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Run 863 about to take the streets

Run 863 about to take the streets

AUBURNDALE -- You’ll be forgiven if you think Run 863 is the name of a new hip hop group. Instead, it is a new series of four races – two existing annual events: the Carillon Classic 5K on March 10 and the Tiger Trot 5K on March 31; one returning race: the returning...

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NERP hosts flag football’s best

NERP hosts flag football’s best

Northeast Regional Park hosts Battle Orlando, the East Coast National Championship DAVENPORT -- Only the best of the best will step onto the field at Northeast Regional Park in Davenport this weekend, Jan.27-28, 2018. Battle Orlando, the East Coast National...

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Safari Wilderness Run

Safari Wilderness Run

The expansive private wilderness area, Safari Wilderness Ranch, will be holding the Safari Wilderness Run Saturday, Feb. 17, at 8 a.m. The ranch is located at 10850 Moore Road in Lakeland. The race will be close to five kilometers long. Participants will cover a...

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Hot bats to face cool weather this weekend

Hot bats to face cool weather this weekend

BARTOW – More than 75 softball teams will descend on Polk County this weekend, Jan. 6 and 7, at Florida Half Century Softball takes over the Diamond Plex, Auburndale and Loyce Harpe softball complexes. Players will range in age from 50 to 74 years-plus. “It’s great to...

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The pling of spring is coming

The pling of spring is coming

While the rest of the country still has to choose between which boots to wear out into the snow, here in Florida, February means the beginning of baseball season. And while the pros take to the field at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, the other Boys of Summer...

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Stars of tomorrow to take the field

Stars of tomorrow to take the field

Teams from around the nation will gather in December to take part in a showcase that offers amateur athletes a chance to hone their skills against other elite players. For more than 34 years, the World Amateur Baseball Association (WABA) has helped high school and...

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From wilderness to shopping

Home to colleges, cultural cornerstones and the Spring Training home to Major League Baseball’s Detroit Tigers, Lakeland is more than just the largest city in Polk County. No matter what your tastes, Lakeland is a must-see during a Central Florida vacation. But be...

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