The under tack shows for the 2017 Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale will take place later this month. More than 1,200 horses are cataloged for the sale which runs April 25-28. Under tack shows are what the workouts for the sale are called. Each individual horse shows what he has in timed workouts. Monday, hip […]
Those who fish and golfers both have a tendency to stretch the truth now and then. This makes it tough for their fellow players to believe it when they start talking about their accomplishments. Just ask Ron Hamilton of the Village of Amelia. It was back on April 1 of 2011 that Hamilton, 61, made […]
The April Red Sox Nation meeting will be Boston Bruins Night and will feature former Bruin great Rick “Nifty” Middleton. Middleton, who is he president of the Boston Bruins Alumni, was drafted in the first round, 14th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 1973 National Hockey League Amateur Draft. He debuted with the […]
Rick Krueger of the Village of Bonita celebrated after getting a hole-in-one on hole #9 at Saratoga Executive Golf Course on Saturday, April 8. It was his second hole-in-one. He had his first on May 27, 2016 at Pelican Executive Golf Course after taking up golf after moving to The Villages in January 2010.
The Buffalo Glen, Knudson, Saddlebrook, and Soaring Eagle Softball Complexes will be closed for maintenance April 16-28. The complexes will have general maintenance and upkeep completed. Aeration and weed control will also occur in the infields and outfields. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact the Pimlico Recreation Center at 259-6990.
Villager Barbara Mattingly got her first ever hole-in-one on March 30. She’s been golfing for just nine months. Her ace came on the fourth hole at Tarpon Boil Executive Golf Course, but she wasn’t done yet. Playing in a four-person scramble, she pitched her husband Bernie’s drive into the 9th hole for an Eagle.