Panchyshyn has made a name for himself in Wolverine career

While the correct pronunication of Devin Panchyshyn's name may be a puzzle to some, rest assured that Polk County opponents know well the senior's name.

Cavaliers to offer first-round playoff challenge for Wolverines

One of the best first-round matchups in this year's state football postseason may well be Friday in Columbus

‘A special event’: Polk County looking forward to home football playoff game

Playing at home. Playing on the road. Playing somewhere.That's largely how Saturday fared for Polk County's football program as it awaited its first-round matchup...

Polk to host North Rowan in football playoff opener

Polk County will host North Rowan in the opening round of the 1AA football playoffs, according to official brackets released Saturday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

Big-play running game powers Polk to Senior Night romp past Madison

Polk County delivered its fireworks early Friday night, then celebrated late. The Wolverines used three long runs to build a 28-8 halftime lead and got another big play in the second half en route to a 42-24 victory over Madison on Senior Night in G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Driven to win: Team success, not individual numbers, motivates Overholt

Asked to give up the position he's played for two years, to no longer be the focal point of Polk County's offense, Dillon Overholt never hesitated in saying yes.

Wolverines hope to build on offensive success in Senior Night clash with Madison

There is no such thing as a good loss in the book of football as read by Polk County head coach Bruce Ollis. But last week's 42-31 setback at Mountain Heritage comes as close to earning an entry as there is.

Mountain Heritage survives Polk challenge in 42-31 battle

BURNSVILLE - Polk County gave itself the chance Friday night that few expected them to have.Mountain Heritage left E.L. Briggs Stadium with its perfect...

Long hours off the field part of weekly routine for Polk County coaches

When Polk County lines up Friday for its 7:30 p.m. kickoff against Western Highlands Conference leader Mountain Heritage in Burnsville, the start of the game will mean the end of hours of preparation on the part of Polk County coaches, a process that begins the day after the previous game and runs until foot meets leather to start the next one

Mountaineers power past Polk in televised clash

Polk County dealt well with the hoopla surrounding Thursday's live televised game with Mitchell. The Wolverines had less success handling the Mountaineers.

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.

Wolverines back at home, where TV audience, Mountaineers will await

Bruce Ollis hopes a large crowd will pack the home stands in G.M. Tennant Stadium on Thursday night, both to showcase Polk County for a regional television audience and to provide backing for the Wolverines in a vitally important conference clash

Wolverines deliver their own fireworks in romp past Avery

They held a fireworks display late Friday night at Avery High School, which seemed unfortunate given the thick fog that lingered over MacDonald Stadium most of the evening. Not to mention the third-quarter fireworks that Polk County's offense had already delivered.

Wolverines look to keep momentum going in road-trip finale at Avery

Unhappy with Polk County's performance in the first half last week at Owen, head coach Bruce Ollis challenged his team in the locker room, looking especially for improvement on the offensive side

Wolverines explode in second half, run past Owen in WHC opener

It took Polk County's offense some time Friday night to finally find the end zone.Once the Wolverines did, they kept going back. Often. Quickly.Elijah...