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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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Engineering and Science, Food Event, Lakeland, Running

Take a look at the March 21 – March 30 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area. This Week’s Events Now – March 26 RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational · Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Lake Myrtle Sports Park -Over 200 colleges […]

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We’re Doubling the Fun this Fall at PCTSM

Posted on September 4th, 2015 by

Categories: General

We would like to welcome our newest sports assistants for the fall season, Alison Streicher and Kayla Bianchi from Keiser University. Meet our newest teammates: Alison Streicher Alison Streicher is a 22 year old Social Media Communications junior at Keiser University. Originally from Fort Meyers, Florida, Alison moved to Brandon to pursue her education and […]

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Polk County All Sports Awards Ceremony Sets New Attendance Record

Posted on June 30th, 2015 by

Categories: General

PCTSM hosted the 15th annual Polk County All Sports Awards (PCASA) and Hall of Fame Ceremony on June 23, 2015, at the Lakeland Center. The awards ceremony honored more than 50 high school and collegiate athletes and coaches, and concluded with the induction of the 2015 Class of the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame. […]

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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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 by

Categories: Aviation, Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, General, Soccer, Softball

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28 FHSAA Boys Basketball Finals • The Lakeland Center – The best high school boys’ basketball teams will descend upon The Lakeland Center on February 24-28 to […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by

Categories: Football, General, Running, Tennis, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6 10:00 AM – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7 5:30 PM Budweiser’s Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition • Winter Haven – Funds raised benefit the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs of […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by

Categories: Basketball, General, Soccer, Uncategorized

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Downtown Throwdown Date: Friday, January 16-Saturday, January 17 Venue: Jessie’s, Winter Haven – Jensen & Skubna, Inc. are proud to present the Downtown Throwdown, an all-ages-free community event with a skateboarding competition, live […]

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Polk Senior Games Registration Opening Soon

Posted on January 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Basketball, Bowling, Fishing, Fitness, General, Golf, Running, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming, weightlifting

The 23rd Annual Polk Senior Games are scheduled for February 28 – March 16 and offer a two-week series of 99 athletic and recreational Olympic-style events. Individual, partner and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Kristen Martinez of Lakeland High School

Posted on December 31st, 2014 by

Categories: General, 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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