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College roundup: Marino qualifies for world powerlifting meet

Former Polk County standout Anthony Marino is making his mark at the collegiate level in a new sport.

Booker to begin second pro season with Class A Kannapolis

Former Polk County baseball standout Joel Booker will be continuing his professional career close to home. The Chicago White Sox have assigned Booker to their Class A affiliate in the South Atlantic League, the Kannapolis Intimidators

Hrobak earns honorable mention all-conference selection

The South Atlantic Conference softball head coaches have voted junior right-handed pitcher Jamie Hrobak to the all-league honorable mention team. Hrobak, a two-time AstroTurf SAC...

Journey of a lifetime: Harthorne Wingo’s road from Tryon to the NBA and beyond

Harthorne Wingo's life journey brought him from the courts of Polk County to the NBA's New York Knicks and beyond, with a lifetime of challenges to overcome along the way

Fraga, Booker wrap up college seasons with awards

A pair of former Polk County High School baseball standouts recently earned postseason recognition at the collegiate level. Danny Fraga wrapped up his career at...

Ex-PCHS trio helps Brevard battle Presbyterian

A trio of former Polk County Wolverines helped Brevard College give Presbyterian a tough battle before the Blue Hose pulled away late for a...

New summer program offers local youth a chance to learn competitive swimming

As Cary Davenport watched the Spartanburg Summer Swim League in recent years, he began musing how well a competitive swimming program would be received...

Polk County Volleyball Club 15U, 16U teams end season with Dixie Classic titles

Polk County Volleyball Club's high school teams closed their 2018 spring season Sunday with a pair of tournament championships while PCVC's youngest clubs earned bracket titles

Green Creek Archery members bring home four state titles

The Green Creek Archery Club is now home to four state champions. As the indoor archery season neared its end, the team traveled to the...

Family hopes Friday’s free tennis clinic is start of growing sport in Polk County

Dr. Angela Heider and her family of four would love to see the tennis community grow and prosper in Polk County. And they hope the free clinic they have planned for Friday will help fuel that grassroots effort.

Kropp to continue basketball career at Coker

The coach she could no longer play for and the coach she could possibly play for helped Hayley Kropp determine her college basketball future

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

Lady Wolverines travel squad takes second in opening tourney

The Lady Wolverines travel basketball squad finished second this weekend in the Big Time's 2nd Annual Hard Wood Classic tournament in Asheville

Area roundup: Polk 9/10 all-stars battle, but fall to Rutherford in elimination game

The Polk County 9/10 all-stars battled hard Monday but were eliminated from the District 1 tournament with a 16-6 loss to Rutherford at Honeysuckle...

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...

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