Poinciana High was scheduled to open its 2020 varsity season last Saturday at Celebration, but results were unavailable at press time. Meanwhile, the Storm dropped a five-set decision to Orlando University High on Sept. 15 and two days later they rebounded to defeat Cornerstone Charter Academy 3-0.
For the first time in nearly 18 months, the Florida Tropics took to the outdoor pitch to defend their United Premier Soccer League national championship. The Tropics had a road game Sept. 19, after the time of publication, at the PSE Conquistadors.
DAVENPORT — A late rally for the Ridge Community Bolts fell short as the Lake Wales Highlanders, playing in their first game of the season, held on for a 36-28 victory Sept. 18.
HAINES CITY – The Ridge Community High School girls’ basketball program is teaming with the Haines City Police Department’s COPS unit for a fundraiser called “Hoops & Heroes.”
DAVENPORT — The love of America’s pastime is alive and well for two Davenport youth baseball travel teams.
Sept. 18 has emerged as a significant date when the Florida High School Athletic Association released its plan for the fall sports season.
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Coming off of a solid summer for the Winter Garden Squeeze, Auburndale High alum Nicholas Shower is looking to continue that momentum into next spring in his final season at Ohio Valley University. For the Squeeze, Shower went 3-1 on the mound.
The Florida High School Athletic Association released the pause button last Friday and finalized a start date for the upcoming fall sports season.
The Orlando City Soccer Club is heading back to its home market, but memories of their lengthy “bubble” stay at Walt Disney World Resort and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex should stick with the Lions for a while.
Resilience is one of the keys to success in the NHL playoffs.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tom Hoge maintained a share of the lead Friday at the Wyndham Championship, this time alongside Si Woo Kim, Talor Gooch and Billy Horschel.
When the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors holds a much-anticipated meeting later this week at a hotel in Gainesville, a total of five months will have passed without sanctioned athletic competition.
Ashton Griffin turned in a stellar performance on the mound for the Winter Haven Elite in their fournament from July 27-28, pitching four innings and giving up no runs while striking out four batters. Griffin primarily pitches and plays first base and third base. He will be heading into his …
WINTER HAVEN — Kris Dehnert’s colleagues affectionately call him “Promo.”
Polk County Public Schools Senior Coordinator of Athletics Dan Talbot said that some details about the start of high school football season were still unknown during a PCPS Reopening Task Force meeting held July 8.
The Four Corners region – specifically Osceola Heritage Park and Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – continues to be the home away from home for Major League Soccer’s Orlando City Soccer Club.
In the blink of an eye, area high school student athletes went from planning spring break activities to the possibility of being held out of school for the remainder of the current academic year.
BARTOW — Even while dealing with a massive effort to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Polk County Board of County Commissioners has additional business to tend to, including the recent decision to okay the construction of a new stadium at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale.
It may not seem like it, but there were still some high school athletic events around earlier this month.
WINTER HAVEN — A couple early birdies from Janie Jackson (Huntsville, Alabama) — one at No. 2 to take a four-shot lead and another at No. 4 to claim a five-stroke advantage — was all she needed to separate herself from the pack at the Country Club of Winter Haven and win the 12th annual Flor…
CELEBRATION — The Ridge Community High School softball team traveled east on Feb. 27 to take on nearby Celebration High.
WINTER HAVEN — Mike Nichols still recalls an interaction with one of the players on the Symetra Tour in 2012.
Feltrim Sports Village in Haines City recently hosted the 2020 US Quidditch South Regional Championships.
WINTER HAVEN — The start to the 40th anniversary season for the Symetra Tour is right around the corner, as the 2020 “Road to the LPGA” begins with the 12th Annual Florida’s Natural Charity Classic at the Country Club of Winter Haven from March 6-8.
DAVENPORT — Davenport has a new football and cheerleader team — meet the Patriots!
Prior to Feb. 15, the Clermont East Ridge and Ridge Community boys varsity soccer teams had not been on the wrong side of a clean sheet this season simultaneously.
POLK COUNTY – The words “senior games” may call to mind images of lawn bowling, shuffleboard, scrabble, golf, euchre or bocce.
Neighboring girls basketball rivals Haines City and Ridge Community faced uphill climbs last Thursday.
WINTER HAVEN — The Polk State Eagles basketball team earned its 20th win of the season in decisive fashion Saturday afternoon, hosting and defeating St. Petersburg College 80-63 on the school's Winter Haven campus.
WINTER HAVEN – The RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational returns to town this weekend and two NCAA Division I programs will kickstart the action at historic Chain of Lakes Park.
HAINES CITY — Yes, it really is the game from the Harry Potter books and, yes, it really is coming to Haines City.
Polk State basketball set a school record Feb. 8, making 18 three-point shots in an 85-74 win over State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, in Bradenton.
Heading into their second season in the Florida Champion Football League, an adult amateur sports organization, the Polk County Rise are well positioned to make some noise this season.
CELEBRATION — The Ridge Community High boys basketball team traveled 14 miles northeast Jan. 30 to take on district rival Celebration and the Bolts returned to Davenport with a victory.
Maneuvering through their respective district brackets will provide a challenge for varsity boys basketball teams in the Four Corners News-Sun coverage area.
CLERMONT - Last week’s East Ridge-Ridge Community boys varsity soccer game stood out on the schedule like a flashing neon sign.