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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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Streamsong Red and Blue Among Golfweek’s Top 2015 Resort Courses in the U.S

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Golf, Uncategorized

Streamsong’s critically-acclaimed courses rank near the top for second consecutive year For the second consecutive year, Streamsong Resort’s two courses, Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue, have been named to Golfweek’s list of Best Resort Courses for 2015, adding to the resort’s growing list of accolades. In only its second year of operation, Streamsong Red was […]

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Polk Senior Games Registration Opens in January

Posted on December 16th, 2014 by

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

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. They attract nearly 2,500 men and women, 50 and over, with a variety of skills – the serious competitor, the fun at heart, the seasoned athlete, the late bloomer, […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Shelby Brauckmuller of Auburndale High School

Posted on December 10th, 2014 by

Categories: General, 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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