Football

Just like old times: Wolverines have familiar feel entering 2017 schedule

Bruce Ollis is Polk County's head football coach, Jamie Thompson is his defensive coordinator and the Wolverines are ready to make a run at a 1A playoff berth. Everything old feels new again around the Wolverine locker room.

Wolverines wrap up preseason with solid showing in scrimmage

Polk County wrapped up its preseason schedule Friday with a solid showing in scrimmage action against host Bessemer City and Cherryville

Wolverines flash potential during scrimmage opener

High notes to begin and end, a bit of flatness in the middle - all in all, a preseason debut that sounded just fine for Polk County head football coach Bruce Ollis

Polk to open preseason action with four-team Wolverine Jamboree

Polk County will offer fans a preview of its 2017 season as the team hosts its annual Wolverine Jamboree football scrimmage on Wednesday in G.M. Tennant Stadium

Photos: Polk County holds Midnight Madness practice

Polk County's football program held its annual Midnight Madness practice on Saturday morning to both mark the end of the first week of preseason...

Madness begins as Wolverines greet midnight with start of contact

The midnight hour close at hand Friday night, Polk County's football coaches kept anxiously checking their watches

Wolverines set to begin contact during annual Midnight Madness practice

Polk County's football program will shift into the next phase of its preseason program early Saturday morning and invites all local fans to come view its progress

Ollis ‘pleased’ as Wolverines end spring workout period

Polk County wrapped up spring football workouts Friday in high spirits - and not just because of the barbecue dinner that awaited players and coaches

Polk County-Mitchell clash to once again get live Thursday night broadcast

For the third consecutive season, Polk County and Mitchell will square off on the football field in front of a live television audience

Photos: Wolverines continue spring workouts

Polk County wrapped up its first week of spring football workouts on Friday, enjoying the best weather of the week with a crisp practice

Ollis happy, home and ready to again lead the Wolverines

The Polk County High School sticker is back on his truck, the Wolverine T-shirts and shorts are full-time dress once again and Bruce Ollis is a happier man because of it. "I feel like I'm where I'm supposed to be," Ollis said. "It's an awfully good feeling."

Core beliefs, life priorities at heart of Thompson’s football decision

Faith. Family. Friends. Football. Those were the pillars of Jamie Thompson's life long before he recently heard former Asheville High coach Danny Wilkins talk about...
Polk County head football coach Bruce Ollis

At Thompson’s request, Ollis returning as Polk County head coach

The winningest coach in Polk County football history is returning to the Wolverine sidelines. In a chain of events set in motion by current head coach Jamie Thompson, Bruce Ollis will again lead the Polk County football program.

Pisgah, East Rutherford part of Polk County’s 2017 football schedule

A first-time encounter with Pisgah and a matchup with East Rutherford for the first time since 2012 are among the highlights of Polk County's 2017 football schedule

Overholt earns all-WNC football selection

Polk County junior Dillon Overholt has been named to the All-Western North Carolina football team by the Asheville Citizen-Times

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