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Kropp’s big night leads Polk to victory in conference opener

Hayley Kropp poured in a career-high 33 points Friday to lead Polk County to a 50-48 win over Madison in the Western Highlands Conference opener for both teams in Marshall.

Final seconds go against Polk this time as Owen ekes out win

Owen used a three-point play with 1.7 seconds remaining Wednesday to earn a 75-74 win over Polk County in a key Western Highlands Conference...

Flashes of potential, home crowd highlights for Polk in opening setback

The scoreboard didn't reflect it at night's end, but Polk County head boys basketball coach Antoni Staley saw much he liked in Tuesday's season opener with East Henderson

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.

East Henderson girls stay perfect, top Polk County

There will be a few rough days filled with lessons ahead for Polk County's young girls basketball team. Tuesday night served as one of them.

Wolverine Alumni Basketball Game set for Saturday

Former Polk County High School basketball standouts will again return to the court for the 3rd Annual Wolverine Alumni Basketball Game, set for Saturday at PCHS

Wolverines fall in OT despite Wheeler’s 44 points

Cosby (Tenn.) outscored Polk County 10-5 during overtime Tuesday, enabling the Eagles to take an 88-83 win in the consolation round of the Holidays on the Hardwood basketball tournament in Cherokee.

Avery takes advantage of Polk foul issues to eliminate Wolverines

Avery took advantage of Polk County's late foul trouble to hold on for a 68-57 win over the Wolverines in the opening round of the Western Highlands Conference girls basketball tournament in Newland.

Mountaineers fend off late Wolverine rally for 64-60 win

Antoni Staley doesn't want to hear anything about moral victories. But the first-year Polk County head coach admitted that there were a lot of positives to be found in the Wolverines' 64-60 loss Friday to Mitchell in a Western Highlands Conference game at Polk.

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

Undefeated East Henderson tops Polk in final pre-holiday tilt

Undefeated East Henderson pulled away Wednesday for a 53-35 victory over Polk County in a non-conference girls basketball clash in Flat Rock

Wheeler scores 1,000th career point in season opener

Polk County senior Jamal Wheeler scored his 1,000th career point Tuesday in the Wolverines' 48-39 loss to East Henderson.

Polk girls slow Hendersonville inside play to pull away late

Hurt inside by Hendersonville's Tiara Gary for three quarters, Polk County shut down Gary in the fourth and pulled away for a 51-37 win over the winless Bearcats in a Western Highlands Conference battle.

Kropp to take talents to Guilford Technical Community College

Wolverine senior Hayley Kropp has commited to play basketball at Guilford Technical Community College and will sign a letter-of-intent with the school.

Balanced attack carries Polk JV girls past Owen

Polk County used a balanced scoring attack Wednesday to earn its second win of the season, downing Owen 32-17 in a junior varsity girls basketball battle at Polk