Cross Country

Rainy morning doesn’t slow Polk runners in Tennessee

Polk County's cross country teams enjoyed a solid day Saturday at the 44th annual Trailblazer Invitational in Gray, Tenn.

Polk runners make annual trek to top of White Oak

Polk County's cross country teams made their annual run up White Oak Mountain on Monday, tackling the grueling three-mile climb to the summit

Wolverine runners gaining momentum in rebuilding season

It has been very much a transition season for Polk County's cross country program, losing a number of seniors on both the boys and girls teams from a year ago

Godlock takes top spot in Freedom Invitational A race

Polk County's India Godlock took top honors Saturday in the Girls A 5K race at the Freedom Invitational at Freedom Park in Morganton

Wolverine runners fare well at Montreat College meet

Polk County's cross country teams enjoyed a solid day Saturday, each recording top-seven finishes at the 2016 Hyder McMahill Invitational at Montreat College

Godlock takes third to lead Polk runners at WNC Carnival

Polk County senior India Godlock ran to a third-place finish Saturday to lead the Wolverine contingent at the Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival in Hendersonville

Bailey to take newfound love of running to Salem College

Throughout the first two years of high school cross country career, Jessica Bailey hated running. Which, obviously, wasn't a good thing.

Peoples earns state cross country coach of the year honor

Alan Peoples has spent his life as an educator, both on and off the track and cross country trail, as well as an active leader in his community.

Brown finds hometown feel at Winston-Salem State

For his home for the next four years, Mitchell Brown found a place that felt just like the one he's leaving.

Godlock named Times-News runner of the year

Polk County junior India Godlock has been named the Times-News Cross Country Runner of the Year.

Godlock races to top-five finish, Doyle takes 11th at 2A state meet

Polk County junior India Godlock earned all-state honors Saturday, placing fifth in the North Carolina 2A cross county championships at Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.

Doyle takes second, Godlock third in 2A West cross country regional

Polk County senior Sean Doyle placed second Saturday in the 2A West cross country regional in Morganton, earning a berth in next week's state championship meet.

Leaders of the pack: Doyle, Godlock, Polk boys claim WHC cross country titles

A Western Highlands Conference cross country title safely in hand, Sean Doyle sprinted nearly as hard after the race as he did while winning it.

Western Highlands Conference cross country results

Complete results from Wednesday's Western Highlands Conference cross country meet, held at Jackson Park in Hendersonville:

Wolverines hope for hardware haul at WHC cross country meet

When Western Highlands Conference cross country teams ran last week at Jackson Park in Hendersonville, Polk County head coach Alan Peoples noticed a common trait among many of the runners. Most of them weren't quite tackling the 5K course at full speed.