Jack Cormier

Lake Myrtle Sports Park to host Homeschool World Series

Lake Myrtle Sports Park to host Homeschool World Series

AUBURNDALE – Twenty-five baseball teams from 12 states will spend the next seven days testing their mettle against each other to determine the best of the best. Welcome to the 2018 Homeschool World Series, taking place at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale....

Run 863 enjoys first year success

The first Run 863 race series is in the books. PCTSM’s four race series, which mixed two existing events, the Carillon Classic 5K on March 10 and the Tiger Trot 5K on March 31, with one returning race, the Brick Dash 5K presented by Publix on April 14, and a new...

“Miss America Serves” day benefits kidsPACK

The Miss Florida Class of 2018 packed food for thousands of Polk County children who would have otherwise gone hungry, all part of the annual Miss America Serves Day. On Saturday, April 7, 42 contestants as well as Miss Florida board members gathered at the Hilton...

Lake Eva ground zero for IRONMAN

The rain clouds cleared away from Haines City just in time for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Florida to go off without a hitch for the more than 2,100 athletes from around the world, including the more than 80 Brazilian athletes who participated. While 39-year-old Brazilian...

Unique One-on-One Doubles tennis coming to Winter Haven

WINTER HAVEN – Started in the 1890s, tennis hasn’t changed much in the last 125-or-so years. That is, until now. One-on-One Doubles – played on a doubles court and focusing on volleys – is here. Sanctioned by United States Tennis Association Florida, the game has been...

Orange Cup Regatta turns 80

80-years-old and still goes more than 100 mph? Not bad for the second-oldest sporting event held in Polk County. Once again, Lake Hollingsworth’s normally placid waters and tranquility were replaced with roaring engines as the 80th Orange Cup Regatta took to the water...

IRONMAN 70.3 Florida returns to Haines City

HAINES CITY – Picturesque Lake Eva Park in Haines City will once again serve as the starting point for the IRONMAN 70.3 Florida triathlon, the event that combines swimming, biking and running to create the ultimate fitness challenge. Taking place April 8 – a day after...
All things VW this weekend at RP Funding Center

All things VW this weekend at RP Funding Center

From Herbie the Love Bug to the trusty microbus in “Little Miss Sunshine,” Volkswagens and all their quirkiness remain an integral part of the American lexicon, for years – decades, for many models – after they rolled out of the factory. From Sciroccos to Things and...

‘Road to the LPGA’ starts in Winter Haven

The Symetra Tour brings tomorrows LPGA stars to Polk County WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Once again, the Country Club of Winter Haven serves as the starting point on the “Road to the LPGA” in 2018, hosting the 10th annual Florida’s Natural Charity Classic to open the Symetra...