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Playing with a purpose, Lake Gibson whips Auburndale  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Dressed in pink and playing with a purpose, the Lake Gibson girls basketball team captured its first district championship in 11 years Thursday ...



No. 1 Lake Gibson rallies to beat No. 2 Tampa Jesuit, qualifies for state  The Ledger

LAKELAND — It only takes one second for momentum to switch, and unbeknownst to Connor Williams, that's all he had. The Lake Gibson junior and 2016 state ...



Lake Gibson takes Kathleen 22-16 in last-minute thriller  The Ledger

LAKELAND – Lake Gibson spent the first eight quarters of its young season trying to put a decent scoring drive together. The Braves finally did it and capped it ...



Polk County Schools 2019 Graduation Schedule, Changes  Lakeland, FL Patch

Polk County Schools Graduation Schedule, Changes - Lakeland, FL - Polk County Public Schools are planning some changes for 2019 graduations Meanwhile, ...



Lake Gibson's Donald Parham has a chance to be taken in the NFL Draft  The Ledger

The dream could become reality this week for Donald Parham. The former Lake Gibson High School standout will be waiting, along with several hundred other ...



4 Polk cheer squads win Region 3 titles, 8 advance to state finals  The Ledger

PLANT CITY — A late night turned into a great night for several Polk County cheerleading teams. Eight county squads qualified for the FHSAA state finals, and ...



Polk Schools showcase more than 100 career academies - News  The Ledger

11th annual WE3 Expo showcases educational opportunities throughout the school district in three dozen disciplines — everything from business, finance and ...



State Champs: Lake Gibson wins 2A wrestling state title  The Ledger

Lake Gibson won the 2A wrestling IBT state championship and crowned two individual champions.



LGHS's Dinwiddie named Polk teacher of the year  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Sporting a golfer's tan and a baby bump, Michelle Dinwiddie embraced her new role as Polk County's 2018 Teacher of the Year in front of a ...



Competitive Spirit: 8 Polk cheerleading squads head to state finals  The Ledger

Powerhouse Bartow is one of a record eight Polk County programs competing at the FHSAA Competitive Cheerleading State Championships Thursday and ...



Ryan Vann, the new principal at Lake Gibson High, believes in connecting with his students, staff  The Ledger

If you're sent to the principal's office at Lake Gibson High School, you might be very lonely. The office might be minus one principal, at least if it's up to Ryan ...



Project Prom Helps Provide High School Students Free Prom Attire  The Daily Ridge

Project Prom Helps Provide High School Students Free Prom Attire. by James Coulter. On Saturday morning, countless customers flocked to Lakeland Square ...



Photos: Photos: Lake Gibson graduation ceremony in Lakeland  The Ledger

Lake Gibson High School graduate Ariel Smith, center, smiles as she receives her diploma from Principal Ryan Vann, left, as she crosses the stage during the ...



Ruben Garcia named new Lakeland chief of police  The Ledger

City Manager Tony Delgado announced the choice early Thursday to replace the retiring Larry Giddens and swore in his new police chief in a private ceremony.



Lakeland resident Janet Layug adds to success as bodybuilder  The Ledger

Since turning pro in 2014, Janet Layug has twice finished second at the sport's premiere event, the Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend in Las Vegas.



3 Polk educators running to replace retiring teachers' union president Marianne Capoziello  The Ledger

An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the salary and benefits package of Polk Education Association President Marianne Capoziello. Her salary and ...



Vehicle backfire sounded like shots fired, prompted school lockdown in Lakeland  WFLA

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said the sound of a vehicle backfiring is likely what prompted faculty members to think they may have heard shots fired near ...



Lake Alfred art teacher's door decoration goes viral  The Ledger

Artwork to mark Black History Month on the classroom door of Chanique Davis goes viral on social media. LAKE ALFRED — Lake Alfred Elementary School art ...



