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Fall, winter sports keeping things busy at Polk County Parks and Recreation

The end of fall sports and the pending arrival of the winter sports season makes for a busy time for Polk County Parks and Recreation

College roundup: Rimer, Love boosting Emory & Henry soccer; Overholt posts 1,000th dig

Returning from a year's layoff due to injury, Wil Rimer has become a key contributor for Emory & Henry's men's soccer team

Booker, Fraga getting taste of postseason baseball

Former Polk County standouts Joel Booker and Danny Fraga are getting a taste of professional postseason baseball in their respective minor leagues

College roundup: Rimer scores first goal; Overholt fourth in SAC in digs

Polk County graduate Wil Rimer scored the first goal of his college career on Sunday in Emory & Henry's 6-0 win over Valley Forge in the Wasps' home opener

Polk County Parks and Rec opens youth volleyball registration

Polk County Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the 2017 fall volleyball season, with three leagues available for girls between the ages of 7 and 15

Polk County trio chosen for Youth Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas games

A trio of Polk County football players have been chosen to participate in games sponsored by the Youth Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in December

Building the list 2017-2018: Polk County athletes playing college sports

Some two dozen Polk County graduates are currently playing college sports. PolkSports.com will be following their exploits throughout the 2017-2018 year. We want to make certain, though, that we’ve got an accurate list.

Polk County youth soccer signup period extended until Friday

Polk County Parks and Recreation has extended its signup period for fall youth soccer until Friday

Polk County’s Smith, Xcel teammates place third in national AAU tourney

Polk County's Elysia Smith enjoyed a successful summer on the volleyball court, competing against some of the nation's top 12-and-under squads

Polk County Rec adult basketball league ends with thrilling tourney finale

The 2017 Polk County Parks and Recreation Adult Summer Basketball League recently wrapped up another successful season. This year saw nine competitive teams formed from a pool of 96 players

Sizzling first half earns Fraga spot in Frontier League All-Star Game

Daniel Fraga is a Frontier League All-Star for the second time in his minor league baseball career

White Sox promote Booker to advanced A affiliate in Winston-Salem

Former Polk County standout Joel Booker is moving up in the Chicago White Sox minor league system

Baseball roundup: Booker, Intimidators win first-half title; Fraga sizzling for Freedom

Joel Booker will head to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game this week with a division title in hand

Booker earns selection to South Atlantic League All-Star Game

The Kannapolis Intimidators are sending five players, including former Polk County standout Joel Booker, to the 58th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game on June 20 at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, S.C.

Polk Parks and Recreation offering youth swimming lessons

The Polk County Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for swimming lessons at Gibson Park Pool. The department is offering lessons in Levels...