Football

Play of the week: Wheeler goes 56 yards for a touchdown

Watch Polk County quarterback Jamal Wheeler score on a 56-yard run during the Wolverines' 34-0 win on Friday at East Henderson. With Polk County up...

Wolverine defense blanks East Henderson in 34-0 triumph

Polk County wrapped up the non-conference portion of its schedule on Friday with a convincing 34-0 win at East Henderson. In handing the Eagles their 16th consecutive loss, Polk County won its third straight game ahead of next week's Western Highlands Conference opener at Madison.

Johnson’s final touchdown lifts Polk junior varsity to victory

Zane Johnson scored the game-winning touchdown in the final minute Thursday as Polk County's junior varsity earned a 34-28 win over East Henderson at...

Polk hopes to sharpen focus at East Henderson in final non-conference game

A two-game winning streak means a lot of smiles these days around Polk County's field house. It doesn't, though, end head coach Jamie Thompson's concern...

Video: Weekly Polk County football review

Take a look back at Polk County's 35-14 win over Landrum on Friday in this week's football video review, produced by Soulshine Video and...

NCPreps.com state football polls for the week of September 14

NCPreps.com has released its state football polls for the week of September 14. The site ranks the top 13 teams in each classification, its Baker's...

Polk football notebook: Gamble led to highlight-reel pass, catch for touchdown

Midway through the first quarter Friday of Polk County's clash with Landrum, Wolverine head coach Jamie Thompson decided it was time to take a...

Play of the week: Watch Chupp’s 40-yard touchdown catch

Polk County wide receiver Jason Chupp caught a 40-yard touchdown pass from Jamal Wheeler for the first score of Friday's 35-14 Wolverine win over...

Wolverines continue series domination of Landrum with 35-14 triumph

The rains came and went Friday night at Wolverine Stadium. Polk County's reign in its border rivalry with Landrum, though, fully remained. The Wolverines dominated the first three quarters of play, building a 35-0 lead before the Cardinals surged late for a 35-14 margin in a game delayed 20 minutes at the start by lightning.

Spirited Wolverines prepare to host Landrum in latest matchup of border rivalry

Even with the rainy weather that plagued the Thermal Belt this week, things seemed a bit brighter this week around Polk County football practices. Winning...

NCPreps.com state football polls for week of September 7

A look at this week's NCPreps.com state football polls, with polls released for all four classifications: 1A 1. Wallace-Rose Hill (7) 3-0 - 103 2. Swain County...
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Video review: Polk County notches win at R-S Central

Take a look back at Friday’s 33-12 win by Polk County at R-S Central in this video highlights package shot and assembled by local videographer Fulton Hampton of Soulshine Video and sponsored by Wolverine Pizza.
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Video: Jackson returns interception for touchdown against R-S Central

Watch Damian Jackson's 47-yard interception return for a touchdown in Friday's 34-12 win over R-S Central. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFF3-wGlARo  

Defense stymies Hilltoppers as Wolverines pull away for first victory of season

Damian Jackson's 47-yard interception return for a touchdown sparked a solid Polk County defensive performance as the Wolverines earned both their first win of the season and the first victory of head coach Jamie Thompson's career.

Thursday football roundup: Polk County JVs, Polk Middle fall

Plagued by four first-half fumbles, Polk County suffered a 26-6 loss Thursday to R-S Central in junior varsity action at Wolverine Stadium. The Hilltoppers took...

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