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Wolverines begin conference championship chase at Madison

That different feeling in the air around Polk County football this week isn't just due to the arrival of autumn. The chase for a Western...

Polk football program honors players at year-end banquet

Polk County celebrated its 2015 football season on Monday night with its annual postseason banquet in the school cafeteria.

Wolverines buckle up as conference title chase begins

Friday nights are becoming cooler, leaves will soon erupt in fall colors and the arrival of autumn is at hand, but Polk County's schedule already says what the calendar and weather are beginning to echo

Ollis happy, home and ready to again lead the Wolverines

The Polk County High School sticker is back on his truck, the Wolverine T-shirts and shorts are full-time dress once again and Bruce Ollis is a happier man because of it. "I feel like I'm where I'm supposed to be," Ollis said. "It's an awfully good feeling."

‘Just that short’: Wolverines stopped shy of road victory

The cry of "offense" rang from Polk County's sideline, kicker Davis Derkach began walking back to the Wolverine bench and it became quickly apparent that there would be no overtime Friday night in Weaverville.

Photos: Wolverines open football practice

Polk County began official preparations Monday for the 2016 football season, hitting the field Monday evening for the first practice of the fall season

Wolverines turn focus to playoff push, starting with Avery

A Western Highlands Conference title may be out of Polk County's reach, but the three-game stretch awaiting the Wolverines may be the team's most important of the season

Wolverines 2-0 after pulling away from R-S Central for 35-14 win

Polk County scored 22 unanswered points in the second half Friday night to hand R-S Central a 35-14 defeat in a non-conference clash in G.M. Tennant Stadium

The kids are alright: Polk getting key help from underclassmen

Take a deeper look at Polk County's starting lineup throughout this season and one thing quickly jumps out - a number of underclassmen filling important roles.

Wolverines can’t catch a break, or Hilltoppers, in road loss

R-S Central scored a pair of late touchdowns and stopped Polk County's comeback effort en route to a 28-7 win over the Wolverines on Friday.

Wolverines share afternoon with residents at Tryon Estates

"Stay active...Take care of your body...Get a good education..." Those were some of the words of wisdom spoken by residents of Tryon Estates to members of Polk County High School's football team as players and coaches visited on Tuesday.

Wolverine adjustments spur second-half surge to victory at Madison

MARSHALL - For many seasons, Jamie Thompson spent Friday nights watching Polk County games from the press box, sending down invaluable tips and suggestions...

Three Wolverines named to All-Area football squad

Polk County placed three players on the 2015 Times-News All-Area football squad.

Three in a row for Wolverine junior varsity after romp past Madison

Zach Searcy is enjoying being around this season's Polk County's junior varsity football team. Winning is merely adding to the fun - and there's been plenty of both of late.

Photos: Wolverines continue spring workouts

Polk County wrapped up its first week of spring football workouts on Friday, enjoying the best weather of the week with a crisp practice