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Celebrate IPSC World Championships with Lakeland Parade, Water Ski Show and Fireworks

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Shooting, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Olympic Style Opening Ceremonies to Kick Off IPSC World Championships Frostproof may be the hub of activity for the shooting competitions for the upcoming IPSC World Shoot, the City of Lakeland will serve as the center of the ceremonial public events taking place during the event’s 19 day stint in Polk County. The largest competition […]

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U.S. Open Water Ski Championships To Be Held in Polk City

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Skiing, Uncategorized

21st Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships to be Held October 24-25 in Central Florida Lake Grew in Polk City and Lake Ivanhoe in Orlando will host event. USA Water Ski, Nautique and CBS are pleased to announce the 21st Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be held Oct. 24-25 in central Florida. The […]

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Red Ribbon Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run November 8

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Uncategorized

Polk County’s Only Red Ribbon Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Lake Mirror Promenade Building on InnerAct Alliance’s successful 20+ years of momentum in presenting one of the largest Red Ribbon Campaigns in the state, the popular Red Ribbon tradition continues with Polk County’s 2nd Annual Half […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Kamari Johnson of Lakeland High School

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Categories: General, PGTV, Running, Uncategorized

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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180 Competed in 7th Annual Scenic 17 Triathlon

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Categories: triathlon, Uncategorized

Webber International University hosted the 7th Annual Scenic 17 Triathlon on Sunday, July 27th, at the Babson Park, Florida Campus. In addition to the triathlon, for the first time, a duathlon was hosted simultaneously. This year the event hosted 180 competitors, a host of volunteers, and a large crowd of spectators. Sprint Triathlon The Sprint […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Uncategorized, 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. EXACT Soccer Summer Camp Date: Friday, July 11 – Saturday, July 12 Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Auburndale – For the first time, EXACT will host a summer soccer camp at Lake Myrtle Sports […]

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Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon July 27

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized

7th Annual Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon returns to Babson Park on Sunday, July 27. This year’s event is presented by Hawk Racing and hosted by Webber International University. It all begins on Saturday, July 26, 2014, as registration opens in the Yentes Center, at 3:00 p.m. The race is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 2014. […]

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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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Flying Tigers to Host 4th of July Celebration

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Baseball and Dueling Fireworks Shows Highlight Patriotic Festivities The Lakeland Flying Tigers will host the 4th of July Independence Day Celebration at Joker Marchant Stadium on Friday, July 4.  Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance for the best seat locations and to avoid lines.  Tickets for July 4th are available by calling the […]

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