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MLB draft: Dream come true could mean big decision for Booker

Joel Booker has a chance - a very good chance - to make Polk County history this week. And possibly take the first step toward...

Polk County collegiate athletes: Building the list

More than two dozen Polk County graduates are scheduled to play college sports in the upcoming academic year.

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

Polk County Volleyball Club teams all crack top 10 at SAVL Classic

Polk County Volleyball Club's 16U squad earned fifth place Sunday in the SAVL Alliance Classic tournament, held in Spartanburg

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...

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, 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

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...

Brevard College planning move to Division III

Brevard College has scheduled a press conference Wednesday to announce that the school plans to transition to its athletics program to Division III. In an email...