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Polk County Rec looking for input on Searcy Field’s future

Polk County Recreation Department will host a public workshop Tuesday to help gather ideas on what upgrades should be added to Searcy Field in Mill Spring.

Fisher top female in Bear Foot 5K; Morsell takes third

Columbus' Jennifer Fisher took top honors Saturday in the female division of the 11th annual Bear Foot 5K in Bostic.

Tryon Post 250 set to open season on Tuesday

Tryon Post 250's Junior American Legion baseball team will open its 2016 schedule on Tuesday at Polk County High School

Searcy Field overhaul on wish list for Polk County Recreation

Most days, Searcy Field sits silent, perhaps earning a glance or two from passersby on Highway 108 as they drive through Mill Spring. Jerry Stensland...

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

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

Polk 13s volleyball takes second place in Columbia tournament

Polk County Volleyball Club's 13s took second place overall in its class Saturday at the SAVL Mizuno Challenge in Columbia, S.C.

Booker earns honorable mention All-American baseball honor

Polk County native Joel Booker capped a superb sophomore season Wednesday by being named a National Junior College Athletic Association baseball honorable mention All-American. Booker...

Post 250 earns split in Rutherfordton

Tryon Post 250 split a doubleheader Thursday with Rutherfordton Post 74 in American Legion Junior baseball action in Rutherfordton

Polk Parks and Recreation begins renovation of Searcy Field

Polk County Parks and Recreation director Jerry Stensland first detailed his vision for the future of Searcy Field almost two years ago. The dirt now being moved around the facility signals that Stensland's plan is finally coming to fruition.

PCVC squads enjoy successful SAVL Spring Madness tourneys

Polk County Volleyball Club's three teams enjoyed another successful day of play on Saturday at the Southeast Alliance Volleyball League Spring Madness tournament at locations in North and South Carolina

Throwback Thursday: 1992 PCHS cheerleaders on parade

In this Throwback Thursday photo, the 1992-93 Polk County High School cheerleaders take part in the annual Homecoming parade through Columbus. Photo taken by Phillip...

Booker hopes lessons learned pay off in senior season

Joel Booker's first season with the University of Iowa baseball program was a learning process, and it made him better.

Polk Rec holding adult basketball league signups

Polk County Recreation is accepting signups for its 2nd Annual Adult Summer Basketball League.

Minor league roundup: Booker, Fraga tough to stop on bases

Joel Booker continues to mark his mark on the Arizona League