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Dollar Day and All-You-Can-Eat Night Highlight Flying Tigers Eight-Game Homestand

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Friday, Aug. 1 for an eight-game homestand against the Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) August 1-4 and the Dunedin Blue Jays August 5-8.  Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com.  Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors […]

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Detroit Tigers to Stay in Lakeland for 20 More Years

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General

The City of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on the terms and conditions that will be included in a contract that will extend the City’s relationship with the organization another 20 years. The current contract signed in 2000 expires December 31, 2016. The new contract will solidify the Detroit Tigers continuing their […]

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20 Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day in Central Florida

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Auto, Aviation, Baseball, Fishing, Fitness, General, Golf, Paintball, Shooting, Uncategorized, Water Sports

Looking for a great gift or activity that your father will enjoy this year? Check out our list of 20 ideas for Father’s Day, and you’re sure to find something he’ll enjoy! TRAVEL DEALS: Be sure to check out our Central Florida Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org/travel-deals where you will find discounts for many of the places below. Click […]

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Five Flying Tigers Selected to 2014 Florida State League All-Star Team

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

 Flying Tigers to Represent North Division in Bradenton on June 14 The Florida State League (FSL) 2014 All-Star teams have been announced by League President Chuck Murphy. Starting pitchers Jake Thompson, Kevin Eichhorn and Josh Turley, relief pitcher Angel Nesbitt and catcher Austin Green will represent the Flying Tigers at the 53rd annual FSL All-Star […]

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Hydroplane Boat Racing Action Coming to Lake Cannon

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing, Upcoming, Water Sports

An action packed rip-roaring sporting event will take place on the beautiful shores of Lake Cannon located at the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club, 2400 Havendale Boulevard NW in Winter Haven.  One of the largest U.S. Title Series championships in the sport of power boat racing will be hosted once again in Winter Haven, […]

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Polk County Garners National Media Coverage on Bloomberg TV

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

PCTSM’s strategies and recruitment of lucrative collegiate spring training events was featured on Bloomberg TV, in a program which aired March 24. Bloomberg’s Economics Editor, Michael McKee, traveled to Polk County to interview Mark Jackson about the profitability of spring training stadiums in Florida, for a segment to air on Bloomberg Television’s program “Street Smart.” McKee […]

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Runners Can Experience Florida’s Cowboy Country at the First-Ever “Run the Ranch 5K

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Upcoming

Runners can take in the natural beauty of Florida’s old cowboy country at the first-ever “Run the Ranch 5K” May 17 at Westgate River Ranch. The course will take runners through a portion of the ranch’s 1,700 lush acres alongside grazing buffalo and long-horn Watusi cattle. Participants will celebrate like a cowboy during the post-race […]

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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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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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