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New Polk club volleyball program enjoys ‘remarkable’ debut season

The end of Polk County Middle School's volleyball season last fall proved just the beginning of a most interesting venture for a group of...

Team, sponsor openings remain for Polk County Youth Football golf tourney

Polk County Youth Football still has openings for teams and sponsors for its annual fundraising golf tournament. Set for June 20 at Meadowbrook Golf Course,...

Fraga to continue pro career in Frontier League

The Florence Freedom recently announced that infielder Danny Fraga will return to the team for the 2016 season

Solid play in all facets boosts Post 250 to sweep of East Henderson

The pieces are finally falling into place for Polk County's American Legion juniors squad, as East Henderson found out all too well Wednesday night. Post...

Polk 13s volleyball takes second place in Columbia tournament

Polk County Volleyball Club's 13s took second place overall in its class Saturday at the SAVL Mizuno Challenge in Columbia, S.C.

Fraga putting heart and soul into chasing baseball dreams

Daniel Fraga is small in stature but big on heart. So, I promised Daniel Fraga, the 24-year old second baseman for the Florence Freedom, that...

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...

Polk superintendent Miller to lead NCHSAA board of directors

CHAPEL HILL— Dr. Bill Miller, superintendent of Polk County Schools, will serve as president of the North Carolina High School Board of Directors for...

New sport gives Baris chance to run – and ride – her way to...

When Carrie Baris's sister suggested Carrie follow her lead and take up a new sport, one that involved both riding on and running with horses, Carrie wasn't exactly certain whether to stay that course or not.

Fraga, Freedom earn Frontier League playoff berth

Former Polk County standout Danny Fraga and his Florence Freedom wrapped up their regular season Sunday with a 49-47 record, earning a wild card into the Frontier League playoffs.

College roundup: Rimer scores first goal; Overholt fourth in SAC in digs

Polk County graduate Wil Rimer scored the first goal of his college career on Sunday in Emory & Henry's 6-0 win over Valley Forge in the Wasps' home opener

PCYF teams set for first round of playoffs after season finales at Bessemer City

Polk County Youth Football wrapped up its regular season on Saturday, the Wolverines winning one of four games at Bessemer City. The Polk Tiney Mites...

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...

Brevard College planning move to Division III

Brevard College has scheduled a press conference Wednesday to announce that the school plans to transition to its athletics program to Division III. In an email...

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...

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