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Super 16: George Jenkins’ Jordan Domineck carries sugary supplements

By Bill Kemp LAKELAND – That shaking sound coming from Jordan Domineck is just a box of candy. George Jenkins’ 6-foot-3, 215-pound defensive end/wide receiver brings a box of “Mike and Ike” candy wherever he goes, which includes the football field. “I am in love with Mike and Ike’s the candy. I have loved Mike and […]

Jenkins Tabs Grimsley as New Girls Soccer Coach

George Jenkins has tabbed former GJ and University of South Carolina star Kayla Grimsley as the new Girls Head Soccer Coach. Grimsley is a graduate of George Jenkins High School and led the Eagles to the 2008 5A state title as a senior. She was a 3-time Florida High School Player-of-the-Year for George Jenkins High […]

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4 Named to 1st Team All County Track Team; Coach Robichaud Named Coach of the Year

The George Jenkins Eagles Boys Track team will be well represented on the 2017 1st Team All-County Track Team as 4 athletes were named to the team: Didiah Hall, Davis Ott, Justin Slaton, and Terrance Denson. Hall is coming off an amazing season where he placed 4th at the State meet in the 300 Meter […]

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Buddy Thomas Golf Tournament

George Jenkins High School will be holding a golf tournament on Saturday, July 15 at 1PM to celebrate Principal Buddy Thomas. The tournament will take place at Cleveland Heights Golf Club. This tournament is being held to celebrate Mr. Thomas’s beginning of his last year as Principal at George Jenkins High School. Mr. Thomas wanted […]

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Jenkins Defeats Lakeland; Advances to Regional Final

By Bill Kemp LAKELAND — George Jenkins is just a win away from the state finals. The Eagles’ bats erupted early and often to turn back Lakeland 8-6 in a Class 8A regional semifinal on Tuesday at Jenkins. With the win, the Eagles will travel to play Oviedo Hagerty on Tuesday in the regional final […]

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Jenkins Defeats Royal Palm Beach; Advances to Regional Semi-finals

By Bill Kemp LAKELAND — One thing is for sure, a team from Polk County will be playing in the Class 8A regional finals. George Jenkins advanced to the 8A semifinals after knocking off Royal Palm Beach 7-5 on Tuesday at John Rodda Field. With the win, the Eagles will host Lakeland on Tuesday in […]

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Eagles Take Home 5 State Medals; Finish 7th Overall in Class 4A

This weekend was one to remember for the 6 Eagles who qualified for the State Meet as 5 of the 6 finished in the top 8, earning medals, while the remaining Eagle finished in 9th place, just one spot away from earning a medal. As a team, the Eagles earned the first top-10 finish in […]

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Eagles Compete to Regional Runner-up Finish; 6 Qualify for State Meet

For only the second time in school history, the George Jenkins Boys Track team battled to a top 2 finish at the Regional Meet, being edged out by Lakewood Ranch by 2 points for the championship. The Eagles finished the meet with 87 points to Lakewood Ranch’s 89. In the running events, the Eagles were […]

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Baseball Team to Play Televised Game

The George Jenkins baseball team’s game vs Winter Haven High School will be televised live on Spectrum Sports Channel 47.  The game will be played on Friday, April 28 at 7pm at Winter Haven High School.  This will be the baseball team’s first televised game since 2013.  Jenkins is currently 16-6 on the season and […]

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Howlett Listed as 13th Top Junior Baseball Player in the Country

George Jenkins infielder Brandon Howlett was listed as 13th on the CBS/Max Preps top 50 high school baseball players for the 2017 class on Wednesday. Howlett is hitting .315 this season and demonstrating plenty of power with six home runs. He was also invited to the Team USA 18U tryouts this summer. “He is just […]

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