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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Food Event, Running, Soccer, Softball, triathlon, 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. Wingin’ It! 2014 Date: Friday, April 11 – Saturday, April 12 Venue: Winter Haven Airport – Wingin’ It! 2014 will include wing and wing sauce competition, live music and the best brews. – Most […]

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Flying Tigers Return Home Saturday to Battle Yankees

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Saturday, April 5 to take on the Tampa Yankees at Joker Marchant Stadium.  Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075.  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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2014 Sunshine State Games Online Registration Now Open

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

In the early days of Florida’s Sunshine State Games, the mail truck pulled up daily to the Games Headquarters in Gainesville with tubs filled with envelopes from all around the state.  Athletes of all ages training in cities from Alachua to Zephyrhills filled out registration forms to compete in the Games. Days, weeks and months […]

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Flying Tigers Home Schedule Kicks Off April 3

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

Magnet Schedule Giveaway and Taste of Lakeland Highlight Opener The Lakeland Flying Tigers 2014 season kicks off Thursday, April 3 at Joker Marchant Stadium when they battle their north division rivals the Tampa Yankees.  First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the gates to Joker Marchant Stadium will open at 5:30 p.m. 2014 marks […]

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Flying Tigers Opening Day Roster Announced

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

Team Ready to Take Flight With Several Top Prospects The Lakeland Flying Tigers have announced their 2014 Opening Day roster.  It will feature twelve top 10 draft picks and twelve players who appeared in games for the Flying Tigers in 2013.  The roster includes 13 pitchers, 2 catchers, 6 infielders, 4 outfielders and 3 players […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Uncategorized, Water Sports

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. Show your Tigers spirit by submitting a photo in Visit Central Florida’s Facebook Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Then, vote for your favorite Tigers Spring Training photos through April 7. Click for the […]

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Early Registration Deadline for 2014 Carillon Classic Rapidly Approaching

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Upcoming

Early Registration $5 Discount, Dri-Fit T-Shirt Guarantee for 2014 Carillon Classic 5K Expire April 9; Run May 3 at Bok Tower Gardens Runners and walkers who plan to compete in the 2014 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, May 3 at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales are encouraged to register on or […]

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FITniche to Donate Shoes to Special Olympic Athletes

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes will get to walk – and run and jump –in another athlete’s shoes on March 29 when FITniche donates more than 300 pairs of gently used shoes that have been returned to their three stores. Athletes participating in the Area 8 Summer Games at the University of South Florida will […]

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Flying Tigers Individual Tickets On Sale March 25

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Upcoming

Individual tickets for Lakeland Flying Tigers home games will go on sale tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. at the Joker Marchant Stadium box office.  The box office is located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd.  Season tickets are currently on sale for $210 (only $3 per ticket) and include special season ticket holder benefits including events, trips […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming

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. **Show your Tigers spirit in our Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Click for the details. 2014 Florida Synchronized Swimming Spring Invitational Meet Date: Saturday, March 29 – Sunday, March 30 Venue: Kelly Recreation […]

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