October 2018

Michigan Golf Live video hits the airways, internet

What happens when a film crew visits just a sliver of what Central Florida’s Polk County has to offer? Folks in the Upper Midwest found out on Sept. 22 thanks to a Michigan Golf Live. Filming at the Club at Eaglebrooke, Streamsong Resort, Peebles Barbecue, Publix...

Holloway Park event largest of its kind in the state

Nearly 5,000 runners – from elementary school aged through college – took to the rough and ready terrain of Holloway Park to test their mettle against the best the state could muster. This is the second year the flrunners.com Invitational was held at Holloway Park,...

Tarpons, Arena Football to return to RP Funding Center

Arena Football will return to the RP Funding Center next spring, with the Lakeland Tarpons hosting the inaugural A-League game on May 11. This will be the eighth straight season of arena football for the Tarpons, who will be joined by the Gulf Coast Fire of Fort...

Tournament hopes to help strikeout childhood leukemia

A baseball tournament this weekend hopes to do more than showcase young talent, it hopes to help strikeout childhood leukemia as well. Named after Samson Corbeil, the son of Polk State College’s head baseball coach Al Corbeil, proceeds from the tournament will help...

Florida Half Century takes to Polk fields this weekend

They may not be the Boys of Summer, but you’d never know it from the effort they give on the field. More than 60 softball teams from throughout Florida will come to Lakeland and Auburndale this weekend for a tournament. Organized by Florida Half Century, the teams are...