PCHS Special Olympics wins basketball gold
Plant City High School’s Special Olympics Unified basketball team became its newest state champion on Saturday at the Big House in Tavares.
The team won the 2020 State Basketball Championship, one of its two scheduled statewide events in February, that day. Next up is the FHSAA state championship in Lakeland, which tips off at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28 at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland.
PC Colts seeking coaches
If you’re looking to make a positive impact on children’s lives and can coach football or cheerleading, the Plant City Colts want to hear from you.
The Colts are looking for area coaches to join the organization and have needs to fill at all age levels, which range from 4 to 15 years old in flag football, Mitey Mite, Pee Wee, Junior and Senior divisions.
Anyone interested in coaching is asked to contact Angelo Murray at 863-398-6359 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area parks hosting events
This weekend, Plant City Lancers FC will host the Strawberry Classic soccer tournament at Ellis-Methvin Park and the Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex. The tourney will feature boys and girls teams from U8 to U19 that are USSF affiliates and each team is guaranteed at least three games. The games will start between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
GSA Baseball’s FishHawk Presidents Day Bash, its spring season warm-up tournament, is also scheduled for that weekend and will feature game action at the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex, Mike Sansone Park, Snowden Park and Ellis-Methvin Park. Games start between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.