After moving on from longtime head coach Will Tate, Winter Haven (Fla.) High School needed to make a hire that got it back among the top teams in Polk County like Lakeland and Lake Gibson. It seems that the Blue Devils have found their man in James Thomson. Thomson is an an 18-year high school football coach who has multiple state titles to his name. Thomson has had stops … [Read more...] about Thomson Looks to Return Winter Haven (Fla.) Program to a Polk Power
Photo provided Guiseann Mirtil is a 2024 tight end, out of Winter Haven, Fla. He broke out as a sophomore in 2021. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder averaged 17 yards per reception and earned first-team all-district and second-team All-Polk County honors. We had the opportunity to ask Mirtil a few questions as he prepares for his junior season at Winter Haven High School. 1. … [Read more...] about Meet Guiseann Mirtil: Big-Play TE from Central Florida
Photo provided by Roland Andrews We sat down and got to know Roland Andrews. Andrews is a speedy 2023 wide receiver out of Winter Haven, Fla. As he prepares for the most important year of his high school career. At Winter Haven High School, he'll be learning a new system for the Blue Devils and making sure he excels in the classroom. We asked him a few questions. 1. … [Read more...] about Meet Roland Andrews: A Devil to Cover
Photo courtesy of Hasani Harper A largely rural area in Central Florida, Polk County has been a college football factory for years. The 2022 class for Polk looks to be no different than in previous cycles. This class features two 5-star prospects and dozens of other highly-touted recruits. Notable Alumni of Polk County Football: Ray Lewis, Kathleen, Pro Football Hall Of … [Read more...] about Recruiting Outlook: Polk County, Fla.