Cross Country

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QRL6BePDvk Sean 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.

Polk girls win Jackson Park cross country meet; ailing boys squad places fifth

The Polk County High cross country teams raced a pre-conference 5K at Jackson Park on Thursday with eight other schools. The Lady Wolverines, with two...

Kocher wins R-S meet as Polk boys, girls place second (with video)

They don't call them Hilltoppers for nothing. Polk County cross country raced Wednesday at R-S Central against seven other schools on a marked hilly...

Doyle leads Wolverines to ninth-place finish at Freedom cross country meet

Polk County's boys placed ninth Saturday out of 33 teams in the Freedom Invitational in Morganton. The Wolverine girls, minus several runners including standout India...

Polk cross country teams crack top five at Shelby Invitational (with video)

Despite injuries and illnesses, Polk County High's cross country teams had respectable team finishes Tuesday at the Shelby High School Cross Country Invitational. Hot,...

Polk boys take second, girls third in Fletcher cross country meet

Polk County cross country teams anticipated a flat and fast 3.1 mile race course at Fletcher Park Wednesday, but heat and humidity proved to...

Wolverine runners fare well at Landrum cross country meet

Polk County's boys and girls cross country squads took part Tuesday in a six-team meet at Landrum, with the Wolverine boys placing second and the Polk girls finishing third.

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