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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 9th, 2015 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Basketball, Running

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. MONDAY, MARCH 9 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM Detroit Tigers Spring Training • Lakeland – The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing […]

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79th Annual Orange Cup Regatta Begins Today

Posted on March 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing

“This is probably one of the fastest race courses in the country,” Gene Engle, Race Director for Orange Cup Regatta. Each year the American Power Boat Association and Central Florida Racing Club #208 Region 5 partners with the City of Lakeland and Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing to host this annual boat racing event. […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Tony Bradley of BHS

Posted on March 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Basketball

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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Volunteers Needed for Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo

Posted on March 3rd, 2015 by

Categories: Aviation

For the seventh consecutive year, the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is recruiting volunteers for media relations duty at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo presented by Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. The Fly-In is April 21 to 26 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland. The […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Softball, Tennis

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. MONDAY, MARCH 2 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM Detroit Tigers Spring Training • Lakeland – The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing […]

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Laying Out a New Course for Carillon Classic

Posted on February 26th, 2015 by

Categories: Running

Laying out a new 5K course and bringing additional corporate sponsors on board are among the top priorities of the committee in charge of the 2015 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk, a charity fundraiser of the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA). Now in its fourth year, the Carillon […]

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Florida Jets Returns to Paradise Field

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by

Categories: Aviation

Florida Jets takes off just one week from today at Paradise Field on the south side of the Lakeland Airport near the Sun n’ Fun Campus. The event starts on Wednesday, March 4th and runs through Saturday, March 7th. This is an exciting event featuring VERY large Radio Controlled Model Jet Aircraft. Frank Tiano, the […]

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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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Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Returns

Posted on February 19th, 2015 by

Categories: Cycling

The 2015 Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic will be held February 28 and March 1. This United States Cycling Federation sanctioned event will bring riders throughout Florida together for two days of racing and fun. The road race and time trials will be held in the Lake Buffum area east of Fort Meade on February […]

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Another Successful Senior Softball Tournament of Champions

Posted on February 18th, 2015 by

Categories: Softball

The prestigious Senior Softball Tournament of Champions (T.O.C) returned to Polk County for a ninth consecutive year. A total of 115 senior softball teams from across the country converged on Polk County, generating an economic impact of more than $2.5 million. To participate in this elite five day event, senior softball teams had to qualify […]

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