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Jenkins’ Grad Scarpa Named to U-20 World Cup Team

By Brady Fredericksen @brady_fred The Ledger LAKELAND — Jessie Scarpa doesn’t get nervous when she steps onto the field for a soccer match. Not anymore, at least. Whether it’s at the University of North Carolina or with the the U.S. Women’s National U-20 Soccer Team, being a major part of high-level matches has become normal

George Jenkins Wins Both County Team Titles

By Roy Fuoco The Ledger  EAGLE LAKE — They were in a class by themselves. George Jenkins senior Emily English and Lake Wales junior Paul Stafford both went out fast, got the lead ahead of the pack and cruised to comfortable wins on Saturday at the Polk County Championship cross country meet at Lake Region

Jenkins Notches Win vs Haines City

By Ivan Lambert Ledger correspondent Haines City — George Jenkins rushed for 259 yards and coasted to a 35-0 shutout victory over Haines City in a Class 8A, District 7 matchup Friday at Joe Stangry Stadium. The Turning Point In the opening quarter the Eagles (1-5) recovered a Hornets fumble on the Haines City (1-5)

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 17 – October 23

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for George Jenkins High School, October 17 – October 23 MONDAY October 17, 2016 No events happening TUESDAY October 18, 2016 No events happening WEDNESDAY October 19, 2016 No events happening THURSDAY October 20, 2016 5:30 PM Girls Varsity Cross Country4A-5 District Championships SCHEDULE 6:00 PM Boys Varsity

Boys Golf Wins 3A Team Title

By Roy Fuoco @royfuoco LAKELAND — It was a consistent inconsistent day for Bartow High School’s Brady Godwin — at least on the green — but when the dust settled, Godwin finished at even-par 72 as the low medalist by two strokes on Tuesday in the Class 3A, District 9 tournament at Cleveland Heights. George

Tryouts for Winter Sports Coming Up

Tryouts for Winter sports at George Jenkins will be taking place all through the month of October and into November.  The tryout dates and coaches contact information are as follows: Girls Soccer – October 10 – Dominic Stross (ddstross@seu.edu) Boys Soccer – October 17 – Tanner Mosher (tanner.mosher@polk-fl.net) Girls Weightlifting – October 17 – Zach

Jenkins Girls Take Title at County Meet

By John Hahn Ledger Correspondent WINTER HAVEN — Depth is not only synonymous with water but also with success in high school swim meets. Winter Haven head swim coach Danny Wallace knows exactly how that works. His Blue Devil boys scored 193 points Saturday to win the boys’ team title 2016 Polk County Swim and

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 10 – October 16

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for George Jenkins High School, October 10 – October 16 MONDAY October 10, 2016 No events happening TUESDAY October 11, 2016 6:30 PM Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball vs. Lakeland High School SCHEDULE 7:30 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Lakeland High School SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY October 12, 2016 No events

JV Football Game Moved to Wednesday

All JV football games across the county, including Jenkins’ game at Tenoroc High School, have been moved up to Wednesday night in preparation for Hurricane Matthew.  The plan for the Varsity games has yet to be determined.  Stay tuned for more information.

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 3 – October 9

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for George Jenkins High School, October 3 – October 9 MONDAY October 03, 2016 9:00 AM Girls Varsity GolfCounty – GJHS Host SCHEDULE TUESDAY October 04, 2016 5:30 PM Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball vs. Santa Fe Catholic High School SCHEDULE 6:30 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Santa Fe