Western Carolina Angels 8U squad helping build next generation of Polk standouts

Polk County's next generation of baseball standouts is already beginning to accumulate trophies in 2014. The Western Carolina Angels 8U team, with half its roster...

Cycle North Carolina cross-state ride passing through Polk County

The 2015 Cycle North Carolina "Mountains to Coast" bicycle ride is passing through Polk County on Monday, with riders slated to make a stop in Columbus.

Spring update: Wolverines staying busy at college level

A number of Polk County graduates are hard at work this spring, competing for their college teams in a variety of sports

Fraga putting heart and soul into chasing baseball dreams

Daniel Fraga is small in stature but big on heart. So, I promised Daniel Fraga, the 24-year old second baseman for the Florence Freedom, that...

College roundup: Kropp continues solid freshman season; Suddeth has strong junior debut

In her freshman season, former Polk County standout Hayley Kropp continues to be a key contributor for Guilford Community Technical College's women's basketball team

Brevard’s Overholt named semifinalist for national scholar-athlete award

Brevard College senior slot back and kickoff return specialist Andre Overholt, a former Polk County standout, has been named a semifinalist for the Campbell...

New sport gives Baris chance to run – and ride – her way to...

When Carrie Baris's sister suggested Carrie follow her lead and take up a new sport, one that involved both riding on and running with horses, Carrie wasn't exactly certain whether to stay that course or not.

Post 250 Legion team to continue tryouts

Tryon Legion Post 250 Eagles will continue holding tryouts Monday through Wednesday at Polk County High School

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