Villages ‘Iron Man’ celebrates his 400th consecutive softball game

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-Sal Riggio reporting  Have you ever done something a hundred times without a miss?  Two hundred times?  How about four hundred?  Well, Ray, “The Iron Man”,  Rosenberry celebrated his 400th consecutive softball game in The Villages Division Two Recreation League on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014.  This amazing record began in 2008.  Ray says, “If someone […]

WE WANT TO PUBLISH YOUR LEAGUE’S GAMES

ATTENTION ALL VILLAGES SOFTBALL LEAGUES: Players, managers, board members- if you would like to see your team’s/league’s highlights, events, etc., published at www.villages-news.com, please email info to gogomets@embarqmail.com.  Some managers email their team following a game with highlights and other info.  V-N. Com would be glad to publish your email if you email it to […]

THE VILLAGES RECREATIONAL SENIOR SOFTBALL- NEIGHBORHOOD D3

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-Sal Riggio reporting, January 19, 2014 A little windy and a little chilly, but a big day for senior softball in the Neighborhood D3 League- just ask Summerhill!  It took the Summerhill Seniors ten innings to pocket the “W”, and when it was over, these seniors looked younger than springtime!  Hadley battled hard for three […]

THE VILLAGES RECREATIONAL SENIOR SOFTBALL

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Attention Softball players, managers, boards, leagues! www.villages-news.com invites you to submit your team’s/league’s highlights and other info you would liked published. Email to gogomets@embarqmail.com Our favorite umps! (Notice all wearing glasses…)

DIVISION TWO ACTION

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-Terry Yanny reporting (January 17, 2014) A cold start to a beautiful day in The Villages.     Phillies 10 – Padres 9     Phillies pull out the win for Pitcher Gary Arnold with 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th.  The Padres broke an 8 – 8 tie with a run in […]

DIVISION FOUR ACTION

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KINGS MAKE IT A 3-0 START WITH WALKOFF WIN IN 8TH KNICKS HOLD OFF HAWKS RALLY FOR SECOND WIN LAKERS OUTLAST MAGIC IN 62 RUN/ 79 HIT SLUGFEST ROCKETS TAME WOLVES IN BACK’N’FORTH BATTLE BOBCATS CLAW BY MAVERICKS IN WALKOFF WIN 76ers pitcher Doug Hinkel helps himself with a triple. D4 SCORES JANUARY 16, 2014 […]

DIVISION TWO ACTION FEATURING IRON MAN RAY

-Terry Yanny reporting (January 15, 2014) Iron Man Ray Rosenberry makes his 400th straight start without missing a game.  Ray hasn’t missed a game since the start of the winter softball season in 2008.  Congratulations Ray!    Padres 17 – Cubs 12 The Padres extend their winning streak to 3 for pitcher Mike Guadagnolo.  Ray […]

SAY IT AIN’T SO, JOE

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DIVISION FOUR REPORTS, WINTER ’14(January 15) -Joe Sanchez reporting JIM KIPP’S HITTING STREAK ENDS AT 127 GAMES In the very first game he played after the announcement that he was carrying a 127-game hitting streak, Jim Kipp went 0-for-3 on Monday, January 13.   The streak that had started in the fall of 2011 ended […]

DIVISION FOUR ACTION

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LAKERS JOLT JAZZ 17-16 WITH BOTTOM OF 7TH COMEBACK -Ed Herring, Lakers manager reports Lakers prevail in a slugfest. Led by Russ Beasley, Dave Albert,  Bob Del Vecchio, Larry Locke and Sam Landis who had three hits each and  five RBI’s from Larry Locke, three each from Greg Auclair and  Dave Albert . The Lakers […]