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Two bad: Polk finds trouble in twos in loss to North Henderson

Polk County suffered a case of the terrible twos on Friday night. They added up to a second straight close loss to North Henderson, for whom good things came in twos in a 19-14 win over the Wolverines in Polk's season opener at G.M. Tennant Stadium.

WNC schools earn one spot on 2015 Shrine Bowl roster

Asheville lineman Pete Leota has been named to the North Carolina team for the 2015 Shrine Bowl, the only Western North Carolina senior to be chosen.

Polk Middle, Polk junior varsity football squads set for season openers

Football season shifts into high gear Thursday in Polk County as the Wolverine junior varsity squad and Polk County Middle School make their season...

Associated Press state football polls for week of September 1

The Associated Press released its first state high school football polls for all four classifications on Tuesday.

Wolverines trek to Gardner-Webb to face Mountaineers in final preseason jamboree

Polk County will conclude its preseason football schedule on Friday, facing Kings Mountain in the Cleveland County High School Football Jamboree at Gardner-Webb University. The...

Wheeler leaves mark on Polk County football record book

Polk County senior Jamal Wheeler may have completed his high school football career, but Wheeler's legacy will likely live on in the Wolverine football record book for some time.

Twitty named to NCPreps.com 2A all-state squad

Polk County senior offensive lineman D.J. Twitty has been named to the 2014 NCPreps.com All-State squad. Twitty was one of four Western Highlands Conference players...

The time has arrived – Wolverines ready for season, home opener

Preseason drills have ended. The scrimmage schedule is complete. Nothing left now for Polk County but to open its regular season

Fourth-quarter R-S flurry stymies battered Wolverines

Late Friday night in Wolverine Stadium, R-S Central facing first-and-goal at the 1 and up 10 points over Polk County, quarterback Keith Ervin dropped...

WHC football title chase begins: A look at each team

In seemingly every year of the Western Highlands Conference's existence, discussing the conference's football title chase has revolved around three schools - Hendersonville, Owen and Polk County.

Polk County to crown Homecoming Queen on Friday

Polk County High School will celebrate Homecoming on Friday with its annual parade through Columbus and ceremonies at halftime of its football game with Avery

Video review: Asheville at Polk County

Take a look back at Friday’s 49-28 victory by Asheville over Polk County in this video highlights package shot and assembled by local videographer Fulton Hampton of Soulshine Video and sponsored by Wolverine Pizza.

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.

Warhorses end Polk County’s title dreams, claim WHC crown with 35-0 win

It is the cruelty of athletics at all levels that, for a single contest, hours and hours of preparation, fueled by steady focus on...

Citizen-Times honors Chupp with player of the week pick

Polk County senior wide receiver Jason Chupp was one of two area players chosen as the Citizen-Times/Western North Carolina Football Players of the Week by...