With seven weeks gone in the 2019 high school football season, some area varsity teams are sizing up their chances to win a district or division title. Others are preparing to make the push for a playoff spot. And others are in self-evaluation mode while trying to complete the regular season…
William Harding is a senior at All Saints Academy and is a part of the boys swimming team. At a recent five-team meet, Harding won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.33 seconds and won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.33 seconds.
WINTER HAVEN — The Winter Haven High Blue Devils hosted and defeated the Bartow High Yellow Jackets 3-0 in straight sets Sept. 26 (25-22, 25-16, 25-18).
Several area cross country programs will gather in Lakeland later this week for a milestone edition of the flrunners.com Invitational.
AUBURNDALE — Two teams entered last week’s game in Auburndale with 3-1 records, but it was the host Bloodhounds who exited the showdown with a fourth victory of the 2019 season.
FROSTPROOF – Twenty years ago, the Frostproof Bulldogs won the FHSAA Class 2A State Football Championship. Sixteen players and five coaches from the 1999 team were honored during a halftime ceremony at Brannen Stadium this past Friday.
The Florida High School Athletic Association girls volleyball district tournaments are now less than one month away and plenty of important matches remain on the regular-season schedule.
POLK COUNTY — Sixteen-year-old Jackson Gerard, a Candlelight Christian Academy student and resident of Babson Park, swept the 42nd Annual Barefoot Water Ski National Championships Aug. 22-24 in Wisconsin.
LAKE WALES – Lake Wales running back Johnny Richardson nearly broke the all-time Polk County single game rushing record Aug. 29 while playing against Ridge Community High.
WINTER HAVEN — There are three fewer players on each side of the ball, the field is (sometimes) a little smaller and many of the players don’t have a ton of prior experience.