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Former Wolverines again gather for alumni basketball game

Their jerseys read Tryon and Polk Central, but the basketball players gathered Friday night at Polk County High School shared a common bond - former Wolverines

Wolverine Alumni Basketball Game set to tip off on Friday

A rousing success in its debut, the Wolverine Alumni Basketball Game is set to once again reunite standouts from Polk County's basketball past

Polk’s Staley to offer basketball skills workouts throughout summer

Polk County head boys basketball coach Antoni Staley will offer basketball skills workout sessions for boys and girls in grades 9-12 (as of next school year) throughout the summer

Polk County places three on all-WHC basketball squads

A trio of Polk County basketball players have earned all-Western Highlands Conference honors

Basketball roundup: Season ends for Wolverine squads in WHC tourney

Avery opened a 41-6 halftime lead and went on to hand Polk County a 73-35 loss in the opening round of the Western Highlands Conference girls basketball tournament in Newland

Polk boys rout Madison in finale; WHC tourney pairings set for Wolverine squads

Polk County's boys traveled to Marshall on Wednesday night and spoiled the Patriots' regular-season home finale, handing Madison a 70-49 loss in Western Highlands Conference play

Polk girls dominate from start to finish in home finale

On one early possession Tuesday night, Polk County passed the ball around the perimeter, pushed it inside, then kicked it back out for an Autumn Owen 3-pointer from the perimeter. It's the type of ball movement that head coach Brandy Alm has been preaching all season - and it paid off nicely for the Wolverines.

Things most foul haunt Polk County in loss to Hendersonville

The little things - those cursed little things that basketball coaches can't stand to see ignored - proved a big factor in Polk County's 68-63 loss Tuesday to Hendersonville

Basketball roundup: Polk JV girls top Owen, Warhorse varsity sweeps play

Hannah Henderson hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds Friday to clinch Polk County's 31-28 win over Owen in junior varsity girls basketball action in Swannanoa

Second-quarter run enough for No. 3 Landrum girls to stop Polk

The bright spots are becoming more frequent for Polk County head girls basketball coach Brandy Alm

Early drought again stymies Wolverines in loss to Landrum

The early-quarter blues again left Polk County seeing red Wednesday night. It has become a pattern this season for the Wolverines, a first-half stretch in which shots won't fall and the opponent builds a large lead. Landrum took advantage of that trend Wednesday to build a 24-point halftime edge, key to an 89-71 win over Polk County in a non-conference battle at Polk.

Polk girls left frustrated after close loss to North Buncombe

Playing well and nearly upsetting 3A North Buncombe were of little consoliation Tuesday night for Polk County's girls basketball team. That the Wolverines were so close to a win left frustration as the reigning emotion of the evening.

Guerrero helps lead Polk JV girls to victory

Polk County's girls junior varsity earned its third win of the season on Tuesday, nipping North Buncombe 30-28 in a non-conference game at Polk

Black Hawks jump on Wolverines early, post non-conference win

North Buncombe quickly landed the knockout blow Tuesday to Polk County's hopes for a second straight victory

Wolverines battle back to top Brevard in overtime

Amir Gary launched the overtime 3-pointer that would doom Brevard, got knocked flat on his back after doing so, immediately hopped up and looked to play defense. In many ways, it was a microcosm of Polk County's season.

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