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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...
Jason Gilmer

Former TDB, Herald-Journal writer pens prep football book well worth a read

Jason Gilmer began his journalism career at The Tryon Daily Bulletin, covering Polk County news before heading back to his native Spartanburg County to...

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...

College roundup: Littlejohn helps lead Catawba to win; Ruff bound for national tournament

A look at how former Polk County High School athletes performed last week at the college level:- Cary Littlejohn rushed for 86 yards on...

PCYF Mitey Mites, PeeWees earn chance to defend league championships

A pair of Polk County Youth Football programs will have a shot at defending their Mid-Atlantic Carolinas American Youth Football & Cheer Conference championships.The...

Local trio wraps up Classic soccer season

A trio of Polk County Middle School students recently wrapped up the fall soccer season with the U13 Classic team of the Hendersonville Youth...

College roundup: Former Wolverines faring well on football, soccer fields

An update on former Polk County players now playing college sports and their recent activity:- Cary Littlejohn rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown...

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...

Three PCYF squads earn playoff berths

A trio of Polk County Youth Football squads advanced to the Mid-Atlantic Carolinas American Youth Football & Cheer Conference playoffs, with two of the...

Saturday roundup: Overholt breaks long TD run for Brevard College

Former Polk County standout Andre Overholt scored on a 79-yard run and finished with 256 all-purpose yards in Brevard College's 43-24 loss to Wingate...

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