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Local youth volleyballers shine with Xcel in weekend events

A number of Polk County volleyball players took part in action last weekend with Xcel Volleyball Performance teams, posting numerous victories and a few...

Polk County volleyballers part of Xcel success at AAU national tourney

A trio of Polk County players were part of standout Xcel Volleyball performances at the 42nd AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships in Orlando. Kristen Hall...

Tireless Hrobak named SAC pitcher of the week

Former Polk County standout Jamie Hrobak was named the South Atlantic Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week for games played Feb. 29-March 6.

Post 250 scores three in the eighth to earn 9-6 win

Tryon Post 250 pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning Monday to hand Rutherford a 9-6 loss in American Legion Junior action in Rutherfordton

College roundup: Marino wins world title; Kropp off to solid start

Polk County graduate Anthony Marino earned a championship as well as a top individual honor at the World Natural Powerlifting Federation championships last weekend in Bordentown, N.J.

Wolverine Basketball Skills Clinic set for June 21-23

The Wolverine Basketball Skills Clinic for boys and girls will be held June 21-23 at Polk County High School

Mazzilli, Brevard teammates may shed hair to help fight cancer

By the end of the day on Dec. 5, the Brevard College baseball team, including former Polk County standout Mark Mazzilli, could be bald.

In new college home, Phipps finds new passion – rowing

Looking for a new challenge, former three-sport standout Sarah Phipps joined the University of North Carolina rowing team this fall as a walk-on. Phipps has spent the fall, which is considered the offseason for college women's rowing, as part of North Carolina's novice team

Polk Rec holding adult basketball league signups

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

11th Annual Ache Around The Lake set for Sept. 17

Even in these sweltering summer temperatures, runners and walkers are in training for the 11th Annual Ache Around the Lake Run/Walk — a benefit for St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation set for Saturday, Sept. 17, at 8 a.m. at Lake Lanier

Twitty invited to Under Armour All-America Camp

Polk County Middle School seventh grader Dakota Twitty has been invited to take part in the Under Armour All-America Camp Series in Atlanta in April

Booker makes outstanding catch to help preserve win

Former Polk County standout Joel Booker has settled into his role as the starting right fielder for the University of Iowa quite well. A...

More than 200 players taking part in Polk Rec youth hoop leagues

The 2015-2016 Polk County Recreation Youth Basketball season is off and running. More than 200 players are taking part in seven different leagues, making up 32 exciting teams.

Allsbrook, HFC Red finish second at state tournament

The Highland Football Club Red Under 17 team, including Polk County senior Jeremy Allsbrook, placed second in the recent North Carolina US Youth Soccer State Cup tournament

Love gets first college goals in Wasps’ big win

Former Polk County standout Ashley Love scored the first two goals of her college career as Emory & Henry handed Hollins a 5-0 defeat last week