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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, 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. Auburndale Youth Basketball- Polk Pride Challenge Date: Friday, April 18 – Sunday, April 20 Venue: Gyms throughout Polk County – Auburndale Youth Basketball’s Polk Pride Challenge is a Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) competitive […]

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Flying Tigers Return Home Tomorrow for Six-Game Homestand

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a six-game homestand against the Brevard County Manatees (Brewers) April 8-10 and the Clearwater Threshers (Phillies) April 11-13.  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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Food Event, Running, Soccer, Softball, triathlon, Uncategorized, 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. Wingin’ It! 2014 Date: Friday, April 11 – Saturday, April 12 Venue: Winter Haven Airport – Wingin’ It! 2014 will include wing and wing sauce competition, live music and the best brews. – Most […]

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Flying Tigers Return Home Saturday to Battle Yankees

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Saturday, April 5 to take on the Tampa Yankees at Joker Marchant Stadium.  Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075.  Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over children 14 and under and active military personnel […]

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FITniche to Donate Shoes to Special Olympic Athletes

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes will get to walk – and run and jump –in another athlete’s shoes on March 29 when FITniche donates more than 300 pairs of gently used shoes that have been returned to their three stores. Athletes participating in the Area 8 Summer Games at the University of South Florida will […]

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Flying Tigers Announce Coaching Staff

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Upcoming

All-Time Active Wins Leader Dave Huppert Returns as Manager The Lakeland Flying Tigers, in conjunction with their parent club the Detroit Tigers, have announced their 2014 coaching staff.  This season will mark Lakeland’s 65th season in the Florida State League (FSL) and 48th as a Detroit Tigers minor league affiliate, the longest affiliation in all […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Skiing, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Water Sports

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. **Show your Tigers spirit in our Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Click for the details. 2014 USA Water Ski Show Team Practice Date: Thursday, March 20 – Saturday, March 22 Venue: Winter Haven […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Aviation, Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Uncategorized, 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. Rebel Spring Games Date: Monday, March 3 – Tuesday, March 18 Venue: Auburndale Softball Complex; DiamondPlex, Winter Haven – More than 110 NAIA, Junior College, Division I, II and III colleges and university softball […]

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Tourism Office Introduces Tigers Spring Training Facebook Photo Contest

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Visit Central Florida, Polk County’s official tourism sales and marketing organization, is introducing a Tigers Spring Training photo contest on its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/VisitCentralFlorida, to highlight fans’ favorite Spring Training moments and memories, and to celebrate the Tigers return to Polk County for their 78th spring season. The winner will receive a baseball autographed by […]

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Spring Training Hits a Home Run in Polk County

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Softball, Upcoming

Coming off an unusually cold winter for most of the country, thoughts of a spring vacation in Central Florida are extremely enticing. The weather is mild, the fragrant scent of orange blossoms hangs in the air… and baseball fever is in full swing. For the devoted baseball fan, it doesn’t get much better than spring […]

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