Journey of a lifetime: Harthorne Wingo’s road from Tryon to the NBA and beyond

Harthorne Wingo's life journey brought him from the courts of Polk County to the NBA's New York Knicks and beyond, with a lifetime of challenges to overcome along the way

PCYF’s Weaver earns defensive MVP honors at Battle of the Borders

Polk County Middle School seventh grader Angus Weaver was named North Carolina's top defensive player in Saturday's Battle of the Borders youth football game in Mathews

2017 review: The top 10 most-read stories

2017 proved a year of change for the United States and much of the world. The same held true for Polk County athletics

Charles, teammates capture 2017 Carolinas Cup

Veteran Polk County soccer coach Lennox Charles contributed to a trophy-winning performance earlier this month - as a player

College roundup: Kropp leading Coker; track alums cross paths

Former Polk County basketball standout Hayley Kropp is off to a solid start in her first season at Coker College

Family hopes Friday’s free tennis clinic is start of growing sport in Polk County

Dr. Angela Heider and her family of four would love to see the tennis community grow and prosper in Polk County. And they hope the free clinic they have planned for Friday will help fuel that grassroots effort.

PCYF 11-12-year-olds roll to undefeated season, MACAYF championship

Polk County Youth Football's 11 and 12-year old team ended a dominant season in style on Saturday

Twitty earns spot on USA South all-conference squad

Former Polk County standout D.J. Twitty was one of five Methodist College football players recognized by the USA South on Thursday as the conference released its 2018 postseason awards

Free tennis clinic for all ages set for November 24

A free tennis clinic for players of all ages and abilities will be held November 24 at 10 a.m. at Polk County High School

Fall, winter sports keeping things busy at Polk County Parks and Recreation

The end of fall sports and the pending arrival of the winter sports season makes for a busy time for Polk County Parks and Recreation

College roundup: Rimer, Love boosting Emory & Henry soccer; Overholt posts 1,000th dig

Returning from a year's layoff due to injury, Wil Rimer has become a key contributor for Emory & Henry's men's soccer team

Booker, Fraga getting taste of postseason baseball

Former Polk County standouts Joel Booker and Danny Fraga are getting a taste of professional postseason baseball in their respective minor leagues

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

Polk County Parks and Rec opens youth volleyball registration

Polk County Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the 2017 fall volleyball season, with three leagues available for girls between the ages of 7 and 15

Polk County trio chosen for Youth Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas games

A trio of Polk County football players have been chosen to participate in games sponsored by the Youth Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in December