• Science Olympiad award winners from Polk County Middle School (photo courtesy April Lowman).

    Polk students bring home trio of medals from state science competition

    Polk County students brought home three individual medals while competing against students from throughout North Carolina in the 2015 North Carolina Science Olympiad on Saturday in Raleigh. Polk County Middle School earned a pair of medals, including a third-place finish, while Polk County High earned one. Students from more than 100 middle schools and 100 […]

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  • Polk County pitcher Ashley Scruggs

    Wolverines rout Mountain Heritage to clinch conference title

    Polk County clinched its first Western Highlands Conference softball title since 2012 on Friday, downing Mountain Heritage 9-0 in a conference game at Polk. With the win, the Wolverines (15-1, 10-0) own a two-game lead over Madison with two games remaining, but have already swept the Patriots this season. Ashley Scruggs struck out nine in […]

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  • Katie Ruff, seated, signed a letter-of-intent Wednesday to play volleyball at Brevard College.

    Ruff makes it official, signs with Brevard College volleyball program

    Former Polk County standout Katie Ruff officially signed a letter-of-intent Wednesday to play volleyball at Brevard College. Ruff has spent the past two seasons playing at Catawba Valley Community College. Last season she saw time as both a right-side hitter and a defensive specialist for the RedHawks, who finished 34-7. In Ruff’s freshman season, CVCC […]

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  • First-place Mountaineers check Polk baseball, 5-2

    Mitchell built a 5-0 lead after four innings Wednesday and held on for a 5-2 win over Polk County in a Western Highlands Conference game in Ledger. The Mountaineers (8-5, 7-2) entered off an emotional win Tuesday over Hendersonville, a victory that moved Mitchell into a tie for first place in the WHC. But the […]

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  • Polk JVs down Landrum in girls soccer

    Addie Lynch scored three goals Wednesday to lead Polk County’s junior varsity to a 5-1 win at Landrum. Baylee Love and Trinity Branham each added goals for the Wolverines. Lynch also had two assists, as did Abby Amato. Love added an assist. Malena Roman had three saves and Miah Black had one for Polk County.

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  • Thirteen lucky for Wolverines in conference win at Mitchell

    Another day, another 13-run victory for Polk County softball. The Wolverines rolled to a 13-0 Western Highlands Conference win Wednesday at Mitchell, winning by that margin for the second straight day. Polk County (14-1, 9-0) got a stellar performance from Ashley Scruggs, who held Mitchell to one hit while striking out 10. Scruggs also went […]

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    Hrobak earns honorable mention all-conference selection

    The South Atlantic Conference softball head coaches have voted junior right-handed pitcher Jamie Hrobak to the all-league honorable mention team. Hrobak, a two-time AstroTurf SAC Pitcher of the Week this season and former Polk County standout, was Brevard’s first option in the circle all season. She compiled an 8-11 record and one save with a […]

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