Tryon’s Smith among Carolina Junior Tennis players to fare well at local tourney

Tryon's Brook Smith was among a number of Carolina Junior Tennis players who fared well in a USTA tournament on May 10 in Inman. Smith...

Marino qualifies for powerlifting world championship meet

Furman University sophomore Anthony Marino captured a pair of powerlifting titles at the WPNF Palmetto Push/Pull Championships held Sept. 24 at Furman

Tough to say who’s having more fun and learning – kids or counselors –...

Thirty minutes after the close of the first day of the Lady Wolverine Basketball Summer Camp, a large smile remained broadly spread across the...

Polk County Recreation volleyball signups nearing deadline

Signups are ongoing for Polk County Recreation's fall youth volleyball league for girls ages 7-14.

Area motorcyclists fare well at Rockhouse hare scramble

A number of area motorcyclists competed in Sunday's final race of the 2013 Mid East Hare Scramble Series, the Rockhouse in Morganton. Hare scrambles are...

Brown earns all-conference honors with third-place run at CIAA meet

Former Polk County standout Mitchell Brown placed third Thursday in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Cross Country Championship, earning all-CIAA honors in the process

Booker earns honorable mention All-American baseball honor

Polk County native Joel Booker capped a superb sophomore season Wednesday by being named a National Junior College Athletic Association baseball honorable mention All-American. Booker...

PCVC 13s again reach tournament final

Polk County Volleyball Club's 13s squad rolled to a second-place finish Saturday in the SAVL Alliance tournament held at Upward Stars Volleyball Center in Spartanburg.

Polk County Youth Football places three teams in postseason

The regular season came to an end Saturday for Polk County Youth Football, with three of its four teams qualifying for postseason play.

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.

Olympic dreams: Sain hopes passion for rugby could bring chance to don Team USA...

The dream began years ago for Crystal Sain, the idea she could one day compete athletically while wearing American red, white and blue. Back then,...

College roundup: Kropp leading Coker; track alums cross paths

Former Polk County basketball standout Hayley Kropp is off to a solid start in her first season at Coker College

Local martial arts students earn belt promotions

Eleven students received belt promotions during a belt test held Thursday at C&T Martial Arts Academy in Tryon. Each student was required to meet a...

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...

Hrobak expected to lead Brevard College softball in senior season

First-year Brevard College head softball coach Bob Lowe fashions himself as an architect, and he can’t wait to meet the challenge of ushering in a new era of Tornados’ softball head on.