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Thursday notebook: Skiers win; Ollis reception tonight; middle school home finale; rec basketball update

Polk County ski and snowboard team members earned a pair of medals Wednesday in the second race of the season at Cataloochee Ski Area.Hayden...

Polk County Recreation youth basketball Jan. 11 scores

A roundup of Polk County Recreation Department youth basketball scores for games played on Jan. 11.League standings can be found as follows: 3rd/4th grade...

Lenoir-Rhyne coaching change means another adjustment for Philpott

It may be the offseason, but a football year unlike any other for Polk County graduate Alec Philpott took another new direction last week.The...

Western Carolina Angels 16U squad merging with South Carolina group

The Western Carolina Angels 16U showcase baseball team is very excited to announce that it has accepted the opportunity to become part of the...

Polk County Recreation offering signups for girls volleyball league

The Polk County Recreation Department will hold girls' volleyball registration through January 31.Two leagues will be offered for girls ages 7-9 and 10-14. The season...

Xcel volleyball weekend roundup: Polk Middle foursome leads team to tourney title

With four Polk County Middle School players leading the way, the XCel Volleyball 14X Select squad captured first place in its age division in...

Gallery: Local martial arts students earn black belts

A trio of students at a local martial arts school spent Saturday afternoon demonstrating several years' worth of knowledge as part of their examination...

Polk youth squads take second place in Battle in Rocky Top tourney

Though they didn't claim a championship, Polk County Youth Football's two entrants in the Battle in Rocky Top in Knoxville still had plenty of...

PCYF squads advance in Battle of Rocky Top tourney

Polk County Youth Football enjoyed a top-notch first day at The Battle of Rocky Top.The PCYF Mitey Mites and PeeWees each won twice Saturday,...

Friday notes: Polk Middle girls win scrimmage, Ruff and CVCC fall at nationals, PCYF...

Polk County Middle School's girls basketball squad wrapped up its preseason schedule on Thursday with a 47-22 scrimmage victory over Apple Valley at PCMS.Both...

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...

Weaver, Arledge win Tryon Half Marathon titles

Josey Weaver is finding his stride this fall in Polk County.Weaver, a resident of Weaverville, won the Tryon Half Marathon on Saturday, finishing some...

Polk County grads Ollis, Overholt have put the O in Brevard College offense

Andre Overholt has, all in all, enjoyed having fellow Polk County High graduate Jordan Ollis join him in the backfield at Brevard College."It's been...

PCYF PeeWees capture another Super Bowl title

The Polk County Youth Football PeeWees remained league champions Saturday night, successfully defending their Mid-Atlantic Carolinas American Youth Football & Cheer Conference title with a...

Polk youth footballers hope to continue tradition of Super Bowl success

For some of Polk County Youth Football's PeeWees, Saturday's Mid-Atlantic Carolinas American Youth Football & Cheer Conference championship game will mark their fifth straight...

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