Basketball

Madison girls hold off pesky Polk, 57-46

Polk County refused to let Madison pull away Tuesday night, but the Patriots still held on for a 57-46 win over the Wolverines in...

Polk County’s Kropp honored as NCHSAA performer of the week

Polk County junior Hayley Kropp and South Rowan senior Cassidy Chipman of South Rowan are among the winners of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel with Subway® Restaurants.

Polk County shuffles basketball schedule for rest of week

With possible inclement weather in the forecast for higher elevations on Friday night, Polk County has modified its basketball schedule for the remainder of...

Polk boys continue hot streak, earn key win at Madison

A year ago, Polk County had a chance to earn a rare win at Madison but lost a late lead and fell in overtime,...

Wheeler sets school scoring record in leading Polk to OT win at Hendersonville

On a record-setting night for Jamal Wheeler, Polk County moved itself firmly into the Western Highlands Conference playoff picture.Wheeler scored a school-record 40 points,...

Huge first quarter carries Wolverine girls to win at Hendersonville

Polk County roared to a 19-2 lead Friday and went on to hand Hendersonville a 47-34 defeat in Western Highlands Conference girls basketball action...

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...

JV basketball roundup: Polk girls cruise to first league win, boys fall to Owen

Polk County's junior varsity girls opened a 27-12 halftime lead Wednesday and rolled to a 44-28 victory over Owen in action at Polk County.Karli...

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...

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...

North’s Petree drills 3-pointer in final seconds to upend Polk girls

In the wake of Monday's last-second loss to North Henderson, Polk County head coach Brandy Alm said the experience would likely benefit the Wolverines...

Edwards’ heroics lift Polk County JV boys to thrilling win

Wilson Edwards made three key plays in the final seconds Monday, including the game-winning free throw, to lift Polk County's junior varsity boys to...

Family feel part of the first-half fun for Alm, Wolverines

For first-year Polk County girls basketball coach Brandy Alm, the opening half of the 2014-15 season has felt like a family affair.Not just because...

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...

Rockets fire late to spoil solid Polk County effort

For nearly three quarters Wednesday night, Polk County looked nothing like a one-win team. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, A.C. Reynolds looked nothing like a...

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