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Girls Cross Country #9 in Tremendous 10

Members of the GJ Girls Cross Country team were listed at #9 in The Ledger’s Tremendous 10 for the week of Nov 1 – Nov 8.  Here is what was posted in The Ledger: 9 George Jenkins Anna Sentner, Alicia Ruiz, Amy Frisch, Azalia Dieguez and Viktorya Manno combined to lead the Eagles to a second-place finish in the […]

Girls Soccer Preview

Girls Soccer Season is upon us! Here is the preview that was posted in The Ledger: George Jenkins Coach: Kayla Grimsley (1st year). Class/District: 5A-9. 2016-17 record: 15-9-1. Key Losses: Cheyenne Andrews, Megan Hines, Emily English. Returning Players: Olivia Ireland (Jr., F), Cassidy Stephens (So., F), Merica Abnathy (So., F), Emily Giddens (Sr., MF/D), Makenna Turley (So., MF), Ivy Bickerton […]

Jenkins’ Johnson, Garthwaite Take Fifth at Regional

By Ivan Lambert Ledger correspondent Posted Nov 4, 2017 at 6:56 PM Updated Nov 4, 2017 at 6:56 PM    Adison Johnson and Colby Garthwaite turned in top performances for George Jenkins Friday and Saturday in the 4A, Region 2 Swimming and Diving Meet at North Shore Aquatics Complex in St. Petersburg. Johnson a senior, entered the girl’s diving competition seeded 12th after her district […]

George Jenkins Finishes Season Strong, Rolls to Senior Night Win

George Jenkins capped off one of its best seasons in recent memory on Friday night. The Eagles jumped out to a big lead and never looked back as they beat visiting Poinciana 43-0 at Veterans Stadium. With the win, Jenkins finishes the year at 6-4. It’s the most wins in a season since the team […]

Garthwaite #6 in Tremendous Ten

Junior Boys Swimmer Colby Garthwaite was listed at #6 in The Ledger’s Tremendous Ten for the week of Oct 25 – Nov 1.  Here is what was posted in The Ledger: 6 George Jenkins’ Colby Garthwaite won the 100 breaststroke with a school-record time of 1:01.84 at the Class 4A, District 4 meet. He also finished second in […]

Winter Sports are in Full Swing

The calendar has finally hit November and that means Winter Sports season is upon us.  Be sure to make it out to the George Jenkins High School campus to check out our Boys and Girls Soccer teams, Boys and Girls Basketball teams, Wrestling team and Girls Weightlifting Team! They are looking forward to very successful […]

Eagles boys, girls fly high at 4A-5 district meet

By Roy Fuoco Posted Oct 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM Updated Oct 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM    EAGLE LAKE — The George Jenkins girls and boys athletic program could hardly have asked for a better day on Saturday at the Class 4A, District 5 cross country meet at Lake Region. Anna Sentner won her first district title and lowered her school record, the Jenkins girls […]

Jenkins Girls are 2nd at District Meet

By Bill Kemp Posted Oct 26, 2017 at 6:30 PM Updated Oct 26, 2017 at 6:30 PM    George Jenkins girls seized the Class 4A, District 4 runner-up swimming and diving trophy, and in very impressive fashion at the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center on Thursday. ORLANDO – It’s not easy to venture into Orlando and tote home district hardware — in any sport. But the George […]

George Jenkins Rallies to Sweep Ridge; Secures Spot in Regionals

By John Hahn Ledger correspondent Posted Oct 17, 2017 at 11:41 PM Updated Oct 17, 2017 at 11:41 PM    LAKELAND — George Jenkins, behind a balanced attack, took the first two sets, then held off Ridge Community for a 25-14, 25-8, 26-24 victory on in the Class 9A, District 7 semifinals. After one-sided wins in the first two sets, Jenkins nearly was forced to […]

Anna Sentner #1 in The Ledger Tremendous Ten

Two George Jenkins Eagles’ athletes were named to The Ledger Tremendous Ten for the week of October 18.  Girls Cross Country runner Anna Sentner came in at #1 and Football’s Ski McWilliams came in at #10.  Here is what was written in The Ledger: 1 George Jenkins sophomore Anna Sentner (cross country) moved closer to the Polk […]

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