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The Flying Tigers Announce 2016 Opening Day Roster

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers have announced their 2016 Opening Day roster.  It will feature nine top 10 draft picks and eight players who appeared in games for the Flying Tigers in 2015.  The roster includes 13 pitchers, 2 catchers, 6 infielders, 4 outfielders and 5 players on the disabled list Outfielder Christin Stewart headlines a […]

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Minor League Baseball Announces Creation of Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award

Posted on March 28th, 2016 by

Categories: Baseball

Minor League Baseball announced today the creation of the Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award in honor of the longtime Florida State League president and U.S. Army veteran who passed away Feb. 21, 2015, at the age of 83. The award will recognize an individual or club for its outstanding support of military branches and level […]

What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 28th, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Food Event, Shooting, Skiing, Softball, Twirling, Uncategorized, Water Sports

Take a look at the March 28 – April 6 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area. This Week’s Events Now – April 1 Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland -The 2016 spring season, February 29 – April 1, marks the […]

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Compete as a Team at Carillon Classic 5K

Posted on March 25th, 2016 by

Categories: Running

Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk Committee Recruits Teams to Compete In 2016 Charity Event Set for Saturday, April 30 at Bok Tower Gardens Runners can earn extra recognition and have plenty of fun while they’re at it by competing in the 2016 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk as a member of a team. […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Engineering and Science, Food Event, Lakeland, Running

Take a look at the March 21 – March 30 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area. This Week’s Events Now – March 26 RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational · Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Lake Myrtle Sports Park -Over 200 colleges […]

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Locals to Compete in Florida’s Natural Charity Classic

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 by

Categories: Golf

The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, announced today the two sponsor exemptions for the 2016 Florida’s Natural Charity Classic, held at Lake Wales Country Club from April 8-10. Sebring High School star Kendall Griffin and Florida Southern College standout Abbey Williams will compete as amateurs in the field alongside top professionals from the United […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports This Week

Posted on March 14th, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Basketball, Shooting, Skiing, Soccer

Take a look at the March 14 – March 23 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area. This Week’s Events Now – March 14 2016 Polk Senior Games · Venues throughout Polk County -If you are 50 or over, come join […]

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Two High Profile Charity Golf Events, One Day

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by

Categories: Baseball, Golf

PCTSM once again teamed up with the Detroit Tigers to present the 21st Annual Major League Scramble at Grasslands Golf and Country Club in Lakeland on February 26, as the official kick-off to Spring Training in Polk County. This unique event provides a rare opportunity for participants to spend a day on the course with […]

What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Food Event, Powerboat Racing, Running

Take a look at the February 29 – March 9 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area. February 29 – April 2 Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland -The 2016 spring season, February 29 – April 2, marks the Tigers 80th […]

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Knights of Columbus Hosts Local Youth Free Throw Championship

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by

Categories: Basketball

Willie Wilson III sank his first eight free throws and never looked back enroute to an impressive victory in the Boys 10-year-old division in the Knights of Columbus Council 7091 Free Throw Championship on Sunday, January 24 at Polk State College in Winter Haven. A student at Lakeland Christian School, Wilson won his division by […]

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