LFT Sweeps Yankees with 5-2 Win at Home

Brian Flynn allowed four hits over 6.2 shutout innings while, for the third straight game, Tyler Collins collected three base hits as the Flying Tigers defeated Tampa 5-2 on Saturday. With the win, Lakeland competes a three-game opening season series over the Yankees to post the first 3-0 start since 2002. Flynn struck out three […]

LFT Drops Yankees 4-2 in 10th

Nick Castellanos and Tyler Collins hit back-to-back doubles with two outs in the top of the 10th inning to lift Lakeland to a 4-2 victory over Tampa at Steinbrenner Field on Friday. With two outs and Daniel Fields on base, Castellanos collected his second hit of the game with a double to center field to […]

LFT Wins Season Opener

Tyler Collins and Avasail Garcia each collected three hits and scored twice as Lakeland posted an 8-5 win over Tampa in the 2012 season opener for both teams. Daniel Fields, James McCann and James Robbins all had two hits as the Flying Tigers outhit the Yankees 14-8. Alex Burgos struck out five and allowed just […]

An At-A-Glance Look at the 2012 Lakeland Flying Tigers

[box type=”shadow”]Editor’s Note: Wayne Koehler and Tom Hagerty will team up again this year for Lakeland Flying Tigers Coverage. The Flying Tigers open their season tonight in Tampa and open their home-stand Saturday night against the Tampa Yankees.[/box] Alex Burgos (LHP) • Midwest League Player of the Week (Aug. 22-28, 2011) • 5th round pick […]

Search Lakeland’s History Through the 1940 Census

There’s a new National Archives website online and it has a Lakeland component. In pages of data on Lakeland, Longtime residents will recognize family names, city streets and may even find it odd that Lake Wire is called Wire Lake. Some readers may even know Mary Claire Moore or Helen C. Koons. The two women […]

It’s Spring. Time to Get Off the Couch.

Exercising regularly is thought to ease stress, mild depression and anxiety, while reducing the risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, obesity and many other health related diseases. How Much Exercise? – The minimum recommended amount of exercise to see health benefits is 30 minutes of moderate exercise at least 5 times a week. The 30 minutes […]

Tigers Honor Auburndale Officer Stacy Booth

In September 2011, Auburndale police officer Stacy Booth suffered assault-rifle shots while investigating a domestic disturbance. Last week, the Detroit Tigers honored Booth as their Local Hero for her bravery on the job.