Football

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.

Turnovers plague Polk County JVs in loss to Asheville

Polk County's junior varsity committed four turnovers Thursday night, helping Asheville post a 46-6 victory in the season opener for the Wolverines in Asheville. Zane...

Talented Asheville squad awaits Polk in Wolverines’ home opener

Having seen one of the state's top 2A teams in Shelby, Polk County now gets a look at one of 3A's best as Asheville rolls into town Friday for the Wolverines' home opener.

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...

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