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Turkey Trot runners enjoy beautiful weather, course

A beautiful venue, spectacular weather and a great cause brought more than 50 racers out Friday to Bright's Creek for the 3rd Annual Turkey Trot 1 Mile Fun Run and 5K Run

Booker eager to get first taste of College World Series

Joel Booker hasn't produced the statistics he hoped for in his first season as an Iowa Hawkeye. But that's about the only negative at...

Noel, Ellender take top honors in Coon Dog Day 5K

Alex Noel and Elle Ellender captured the male and female division titles at the Coon Dog Day 5K on Saturday in Saluda. Noel finished the...

MLB Draft: His name called or not, Fraga ready for shot at pro career

Daniel Fraga may have a bevy of All-American awards with which to remember his senior season at UNC Pembroke, but what the former Polk County...

Registration period open for Polk County Parks and Recreation youth basketball

Registration for Polk County Parks and Recreation's 2016-2017 youth basketball season is currently open

Polk County Youth Football ready to kick off season

High school football season arrives Friday night in Polk County, but its future will be on display beginning late Saturday morning. Polk County Youth Football...

Philpott determined to be part of Western Carolina football renaissance

State champion wrestler, all-state offensive lineman, conference lineman of the year - athletic success became a way of life for Tyler Philpott while at...

PCHS student wins as Race for the Fallen 5K lights up Columbus night

Mitchell Brown decided to take up running slightly more than a year ago. It has proven to be a good decision. The Polk County High...

Brevard’s Ollis earns second-team all-conference honor

Five Brevard College football players, including former Polk County standout Jordan Ollis, were named all-South Atlantic Conference for their performances during the 2014 season. Senior inside...

Western Carolina Angels 8U squad helping build next generation of Polk standouts

Polk County's next generation of baseball standouts is already beginning to accumulate trophies in 2014. The Western Carolina Angels 8U team, with half its roster...

Lady Wolverine travel squad takes second in Asheville tourney

The Lady Wolverine travel basketball squad placed second last weekend in a tournament in Asheville. The team, comprised largely of sixth graders, dominated sixth grade...

Weekend college roundup: Overholt scores in Brevard loss

A look at how Polk County natives now playing various sports at the college level fared over the weekend. If you know of an...

Frazier ready to eat his catch after final day of College Bassmaster tournament

Polk County's Alex Frazier and fishing partner Austin Neary spent practice sessions leading up to the 2015 Bassmaster Carhartt College National Championship & Classic devising a plan for the first two days of competition. And then water levels on Lake DuBay in Stevens Point, Wisc. dropped almost a foot between those practices and the first day of competition, wrecking the pair's plans.

MLB Draft: Fraga, Booker go undrafted as 2014 selection process ends

The 2014 Major League Baseball draft came to an end Saturday without the names of two former Polk County High School standouts being called. Neither...

Runners enjoy Bright’s Creek Turkey Trot, help PCHS track teams

A number of enthusiastic "Turkey Trotters" trekked around Bright's Creek Golf and Equestrian Center Saturday for the first annual Turkey Trot 5K and one-mile Fun Run. Nate...

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