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Polk County quarterback Jamal Wheeler looks for running room during Friday's loss to Asheville.

Wolverines forging mettle with early-season schedule

Polk County’s reward for matching up with possibly two of the best football teams in the western half of North Carolina? A road trip Friday to face an undefeated R-S Central squad. But first-year Wolverine head coach Jamie Thompson knew that Polk County would face a challenge in its non-conference schedule, and a weekend removed […]

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Video review: Asheville at Polk County

Take a look back at Friday’s 49-28 victory by Asheville over Polk County in this video highlights package shot and assembled by local videographer Fulton Hampton of Soulshine Video and sponsored by Wolverine Pizza.

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PCYF squads win two, lose two against Chase

Polk County Youth Football split its four meetings Saturday with Chase in the home season openers at Wolverine Stadium. The Tiney Mites earned a 34-0 win, with the Mitey Mites following with a 38-0 victory. Chase then battled back to earn a 19-13 win in the Junior PeeWees and a 24-0 win in the PeeWees. […]

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Turnovers plague Polk County JVs in loss to Asheville

Polk County’s junior varsity committed four turnovers Thursday night, helping Asheville post a 46-6 victory in the season opener for the Wolverines in Asheville. Zane Johnson scored the lone touchdown for the Wolverines (0-1), who suffered two fumbles and a pair of interceptions. Polk County drove 80 yards, taking some seven minutes off the clock, […]

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Polk opens girls golf campaign with TCC match

Polk County opened its girls golf season on Thursday with a nine-hole match at Tryon Country Club, hosting Hendersonville, East Henderson and Cherokee. The Bearcats took top team honors, winning by 24 strokes, with East Henderson’s Ashley Cauthen earning medalist honors with a 40. Complete scores: 9-hole match At Tryon Country Club Team scores Hendersonville […]

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Polk volleyball dominates Madison in conference opener

Polk County got off to a good start Thursday in Western Highlands Conference play, romping past Madison in straight sets in WHC volleyball action in Marshall. The Wolverines rolled to a 25-7, 25-11, 25-9 win in their conference opener. The Polk junior varsity also emerged victorious, earning a 25-10, 25-17 victory. Kara Overholt had 27 assists, […]

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Polk County Recreation offering youth tennis lessons

Polk County Recreation Department has a new offering for youth interested in giving tennis a try. Polk County Rec has partnered with Carolina Junior Tennis to offer a program for youth ages 6-12. Classes will be held at O.P. Earle Elementary School in Landrum, with the first class set for Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 4:30 […]

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Late penalty kick lifts Smoky Mountain past Polk, 2-1

Smoky Mountain scored a late goal Wednesday to earn a 2-1 win over Polk County in a non-conference soccer match at Polk. Chris Henson scored on a penalty kick with less than 10 minutes remaining in the match to give the Mustangs the win. Smoky Mountain improved to 3-1 with the victory. After allowing an […]

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Polk Middle volleyball downs Macon to open season

Polk County Middle School opened its volleyball season in winning fashion on Wednesday, sweeping past Macon Middle in Blue Ridge Middle School Conference action at Polk. The Wolverines posted a 25-12, 25-15 win, giving new head coach Matthew Russell his first win at the school. “I love winning. I think this is great, especially with […]

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