Palmer Legends extends their lead in the Village Cup to 10-6

Herb Smaltz teeing off on the first hole of Pensacola in his match Tuesday.

The second round of the Village Cup is in the books. Palmer won 5 matches to 3 as they did in the first round, extending their lead to 10-6. Results of Tuesday’s matches: Freedman/Torres (PL) defeated Meo/Goodyear(OB) 3&2 Foshee/Schuler(PL) Halved Thomas/Borella(OB) Smaltz/Wade(PL) defeated Myers/Emerson(OB) Cundiff/Lee(PL) defeated Busser/Hartness(OB) Perkins/Paul(OB) defeated Miller/Salubayba(PL) Trivett/Hoerner(PL) Halved Nelson/Windsor(OB) Hilliard/Kightlinger(OB) defeated […]



The Villages-News.Com is proud to present its first “Senior Softball Spotlight” feature.  This Division Four outfielder and first baseman holds the division record for most hits and triples.  He ranks third in batting average and sacrifice flies; fifth in extra base hits; seventh in doubles and walks; and thirteenth in games played, at bats, and […]

Division Four Commissioner Jim Kipp takes a big cut.

COOL CELTS SURVIVE HEAT 21-20; ILCHISIN/OAR PROVIDE HOT BATS Manager Don Barry was feeling pretty confident taking a Celtic (3-1) 18-10 lead into the seventh inning, but Bob Durham’s Heat had other ideas.  The Heat rallied for ten runs and a 20-18 advantage.  But enter Bill Oar.  With the bases loaded and two outs, Mr. Oar […]

NFL Week 2 Scores

The second week of the NFL was an exciting one, with as at least 7 games having teams finishing within 4 points of each other. The Bears pulled out a close victory in the waning seconds of their 31-30 win over their divisional foe in Minnesota. In a duel between the two Manning brothers, Peyton […]

SOFTBALL REPORT D-4 (September 14- Joe Sanchez) MONDAY’S GAMES 9:00 Knicks (1-2) at Lakers (3-0) Knicks try for third straight win and unbeaten Lakers for their fourth. The Lakers lead the division in scoring and all three of their victories have come by comfortable margins (10, 15 and 11 runs) Magic (2-1) at Bobcats (0-3) Bobcats […]

Riggio hands CFL commissioner baton to Walker

Sal Riggio, left, presents Mike Christie, 3 Amigos Pro Shop owner and sponsor, and Terry Cole, 3 Amigos manager, with Summer 2010 Championship plaque. 

Ed Walker is the new commissioner of the Central Florida League Board after Sal Riggio resigned his seat on the CFL board. “The league wouldn’t be where the league is without all of Sal’s hardwork over the years,” said Waker, a resident of the Village of Bridgeport at Lake Sumter. Riggio has been involved in […]

LAKERS MAKE IT THREE IN A ROW; MOW DOWN THE MAVERICKS 14-3 The Lakers (3-0) made it a season starting hat trick with a 14-3 third victory Thursday against the Mavericks (0-3).  The Lakers took an early 7-2 lead and never looked back.  Danny Wright, Bill Greider, Russ Beasley, John LaChapelle, and manager Ed Herring […]

Thunder manager Terry Penrod at the plate.

HORNETS STING BOBCATS WITH 24 HIT ATTACK The Hornets (2-1) had been struggling offensively at a .375 team batting average.  But yesterday, the Hornets bats came to life with twenty-four hits and a team .533 BA.  Larry Conway and Jim Stancil stroke four hits apiece, and winning pitcher Ed Humphries helped himself with three hits […]

MetLife's veteran pitcher Harold Holiman focuses on his target.

CFL OPENING DAY HIGHLIGHTS Homers:  Bob Strolin  a 3 run for IHOP; Artie O’Neil a 3 run and a 2 run for Fross & Fross; Gordie Lewis a 2 run for Perkins; and, Don Mulneix a 2 run for Harlan.  CarePlus turned 3 double plays to help themselves beat SRG.  Terry Cole robbed Jack Meagher […]

TNF: Jets – 10, Patriots – 13

Thursday Night Football was a showdown between two old rivals – the Patriots (2-0) and the Jets (1-1). Tom Brady had a quiet night, leading his Patriots to a close win over the Geno Smith-lead Jets. The game was played in Gillette Stadium and was interspersed with heavy rain throughout. Geno Smith committed three interceptions […]

NEW MEMBER OF DIVISION FOUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS: On September 1, Mark Johnson resigned from the Board of Directors. Woody Lake, now playing in his 14th season in the division, has been appointed as a temporary replacement for Mark. In March, 2014, elections will be held to fill the position for the next two years. […]

Four teams eliminated at Village Cup competition at Bonifay

aptain of team Tierra Del Sol, Doug Puvogel,  waits and watches as Dave Dougherty of Lopez Legacy,
Putts on #2 during the 3 hole playoff to see if the match will be continued. 

The second round of eliminations was held Wednesday at Bonifay Country Club. Four teams were eliminated and four teams go on to the Semi-Final matches Thursday at Bonifay. #1 Seed Palmer defeated #10 Seed Glenview by a score of 10  to 6 #3 Seed Cane Garden defeated #6 Seed Havana by a slim margin of 8 1/2 […]

Matches set for Wednesday’s Village Cup

Dan Chiappetta, captain of the Glenview team, which won its match today.

The first elimination day of the Village Cup was held today at Bonifay.  The No. 10 Seed Glenview defeated the No. 7 seed Bonifay. The No. 9 Seed Orange Blossom defeated No. 8 seed Hacienda Hills. On Wednesday at Bonifay Country Club the following matches will be played: #1 Palmer vs #10 Glenview #2 Mallory […]