Football

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...

Thompson sees good in Shelby loss

It may not have felt that way Friday night, but there will come a point this season when Polk County's football team will be grateful for its 50-20 loss at Shelby, according to head coach Jamie Thompson.

Shelby flurry too much for Wolverines to overcome in season opener

For such a balmy evening, that was one large snowball that rolled through Shelby's Pearley Allen Field on Friday night.

Defending 2A champion Shelby awaits Polk County in season opener

If Jamie Thompson had a choice, defending state 2A champion Shelby wouldn't be his pick for the opponent in his Polk County coaching debut. But...

New faces, new places: Wolverines set sights on conference repeat, unchartered playoff territory

Having to replace conference offensive and defensive players of the year might be a task large enough to put a frown on the face...

Passing game leads Kings Mountain past Polk County in jamboree

Brandon Bell threw two touchdown passes and ran for another Friday to lead Kings Mountain to a 28-7 victory over Polk County in action...

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...

Video: Polk’s Thompson talks about coaching, program

Polk County head football coach Jamie Thompson talks about life as a head coach and adjusting to his new position atop the Wolverine program in this PolkSports.com video.

Wolverines meet expectations, but lose Smith in preseason opener

Polk County head football coach Jamie Thompson saw everything he anticipated in Monday night's Wolverine Jamboree. And one sight he didn't hope to see.

Wolverines to open preseason Monday with four-team jamboree

Polk County fans can get their first look at the 2014 Wolverine football team on Monday during a four-team scrimmage in Wolverine Stadium. Chase, East...

Polk tradition, setting proved attractive for Wolverines’ new defensive boss

With stops at Richmond County, Burns and Crest, Mark Duncan has experienced some of the best situations that North Carolina high school football has...

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