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Tampa Bay Rowdies Make Rare Polk Appearance

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by

Categories: Soccer

The Tampa Bay Rowdies will make a rare appearance in Polk County Saturday, March 31 as they end their preseason tour at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex. The Rowdies will face the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers at 7:00 p.m, the final game of their preseason tour, the “Rowdies Rush”. The original Tampa Bay Rowdies began in […]

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Lakeland Raiders Kick-Off Game Excitement

Posted on March 15th, 2012 by

Categories: Football

The hustle and bustle at the Lakeland Center in Downtown Lakeland was in full force as the first Lakeland Raiders Arena Football game took place this past Saturday night. The lobby was packed with fans pouring in and eagerly awaiting for tickets to see their team go head to head with the Rome Rampage of […]

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Local Howie Nichols in Orange Cup Regatta

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing

Tradition is one thing not lacking from the sport of powerboat racing, not only here but throughout the United States. One local racer has had a family history full of Orange Cup Regattas and racing that stems all the way back to his great great grandfather. Howie Nichols a name familiar to many here in […]

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66th Annual Detroit Tiger BBQ Celebration

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Food Event, Upcoming

Celebrate A Long Standing Tradition with the Detroit Tigers It’s that time of year again for this year’s 66th Annual Tiger BBQ! Welcome back our very own Detroit Tigers with a delicious menu, fabulous entertainment and most of all the Detroit Tigers Baseball team. Be sure to act fast and get your tickets for Tuesday, […]

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Lakeland Raiders Fan Fest

Posted on January 31st, 2012 by

Categories: Football, Upcoming

As the regular football season comes to a close, many fans are beginning to wonder what they will do with their time. Luckily the patrons of Polk County will be continuing on the football tradition with the inaugural season of the Lakeland Raiders indoor football team. In order to start the season off right, the […]

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RussMatt Baseball Returns to Polk County in February

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

For the 4th straight year, Russmatt Baseball will be hosting their annual Central Florida Invitational right here in Polk County. Collegiate baseball teams from the around the coast will all gather over a six week period for spring training and game competition. Starting on February 18th, over 200 teams from all different divisions (NCAA D […]

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