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Polk County’s Firby eager to represent country as U.S. tetrathlon team member

Sammie Firby paused for a moment - an event that probably doesn't happen very often - studied the ground and quickly thrust her hand...

College roundup: Hrobak finishes season on winning streak for Brevard College

Former Polk County softball standout Jamie Hrobak wrapped up a busy season on a high note for Brevard College.Hrobak won her final eight games...

Joel Booker: Indian Hills success means Division I baseball awaits, majors could come calling

When Joel Booker left Polk County after graduation for Indian Hills Community College in Centerville, Iowa, he had a plan. A well-defined plan."My goal...

Green Creek Archery members fare well at national tournaments

The results are in for the indoor Junior Olympic Archery Development Nationals and the U.S. Indoor Nationals and the Green Creek Archery club fared...

Western Carolina Angels 8U brings home another tournament title

The Polk County-laden Western Carolina Angels 8U baseball squad brought home another tournament championship on Sunday, winning the Beast of the East Super NIT...

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...

Throwback Thursday: 1992 PCHS cheerleaders on parade

In this Throwback Thursday photo, the 1992-93 Polk County High School cheerleaders take part in the annual Homecoming parade through Columbus.Photo taken by Phillip...

Spring college sports update: Fraga among conference leaders for Pembroke State

A number of Polk County High School graduates are now playing at the collegiate level.Here is an update on how some of those former...

Throwback Thursday: Wolverine cheerleaders

Via Angela Odel comes this throwback photo of Wolverine cheerleaders in the gym at Polk Central High School.The cheerleaders, from right to left, are Anita...

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...

Throwback Thursday: Polk County High’s first JV cheerleading squad

Courtesy of Olivia Pleasants Whiteside, we offer a look back at the first junior varsity cheerleading squad at Polk County High School.Pictured are: Stewart Newlin...

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...

Race for the Fallen Columbus 5K full results

Complete results for the Race for the Fallen 5K GLOW Run & Walk, held Saturday, March 1 in Columbus.

Notebook: Waldrop track meet today; Polk falls in baseball opener; Race for the Fallen...

Polk County will open its outdoor track season on Friday with the annual Tony Waldrop Invitational meet, scheduled to start at 4 p.m. at...

Green Creek Archery Club members fare well at Georgia tournament

The Green Creek Archery Club Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) group traveled Feb. 15 to Georgia for their Indoor State Championship tournament and once...