• Undefeated Cougars fend off Wolverines in WHC girls battle

    Mountain Heritage built a 16-point lead at the end of three quarters, then fought off a Polk County rally to earn a 56-48 victory Friday night in girls basketball action in Burnsville. Reigning Western Highlands Conference player of the year Destiny Elkins scored 23 points as the Cougars (8-0, 2-0) remained undefeated this season. Kara […]

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  • Polk County-Brevard basketball games set for Dec. 22 postponed

    Polk County’s final pre-Christmas basketball games at Brevard, set for Dec. 22, have been postponed until a date to be determined. The Wolverines will now wrap up their pre-holiday slate on Friday at Mountain Heritage, then have two weeks off before hosting Mitchell in Western Highlands Conference action on Jan. 2. The Wolverines opened the season hosting […]

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  • Flat Rock girls slip past Polk Middle

    Polk County Middle’s girls basketball team wrapped up the first half of its schedule Thursday, dropping a tough 33-26 decision to Flat Rock in Blue Ridge Middle School Conference basketball play at Flat Rock. Bre Kenan scored 12 points for the Wolverines (1-5). Ansley Lynch, Mariah Overholt and Makayla Staley each added four points. Polk […]

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    Spirit of giving: Reindeer Games collects more than 2,200 cans

    A lot of successful performances took place Wednesday on the track at Wolverine Stadium as Polk County hosted its annual Reindeer Games indoor track and field meet. But the best story happened away from the competition. Competing athletes and spectators were urged to bring canned goods for entry fee and admission to the event, with […]

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  • JV roundup: Polk girls top East for second straight victory

    Polk County’s junior varsity basketball squad earned its second straight win Wednesday night, handing East Henderson a 27-20 setback at Polk County. The Wolverines (3-4) defeated T.C. Roberson on Tuesday, 32-25, in Skyland. Haley Fowler scored 16 points to lead Polk County in that win. In JV boys play on Wednesday, East Henderson eked out […]

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  • Hayley Kropp had 15 points and nine rebounds for Polk County in Wednesday's win.

    Polk girls smother Eagles in defensive masterpiece

    For a coach who constantly preaches the value of defense, Wednesday could not have been a more rewarding evening for Brandy Alm. Polk County turned in a defensive gem, holding East Henderson to five second-half points en route to a 57-15 rout of the visiting Eagles at Polk County. East Henderson, now 4-3, entered the […]

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    Wolverines fare well at annual Reindeer Games indoor track meet

    Area high school athletes helped amass canned food for a good cause Wednesday – and enjoyed a pretty good indoor track meet as well. Polk County held its annual Reindeer Games at Wolverine Stadium, with athletes from 18 area schools taking part in the event. The Reindeer Games is held each year to help provide food for […]

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    Polk County athletic program a close second in race for Wells Fargo Conference Cup

    Polk County finished the fall sports season trailing Hendersonville by a single point in the Western Highlands Conference race for the Wells Fargo Conference Cup. The Wolverine athletic program accumulated 74 points, trailing Hendersonville by a single point in the competition that awards points based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines […]

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