Basketball

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...

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...

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