Football

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...

Slowing R-S ground game, again, will be key for Polk County

Polk County head football coach Jamie Thompson expects R-S Central to follow the same script as it has in recent meetings with the Wolverines. He just hopes the ending is a bit different.

NCHSAA sets state football title games at N.C. State, Wake Forest

CHAPEL HILL—Commissioner Davis Whitfield of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association confirmed today that the eight NCHSAA football championship games for the 2014...

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.

NCPreps.com state football polls for week of Sept. 1

Here are the NCPreps.com state football polls for each classification for the week of Sept. 1.

Wolverines forging mettle with early-season schedule

Polk County's reward for matching up with possibly two of the best football teams in the western half of North Carolina?A road trip Friday...
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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.

Wolverines fall to Asheville, but begin to find rhythm in second-half surge

Relying on its one-two running punch of Reggie Battle and Jave Jones, Asheville proved Friday night to be exactly as advertised from the outset. Polk County, meanwhile, may have begun to find its identity during a second-half rally.

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