The road has been a long, sometimes difficult, one. But Jamal Wheeler's recruiting path now has a destination. The Polk County senior has decided to play basketball next season at Catawba Valley Community College,
Polk County advanced Tuesday to the championship game of the Wells Fargo WNC Holiday Classic Blue Ridge Division, rolling past Southlake Christian 64-37 in a semifinal game at Carolina Day School.
Polk County seniors Jamal Wheeler and Hayley Kropp have been named the Western Highlands Conference boys and girls basketball players of the year. In addition,...
Polk County boys basketball coach Antoni Staley walked out of the dressing room after Wednesday's loss to Rosman, shook his head and exhaled. Not much more needed to be said
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
Polk County High's varsity and junior varsity basketball games slated for Thursday at Mountain Heritage have been postponed due to pending winter weather.
One of the goals that Antoni Staley set in his new role as Polk County High School's boys basketball coach is to grow community interest in the program.
Polk County nearly rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit before falling 47-43 Tuesday to Mitchell in a Western Highlands Conference matchup in Ledger. The Mountaineers...
As regulation stretched into overtime and then double overtime Friday night at Polk County, recent history suggested that the inevitable outcome wasn't going to be what the Wolverines wanted.
Polk County gave head coach Antoni Staley his first win with the program, topping East Henderson 76-59 on Tuesday in non-conference boys basketball action in Flat Rock
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.
Ultimately, the three days of tournament play that Polk County wrapped up Wednesday may yield their biggest benefit somewhere later this season, perhaps even come playoff time. But the championship trophy that the Wolverines claimed at afternoon's end served as quite a nice reward in the meantime.