Central Florida League Winter 2017 Week 9 Highlights

Last week’s Central Florida League action created a three way tie for first place. Harlan Insurance defeated Softball’s R Game 12-11 creating the tie. Ed Shirk and Jim Morton paced Harlan with three hits each.  Adding a pair of hits apiece were:  Fred Hughes, Bud Ramsey, Don Melcher, and Vinny Caso.  Softball’s R Game came […]

Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer to speak this week in The Villages

Luis Tiant in his days as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.

The March guest speaker for the Red Sox Nation meeting once again is a very popular figure to Bostonians. Get out the ashtrays, Luis Tiant is coming. The cigar smoking, charismatic pitcher with his own unique pitching delivery will man the dais Thursday at SeaBreeze Recreation Center. Once again the popularity of the speaker has […]

Sumter County Special Olympic athletes take part in competition in St. Petersburg

Wayne Schmidt was among those taking part in the games.

Forty-two athletes represented the Sumter County Special Olympic and unified partners bocce team in St. Petersburg last week in area competition. Savana Spallone represented Sumter County in the torch run. Individual winners were Anthony Pasquale, Brian Kress, Chris Zirpola, Eric Schwartz, James McCoy, Jamie Choban, James Fitzpatrick, Jimmie Edwards, John Russo, Marie Eiland, Paul Occhipinti, […]

Rowdies Bowling League looking for a lady bowler


February may have been a short month, but that didn’t keep the Rowdies Bowling League from having a great time during the month. Secretary Larry Smith said the league needs a lady bowler to join in on the fun for the rest of the season. If anyone is interested in filling the vacancy please call […]

Central Florida League Winter 2017 Week 8 Highlights

The last day of February provided more exciting CFL softball action.  Softball’s R Game continues to hold first place after defeating FBC Mortgage 14-4.  SRG’s lead off batter, Jim Stencil, paced his team with four hits.  Scott Marshall and Jerry Jensen added three hits each.  FBC Mortgage had two hits from Rocky Spottswood and Mike […]