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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...

PCYF PeeWees capture another Super Bowl title

The Polk County Youth Football PeeWees remained league champions Saturday night, successfully defending their Mid-Atlantic Carolinas American Youth Football & Cheer Conference title with a...

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...

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

Polk County Recreation opens youth soccer signups

Polk County Recreation has begun accepting signups for its fall youth soccer season

Tireless Hrobak strikes out 22 in doubleheader sweep

Jamie Hrobak turned in arguably the most dominant pitching performance of her storied career to lead Brevard to a doubleheader sweep over Converse on...

Local players help Angels 12U, 9U squads shine in Gaffney tourneys

The Western Carolina Angels 9U squad, with six Polk County players on its roster, placed second last weekend in the Spring Showdown baseball tournament...

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.

Kropp, Guilford Tech set sights on national championship

Hayley Kropp admits that among the adjustments she's had to make in her first season of college basketball is relearning the joy of winning on a regular basis

Polk Recreation begins signups for youth baseball, softball

Polk County Recreation has begun holding signups for its spring youth baseball and softball leagues. Leagues are available for players ages 4-14. It marks the...

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

Video: Kocher competes in national horse show

Polk County High junior Emily Kocher competed Saturday in the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, Pa. Below is video of Kocher's ride in the...

A ‘bittersweet’ farewell for Bill Miller

Superintendent Bill Miller talks about his final days before retirement, his love for Polk County Schools and what's next in his life and career

Fraga to continue pro career in Frontier League

The Florence Freedom recently announced that infielder Danny Fraga will return to the team for the 2016 season

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.

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