Cross Country

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.

Wolverine runners go 1-2-3 in boys, get girls win at WHC pre-conference meet

Polk County tuned up Tuesday for next week's Western Highlands Conference cross country meet, delivering a strong performance in a WHC meet at Jackson Park in Hendersonville.

Wolverines fare well in Tennessee cross country meet

Polk County's cross country teams continued Saturday to tune up for postseason competition, competing in the 43rd Trailblazer Invitational at Daniel Boone High School in Gray, Tenn.

Polk runners make annual trek to top of White Oak

Polk County's cross country teams completed their annual trek up White Oak Mountain on Tuesday, celebrating the 27th year of what has been called the program's "most special day."

Godlock, Doyle race to wins at R-S meet; Polk girls top field

Sean Doyle and India Godlock raced to victories Tuesday at the R-S Central Invitational cross country meet in Rutherfordton.

Polk girls take 10th, boys 13th at Freedom Invitational cross country meet

Polk County got an advance look Saturday morning at the course where the 2A West cross country regional will be held, competing in the Freedom Invitational in Morganton.

Doyle, Godlock race to Friday Night Lights victories

Running on the course where the state 2A championship meet will be held later this year, Sean Doyle and India Godlock each ran to victories in their respective races at the Friday Night Lights meet at Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.

Doyle races to win at WNC Cross Country Carnival

Polk County's Sean Doyle ran to victory Saturday in the Invitational division of the Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival at Jackson Park in Hendersonville.

Penchant for distance brings Wells a chance to run at Louisburg

Shelby Wells offers a simple explanation for how she became a distance runner. "I don't sprint," the Polk County senior said, laughing. But Wells didn't need...

Five Polk County runners receive All-WNC honorable mentions

Five Polk County soccer players received honorable mention selections for the 2014 Asheville Citizen-Times All-WNC cross country teams. Sean Doyle, Mitchell Brown and Jacob Wolfe...

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