Photos: Polk County football game previews for Week 1  The Ledger

The Ledger's staff writers Roy Fuoco and Bill Kemp breakdown the games to open the 2018 season on Friday night. Buy Photo. [1/16] ERNST PETERS|THE ...



NAACP meets with police chief in WH teens death  News Chief

It was a meeting to create a conversation and understanding of the incident as social media buzzed across Polk County after 17-year-old Michael Jerome Taylor ...



Youth wrestling sign-ups at Lake Gibson High  The Ledger

The Braves Wrestling Club is looking for wrestlers.The youth wrestling program based out of Lakeland wants wrestlers between kindergarten and 8th grade.



Tremendous 10: Frostproof quarterback Josh Jenkins ran over Miners  The Ledger

The top prep performances during the period Oct. 29 through Nov. 3:1 Frostproof senior quarterback Josh Jenkins (football) finished with 319 yards of total ...



Photos: Your photos: Polk County graduates  The Ledger

[1/77] Photo provided / Debbie Kelly. Savannah Kelly with her mom, Debbie Kelly, at George Jenkins' graduation ceremony. Buy Photo. [2/77] Provided to The ...



Lake Gibson DeMyer's retires after 40-year coaching career  The Ledger

Keith DeMyer spent a good part of his coaching career bouncing around at various schools, including Lakeland, Bartow, Santa Fe Catholic, Lake Wales and ...



Best of preps: The Ledger's 2016-17 wrestling selections - News  The Ledger

Wrestler of the YearAshton HabeilLake GibsonFreshmanWhy We Picked HimHabeil won the Class 2A, 145-pound state championship with a 1-0 decision over ...



Husband blamed in double slaying was angry wife left him for woman, lawyer says  Tampabay.com

BRANDON — Vincente Fuillerat was already pained by the separation from his wife. Then the 53-year-old electronic security consultant found out the woman ...



Photos: Photos: Polk County Sports Awards Ceremony  The Ledger

Circle of Champions Awards and Polk County Sports Awards Ceremony at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida June 12, 2018. Buy Photo.



Inappropriate Emails From Lake Gibson Counselor Lead To Suspension  The Ledger

A Lake Gibson High guidance counselor has been suspended without pay for 10 days after an investigation determined he had exchanged inappropriate emails ...



On 25th anniversary, George Jenkins High starts a Hall of Fame  The Ledger

LAKELAND – Buddy Thomas was athletic director and dean of students in 1993, the inaugural year for George Jenkins High School in South Lakeland.Named ...



Vols offer 2020 DE who is committed to SEC East rival  atozsportsnashville.com

The Tennessee Vols are hoping to make an impact on a Florida native who is committed to one of their biggest conference rivals.



All-County girls lacrosse 2018: All Saints' Wegman is an all-around player  The Ledger

PLAYER OF THE YEARGIANNA WEGMANAll Saints, JuniorMidfielder44 Goals, 10 Assists, 45 ground balls.Wegman has been playing lacrosse at All Saints ...



The Ledger's 42nd annual Silver Garland Award winners  The Ledger

ART Elizabeth Tolentino All Saints Academy Tolentino possesses passion and leadership skills for whatever she takes on. She has worked as a stage manager, ...



Polk County to get first marijuana dispensary  News Chief

Curaleaf plans to open Polk County's first medical marijuana dispensary this summer at a shopping center in Lakeland.



Nov. 14 prep results: Kathleen girls win in basketball, soccer  The Ledger

LAKELAND - Kathleen junior Amaya Small scored 28 points and senior Jamilah Johnson scored 16 in the Lady Red Devils' season-opening win over Lake ...



STATE CHAMPS: Crestview downs Dillard 50-40 for first basketball title since 1985  Crestview News Bulletin

LAKELAND — True to his role, Mason Cooper was the first Bulldog off the bench on Saturday afternoon.He didn't walk. He didn't run. He jumped, flying out of his ...



