Beginning her second season as Polk County's head girls basketball coach, Brandy Alm positively glows when she talks about the program's future. Which is a good thing, given how much that future will be on display this season.
Throughout its 0-10 start this season, Polk County's girls basketball team has never stopped working hard in practice or games, according to head coach Brandy Alm. All of that effort finally delivered dividends on Friday.
Mitchell took advantage of Polk County's second quarter struggles Tuesday en route to a 79-61 win over the Wolverines in Western Highlands Conference basketball action in Ledger.
Cold outside, cold inside Tuesday for Polk County's boys basketball team. The Wolverines never found any type of offensive rhythm at Hendersonville, dropping a 63-37 loss to the Bearcats in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Since being named Polk County's head boys basketball coach in May, Antoni Staley has been putting together a puzzle, piece by piece
Avery extended its Western Highlands Conference winning streak to 50 games on Friday with a 76-48 win over Polk County in boys basketball action at Polk
In all five of its losses, Polk County has had one quarter in which it failed to score at least 10 points while giving up at least 12. It happened Friday night in the second period, Mountain Heritage outscoring the Wolverines 18-7 in the quarter to key a 63-54 Western Highlands Conference victory at Polk.
It hasn't been the best of starts this season for Polk County's girls basketball team, but head coach Brandy Alm says she wouldn't trade the team for any other.
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 outcome Tuesday wasn't what Polk County boys basketball coach Josh McEntire wanted. But the effort and defensive pressure the Wolverines displayed were exactly what McEntire hoped to see.