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Ireland Leads George Jenkins Past Lake Wales

By Roy Fuoco Posted Jan 8, 2018 at 10:31 PM Updated Jan 8, 2018 at 10:31 PM    LAKELAND — If there was a George Jenkins goal on Monday night, one thing was clear. Olivia Ireland had a hand — make that foot — in the scoring play. Ireland had just one goal, the first, and officially just one assist, but she set up the next

‘Solid’ Effort Leads Jenkins to District Wrestling Title

By Mike Cobb Ledger correspondent Posted Jan 6, 2018 at 5:40 PM Updated Jan 6, 2018 at 6:49 PM    LAKELAND — George Jenkins wrestling coach Jason Heath said his team wrestled “solid” Saturday in the Class 3A, District 6 duals wrestling tournament at Jenkins High School. It was solid enough for the Eagles to win a district championship with a 48-32 win over Lakeland

Domineck Named Large School Defensive Player of the Year

Jenkins’ senior defensive end Jordan Domineck added to his impressive resume this past week by being named the Large School Defensive Player of the Year by The Ledger.  Domineck, who is committed to South Florida, recorded 103 tackles – 51 solo – and sacked the quarterback 25 times this season.  He was constantly in the

Jenkins’ Anna Sentner Named Runner of the Year by The Ledger

George Jenkins High School is always well represented when The Ledger releases it’s annual All County teams for each respective sport.  Maybe the most impressive showing until this point has been the Girls Cross Country team.  The Jenkins’ Girls Cross Country team had numerous athletes mentioned and included The Ledger Runner of the Year in

Garthwaite, Schulhofer Named First Team All-County

It is that time of the year when The Ledger posts its All-County teams.  On Tuesday, it was boys swimming’s turn and a few George Jenkins’ athletes were honored.  Junior Colby Garthwaite and Sophomore Scott Schulhofer were named First Team All-County.  Garthwaite finished 14th at the 4A state finals in the 100 breast and was

All-County Girls Swimming

The Ledger released it’s annual All-County team for Girls Swimming and our girls were extremely well represented.  A successful team starts with a successful coach, and we are lucky to have that here at George Jenkins.  Coach Jenn Gosline was named Girls Swimming Coach of the Year.  Gosline guided the Jenkins girls to the City

All County Golf Teams Announced

The Ledger released it’s All County Golf teams over the weekend and as usual, George Jenkins was well represented.  On the girls’ side, junior Lilly Hilliard was named Honorable Mention.  On the boys’ side, senior Roman Branch was named first team All County.  Senior Shane Schmucker was named to the second team.  Also, the boys

Ally Dodds Signs With Midland University

By Bill Kemp Posted Dec 8, 2017 at 7:42 PM Updated Dec 8, 2017 at 10:07 PM    George Jenkins senior Alexandria “Ally” Dodds signed a powerlifting scholarship with Midland University on Friday. Midland in Freemont, Neb., competes in the NAIA division and offers 31 collegiate sports for men and women. George Jenkins senior Alexandria “Ally” Dodds signed a powerlifting scholarship with Midland University on Friday.

Jenkins Wins Dan Moskowitz Tournament

By Bill Kemp Posted Dec 2, 2017 at 8:28 PM Updated Dec 2, 2017 at 8:29 PM    LAKELAND – It was only fitting the first Dan Moskowitz IBT wrestling tournament was won by George Jenkins. The two-day tournament was held at Jenkins where Moskowitz, who died in September after an 18-month battle with brain cancer, started and coached the Eagles’ wrestling program. “Dan to me,