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Jenkins’ Ruiz Takes 2nd at State

By Roy Fuoco The Ledger Alicia Ruiz nearly didn’t run cross country this season before changing her mind as the season was about to begin. It’s an understatement to say she made the right decision. The George Jenkins sophomore capped a spectacular season by running a Polk County-record time of 18:07 to finish second on

All Teams Schedule: Week of Nov 05 – Nov 11

Nov 10 Girls Varsity Swimming vs. 4A States 9:00 am   Nov 10 Girls Varsity Cross Country vs. State 9:30 am | Apalachee Parkway Nov 10 Boys Varsity Swimming vs. 4A States 9:30 am  

Garthwaite Qualifies for 4A State Swimming Finals

By Bill Kemp The Ledger LAKELAND – Colby Garthwaite is headed back the state swimming finals. The George Jenkins senior qualified in the boys 100-yard breaststroke after finishing sixth at the Region 4A–2 meet on Saturday at the Long Center in Clearwater. He finished with a sizzling 59.85 time, a personal best for The Ledger All-County first

All Teams Schedule: Week of Oct 01 – Oct 07

Oct 02 Boys Varsity Golf vs. Auburndale 3:30 pm | Schalamar Creek Golf Club Oct 04 Boys Varsity Golf vs. Winter Haven 3:30 pm | Cypress Woods Golf & Country Club Oct 04 Girls Varsity Golf vs. Lake Gibson 3:30 pm | Huntington Hills Oct 04 Girls Varsity Swimming vs. City of Lakeland Championships (HOST)

Jenkins’ Ruiz Runs 3rd Best Time in Polk History at Flrunners

By Roy Fuoco The Ledger LAKELAND — George Jenkins sophomore Alicia Ruiz nearly didn’t run cross country this season as her main focus is track. She decided to run just as the season was about to begin, and now she has the third-best girls time in Polk County history. Ruiz ran 18:27.64 on Saturday to

Jenkins Sweeps 4-Team Swim Meet

By Bill Kemp The Ledger George Jenkins won both the boys and girls meets with three of the power five county swimming schools competing. Only Lakeland and All Saints Academy were missing. Jenkins head coach Jenn Gosline said she was happy with the two wins because she really didn’t expect it. “ We still have work to do. So

George Jenkins Downs Winter Haven in Three Sets

By Roy Fuoco The Ledger LAKELAND — The George Jenkins volleyball team appears to be doing exactly what coaches want to see their teams do. Get better as the season progresses. On Monday night, the Eagles turned in a solid all-around game en route to a 25-15, 25-20, 25-20 victory over Winter Haven at the

All Teams Schedule: Week of Sep 24 – Sep 30

Sep 24 Boys Varsity Golf vs. Crutchfield/Hawkins Invitational 8:30 am | Sun & Lakes Country Club Sep 24 Girls Varsity Golf vs. Ridge & McKeel 3:30 pm | The Club at Eaglebrooke Sep 24 Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Gateway High School 5:30 pm | George Jenkins High School Sep 24 Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball vs.

Numerous Eagles in Tremendous 10; Zimmerman #2

Numerous GJ Eagles athletes were mentioned in The Ledger’s Tremendous 10 for the week of 9/12 – 9/19.  Here is what was posted in The Ledger: 2 George Jenkins senior Brady Zimmerman (boys cross country) ran 17:14.27 to win the boys race in the Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bulls Invitational and led the Eagles to a third-place finish.