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Road trip ends in playoff exit for Polk County

Polk County didn't find any Mayberry-style hospitality Friday night

Wolverines look to both rewrite, repeat history at Mount Airy

Eerie. That's how one coach involved in Polk County's 1AA state football playoff game on Friday at Mount Airy described the confluence of historical data swirling around the matchup between the Wolverines and Granite Bears.

Team effort fuels comeback as Wolverines top North Rowan in playoff opener

North Rowan undoubtedly had Friday night the best player on W.J. Miller Field. Not, though, the best team.

Panchyshyn has made a name for himself in Wolverine career

While the correct pronunication of Devin Panchyshyn's name may be a puzzle to some, rest assured that Polk County opponents know well the senior's name.

Cavaliers to offer first-round playoff challenge for Wolverines

One of the best first-round matchups in this year's state football postseason may well be Friday in Columbus

‘A special event’: Polk County looking forward to home football playoff game

Playing at home. Playing on the road. Playing somewhere. That's largely how Saturday fared for Polk County's football program as it awaited its first-round matchup...

Polk to host North Rowan in football playoff opener

Polk County will host North Rowan in the opening round of the 1AA football playoffs, according to official brackets released Saturday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

Big-play running game powers Polk to Senior Night romp past Madison

Polk County delivered its fireworks early Friday night, then celebrated late. The Wolverines used three long runs to build a 28-8 halftime lead and got another big play in the second half en route to a 42-24 victory over Madison on Senior Night in G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Driven to win: Team success, not individual numbers, motivates Overholt

Asked to give up the position he's played for two years, to no longer be the focal point of Polk County's offense, Dillon Overholt never hesitated in saying yes.

Wolverines hope to build on offensive success in Senior Night clash with Madison

There is no such thing as a good loss in the book of football as read by Polk County head coach Bruce Ollis. But last week's 42-31 setback at Mountain Heritage comes as close to earning an entry as there is.

Mountain Heritage survives Polk challenge in 42-31 battle

BURNSVILLE - Polk County gave itself the chance Friday night that few expected them to have. Mountain Heritage left E.L. Briggs Stadium with its perfect...

Long hours off the field part of weekly routine for Polk County coaches

When Polk County lines up Friday for its 7:30 p.m. kickoff against Western Highlands Conference leader Mountain Heritage in Burnsville, the start of the game will mean the end of hours of preparation on the part of Polk County coaches, a process that begins the day after the previous game and runs until foot meets leather to start the next one

Mountaineers power past Polk in televised clash

Polk County dealt well with the hoopla surrounding Thursday's live televised game with Mitchell. The Wolverines had less success handling the Mountaineers.

Polk must battle emotions as well as Mitchell in televised clash

As worried as Polk County head coach Bruce Ollis is this week about stopping Mitchell, he's equally as concerned about managing another potential enemy.

Wolverines back at home, where TV audience, Mountaineers will await

Bruce Ollis hopes a large crowd will pack the home stands in G.M. Tennant Stadium on Thursday night, both to showcase Polk County for a regional television audience and to provide backing for the Wolverines in a vitally important conference clash