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 […]

Triple Crown likely to have three different winners this year

Steve Day

There will not be a Triple Crown winner again this year as Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming finished a disappointing eighth in the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes Saturday. Cloud Computing ran down second-choice Classic Empire to take the race by a head in only the fourth start of his career. Just like in […]

The Villages recently lost a pair of wonderful characters

Steve Day

When you have worked in journalism in The Villages for almost 25 years, you meet a lot of people. In the “old days,” you met and made a lot of friends because the population of The Villages was around 10,000 when I began. I could write a book called “Characters of The Villages”. I don’t […]

Boresch claims second Sun Bowl victory in Villages

Brian Ducat, Lennie Boresch, Jr. and Larry Ducat, from left.

Sometimes when you are waiting on the Western Union man, you get worried when the messenger is late getting to you. Although Lennie Boresch Jr., led all the way from gate-to-wire in winning the 2017 UnitedHealthcare PBA50 Sun Bowl in The Villages, he had to wait a moment for help to arrive. In the 10th […]

PBA National Tour ‘Young Guns’ coming to Villages next year


The winners of the Amber Bock Pro-Am Event were announced Tuesday at Spanish Springs Lanes. Vincent Costanzo took down the top prize of $150 in the men’s division. He defeated Tony Pereira by 12 pins. Anthony Pasquale finished third, George Doucett was fourth and Thomas Meloy fifth. Costanzo lives in the Village of Belle Aire. […]