At least one of the 40-foot mounds at Bonnet Springs Park will be made with soil from the former CSX railyard that has gone through a cleaning process. The hills will create a dramatic view of downtown to the east and accentuate the slope down to Lake Bonnet to the west.
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Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium beat out Clearwater’s Spectrum Field as best spring training stadium in Florida in bracketed voting conducted by BallparkDigest.com.
FSC are double basketball champs. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams won Sunshine State Conference championships.
The men’s team had just advanced past Saint Leo after a buzzer-beater layup, and they then went on to get the semi-final win over Lynn University and finally defeated Nova Southeastern for the title. The women’s team likewise advanced past both Barry and Nova Southeastern before defeating Eckerd 61-60 for the title. More
Fans on Facebook aren’t exactly swimming over news that @LakelandMagic will become Lakeland Swans. Until we’re told otherwise, we’re assuming it’s a one-night change to boost a March 22 promotion with @mylkldelectric and LVIM’s Swan Derby. https://t.co/ksc6kllaSm #lkld pic.twitter.com/xagUVLmRPB
— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) March 6, 2019
A Magic/Swans spokesperson confirms that the team name will magically revert back after the March 22 game. She added that it’s exciting to see Magic fans’ passion for the team name in the Facebook comments.
The Florida Tropics seem to be on the comeback. After an enthralling away game in St. Louis that ended in defeat after overtime despite a Andre Braithwaite hat trick, the Tropics triumphed over Orlando in the fourth edition of the “Indoor War on I-4.”
The Tropics began the game Saturday night with a dismal 0-8 record on the road. After a quick goal from Ricardo Diegues in the first few minutes, the Tropics took control and never let up. The series between the Tropics and the Orlando Seawolves now stands tied at 2-2. More
It’s a time of jubilation for the Florida Southern College women’s basketball team. After an emphatic win over Barry on Feb. 23, the Mocs have clinched their second consecutive Sunshine State Conference regular season title. More
Domination. That’s the word to describe Southeastern’s baseball team this week as they pick up double-digit wins in every game played this week, culminating in a program record 31-0 win over University of South Carolina Beaufort on Friday. More
The Lakeland Magic keep on rolling. After a small hiccup against the Stockton Kings, the Magic picked up three more wins last week with local tryout Jeremiah Hill netting a personal record 30 points against the Maine Red Claws. More