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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, 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. Central Florida Throwdown Date: Saturday, September 6 – Sunday, September 7 Venue:  SUN ‘n FUN, Lakeland – CrossFit Fenrir presents the Central Florida Throwdown, a fitness competition held in Lakeland that tests cardiovascular endurance, […]

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Flying Tigers Break All Time Attendance Record

Posted on August 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers established a new single-season attendance record at Joker Marchant Stadium with today’s crowd vs. the Clearwater Threshers with 64,396 total fans for the season. The previous mark was set in 2010 when the team drew 64,010. 2014 marks the 60thseason Lakeland has been a member of the Florida State League (FSL). […]

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Lakeland Flying Tigers to Host 4-H Night

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

On Saturday, August 30, the Lakeland Flying Tigers will host 4-H Night, a fundraising event for the Polk County 4-H program. Community members can enjoy the game and learn about their local 4-H program. The event will feature 4-H displays, a parade of 4-H clubs, and post game fireworks. Individual tickets ($7.00) and sponsor level […]

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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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