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Louisville Slugger Warriors to compete against Senior Softball USA All-Stars

Posted on February 9th, 2017 by

Categories: Softball

Free contest at Auburndale Softball Complex Still carrying the scars from the field of battle, veterans of numerous conflicts will join forces this Saturday for some friendly competition. Coming to the Auburndale Softball Complex are the Louisville Slugger Warriors, a nationally recognized competitive slow pitch softball team featuring U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel […]

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Governor’s Baseball Dinner on Feb. 16

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by

Categories: Baseball

Spring Training kicks off with Governor’s Baseball Dinner. The Florida Sports Foundation, the Detroit Tigers and Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing will host the annual Governor’s Baseball Dinner Thursday, February 16, 2017. Considered the kick off to Florida’s Spring Training season, the event will be held at the newly renovated Publix Field at Joker […]

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USPSA Florida State Championship

Posted on January 19th, 2017 by

Categories: Shooting

Some of the best shooters in the state gather this weekend. In this competition, the winner truly will be No. 1 with a bullet. The United States Practical Shooting Association Florida State Championship will take to the field at Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof. While most competitors are in-state, a number travel for the event. […]

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Polk County Athlete Spotlight: Lindsay Slater from Lake Wales High School

Posted on November 30th, 2016 by

Categories: Bowling

Polk County is home to top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, Florida Tropics, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a shortage of […]

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Polk County Athlete Spotlight: Brenden Falgien from Lake Wales High School

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by

Categories: Bowling

Polk County is home to top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a […]

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Polk County Athlete Spotlight: Clayton Steele of Southeastern University

Posted on October 19th, 2016 by

Categories: Soccer

Polk County is home to top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a […]

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Polk County Sports Hall of Fame Museum Unveiled at Lake Myrtle Sports Park

Posted on September 15th, 2016 by

Categories: General

Polk County’s storied sports history was celebrated on August 25 with the grand opening of the new Polk County Sports Hall of Fame (PCSHOF) at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale. Thirteen esteemed members of the PCSHOF participated to officially unveil the new museum with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and reception. More than 100 people, […]

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Polk County Athlete Spotlight: Zoemy Barreto of Polk State College

Posted on September 15th, 2016 by

Categories: Volleyball

Polk County is home to top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a […]

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Polk County Athlete Spotlight: Christin Strawbridge of Southeastern University

Posted on August 16th, 2016 by

Categories: Basketball

Polk County is home to top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a […]

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Polk County Athlete Spotlight: Mary Haff of Lake Region High School

Posted on August 8th, 2016 by

Categories: Softball

Polk County is home to top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a […]

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