The Rowdies have wrapped up another successful bowling season


Congratulations to the champion Newbees squad consisting of Bob Hilliard, Carla Breitenbach, Bob Champagne and Lynn Smith. Individual honors for the season were as follows: High average: Women – Lynn Smith. Men – John Frank. Most Improved: Women – Kathy Cascio. Men – Bob Champagne. High Handicap Series: Women – Sandy Guzzetta. Men – Sam […]

Colt sells for $400,000 at Ocala Breeders’ Sales

Ocala Breeders’ Sales

Ocala Breeders’ Sales continued its string of successful sales this past week with the OBS June Sale. Once again, buyers were willing to open their wallets and sales broke records. The sales-topper was sold Tuesday, the opening day of the sale, when a First Dude colt brought the hammer down at $400,000. The seller was […]

Top woman golfer in The Villages scores her first-ever hole-in-one

Meg Giusti

It seems as if everybody and their brother, or sister, in The Villages have made a hole-in-one while playing golf but that is not always the case. One would have to consider Meg Giusti more than your average golfer. The resident of the Village of Pinellas describes herself as “definitely a serious golfer”. She plays […]

Village of Hemingway man gets oh-so-close to hole-in-one

Villager John Friend came very close to getting a hole-in-one.

Although John Fried sank a hole-in-one in 1993 at Pine Hollow Golf Course in Raleigh, N.C., the resident of the Village of Hemingway has yet to score an ace in The Villages. In April, he came close playing the seventh hole at the Escambia Executive Golf Course. “I got under it and hit what you […]

Sun City Center bowler wins Senior Shoot Out

James Rhoads

Sun City Center’s James Rhoads came out smoking in the final game of the May Senior Shoot Out Saturday at Fiesta Bowl. After leaving a four-pin split on his first delivery of the game, he converted and then went on a streak of 11 consecutive strikes to finish with a 290 game. Deland’s Lenny Biondi […]