Thousands line streets for 37th annual Lakeland Christmas Parade  The Ledger

LAKELAND — A cloudy day turned into perfect weather Thursday night for more than 40000 people who converged along downtown streets to watch the 37th ...



Photos: YOUR First day of school in Polk  The Ledger

Caitlyn, Colby, and Carson. 4th, 2nd, and VPK. Lakeland, FL Submitted by Jackie Graves. [2/256]. Bella, Berkley Elementary School, submitted by Reba Collins.



Polk County Hip Hop Bash gets underway Friday  The Ledger

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Polk Schools honors more than 800 Superintendent's Scholars - News  The Ledger

The Polk School District honored more than 800 of its top graduating seniors as 2017 Superintendent's Scholars during a ceremony Thursday night at The ...



Jones combines parenting, coaching role at Santa Fe  The Ledger

WINTER HAVEN — The last time Kassidy Jones took the floor in a district basketball playoff game, she was a 1-year-old, and technically, she was tucked under ...



Residents get excited about 37th annual Lakeland Christmas Parade  The Ledger

LAKELAND — For the past seven years, Michael Burns of Lakeland has made sure to get a spot up front when the festive queue rolls around. Along with his wife ...



All-County Football -- Offense: Yannie Scott and Deonta McMahon are players of the year  The Ledger

Yannie Scott, an explosive dual-threat quarterback for Ridge Community, is this year's big-school player of the year. Frostproof's Deonta McMahon, the county's ...



All-County Boys Basketball: Winter Haven's Keyshawn Bryant nearly unstoppable  The Ledger

Today is the finale of our seven-day online countdown of winter All-County selections.



All-County Boys Soccer: Auburndale's Noah Sims was dominant all over  The Ledger

Player of the Year. Noah Sims. Auburndale. Junior, Midfielder. Why We Picked Him: Sims was the top player for the top team in the county as the Bloodhounds ...



Polk County School District appoints 2 assistant superintendents - News  The Ledger

Polk County School Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd announced Tuesday the appointment of two assistant superintendents.



Florida teachers Black Girl Magic: You need to see this door decoration  Ocala

One Florida art teacher is celebrating Black History Month with her students on a viral level. Meet Chanique Davis, the Florida woman inspiring her students and ...



NAACP meets police chief after officers kill black teen  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The investigation continues into the Lakeland shooting in a crowded parking lot of 17-year-old in a stolen car.



Photos: Photos: Lakeland Christmas Parade  The Ledger

[1/13] ERNST PETERS|THE LEDGER. Parade watchers gather around the swan statue at Kryger Park to watch the fireworks that signal the start of the 2017 ...



Polk County education news - News  The Ledger

Transition to the Sky Sixteen students from Lakeland High School and nine adults participated May 11 in Transition to the Sky, a new program offered at the ...



Motorist alert: Be aware of street closures for annual Lakeland Christmas Parade  The Ledger

The City of Lakeland is alerting everyone planning to attend tonight's annual Christmas Parade of incremental road closures that will begin at 4 p.m. due to ...



The Ledger's 2017 All-County Girls Lacrosse - Sports  The Ledger

Player of the YearJaeme NoriegaBartow, SeniorMidfielderWhy We Picked Her: Noriega is fast and strong on the offensive and defensive end. She has the ability ...



2 black Polk firefighters promoted to captain - News  The Ledger

Two Polk County firefighters are blazing a trail — the good kind — in their profession. Darius Livingston and James Williams are the first black firefighters with ...



The Ledger's 2017 All-County Boys Track and Field  The Ledger

Athlete of the Year Chauncy Smart Auburndale, Senior 100-Meter Dash Best Time: 10.26 Why we picked him: Chauncy Smart is a back-to-back boys track and ...



Former NFL standout Gandy holds annual camp for 20th year  The Ledger

HAINES CITY — It's been nearly three decades since Wayne Gandy starred on the field that now bears his name, but the long-time NFL offensive lineman hasn't ...



