Basketball

Mountaineers make early lead stick, top Wolverines

Mitchell built a first-quarter lead and made it stick Friday, thwarting a handful of Polk County challenges en route to a 67-50 victory over the Wolverines in Western Highlands Conference action at Polk

JV roundup: Mitchell sweeps past Polk in girls, boys play

Mitchell broke open a close game at the half Friday to take a 33-23 win over Polk County in girls junior varsity basketball action at Polk County

PCHS basketball roundup: Vikings sweep varsity contests

Avery raced to a 30-13 halftime lead and went on to hand Polk County a 72-37 defeat Tuesday in Western Highlands Conference girls basketball action in Newland

Owen joins Polk County’s 1,000-point club during road defeat

Polk County senior Autumn Owen scored the 1,000th point of her career during Friday's 62-44 setback for the Wolverines against Owen in Swannanoa

Wolverines keep pace with Braves before late Cherokee surge settles fate

A layoff of almost three weeks eventually took its toll Wednesday night on Polk County's boys basketball team. But head coach Antoni Staley found a lot to like in the Wolverines' performance before that.

Polk girls fall to Cherokee in final pre-conference action

Polk County's girls basketball team reached the end of its demanding non-conference schedule Wednesday night. Now an equally challenging Western Highlands Conference slate awaits.

JV basketball roundup: Wolverine girls, boys fall in tight contests

Cherokee eked out a 39-34 overtime victory Wednesday over Polk County in a non-conference girls junior varsity basketball matchup at Polk

Polk JV boys head into 2018 on high note with win at East

Polk County's junior varsity boys wrapped up their pre-holiday schedule on Wednesday with a 50-48 win over East Henderson in a non-conference basketball meeting in Flat Rock

Undefeated East Henderson tops Polk in final pre-holiday tilt

Undefeated East Henderson pulled away Wednesday for a 53-35 victory over Polk County in a non-conference girls basketball clash in Flat Rock

Late scoring droughts squelch Polk County hopes in loss to Brevard

Brandy Alm sees the pieces beginning to fall into place for her young Polk County basketball squad. She'd just love to speed up the process.

JV basketball roundup: Polk girls continue winning ways

Polk County's junior varsity girls continued their winning ways on Tuesday, topping Brevard 28-19 in a non-conference matchup at Polk

North Buncombe, Polk County statement on Dec. 13 basketball incident

School administrators at North Buncombe High School and Polk County High School have released a joint statement at the conclusion of their investigation of an incident that occurred during the Dec. 13 men's varsity basketball game at North Buncombe

PCHS modifies basketball schedule for week ahead

Polk County High School has announced changes to its basketball schedule for the week of Dec. 18

PCHS girls basketball roundup: Varsity falls to Landrum, JVs earn win

Landrum improved its record to 8-0 on Friday with a 66-50 win over Polk County in a non-conference girls basketball battle in Landrum

Photos: Wolverine basketball team helps concert goers

Members of Polk County's boys basketball team spent Thursday assisting the PCHS band and chorus with their annual Christmas concert

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