CFL 2017 summer highlights week 6

Sunrise-at-Saddlebrook-Softball-Complex-in-The-Villages

And then there were none. Previously unbeaten Synergy Wealth lost its first game of the season to Gators Dockside Brownwood 12-8. Gators got three hits from Chick Cicatelli and sub, Bill Naasz. Stroking two hits each for the winners were: John Leone, Don Brozick, Ray Bedford, Fred Hughes, Al Deibler, and sub, Rick Duemler. For […]

The Rowdies have wrapped up another successful bowling season

Bowling

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 […]

Villager marks 70 years of playing ball

Mike Guadagnolo

“The one constant through all the years has been baseball. Baseball has marked the time….It reminds us of all that once was good and that could be again.” — James Earl Jones, “Field of Dreams” Baseball has been the one constant of Mike Guadagnolo’s life. Now 79, the Villager marked his 70th anniversary playing the […]

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 […]

Villager John Blum gets seventh hole-in-one

John Blum flashes a seven in honor of his seventh hole-in-one.

Villager John Blum got his seventh hole-in-one on Monday, June 12 while golfing with the Old Friends Club at Briarwood Executive Golf Course. The OF club has more than 150 members and plays twice a week at various Villages executive courses. Social golf is played, in a scramble format. Blum is treasurer of the club. […]