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The art of the deal – PCTSM Style

Long before the hotel rooms are filled, the venues booked or the games scheduled, there comes the classic deal sealer – the handshake. Sometimes, it takes a long time to get there. When PCTSM recently extended the contract with Tough Mudder, Inc., to host their...

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...

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...