REJUVENATE: A 31-year-old former professional poker player is working to renovate the 88-year-old apartments at Palmetto and Winfree, long an eyesore in the Lake Morton neighborhood.

SCHOOL BOARD RACE: In a feisty exchange at a candidate forum, Polk School Board hopeful Jennifer Sabin differentiated herself from her opponent, four-term incumbent Kay Fields, by saying she would ask lots of questions before making decisions. Fields responded that she is respectful on the podium but proactive behind the scenes.


Lakeland 48, Winter Haven 3

Kathleen 54, Bartow 8

Jenkins 19, Haines City 12

Fort Meade 41, Tenoroc 0

Saint Edward’s 27, All Saints’ 24

Lake Gibson 40, Auburndale 16

Lakeland Christian 28, Frostproof 13

Source: The Ledger

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