Home High School Basketball


Wolverines to host three-team boys scrimmage

Polk County boys basketball fans can get their first look at this year's Wolverines during a three-team scrimmage Wednesday at Polk County.

Kropp sets school record, but Avery pulls away late for win

Despite a record-setting night by senior Hayley Kropp, Polk County's fourth-quarter rally ran out of steam.

Wheeler set for Saturday’s Blue-White game

Polk County’s Jamal Wheeler will compete with some of the area's top senior basketball players in Saturday's Blue-White All-Star Game.

Mitchell scoring flurries prove too much for Polk to overcome

Midway through the second quarter of Friday's fifth place game at the Knights Christmas Tournament, Polk County had a 10-point lead, momentum and perhaps thoughts of a two-game winning streak heading into 2017

Mix of experience, freshmen bolsters turnaround hopes for Polk girls

For a team that didn't graduate a single senior last season, Polk County's girls basketball program has a lot of newness hanging around

JV roundup: Mitchell sweeps past Polk in girls, boys play

Mitchell broke open a close game at the half Friday to take a 33-23 win over Polk County in girls junior varsity basketball action at Polk County

Landrum pulls away late to top Polk, 69-53

Three games in four nights, not to mention a very good Landrum team, finally took a toll Friday on Polk County.

Polk pressure too much for Mitchell in WHC victory

It wasn't quite the kitchen sink approach, but Polk County still gave Mitchell a handful of different defensive looks Tuesday night. Nearly all of them worked.

Finding point production will be key for young Wolverines

It may be the toughest rebuilding job to replace one player that Polk County girls basketball coach Brandy Alm will ever perform

Basketball roundup: Mitchell sweeps visiting Wolverines

Polk County gave Mitchell much more of a test than perhaps the Mountaineers expected before falling 56-42 in a foul-filled Western Highlands Conference girls...

Polk girls finish strong to pick up first win of the season

Amid the roller coaster ride that served as Polk County's 55-49 win over Highland Tech on Tuesday, Wolverine head coach Brandy Alm offered a brief, but fiery halftime speech to her team

Basketball roundup: Mountain Heritage sweeps past Polk County

Mountain Heritage showed Thursday why the Cougars are considered a threat to make a deep run in the 2A boys basketball playoffs, rolling to a 75-34 Western Highlands Conference win over Polk County

Polk girls drop non-conference decision at Reynolds

Polk County dropped a tough 60-42 decision Wednesday to A.C. Reynolds in non-conference girls basketball action in Asheville.

Queen of the court: Kropp has put forth her case as the best Wolverine...

All Hayley Kropp ever wanted to be is the best basketball player in Polk County history

Huge first quarter too much for Polk to overcome in loss to Reynolds

An explosive first quarter powered A.C. Reynolds to an 88-51 win over Polk County in a non-conference boys basketball battle on Monday at Polk