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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Seth Roberts of Combee Youth Rodeo Association

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, 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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Golf Like a Pro with a Tip from PGA Streamsong Professional – Driving

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Golf, PGTV

Streamsong Resort‘s PGA Head Golf Professional Matt Jordan gives insight on how to improve driving in your golf game. Check out the PGTV segment below. Work on your shot game with this golf tip or your bunker shot. You can find more videos on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/CentralFLSports

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Flying Tigers Outfielder Chad Wright Selected as Rawlings Golf Glove Award Winner

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball

Minor League Baseball™ and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., announced that Flying Tigers outfielder Chad Wright was among the nine Minor League Baseball players who have been chosen as recipients of a 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® for defensive excellence at their positions.  The honorees were selected among qualifying players from the 10 domestic-based, full-season […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Shooting, 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. 5th Annual Purple Ribbon 5K Run/Walk Date: Saturday, October 4 Venue: The Villages at Bridgewater, Lakeland – Heather’s Hope Foundation presents the 5th Annual Purple Ribbon 5K Run/ Walk that raises awareness about domestic violence, […]

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Explorations V Annual Golf Tournament in October

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Golf

The 21st Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament to benefit Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Lone Palm Golf Club. Lunch and registration and driving range/putting green will run from 10:30 am to 12 noon, with […]

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Intermediate Soccer Tips with PGTV Sports Central: Trapping

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Soccer

Looking to take your soccer game to the next level? We’ve got tips on trapping for intermediates in the video below.   Also, be sure to watch our beginner soccer videos on passing, trapping, shooting, and throw-ins and equipment.     Related Videos: BEGINNER SOCCER TIPS WITH PGTV SPORTS CENTRAL BEGINNER SOCCER TIPS WITH PGTV SPORTS CENTRAL: EQUIPMENT

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Shooting, Soccer, 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. FYSA State Premier League – Girls Weekend Date: Saturday, September 27 – Monday, September 28 Venue:  Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Auburndale – For this weekend of the FSPL, the top U14-18 Girls teams […]

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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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Florida 10 Run Series Begins in Lakeland

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Running

Texas 10 Race Management, LLC, in conjunction with WinWin Events, will launch an all-new 10-mile running series in Florida starting next month in Lakeland – on the heels of the already successful Texas 10 Series. Event management is excited to offer runners a great distance in the primary 10-mile race in addition to companion 5-mile […]

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Beginner Running Tips with PGTV Sports Central

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Categories: General, PGTV, Running

Want to get out and get fit? No better time than now. Check out these beginner running tips in the PGTV Sports Central video below.  

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