George Jenkins Girls Varsity Cross Country

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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

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

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.

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, Sentner Mentioned in Tremendous 10

Sophomore Girls Cross Country runner Anna Sentner and Junior Boys Swimmer Colby Garthwaite were listed as #4 and #10 in The Ledger’s Tremendous 10 for the week of Nov 8 – Nov 15, respectively.  Here is what was posted in The Ledger: 4 George Jenkins sophomore Anna Sentner ran 18:42.37 to finish in eighth place in the

Sentner Finishes 8th in 4A

By Bob Ferrante Ledger correspondent Posted Nov 11, 2017 at 5:39 PM Updated Nov 11, 2017 at 5:39 PM    TALLAHASSEE — George Jenkins sophomore Anna Sentner took eighth in the 4A girls race in 18:42.37. It was an improvement from her freshman year when she ran 19:10.32 and finished 19th. “I’m definitely happy with my place,” Sentner said. “It was my goal to get

Girls Cross Country #9 in Tremendous 10

Members of the GJ Girls Cross Country team were listed at #9 in The Ledger’s Tremendous 10 for the week of Nov 1 – Nov 8.  Here is what was posted in The Ledger: 9 George Jenkins Anna Sentner, Alicia Ruiz, Amy Frisch, Azalia Dieguez and Viktorya Manno combined to lead the Eagles to a second-place finish in the

Eagles boys, girls fly high at 4A-5 district meet

By Roy Fuoco Posted Oct 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM Updated Oct 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM    EAGLE LAKE — The George Jenkins girls and boys athletic program could hardly have asked for a better day on Saturday at the Class 4A, District 5 cross country meet at Lake Region. Anna Sentner won her first district title and lowered her school record, the Jenkins girls

Anna Sentner #1 in The Ledger Tremendous Ten

Two George Jenkins Eagles’ athletes were named to The Ledger Tremendous Ten for the week of October 18.  Girls Cross Country runner Anna Sentner came in at #1 and Football’s Ski McWilliams came in at #10.  Here is what was written in The Ledger: 1 George Jenkins sophomore Anna Sentner (cross country) moved closer to the Polk

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