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Two bowlers roll perfect games in Spring Hill

Spring Hill Lanes was home to two perfect games rolled recently by Dan Jones and Kenny Riggs.

Jones threw the third 300 of his career in the Wednesday Night Mixed League on April 4. The perfect game led off a series that also included a 225 and 179 for a 704 total. His last brush with perfection came in September 2008, when he came within one pin of an 800 series. Jones has six other 11-straight strike games in his career.

Riggs hurled his ninth career perfect game on April 6 in the T.G.I.F. League. It had been a little over a year since his last 300 in February 2011. He also has three 800 series to his credit. This time around, he sandwiched his 300 in between games of 217 and 210 for a 727 series.

NATURE COAST VOLLEYBALL CAMP: Nature Coast Technical High School volleyball coach Emily Gore is hosting the program's second annual summer youth volleyball camp in Nature Coast gymnasium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 11-13.

Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. on June 11. The fee is $60 per player, which includes a free T-shirt. Early registration is preferred and guarantees correct shirt size. The camp is open for children age 6 to those entering seventh grade. Pizza and Powerade will be sold for $1 each, or participants can bring their lunch.

Several members of the Nature Coast volleyball team will be helping with the camp. The goal is to help each player have a fun experience learning volleyball skills, game situations and rules while making new friends. Forms will be available in the school's front office.

For information, call Gore at (352) 535-5091 or (352) 797-7088 ext. 228 or email or

COUPLES OF HERNANDO GOLF: The Couples of Hernando Golf League held its monthly tournament at Sugarmill Woods in Homosassa on April 9.

In Flight A, Dennis and Inge Weeks took first place followed by, in order, Richard and Barbara Schulte, Robert and Joann Williams, Bob and Lynn Ouellette, and Fred and Judy Procious. The Flight B winners were Ed and Rose Marie Smith. Ken and Rita Ames, Gary and Pat Smith, Ed and Janet Brady, and Tony and Jane Szeltner placed behind them.

For information, email Jane Szeltner at or Dorothy Cleary at

KIWANIS SUPERKIDS TRIATHLON: The Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill will host the fourth annual SuperKids Triathlon at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park on May 19.

This event is free for children ages 5-14 who attend Hernando County schools. All participants will receive an award with trophies handed out to the winners in each age group. Athletes will be divided into one of three groups: ages 5-7, 8-10 or 11-14.

For information, visit There will be a mandatory pre-race check-in on May 18 from 5-7 p.m. with the race the following morning. All races will be started by Hernando County schools superintendent Bryan Blavatt.

JEROME BROWN GOLF CLASSIC: The Jerome Brown Golf Classic, sponsored by Bright House Networks, will take place June 2 at World Woods Golf Club in Brooksville.

The entry fee for the tournament is $70 per player or $280 per foursome, which includes golf, cart, lunch and a cap. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon. The shotgun start will go off at 1 p.m.

All proceeds go to the Jerome Brown Youth Foundation. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams.

For information, call Dianna Rusk Yoder at (352) 796-2526.

NAMI BOWL-A-THON: The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hernando will host its second annual bowl-a-thon fundraiser at 3 p.m. May 19 at Spring Hill Lanes.

The donation is $20 per bowler for three games, including bowling shoes and a chance to win dozens of gift cards, prizes and giveaways. Last year, bowlers won more than $1,000 in prizes. There will also be a hockey stick raffled, signed by Tampa Bay Lightning star Vincent Lecavalier.

The deadline to register is May 12. Business sponsors and prize donations are still needed. All proceeds go to NAMI Hernando, a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization.

To register as an individual or team of four, call NAMI at (352) 684-0004 or LaVonne Roberts at (352) 596-1541.

Two bowlers roll perfect games in Spring Hill 05/02/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 8:02pm]
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