Polk School Board names associate superintendent, 2 assistant principals  The Ledger

BARTOW — The Polk County School Board on Tuesday appointed an associate superintendent of human resource services and two assistant principals.Teddra ...



Lakeland girl dies after being ejected from SUV in Pasco  WFLA

LACOOCHEE. Fla. (WFLA) - A 15 year-old Lakeland girl died when she was ejected from an SUV in a crash on U.S. 301 in Pasco County on Tuesday night.



'Bulloch Family Ranch' opens its Florida home to reality TV  Tampabay.com

UP Bulloch Family Ranch cuts across race and class lines in telling the story of a family with open arms. From left are Brodie Bulloch, Telly McCall, Anthony ...



'Fuel Up' at Circle K gas stations on Thursday and 10-cents of each gallon go to local schools  ABC Action News

Tampa Bay Area residents are invited to a special "Fuel Up" night at participating Circle K gas stations on Thursday, December 7 to kick off Circle K's "Fueling ...



As Lakeland Expands, Differences Between North and South More Apparent, Residents Say  The Ledger

Shawna Wilson and Ginny Celoria are both lifelong Lakelanders. Yet they might as well live in different states, because it is so unlikely for their paths to cross.



Lakeland family still hoping for a miracle after mystery episode leaves teen paralyzed and unconscious  The Ledger

It would have been easier to simply accept the grim fatalism of the doctors and leave their daughter in a nursing home for the remainder of her life. Had they ...



Lake Gibson's Sean Barber is Umpiring in the Majors 10 Years After H.S.  The Ledger

Sean Barber has carried a family tradition all the way to the major leagues. The 2004 Lake Gibson High School graduate is in his first season as a Major League ...



Patricia Barnes, Mulberry High School Principal, Dedicated to Putting School on Right Track  The Ledger

Patricia Barnes believes she has the proper game plan for Mulberry High School. The principal wants to have a school where her students are on par, if not ...



Lakeland Police Sergeant an Example of Hard Work, Persistence  The Ledger

LAKELAND | Chad Mumbauer had faced adversity and pain before. The Lakeland police sergeant went through rigorous training for the Marine Corps at camps ...



Class is in session for Polk students - News  The Ledger

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5 teens charged with armed robbery  St. Augustine Record

Five teenagers from Lakeland -- three of whom are high school football standouts -- were arrested early Tuesday after two local juveniles told police the group ...



Local Pastor Named General Secretary - News  The Ledger

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Lakeland Woman Adds 'Miss Hooters International' to Bodybuilding Titles  The Ledger

Janet Layug has been featured in the Hooters calendar each year since 2009, and her fame increased last month when she was named Miss Hooters ...



Beating the Boys is the Best Part for Monopoli  The Ledger

In her first season of racing in 2011, the 23-year-old won Florida's state points championship for Legends racing and Auburndale Speedway's driver of the year ...



Slain Teacher's Daughters Thriving Four Years After Tragedy  The Ledger

Heather Rimmer was the kind of person who illuminated a room by her presence. And in an unconscious illustration, her 16-year-old daughter's expression ...



Educators Say High School Band Students Have Advantages in Several Ways  The Ledger

As students find their way through the maze of public school, music educators say they hope many of them will find light at the end of the tunnel in the form of ...



Lakeland Police Dog Bites Girl, 15 - News  The Ledger

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Political Newcomer Driskell Springs Upset in District 63 Race  Bay News 9

There was a big upset in the race for State House District 63 in Hillsborough County.



Defensive linemen have dominated recent college recruiting  USA TODAY High School Sports

ESPN will send a limousine today to whisk Rashan Gary from his home in Plainfield, N.J., to the network's studios at Bristol, Conn., to announce his college ...



National Signing Day brings banner year for PNJ area  Pensacola News Journal

In the prep and college football community, National Signing Day will always be special. But for the PNJ coverage area, something seemed to stand out this year ...



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