Lakeland businesses are worried about the financial impact of a stunted 2022 Detroit Tigers Spring Training season, News Channel 8 reports. The Tigers are scheduled to play their first game in Lakeland eight days from now, but the team’s 40 roster players are still locked out by MLB owners over collective bargaining differences. Nevertheless, minicamp […]
Gabriel Brownlow-Dindy, the LHS Dreadnaughts defensive tackle who was highly sought by major colleges, has decided to join the Texas A&M Aggies rather than the Oklahoma Sooners, his earlier choice, Sports Illustrated reports. Source: Sports Illustrated
Lakeland High School was eliminated from the football playoffs in the first round Friday, losing to Lake Gibson 24-20, the Dreadnaughts’ second loss to the Braves this year. Next week, Lake Gibson faces Edgewater in Orlando in the semifinals. | Ledger article (subscribers only) Among other Lakeland teams, Tenoroc was eliminated in a 42-6 loss […]
Power boat racing returns to Lake Hollingsworth Saturday and Sunday as 100+ racers participate in the 83rd annual Orange Cup Regatta. This year’s event was postponed from its traditional March date because of COVID concerns, LALtoday reports. Races are scheduled from 10 a.m. to sunset and are free for spectators to watch from the lakeshore. […]
Lakeland High School defensive end Gabriel Brownlow-Dindy, ESPN’s No. 5 football recruit nationally, has chosen the Oklahoma Sooners. The deciding factor was head coach Lincoln Riley’s personal touch. “When I first started talking to them, they were like, we’re not going to be talking football with you, we’re just going to get to know you […]
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Returning to Lakeland for an 86th season, the Detroit Tigers will lead off Spring Training 2022 at Joker Marchant Stadium with an exhibition game against Southeastern University on Feb. 25 followed the next day by a home game against the Washington Nationals.
Nastia Katchalova, 16, of Lakeland, was recently named to USA Gymnastics’ 2021 Junior National Tumbling Team and will compete in the world competition in Baku, Azerbaijan, in November. “This year at three of my competitions I have hit first place at each of the three qualifying competitions,” she told Bay News 9.
Gabriel Dindy, a senior Lakeland High School defensive lineman, is more than a hot prospect being recruited by the nation’s top college football programs, Fox 13 News reports. He’s also an entrepreneur; he co-founded Beyond Our Best, which he describes as a “fitness movement,” with his sister, Destiny, a personal trainer. | Rivals.com profile | […]