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
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 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
A trio of Polk County basketball players have earned all-Western Highlands Conference honors
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 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
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.
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
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
The bright spots are becoming more frequent for Polk County head girls basketball coach Brandy Alm
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.
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.
North Buncombe quickly landed the knockout blow Tuesday to Polk County's hopes for a second straight victory