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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Hope Saunders from George Jenkins High School

Posted on November 21st, 2013 by

Categories: Swimming, Video

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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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Andrew Carson from George Jenkins High School

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by

Categories: Swimming, Video

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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Sports Central: November 30th, 2012

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by

Categories: Basketball, Cycling, Fitness, General, Golf, PGTV, Running, Swimming, Table Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Video

Event Links Florida Sports Foundation Senior State Games The Lakeland Center Hoops For Lakeland’s Finestest Charity Basketball Tournament Interviews: Mike LePan, Executive Director of The Lakeland Center Stephen Rodriguez, Vice President of the Florida Sports Foundation Nick Gandy, Director of Communications for the Florida Sports Foundation Michele Taylor, Hoops for Lakeland’s Finest Battalion Chief, James […]

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Sports Central: September 13th 2012

Posted on October 12th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Fitness, Food Event, General, Golf, Mud Run, PGTV, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Video, Water Sports

Event Links Today and Tonight Magazine’s “Wing Fling Tour” Tuff Luck Ranch “CornFusion Corn Maze 5k” Winter Haven Stingrays “Get Rowdy and Race” Interviews: Tracey Greene, Today and Tonight Magazine Donna Smith, Tuff Luck Ranch Linda Howard, Winter Haven Stingrays Show Packages: Dixie Youth World Series Chain of Lakes Golf Splash Local Events Update With […]

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Registration is Open for the 2012 Florida International Senior Games

Posted on September 12th, 2012 by

Categories: Basketball, Bowling, Cycling, General, Golf, Running, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Volleyball, weightlifting

Registration is now open for the 2012 Florida International Senior Games & State Championships, to be held in Polk County, December 1-9! The 21st Annual Games are a qualifier for the 2013 National Senior Games to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, during the summer of 2013. The 2012 Florida International Senior Games offers three ways […]

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Sports Central: May 4th, 2012

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Fitness, Football, General, Golf, PGTV, Running, Swimming, triathlon, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Video

Event Links MidFlorida Mayfaire By-The-Lake Festival Ironman 70.3 Haines City  Sport Source Academy 3rd Annual Camp R.O.C. Interviews: Brenda Friedman, Mayfaire Coordinator Maya Beck, Mayfaire Coordinator Rich Humber, Source Sports Academy Patrick McGee, Ironman 70.3 Haines City Show Packages: Bartow High School Stinger Shoot Out  Detroit Tigers Major League Scramble Arts & Culture Update with […]

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Lance Armstrong to Compete in Haines City Ironman 70.3

Posted on February 10th, 2012 by

Categories: Cycling, Running, Swimming, triathlon, Uncategorized

While all of Polk County was already excited about hosting an Ironman 70.3 Florida event in May, the excitement has now built to a fever pitch as it was announced today that one of the participants in the event is one of the most well known athletes in the world. The Lance Armstrong Foundation announced […]

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Lakeland’s First Youth Triathlon is this Weekend!

Posted on April 12th, 2011 by

Categories: Cycling, Running, Upcoming, Water Sports

The Lakeland Rotary Club is providing youth with the opportunity of becoming a triathlete by hosting a youth triathlon in conjunction with their Child of the Sun Jazz Festival and Urban Triathlon. Youth ages 5-15 are welcome to compete at the Fantaine/Gills Family YMCA on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Click here to […]

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