Williamsburg Senior Softball League’s inaugural season.

They lost a member of their softball family May 18 with the passing of Debbie Robie, who was the league’s only woman player.

Zakour, who acts as the league’s secretary, first played on a senior team in Northern Virginia.

“We wanted to have something similar here because...

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