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Weather forces high school, middle school schedule changes

Winter weather, as seemingly happens every year, has played havoc with local high school and middle school sports schedules, keeping officials constantly monitoring conditions while trying to get the remainder of the current regular season completed.

Avery’s blazing start spoils Polk’s tourney title dreams

Polk County's run at a Western Highlands Conference tourney title fell just short Friday, stymied by Avery's remarkable first-period shooting as the Vikings took a 73-62 win in the tourney championship game in Viking Gym.

Polk girls fall to Mitchell, but continue focus on improvement

The daily mantra for Polk County's girls basketball team is continued improvement, both individually and as a team

Polk County places three on all-WHC basketball squads

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

Polk JV boys head into 2018 on high note with win at East

Polk County's junior varsity boys wrapped up their pre-holiday schedule on Wednesday with a 50-48 win over East Henderson in a non-conference basketball meeting in Flat Rock

Defense, Kropp’s triple-double power Wolverines to win

Polk County's holiday week recipe for success Tuesday night included a healthy serving of defense and a generous portion of Hayley Kropp. Expect the Wolverines to whip that up for a few opponents this season.

Cardinals again get better of Wolverines in border rivalry

Polk County guard Jamal Wheeler had two second-quarter dunks Saturday at Landrum. The first punctuated a 7-0 Polk run to cut Landrum's 21-10 first-quarter lead to 21-17. The second simply dropped a 17-point Cardinal edge to 15 just before halftime.

Family feel, chance to play makes Guilford a good fit for Kropp

Guilford Technical Community College head women's basketball coach Bobby Allison made the drive Wednesday from Greensboro to Polk County for the signing ceremony of Wolverine standout Hayley Kropp

Wolverines fall to Owen, but continue to show signs of progress

As Polk County rolls into the second half of a season where wins have been fleeting, head coach Brandy Alm has asked each player to set a series of goals, looking not only for improvement this season but beginning to build for the 2017-2018 campaign

Hilltoppers spoil home opener for Wolverines

R-S Central spoiled Polk County's home opener on Wednesday, rolling to a 76-39 victory over the Wolverines in a non-conference boys basketball clash

Mountain Heritage sweeps visiting Polk County in WHC basketball action

Mountain Heritage built a 38-12 halftime lead Wednesday and went on to post a 67-22 victory over Polk County in Western Highlands Conference girls basketball play in Burnsville

Kenan, defense carry Polk Middle past Hendersonville Middle

Bre Kenan poured in 20 points Thursday to lead Polk County Middle to a 36-34 win over Hendersonville Middle School in Hendersonville.

Quick start powers Cougars past Wolverines in WHC battle

Mountain Heritage raced to an 11-2 first-quarter lead and held on to that advantage en route to a 73-57 win Monday over Polk County in Burnsville.

Landrum girls build quick lead, pull away to rout Polk

Landrum roared to a 21-4 lead at the end of the first quarter en route to a 64-23 victory Tuesday over Polk County in a non-conference girls basketball matchup in Landrum

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

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