If you’ve been counting down the days to the return of varsity football, your countdown is near its end. Football returns this Friday with a slate of preseason kickoff classic games across Polk and the state.
TAMPA – Iron “Iron Fist” Alvarez-Montes, a 2012 graduate of Bartow High School, and Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sergeant Tracy Smith both remain undefeated as professional boxers following an event July 27 in Tampa.
WINTER HAVEN — Luci Lippelgoos is just 13 but that didn’t stop the local teen from being an important part of the Cypress Gardens Waterski Team that recently took the top spot at the Southern Regional in Sarasota.
While baseball and soccer have been Polk Sports Marketing's bread and butter, the Polk County Commission learned recently that the organization also has it eyes on Olympic prizes.
Florida Tropics SC’s impressive season in the United Premier Soccer League continued June 29 in Auburndale with a 3-1 win over the Macca Ballers FC.
LAKE WALES – Longtime Mid Florida Youth Football & Cheerleading Conference coach Richard Deloach was honored June 4 by the Lake Wales City Commission for his 35 years of experience working with local children.
Back on April 27, the Winter Haven Kicks U19 girls club soccer team defeated Space Coast United 5-1 in the championship game of the Florida Presidents Cup. Helping to lead the way for the Kicks was Isabel Aguilar, a recent graduate of Frostproof Middle-Senior High School. As the Center-Midfi…
Led by strong pitching and plenty of firepower in their batting lineup, the Lake Region Thunder powered their way to the FHSAA Class 7A State Championship last week in Vero Beach.