Football

Wolverines hope to learn from the ones that got away in 2016

Jamie Thompson will make certain the 2017 Polk County Wolverines remember the painful lesson learned by the 2016 version

Kidd you not: Eagles hit long TD pass in final seconds to stun Wolverines

DOBSON - Polk County's season came to an end here Friday night in perhaps the most unlikely, unlucky and heartbreaking of finishes. In total, Surry...

Rested Wolverines hope to engineer playoff upset at Surry Central

Given an unexpected week off after the long grind of the regular season, Polk County head football coach Jamie Thompson decided some time away from the field might be a good use of that break.

Wolverines to head to Surry Central for football playoff opener

Polk County will open its final 2A state football playoffs with a road trip to Surry Central, according to unofficial pairings released Saturday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Wolverines share afternoon with residents at Tryon Estates

"Stay active...Take care of your body...Get a good education..." Those were some of the words of wisdom spoken by residents of Tryon Estates to members of Polk County High School's football team as players and coaches visited on Tuesday.

Bearcats’ aerial assault dooms Wolverines in regular-season finale

Hendersonville scored on its first six possessions, building a 38-6 lead early in the third period and handing the Wolverines a 52-13 loss in the regular-season finale for both teams at Dietz Field

Touchdown flurry helps power Polk JVs past Hendersonville

Polk County's junior varsity saved one of its best performances of the season for last. The Wolverines largely dominated both sides of the line of scrimmage Thursday night and scored three touchdowns in a span of 77 seconds while rolling to a 36-16 win over Hendersonville at G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Wolverines, Bearcats set to battle for last time as conference rivals

It almost feels like a breakup of two longtime friends. Since Polk County began playing football in 1989, Hendersonville has been one of its natural...

Wolverines likely looking at road trip for playoff opener

A road trip to Surry Central may be Polk County's first-round destination in the state 2A football playoffs

Game of the Week: Owen at Polk County

Enjoy highlights of Friday night's Owen at Polk County football matchup, courtesy of Pops Pics Photo & Video

Safety dance: Chupp’s end-zone tackle lifts Polk to Senior Night win

Polk County had already enjoyed success Friday night bringing defensive pressure from the outside against Owen sophomore quarterback Kendrick Weaver. With the Warhorses facing a...

Bacher home, recovering from concussion after incident in Owen win

For what seemed an eternity Friday night, football mattered little in Polk County

Spirited Wolverines ready for Owen on Senior Night

Looking to break the monotony of bye-week practices, Polk County head coach Jamie Thompson made an offer last week to his seniors - put together a play, using any personnel on the team at any position, bring it to practice and the team would run it at least once
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Game of the Week: Avery at Polk County

Enjoy highlights of Friday night's Avery at Polk County football matchup, courtesy of Pops Pics Photo & Video

Homecoming dance: Wolverines bust a lot of moves in rout of Avery

Jamie Thompson listened intently to the question from Jaymes Wingo in Polk County's postgame huddle Friday night - and smiled at it. "Yes, Jaymes, we can go bust a move. In the locker room," Thompson said.

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