Basketball

Early surge lifts Reynolds past Polk girls

There was good news late Wednesday for Polk County's girls basketball squad, which proved a relief after a start to the night the team...

High school basketball roundup: Avery sweeps Polk

Avery's boys and girls basketball squads maintained their unbeaten Western Highlands Conference records Tuesday with wins over Polk County in WHC action in Newland.The...

Defense shines, but Polk boys find offense fleeting in loss to Mitchell

Perhaps the two weeks of downtime for Polk County's boys basketball squad wasn't such a good thing.Picking up its first win of the season...

Wolverines withstand Mitchell rally to earn first conference victory

Polk County head girls basketball coach Brandy Alm exhaled a huge sigh of relief after Friday's win over Mitchell - for many reasons.The Wolverines...

Polk County hosts Mitchell as holiday basketball break comes to an end

The holiday break comes to an end Friday night for Polk County's basketball teams, the Wolverines hosting Mitchell in Western Highlands Conference action.Junior varsity...

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...

Undefeated Cougars fend off Wolverines in WHC girls battle

Mountain Heritage built a 16-point lead at the end of three quarters, then fought off a Polk County rally to earn a 56-48 victory...

Wheeler carries Polk County to first win of season at Mountain Heritage

Jamal Wheeler scored a season-high 30 points Friday and hit two key free throws in the final seconds to lift Polk County to its...

Polk County-Brevard basketball games set for Dec. 22 postponed

Polk County's final pre-Christmas basketball games at Brevard, set for Dec. 22, have been postponed until a date to be determined.The Wolverines will now...

Wolverines hampered by point guard problems in key stretch of loss to East Henderson

A point without a point made it hard Wednesday for Polk County to score any points.Threatening to climb back into the game in the...

JV roundup: Polk girls top East for second straight victory

Polk County's junior varsity basketball squad earned its second straight win Wednesday night, handing East Henderson a 27-20 setback at Polk County.The Wolverines (3-4)...

Polk girls smother Eagles in defensive masterpiece

For a coach who constantly preaches the value of defense, Wednesday could not have been a more rewarding evening for Brandy Alm.Polk County turned...

Polk County boys fall in defensive tussle at T.C. Roberson

T.C. Roberson built a seven-point halftime lead, then held off Polk County down the stretch Tuesday to earn a 49-45 win in non-conference basketball...

Wolverine girls nip T.C. Roberson for road win

Kara Overholt scored 18 points to lead Polk Count to a 46-44 win Tuesday night in non-conference basketball action in Skyland.Improving to 5-2 overall,...

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...

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