Basketball

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...

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...

Falcons soar late to top Polk boys

West Henderson pulled away in the fourth quarter Friday to take a 64-55 win over Polk County in non-conference boys basketball action at Polk...

Polk girls dominate West Henderson in 32-point blowout

Polk County delivered a defensive gem Friday night, shutting down West Henderson 51-19 in non-conference girls basketball play at Polk County.The Wolverines (10-8) dominated...

Wolverines top Mountain Heritage to continue climb up conference standings

Two weeks ago, Polk County boys basketball coach Josh McEntire stood in front of his Wolverines, held up a copy of the Western Highlands...

Perimeter pop spurs Mountain Heritage past Polk girls

Polk County threw every defensive look it had in its arsenal Thursday night at undefeated Mountain Heritage. The Cougars found a way past them...

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...

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