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Running Shoes and Bews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Running, Upcoming

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine Market, Lakeland Time: 6:15 p.m. Hilly 5K. Food and […]

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Detroit Tigers to Stay in Lakeland for 20 More Years

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General

The City of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on the terms and conditions that will be included in a contract that will extend the City’s relationship with the organization another 20 years. The current contract signed in 2000 expires December 31, 2016. The new contract will solidify the Detroit Tigers continuing their […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Heather Novis of McKeel Academy

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Softball

Polk County is home to some of the 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 […]

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PCTSM Hosts the Polk County All Sports Awards Ceremony with Record Attendance

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

PCTSM hosted the 14th annual Polk County All Sports Awards (PCASA) and Hall of Fame Ceremony on June 24 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 2014 Class of the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame. The […]

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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Central Florida

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Fishing, General, Skiing, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Thursday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Friday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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MOVE IT MOVEMENT Coming to LEGOLAND® Florida

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, General

LEGOLAND ® Florida plays host for a second consecutive year to Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Tour on August 9th & 10th. The summertime traveling event targets youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. […]

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Florida Sports Foundation celebrates Olympic Day with 2014 Sunshine State Games Polk County Festival

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Event one of 700+ nationwide events celebrating the birth of the modern Olympic Games The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Lakeland, as the Florida Sports Foundation and Polk County Sports Marketing hosts the Sunshine State Games Polk County Festival in celebration of Olympic Day.  The Sunshine State Games Polk County Festival features […]

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Flying Tigers Return Home Friday with Team Baseball Card Set Giveaway

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home on Friday, June 20 to battle the Tampa Yankees. 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 receive a […]

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Flying Tigers All-You-Can-Eat Night June 18

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Uncategorized

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Wednesday, June 18 to take on the Clearwater Threshers (Phillies). 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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Fencing, General, Judo, Karate, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, taekwondo, Uncategorized, Upcoming, weightlifting, Wrestling

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. WABA Florida State Championships Date: Thursday, June 19 – Tuesday, June 24 Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Auburndale – The World Amateur Baseball Association presents the Florida State Championships on June 19-24, 2014 in […]

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