Bowlers enjoy seeing the pros at PBA Sun Bowl in The Villages

Professional bowler Sammy Ventura autographs the PBA certificates Saturday prior to the Amber Bock Pro-Am Event at Spanish Springs Lanes.

Pro-Am bowling is like a celebration of the sport. The league bowlers and fans get a chance to meet the professionals of the game and the professionals get a chance to advertise the sport that pays their checks. The Amber Bock Pro-Am Event that was held in conjunction with the United Healthcare Professional Bowlers’ Association […]

Lefty from Indiana wins $550 in Senior Bowlers Association tourney

Bob Janego, right, commissioner of the Senior Bowlers' Association, congratulates Danny Clark, winner of Friday's SBA event at Spanish Springs Lanes. Clark collected $550 for the win.

It was a match-up of a lefty and a right-hander in the final game of the Senior Bowlers’ Association Friday at Spanish Springs Lanes. Danny Clark, of New Palestine, Indiana, defeated Gary Faulkner, of Norfolk, Virginia, 227-223 in the championship match of the 54-person field that was greatly influenced by bowlers in town for The […]

Villager celebrates overtime victory in April Senior Shootout

Fiesta Bowl

Those who were at Fiesta Bowl this past Saturday were in for a treat. Villager Andy Ippolito needed overtime to defeat Jacksonville’s John Sudduth in the April Senior Senior Shootout. The two had finished the final game tied at 235 with The Villages’ John Nieckarz third with 221. Sudduth needed three strikes in the 10th […]

Lynn Smith leads lady bowlers in Rowdies Bowling League


March was another fun month in the Rowdies Bowling League. It was especially fun for a couple of bowlers who shot games well above their average. Milford Leahy shot a scratch game of 231 which was 81 pins above his average. On the ladies’ side, Irene Thomas recorded a 200 game which was a whopping […]