Polk County’s Wells nominated for NFHS Citations award

Polk County High School athletic director Rex Wells has been chosen as North Carolina's nominee for the 2017 National Federation of State High School Associations Citations award, the honor announced earlier this month at the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association State Conference in Wilmington

Wolverine girls win Landrum meet; Justice, Potter shine for Polk boys

Polk County's girls track team began gearing up for the final month of the season on Thursday, winning an eight-team meet held at Landrum

Polk netters close rebuilding season with victory

It's the good news/bad news scenario inherent with any rebuilding season - young players, often newcomers, showing improvement, but the growing skillset not always translating to wins. Polk County boys tennis coach Richard Davis has lived that situation through this season, which made Thursday's 6-1 win over Mountain Heritage in the Wolverines' season finale all the sweeter.

Polk piles up runs in 16-2 thumping of Avery

Two nights after an inning gladly forgotten, Polk County had four of them worth remembering. The Wolverines tallied in every at-bat Thursday, piling up runs in a 16-2 five-inning thumping of Avery in a Western Highlands Conference game at Polk.

Wolverines’ rely on defense, ‘A’ game to stymie Avery

Ashley Scruggs fired a one-hitter and Autumn Owen belted two home runs as Polk County earned its third straight victory, a 5-0 win over Avery in a Western Highlands Conference matchup at Polk

Wolverines cruise into needed break, blank Mountain Heritage

The late arrival of Mountain Heritage offered the only deviation in Polk County's game plan Thursday evening. The Wolverines stuck to their script and cruised to an 8-0 win over the Cougars in a Western Highlands Conference girls soccer match in G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Photos: Polk jayvees crush Avery, continue success

Polk County's junior varsity softball squad continued one of the most successful seasons in the program's history on Thursday, routing Avery 22-2 in a Western Highlands Conference game at Polk

Wolverines ease their way to 6-0 shutout of Avery

A rare full roster and an Avery County team that has struggled this season offered Polk County a welcome easy night Wednesday

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