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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, 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. Basketball Unlimited, LLC Girls Basketball Skills Camp Date: Saturday, August 23 Venue: Kathleen High School, Lakeland – The Basketball Unlimited, LLC Girls Basketball Skills Camp is for 4th through 12th grade female participants and […]

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Flying Tigers Return Home Thursday, August 14 for Double Header Against Yankees

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Thursday, August 14 for a doubleheader against the Tampa Yankees.  Game 1 will start at 5:00 p.m. with Marchant Stadium gates opening at 4:30 p.m.  Game 2 will begin approximately 25 minutes following the completion of the first game.  Both games will be 7-inning contests. Tickets for all home […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Fouad Salem of McKeel Academy

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

Categories: General, PGTV, Wrestling

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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Softball, Table Tennis, 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. Florida Orange Blossom Table Tennis Series Summer Open 2014 Date: Friday, August 15 – Saturday, August 16 Venue: Simpson Park Community Center, Lakeland – Lakeland Table Tennis Association, Inc. presents Florida Orange Blossom Table […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Golf, Softball, 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. 38th Annual Polk County Amateur Championship Date: Saturday, August 2 – Sunday, August 3 Venue: Lone Palm Golf Club, Lakeland – Presented by Bright House Networks, this charity tournament benefits Girls, Inc., the First […]

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Running Shoes and Brews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Running, Upcoming

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine Market, Lakeland Time: 6:15 p.m. Hilly 5K. Food and […]

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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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Flying Tigers Return Home for Eight Game Homestand

Posted on July 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Sunday, July 20 for an eight-game homestand against the Jupiter Hammerheads July 20-23 and the Bradenton Marauders (Pirates) July 24-27.  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 55 and […]

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Birthday Parties with Lakeland Flying Tigers

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball

Looking for a unique way to celebrate your son or daughter’s birthday this year? Throw the best birthday party in town with the help of the Lakeland Flying Tigers! The cost of a birthday party is ONLY $15.00 per person. A minimum of 10 people is required. Watch a cute video about the parties. The […]

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Flying Tigers Starter to Represent US Team at MLB All-Star Futures Game

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

Major League Baseball has announced the rosters for the Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game.  Flying Tigers starting pitcher Jake Thompson was selected to represent the US Team. The 16th annual game will take place at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, on Sunday, July 13 at 5:00 p.m.  Thompson is currently 6-2 with a […]

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