Basketball

Blue Devils down Polk girls in non-conference matchup

Brevard held Polk County to two points in an eight-minute span Saturday and went on to take a 63-36 win over the Wolverines in non-conference girls basketball action at Polk

Polk girls stay close early, but Avery pulls away for conference win

The competitive runs are growing longer for Polk County's young girls basketball team. Now, says head coach Brandy Alm, it's just a matter of improving the fundamentals to continue that growth

Avery tops Polk, extends WHC winning streak to 50 games

Avery extended its Western Highlands Conference winning streak to 50 games on Friday with a 76-48 win over Polk County in boys basketball action at Polk

Basketball roundup: Mitchell sweeps visiting Wolverines

Polk County gave Mitchell much more of a test than perhaps the Mountaineers expected before falling 56-42 in a foul-filled Western Highlands Conference girls...

Youth movement carries Mountain Heritage past Polk

With freshman standout Callin Randolph sidelined by an injury, Mountain Heritage found more youth with a scoring punch Friday to power past Polk County

Cougars open big lead early, down Wolverines in WHC girls battle

Mountain Heritage opened a 20-2 lead at the end of the first quarter Friday and went on to post a 66-20 win over Polk County in Western Highlands Conference girls basketball action at Polk

Polk girls lose Lynch to knee injury

Polk County sophomore basketball standout Ansley Lynch will be sidelined for several games after suffering a knee injury in Friday's loss at Hendersonville

Wolverine basketball teams swept at Hendersonville

Polk County's basketball teams suffered a long evening Friday in Hendersonville, dropping all four games to the host Bearcats in Western Highlands Conference play. The...

Third-period spurt lifts Owen past Polk team finding its groove

Save for a five-minute stretch of the third quarter Wednesday night, Polk County more than held its own with one of the top teams in the Western Highlands Conference. Another sign for Wolverine head coach Antoni Staley that things are starting to fall into place.

Wolverines fall to Owen, but continue to show signs of progress

As Polk County rolls into the second half of a season where wins have been fleeting, head coach Brandy Alm has asked each player to set a series of goals, looking not only for improvement this season but beginning to build for the 2017-2018 campaign

Balanced attack carries Polk JV girls past Owen

Polk County used a balanced scoring attack Wednesday to earn its second win of the season, downing Owen 32-17 in a junior varsity girls basketball battle at Polk

Avery boys best Polk, extend conference winning streak

Avery ran its Western Highlands Conference winning streak to 45 games on Tuesday, topping Polk County 76-51 in boys basketball action in Newland

Wolverine girls fall at Avery, but Alm pleased with showing

The final score may not have reflected it, but Polk County's girls basketball team delivered an effort Tuesday that left head coach Brandy Alm pleased

Hard work pays off for Polk girls in rout of Thomas Jefferson

Throughout its 0-10 start this season, Polk County's girls basketball team has never stopped working hard in practice or games, according to head coach Brandy Alm. All of that effort finally delivered dividends on Friday.

Mitchell scoring flurries prove too much for Polk to overcome

Midway through the second quarter of Friday's fifth place game at the Knights Christmas Tournament, Polk County had a 10-point lead, momentum and perhaps thoughts of a two-game winning streak heading into 2017

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