Cross Country

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...

Four Polk runners named to Times-News All-Area squad

Four Polk County runners have been named to the Times-News All-Area cross country squad.Wolverines Mitchell Brown, Sean Doyle and Jacob Wolfe earned selection to...

Polk County boys place seventh in state 2A cross country meet

Polk County's boys earned seventh place in the state 2A cross country meet on Saturday, narrowly missing the top five on a wet, chilly...

Wolverine runners pack bus, head for 2A state cross country meet

For only the second time in the past eight seasons, Alan Peoples loaded a full cross country team on an activity bus Friday afternoon...

Polk boys, Godlock, Kocher earn state cross country trips at 2A regional meet Doyle recorded a fourth-place finish and Mitchell Brown and Jacob Wolfe each finished in the top 20 at Saturday’s 2A West Regional to...

Polk runners take aim at 2A state berths at regional cross county meet

Polk County will look for both a regional championship and a berth in the 2A state meet when its boys and girls cross country...

Still the one(s): Polk boys, girls repeat as WHC cross country champs

The Western Highlands Conference boys and girls cross country championships will remain in Columbus for another year. Polk County again swept the WHC meet, winning both the boys and girls titles on Thursday in five-kilometer races at Jackson Park in Hendersonville.