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Flying Tigers: Baseball, Craft Beer and Man’s (Woman’s TOO) Best Friend

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a four-game series against the Bradenton Marauders May 21-24. Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over, children 14 and under and active military personnel […]

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Polk County Tourism Tax Collections Hit Record Mark

Posted on May 18th, 2015 by

Categories: General

March Numbers Surpass $1 Million for the First Time in History For the first time, tourism tax collections in Polk County have eclipsed the $1 million mark in a single month, with Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing recording $1,152,195 in tourism taxes collected in March. The March 2015 tourism tax collections reflect a 17.8% […]

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Baseball, Armed Forces Celebration and Fireworks in Lakeland this Weekend

Posted on May 12th, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a three-game series against the Dunedin Blue Jays May 15-17. Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over, children 14 and under and active military […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Auburndale High School’s Colton Rausch

Posted on May 12th, 2015 by

Categories: weightlifting, Wrestling

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’s Athlete Spotlight: Erica Popson, Symetra Tour Golfer

Posted on May 8th, 2015 by

Categories: Golf

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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Joker Marchant Stadium is Hosting a College Baseball Tournament Starting this Friday

Posted on May 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball

Some of the best baseball players in the state of Florida will be in Lakeland May 8-13 as Joker Marchant Stadium hosts the 2015 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) State Tournament. The tournament begins at Joker Marchant Stadium on Friday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. as St. John’s River State College (44-8), currently the […]

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Flying Tigers Return Home Tonight for Dollar Monday

Posted on May 4th, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a three-game series against the Daytona Tortugas May 4-6. Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over, children 14 and under and active military personnel […]

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Chain of Records a Huge Success

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by

Categories: Skiing, Water Sports

Records were made to be broken and that’s what the “Chain of Records” organizers were counting on in creating the unique event. The brainchild of renowned skiers, Geno Yauchler (founder and CEO of Pro Action Sports) and Jeremy Armstrong (co-founder of Absolute Aqua Sports), the “Chain of Records” event brought together water skiers from across […]

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Lakeland Flying Tigers Are Back for a Six Game Homestand

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a six-game homestand against the Clearwater Threshers (Phillies) April 23-25 and Brevard County Manatees (Brewers) April 26-28. Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over, […]

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IRONMAN 70.3 Florida Returns this Weekend to Haines City

Posted on April 8th, 2015 by

Categories: triathlon

Weekend Activities Include Consumer Expo, Run the Ridge 5k and IRONKIDS Florida Fun Run Competitors from 17 states and from 14 countries will descend on Central Florida this week to test their athletic abilities, stamina and competitive drive on the IRONMAN 70.3 Florida swimming, running and cycling course. Triathletes from Florida make up the largest […]

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