George Jenkins Boys 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

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.

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

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

George Jenkins Well Represented in Ledger Fall Awards

The Ledger released their annual All-County awards for the 2016 Fall season over the Winter Break, and as usual, George Jenkins was well represented.  The Eagles had numerous coaches honored as the Coach of the Year in their respective sports and we had one athlete named Athlete of the Year for their sport.  The awards

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

GJ Gets $250,000 Upgrade

By Roy Fuoco The Ledger Published: Monday, July 4, 2016 at 7:29 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, July 4, 2016 at 7:29 p.m. LAKELAND — George Jenkins High School will have a new rubberized track surface in time for the 2017 track season thanks to a $250,000 by former County Commissioner Bob English, the CEO of