ALL SOFTBALL CANCELLED AGAIN TODAY

FOURTH DAY OF SOFTBALL CANCELLATIONS I feel your pain, my fellow softballers.  It has been a long time since our game was cancelled for four consecutive days.  In my memory, it was also during a “winter season” which is unexpected since one would expect the rainy weather during the summer and “hurricane season”.  But there […]

DIVISION THREE LEAGUE LEADERS

-Wally Dias, VP D3 Board, reporting Fall 2013 D3 Leaders Batting AVERAGE PATRICK RICE 0.745 BILL LANDIS 0.698 JOE ROMANO 0.696 LANNY ROBERSON 0.683 SARGE MEANS 0.673 JOE CRITELLI 0.661 BILL CROCKER 0.661 WAYNE GRUNEWALD 0.657 JAMES KENNEDY 0.653 ARTHUR THURLOW 0.651   RBI’S WENDELL COUCH 48 MARIANO RAMOS 37 FRED BRUCE 36 WALTER BANKO […]

Lady Lake resident meets legendary Pete Rose in Las Vegas

Matt Carli (second row, right), snaps a photo with baseball legend Pete Rose while visiting Las Vegas with his finance, Melissa Ohel (second row, left)

Matthew Carli, a resident of Lady Lake, recently took a trip to Las Vegas with his fiance, brother-in-law and sister to celebrate the couple’s engagement. Amidst a weekend filled with good times, good eats, and gambling (just “a little bit,” he says), the family happened upon an auto-graph signing for legendary baseball player Pete Rose. […]

DIVISION FOUR LEAGUE LEADERS

-Joe Sanchez, D4 Board member, reporting INDIVIDUAL LEADERS Winter ‘14 BATTING AVERAGE (division record is .857) 1.000         Mike Ratajczak (Wizards) .850           Dennis Gruszecki (Mavericks) .833           Bill Greider (Grizzlies) .824          Jerry Saltness (Sixers) .810           Jim McLaughlin (Bulls) RUNS SCORED (division record is 59) 15             Jim McLaughlin (Bulls) 14              Gary Cooper (Kings), Dave Albert (Lakers) 13             Six […]

NEIGHBORHOOD DIVISION THREE STANDINGS

Standings Within Division PACIFIC Team Won Lost Ties Pct Streak RF RA Diff GB VIRGINIA TRACE (P) 3 0 0 1.000 Won 3 29 11 18 ___ SABAL CHASE (P) 2 1 0 .667 Won 1 20 16 4 1.0 BUTTONWOOD (P) 2 1 0 .667 Won 2 28 19 9 1.0 RIO PONDEROSA (P) […]

WET WINTER WEATHER WASHES OUT WEDNESDAY SOFTBALL

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-Sal Riggio Even The Villages can’t avoid climate change.  This Winter’s softball season has been dampened by the unusual rainy weather.  Again today, all games were cancelled.  Tomorrow’s forecast is not a good one with cold and clouds predicted.  Softballers need to listen to The Villages radio station, WVLG 640AM, around 7:30 for softball cancellation […]

CENTRAL FLORIDA LEAGUE ACTION

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-Ed Walker, CFL Commissioner, reporting FIVE TEAMS REMAIN UNDEFEATED AND FOUR STILL WINLESS AFTER SECOND WEEK OF PLAY   METLIFE 19  SRG 9 Metlife opened the Winter season with a solid win over SRG.  The winners were led by 4 hits each from Al DuBuc, Rick Fredieu, Jim Stancil and Ed Walker plus 5 RBI’s […]

DIVISION FOUR ACTION

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-Jerry May, Grizzly manager, reporting JAZZ GRIND GRIZZLIES 23 – 10 Jazz tallied their first victory of the season in a big way.  Aided by 6 errors, the Jazz turned 25 hits into 23 rounds, while holding the Grizzlies to only 10 runs. Jazz stats: Winning Pitcher – Gen McConville, Jazz manager Kit Kittrell had […]

Your club face and the direction of your swing

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 In this week’s video, Mark goes over the different angles of your club face and what that will mean for the direction of your swing. He explains how you can adjust your club face to accommodate some of your swing tendencies. If you are having trouble with the video link above, click here to watch […]

DIVISION THREE RESULTS

Bengals, Jets, & Ravens Win- Stay Tied for First D3 Scores: BEARS-18      JAGUARS-17 BENGALS-5      PACKERS-4 CARDINALS-12      SEAHAWKS-9 CHIEFS-17      BRONCOS-15 COWBOYS-10      DOLPHINS-5 EAGLES-13      TITANS-9 JETS-10      BILLS-7 PATRIOTS-18      STEELERS-12 RAIDERS-3      FALCONS-2 RAVENS-11      REDSKINS-9 SAINTS-16      GIANTS-8 Standings: Team Won Lost Streak Pct RF RA GB BENGALS 5 1 Won 2 .833 79 58 ___ JETS 5 1 Won […]

DIVISION FOUR HEADLINES

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FIVE ONE RUN & AN 8 INNING GAME KINGS AND BULLS STAY PERFECT JAZZ TAMES GRIZZLIES FOR 1ST WIN KNICKS DECLAW CATS IN 8 INNINGS Pistons’ Dave Kirtz cracks a triple . D4 Scores: BULLS-12      SUNS-11 CELTICS-13      MAGIC-12 HAWKS-9      WIZARDS-8 JAZZ-23      GRIZZLIES-10 KINGS-12      THUNDER-5 KNICKS-22      BOBCATS-18 (8 innings) LAKERS-14      CAVALIERS-13 PACERS-19      MAVERICKS-13 PISTONS-7      ROCKETS-6 RAPTORS-16      […]

SUMMERHILL ACE JOHN BLODGETT TOSSES SHUTOUT

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-Sal Riggio reporting SUMMERHILL SINKS PIEDMONT 9-0; SCHWENK & BRONTE HOT HITTERS With solid pitching and some slick defense, John Blodgett led the Summerhill Seniors (2-1) to their second consecutive win. Gene Schwenk and Dave Bronte topped the Seniors offense with two and three rbi’s respectfully.  Wayne Johnston and Mark Muha also added three hits […]