Baseball

Polk bats, Harris shine as Wolverines thump Owen

Polk County exploded for six runs in the third inning Tuesday and received a standout pitching performance from Tyler Harris en route to an 11-1 win over Owen in Swannanoa

Foy’s six RBI lead Polk County attack in 17-5 rout of Avery

Zach Foy drove in six runs and Polk County pounded out 16 hits Tuesday en route to a 17-5 rout of Avery in a Western Highlands Conference game in Newland

Mountain Heritage outslugs improving Polk in 9-5 victory

Billy Alm had a postgame message Monday night he made certain that Polk County's baseball team heard. "I told them not to hang their heads,...

Back-and-forth game fails to go Polk’s way thanks to late Madison rally

As if buffeted by the wind whipping through the field all evening, Polk County and Madison played a back-and-forth game with the lead in...

Wolverines hammer ACA to give Alm first victory

Victory number one as Polk County's head baseball coach is in the books for Billy Alm

Wolverines keep battling, but finally fall at Pisgah

Pisgah built a 6-3 lead after two innings Monday, then held off a determined Polk County squad to take a 12-9 victory in a non-conference baseball matchup in Canton

West Henderson pitching checks Polk in 10-0 victory

West Henderson senior Sam Staton held Polk County hitless until the fifth inning Saturday, his effort on the mound helping lift the Falcons to a 10-0 victory over Polk in non-conference baseball action in Mills River

Chilly Polk bats can’t match East Henderson in opening setback

The chill that permeated Polk County's baseball field Thursday night seemed to also wrap itself around the Wolverines' bats

Touch of new mixed with familiar for Polk County baseball, softball

The new eras that begin Wednesday for Polk County's baseball and softball programs certainly have a familiar feel. Head coaches Billy Alm and Jamie Thompson,...

Alm to take over Polk County High baseball program

Billy Alm has been waiting for a chance to lead a high school baseball program since the start of his teaching career. That opportunity has arrived as Alm has been named the new head baseball coach at Polk County High School.

Love of sport, community help drive Stott to success at Polk County

The phone call that changed Ty Stott's life rang his dorm room at USC Spartanburg on an ordinary autumn afternoon. On the other end of the line spoke Jeff Wilson, Polk County High School's head baseball coach at the time but preparing to make a move to lead the Wolverine softball program. Apply for the opening, Wilson said. Come back home to Polk County. And suddenly Stott cared only about the job he never knew he wanted.

NCHSAA adopts new rules for baseball pitch counts

Polk County's next baseball coach will have new rules around pitch counts to deal with when the 2017 season begins

Stott steps down after 21 seasons as Polk County baseball coach

Veteran Polk County coach Ty Stott has decided to step down as the leader of the Wolverines' baseball program after 21 seasons

Photos: 18th Annual Wolverine Baseball Camp

The 18th Annual Wolverine Baseball Camp wrapped up Thursday morning, a warm morning making it an ideal day for sliding practice. Slip and slide, that is.

Edwards, Pickett earn all-WHC baseball selection

Polk County senior J.D. Edwards and freshman Sedric Pickett have been named to the 2016 all-Western Highlands Conference baseball team. Edwards, who plans to play...

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