One season into his college athletic career, Mitchell Brown decided his future needed to look a bit more like his past. Thus the former Polk County standout is leaving Winston-Salem State, where he had a successful freshman cross country season, and transferring to Gardner-Webb, where he will be part of the Bulldogs' cross country and track and field programs.
Freshman Sean Doyle had the fastest 800-meter run of his college career to date during the Duke Invitational held Friday and Saturday at Duke University
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
Polk County Volleyball Club showed Sunday why the future continues to be bright for the sport in the area
A lot of hardware given out at the 2017 Western North Carolina Wildlife District 9 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament remained in Polk County
Kings Mountain earned a 6-2 win Wednesday over Polk County in a non-conference boys tennis match in Kings Mountain
St. Louis Community College spoiled the national title hopes of Hayley Kropp and her Guilford Technical Community College teammates on Tuesday, handing the Lady Titans a 74-59 defeat in the opening round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Women's Basketball Championship in Harrison, Ark.
The 49er Classic track and field meet at UNC Charlotte this weekend turned into a reunion for former Polk County High School athletes