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Jenkins Takes Down Ridge in PKs to Advance to District Championship

By John Hahn Ledger correspondent Posted Jan 31, 2018 at 10:55 PM Updated at 10:57 AM    LAKELAND – Goalkeeper Jonathan Martinez wasn’t just brilliant all night, he was superb in the overtime penalty kick phase and stopped two of four shots, allowing George Jenkins to make it four in a row and defeat Ridge Community in the semifinal game of the

George Jenkins Girls Shuts Out Gateway in 5A-9

By Mike Cobb Ledger correspondent Posted Jan 22, 2018 at 9:43 PM Updated Jan 22, 2018 at 10:03 PM    LAKELAND — Merica Abnathy scored four goals and Olivia Ireland had two to lead George Jenkins to an 8-0 win over Kissimmee Gateway in the Class 5A, District 9 girls soccer quarterfinals Monday night at George Jenkins High School. The Eagles advance to Wednesday’s district

Ireland #2 in Tremendous Ten; Numerous Eagles Mentioned

Jenkins star junior Girls Soccer player Olivia Ireland was mentioned at #2 in The Ledger’s weekly Tremendous Ten.  This was for the week of Jan. 10 – Jan. 17.  Ireland was not the lone Eagle honored for the week.  Junior Boys Soccer player Griffin Snow was listed at #4, Senior Boys Basketball player Tevin Booker

Jenkins’ Young #4 in Tremendous Ten

George Jenkins’ freshman Girls Basketball player Jaida Young was #4 in The Ledger’s Tremendous Ten for the week of January 3 – January 10.  Here is what was posted in The Ledger: 4 George Jenkins freshman Jaida Young (girls basketball) averaged 18 points and seven steals in the Florida Prospects tournament in Orlando over Christmas break. She

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