• Falcons soar late to top Polk boys

    West Henderson pulled away in the fourth quarter Friday to take a 64-55 win over Polk County in non-conference boys basketball action at Polk County. The Wolverines (5-13) scored the game’s first seven points and held a 35-27 halftime edge before the Falcons began to rally. West Henderson outscored Polk 24-11 in the final period, […]

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  • Polk girls dominate West Henderson in 32-point blowout

    Polk County delivered a defensive gem Friday night, shutting down West Henderson 51-19 in non-conference girls basketball play at Polk County. The Wolverines (10-8) dominated the game from the outset, building a 16-4 lead at the end of the first period and a 35-12 lead at the half. Kara Overholt scored 18 points, with four […]

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  • Mariah Overholt scored 11 points Thursday in helping lead the Wolverines to an overtime victory.

    Polk Middle girls rally for season-ending overtime victory

    Polk County Middle’s girls basketball team ended its season Thursday on a high note, rallying for a 37-33 overtime victory against Flat Rock at Polk Middle. The Wolverines close their season at 3-9, winning two of their final three games. “This team has been a joy to coach,” said Polk County Middle head coach Michelle […]

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  • Autumn Owen drives to the basket past Mountain Heritage guard Abby Renfro during Thursday's game.

    Perimeter pop spurs Mountain Heritage past Polk girls

    Polk County threw every defensive look it had in its arsenal Thursday night at undefeated Mountain Heritage. The Cougars found a way past them all. Mountain Heritage, ranked second in the state among 2A girls, turned to its outside shooting to push past the Wolverines 67-57 in a Western Highlands Conference battle at Polk County. Polk […]

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  • Hendersonville Middle tops Polk Middle in away finale

    Hendersonville Middle continued Wednesday its dominance of the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference’s Eastern Division, knocking off Polk County Middle 49-34 in boys basketball action in Hendersonville. Clark Phipps and Luke Sellers scored seven points for Polk County (3-8), which wraps up its regular-season schedule on Thursday at home against Flat Rock. Polk County Scoring […]

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  • Madison girls hold off pesky Polk, 57-46

    Polk County refused to let Madison pull away Tuesday night, but the Patriots still held on for a 57-46 win over the Wolverines in Marshall. Madison, ranked in the state’s top 10 teams this week, built a 26-22 halftime lead and held off Polk County to improve to 15-2 overall, 6-1 in Western Highlands Conference […]

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  • Polk County shuffles basketball schedule for rest of week

    With possible inclement weather in the forecast for higher elevations on Friday night, Polk County has modified its basketball schedule for the remainder of the week. Friday’s key Western Highlands Conference games with Mountain Heritage have been moved from Friday to Thursday. Junior varsity play will begin at 4 p.m. at Polk County, with varsity […]

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  • Polk boys continue hot streak, earn key win at Madison

    A year ago, Polk County had a chance to earn a rare win at Madison but lost a late lead and fell in overtime, foul line struggles a key culprit in the defeat. The Wolverines made up for that loss Tuesday night, holding on to defeat Madison 52-48 in Western Highlands Conference boys basketball action […]

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