Polk girls win fifth straight, move into third place in WHC

Polk County earned its fifth consecutive win and moved into third place in the Western Highlands Conference, topping Owen 35-26 Friday in girls basketball...

Wolverines hope to be second-half factor in wide-open WHC boys race

As his team reaches midseason, the record is certainly not what Polk County head coach Josh McEntire expected. And while McEntire isn't looking to make...

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.

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.

Avery takes advantage of Polk foul issues to eliminate Wolverines

Avery took advantage of Polk County's late foul trouble to hold on for a 68-57 win over the Wolverines in the opening round of the Western Highlands Conference girls basketball tournament in Newland.

Early drought again stymies Wolverines in loss to Landrum

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.

WHC basketball tourney cancels Thursday games, Polk County out of event

With inclement weather still affecting the area, Western Highlands Conference officials have decided to cancel Thursday's semifinals of the league's postseason basketball tournament. The WHC...

JV basketball roundup: Landrum sweeps boys, girls matchups

Landrum held Polk County to 11 second-half points en route to claiming a 37-26 victory Friday in junior varsity boys basketball action at Landrum. Rustin...

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