Basketball

Wolverines thump Landrum to maintain unbeaten start

Polk County built a 14-point lead at the end of the first period and went on to rout Landrum, 56-35, in girls basketball action...

Kropp helps lead Polk County back from huge deficit, stay unbeaten

A defensive tweak here, a lot of Hayley Kropp there and Polk County turned a huge first-half deficit into its latest victory. The Wolverines overcame a 29-13...

Wolverines fall at Landrum in flurry of whistles, Cardinal points

Three minutes into Polk County's boys basketball clash with Landrum on Friday, the two teams had already been whistled for 12 fouls, a technical...

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...

High school hoops: Polk girls rout Chase, Wolverine boys stumble

Polk County dominated Chase from start to finish Wednesday night, building a 49-7 halftime lead en route to a 74-12 win in non-conference girls...

Mix of new, familiar faces lead Polk to win in Alm’s varsity debut

What the mix of old and new faces on the court did Tuesday night left the new face on Polk County's bench sporting a...

Brevard, shooting woes spoil Wolverines’ season opener in 61-58 setback

Down the stretch Tuesday, Brevard finally found its outside shooting touch. Polk County, meanwhile, never quite hit its groove on the closer stuff. And that proved...

JV basketball roundup: Brevard sweeps Polk

Brevard built a late cushion and held on to defeat Polk County 37-30 in boys junior varsity basketball action on Tuesday at Polk County. Brett...

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...

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...

McEntire happy with play of young Wolverines at Franklin scrimmage

With much of his varsity squad still playing football, Polk County head boys basketball coach Josh McEntire still got a first look at his...

Alm pleased with lone preseason outing for Polk County girls hoops squad

New Polk County head girls basketball coach Brandy Alm got a preseason look Tuesday night at her Wolverines against outside competition. She liked what she saw. Polk...

Polk school board approves basketball hires for middle school, high school

A handful of basketball coaching changes for the upcoming season were officially approved Monday night by the Polk County Board of Education. New junior varsity...

NCHSAA moves all basketball title games to Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL—Commissioner Davis Whitfield of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association confirmed today that the eight NCHSAA basketball championship games culminating the 2014-15...

Western Regional basketball tourney moves to Winston-Salem

CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced its two regional basketball tournament sites for the 2014-15 season. The Eastern Regional event will once again be played...

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