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Red Sox Nation to hold Vendor Appreciation Night

Red Sox Nation will hold its Vendor Appreciation Night on May 17. The meeting, which begins at 5:30 p.m. at SeaBreeze Recreation Center, gives members...

Justify breaks curse of Apollo with win at Kentucky Derby

The streak is finally broken. No longer will we have to hear about the curse of Apollo.  One hundred and thirty six years ago, Apollo won...

Bassmaster Team Championship coming to Harris Chain of Lakes for the first time

Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes will host the 2018 Bassmaster Team Championship in December. The Harris Chain, part of the Oklawaha River Basin, includes eight...

Ocala and Louisville mayors make friendly wager on Kentucky Derby

Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn is getting in on some Kentucky Derby fun again this year, thanks to a friendly bet with Louisville Mayor Greg...

Saturday’s Kentucky Derby will prove to be one of the most exciting in history

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby will be one of the most competitive renewals I can remember. It causes me to flash way back...

Ocala Breeders Sales event brings in more than $69.4 million

Buyers loosened the strings of their pocketbooks last week during the four-day Ocala Breeders Sales Spring 2-year-olds-in-training sale. The premier sale of the year at...

Villager scores lucky ace while golfing with Old Friends Club

Villager Gary Minke got a hole-in-one April 17 at the Hill Top Executive Golf Course. He was golfing with the Old Friends Club when...

Lennie Boresch Jr. emerges victorious again at PBA50 National Championship in The Villages

When the top bowlers from the qualifying rounds of the PBA50 National Championship were announced for the five-person step-ladder final, you knew it couldn’t...

Clermont’s Norm Duke leads qualifiers at PBA50 National Championship

The 32 pros that move on in the PBA50 National Championship at Spanish Springs Lanes were decided Friday. The qualifiers were determined after 18 games...

Villages-News.com’s Steve Day offers insight into horses to compete in Kentucky Derby

With the running of Kentucky Derby 144 right around the corner, the field is far from set. All of the prep races where horses earn...

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