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R-S Central hands Wolverine girls a road setback

R-S Central handed Polk County a 54-42 setback Wednesday night in a non-conference girls basketball clash in Rutherfordton

Competitive conference play highlights season for Polk JV girls

A 44-39 loss Monday night in its season finale didn't deter from what has been a successful season for Polk County's junior varsity girls basketball squad

PCHS modifies basketball schedule for week ahead

Polk County High School has announced changes to its basketball schedule for the week of Dec. 18

Conference opener arrives for Polk basketball squads

Polk County's varsity basketball programs take the next step in their season journey on Friday, traveling to Madison for the start of their Western Highlands Conference schedule.

Basketball roundup: Madison tops Polk in foul-filled conference opener

Polk County had nearly as much trouble keeping five healthy bodies on the floor Friday as the Wolverines did trying to top Madison

Defensive focus helps Polk girls stymie Owen for conference win

Two nights after seeing a 10-point fourth-quarter lead slip away against North Henderson, Polk County made certain there would be no repeat against Owen. A...

State 2A girls basketball playoffs: Polk County to face Newton-Conover in opener

Polk County's girls will hit the road for the start of the 2A playoffs, traveling to Newton-Conover for Tuesday's first-round action, according to unofficial...

PCHS basketball roundup: Mountain Heritage girls extend league dominance

Mountain Heritage extended its Western Highlands Conference winning streak to 48 games Tuesday with a 79-42 win over Polk County in WHC girls basketball action in Burnsville

Polk races away from Hendersonville in regular-season finale

Polk County finally found its stride Tuesday night and ran all over Hendersonville. The Wolverines outscored the Bearcats 30-8 over the game's final 12 minutes, pulling away for a 59-37 win in Western Highlands Conference action and the regular-season finale for both teams.

Patriots’ fourth-quarter flurry too much for Wolverines in WHC opener

Save for a four-minute stretch of the fourth quarter, Polk County more than held its own Friday with Madison. That stretch, though, proved fatal for...

1,000 points: Milestone moment one of joy, relief for Kropp

NEWTON - Hayley Kropp may never have been so happy to see a jump shot fall. Kropp entered Tuesday's first-round 2A playoff game at Newton-Conover...

Mitchell bounces Polk girls, boys from WHC tournament

Polk County's basketball season came to an end Monday night as Mitchell swept the Wolverine girls and boys in the opening round of the Western Highlands Conference tournament in Bakersville

Wolverine basketball teams swept at Hendersonville

Polk County's basketball teams suffered a long evening Friday in Hendersonville, dropping all four games to the host Bearcats in Western Highlands Conference play. The...

Wolverine boys back in WHC playoff chase with victory over Owen

At times Wednesday night, it felt like a free-throw shooting contest had broken out at Polk County rather than a boys basketball game. Which didn't...

Polk County greats step on court and back in time

You couldn't throw a bounce pass Saturday night at Polk County High School without hitting a standout from the school's basketball history. Hayley Kropp checked...