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Polk girls stay close early, but Avery pulls away for conference win

The competitive runs are growing longer for Polk County's young girls basketball team. Now, says head coach Brandy Alm, it's just a matter of improving the fundamentals to continue that growth

Huge first quarter spurs Polk girls to win at Mitchell

Polk County raced to a 17-2 lead at the end of the first period and cruised to a 46-31 victory over Mitchell in Western...

Basketball season arrives as PCHS, PCMS teams open seasons at home

Basketball season arrives in full force Tuesday in Polk County. All of the county's high school and middle school teams will open their 2014-15 schedules...

Wolverines sit 23rd in MaxPreps state 2A girls basketball rankings

Polk County is one of three Western Highlands Conference teams ranked in the top 50 in the state in this week's MaxPreps 2A girls...

Kropp to take talents to Guilford Technical Community College

Wolverine senior Hayley Kropp has commited to play basketball at Guilford Technical Community College and will sign a letter-of-intent with the school.

Polk basketball reschedules first three games; openers now Dec. 2

Polk County's girls and boys basketball regular seasons will get a late start this year as the school announced Monday that the first three...

Slow stretch again plagues Polk boys in conference loss

In all five of its losses, Polk County has had one quarter in which it failed to score at least 10 points while giving up at least 12. It happened Friday night in the second period, Mountain Heritage outscoring the Wolverines 18-7 in the quarter to key a 63-54 Western Highlands Conference victory at Polk.

Polk JV girls blast Brevard in season opener

Polk County's junior varsity girls cruised Monday to a 52-12 win over Brevard in the Wolverines' season opener in Brevard

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.

North Henderson slows down Polk, ends Wolverines’ run

North Henderson relied on tough defense to slow down Polk County and hand the Wolverines a 47-39 loss Wednesday night at North Henderson. In improving...

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...

Wolverines can’t keep pace with Owen offense in WHC setback

Polk County's solid effort Wednesday needed just one more component - points. The Wolverines kept pace with Owen throughout the first half, but ultimately couldn't generate enough offense to stay with the Warhorses in dropping a 59-40 decision in Western Highlands Conference girls basketball action at Polk.

Late scoring drought dooms Polk boys in loss to North Henderson

The tale of Monday's non-conference matchup unfolded in an all-too-familiar fashion for Polk County. In what seemed a repeat of last week's home loss to...

Mitchell thwarts Polk rally, snaps Wolverines’ winning streak

Mitchell hit back-to-back 3-pointers down the stretch to hold off a Polk County rally and earn a 69-61 win Tuesday in Western Highlands Conference...

Polk JV girls basketball: Shields recaps big win over Hendersonville

Note: Polk County girls junior varsity basketball coach Stacey Shields led the Wolverines to a 6-17 record this season, including a thrilling 28-25 win...