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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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79th Annual Orange Cup Regatta Begins Today

Posted on March 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing

“This is probably one of the fastest race courses in the country,” Gene Engle, Race Director for Orange Cup Regatta. Each year the American Power Boat Association and Central Florida Racing Club #208 Region 5 partners with the City of Lakeland and Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing to host this annual boat racing event. […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Softball, Tennis

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. MONDAY, MARCH 2 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM Detroit Tigers Spring Training • Lakeland – The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Lacrosse, Powerboat Racing, Running, Soccer, Softball, 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. Major League Scramble with the Detroit Tigers Date: Monday, February 24 Venue: Grasslands Golf and Country Club, Lakeland – The 2013 American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers are ready to tee it up at this […]

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The Annual Orange Cup Regatta Returns For Its 75th Year

Posted on February 28th, 2013 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing and the City of Lakeland have partnered together with The Open Invitational American Power Boat Association and The Central Florida Racing Club #208 Region 5, to bring you the 75th Annual Orange Cup Regatta! The Regatta will run Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3 on the “Lake of […]

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What’s Happening In Polk County Sports

Posted on February 25th, 2013 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Powerboat Racing, 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. Download Central Florida’s free app on your smart phone at: Explore Central Florida on the iOS or Android market. RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational Dates: Now through Thursday, April 4 Venue: Baseball venues throughout Polk – The RussMatt Central Florida […]

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Local Howie Nichols in Orange Cup Regatta

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing

Tradition is one thing not lacking from the sport of powerboat racing, not only here but throughout the United States. One local racer has had a family history full of Orange Cup Regattas and racing that stems all the way back to his great great grandfather. Howie Nichols a name familiar to many here in […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 27th, 2012 by

Categories: Auto, Aviation, Baseball, Basketball, Food Event, Golf, Running, Soccer, Softball, Uncategorized

RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational Dates: Now— March 30 Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Chain of Lakes Baseball Complex and other baseball fields around the county -Over 200 colleges annually in all divisions (NCAA D I, II, III, NAIA & JUCO), that’s more college teams than all other Florida spring break tournaments combined come to Polk […]

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Ultimate Sports Day

Posted on March 7th, 2009 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Basketball, General, Water Sports

Tell me where else in the world you could have experienced the following day: Championship Boat Racing, Championship High School Basketball, top college baseball talent. Here is a recap of the day you could have had in Central Florida’s Polk County today. It was a day that would make any sports fan happy. 12:30pm – […]

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Regatta Time!

Posted on March 6th, 2009 by

Categories: Auto, General, Water Sports

If you live in the Lakeland area, no that isn’t a large swarm of bees coming towards your house. It is the 72nd running of the Orange Cup Regatta on Lake Hollingsworth. The boat races wil begin with testing today at 11am and racing begins Saturday at 10am and Sunday at noon. As always, admission […]

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