February 2019

Speed, strength on display at Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic

Speed, strength on display at Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic

WINTER HAVEN –The hilly backroads of Alturas and the streets of Winter Haven will once again come alive with cyclists peddling through all challenges the road – or Mother Nature – can throw at them thanks to the Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic. But the Sunday, March 11...
The fastest show on water returns to Lake Hollingsworth

The fastest show on water returns to Lake Hollingsworth

The Orange Cup Regatta will satisfy anyone’s need for speed LAKELAND – If you like watching jets takeoff, the Orange Cup Regatta is for you. Considering most commercial airliners start to defy gravity at 150 mph – or roughly the speed of a powerboat racing on Lake...
RussMatt, and 261 college baseball teams, returns to Polk

RussMatt, and 261 college baseball teams, returns to Polk

AUBURNDALE – Lewiston, Maine and Rock Island, Illinois, may be more than 1,000 miles apart, but college baseball teams from those respective towns will face each other to kick off the first game of the 2019 RussMatt Central Florida Invitational on Tuesday, Feb. 19....

Carillon Classic continues Bok’s anniversary celebration

The celebration of the 90th anniversary of Bok Tower continues during the Carillon Classic at Bok Tower Gardens on Saturday, Feb. 23. The Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk features what many consider Florida’s most challenging 5K course, thanks to the various...

Quaffles, bludgers and Golden Snitches on tap this weekend

AUBURNDALE – Muggles rejoice! Quaffles, bludgers and a Golden Snitch or two are sure to be in play when the South Regional Championship for US Quidditch (USQ) takes the field at Lake Myrtle Park in Auburndale this weekend. Teams from around the state of Florida as...