Polk girls basketball 2015-2016: Kropp, Owen and bevy of new faces

´╗┐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.

Vikings power past Wolverines in WHC battle

Avery wasted no time Tuesday showing why the Vikings are considered one of the state's top 1A teams this season.

Kropp named All-Area player of the year

Polk County senior Hayley Kropp has been named the Times-News All-Area girls basketball player of the year for the second straight year. Kropp led Western...

Hard work pays off for Polk girls in rout of Thomas Jefferson

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.

Bolstered Mountaineers pull away from Polk for WHC win

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.

Chilly night hampers Wolverines in loss to Bearcats

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.

Wolverines, Staley ready to see results of offseason, off-court work

Since being named Polk County's head boys basketball coach in May, Antoni Staley has been putting together a puzzle, piece by piece

Avery tops Polk, extends WHC winning streak to 50 games

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

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