A senior and three Polk County juniors have been named to the all-Western Highlands Conference softball squad
The Polk County Board of Education approved at its regular monthly meeting Monday the hiring of Billy Alm as the Wolverines' new head softball coach. Alm will replace longtime head coach Jeff Wilson, who resigned in May after leading Polk County to seven conference titles and 353 wins in 19 seasons.
Polk County has reached into its softball past to help shape the program's future. Head football coach Jamie Thompson has been named to lead the Wolverine softball program, filling the vacancy created earlier this month when Billy Alm assumed the head coaching position with the Wolverines' baseball squad.
First-year Polk County softball coach Billy Alm wanted some tough opponents this season to prepare the Wolverines for postseason play, and they don't get much tougher than Union County, two-time defending South Carolina 3A state champions. The Yellow Jackets outslugged the Wolverines 10-7 Monday evening in USC Upstate's picturesque Cyrill Stadium, twice rallying from deficits to upend Polk.
Polk County's junior varsity softball squad continued one of the most successful seasons in the program's history on Thursday, routing Avery 22-2 in a Western Highlands Conference game at Polk
Ashley Scruggs fired a three-hitter Wednesday and Maranda Gosnell had a spectacular offensive day to help lead Polk County to a 13-3 five-inning win over the Asheville Trailblazers in non-conference softball action in Asheville.
Polk County head softball coach Jamie Thompson will lead the Region Eight squad during the 2017 Powerade State Games in June
Autumn Owen has three seasons of high school softball remaining. But she already knows where she'll be playing once her Polk County career ends. The Wolverine sophomore has given the Gardner-Webb softball program a verbal commitment.
The new eras that begin Wednesday for Polk County's baseball and softball programs certainly have a familiar feel. Head coaches Billy Alm and Jamie Thompson,...
Polk County continued its recent torrid offensive play on Monday, scoring three runs in the top of the eighth to outlast North Henderson 11-8 in a non-conference girls softball slugfest in Hendersonville
Ashley Scruggs fired a one-hitter and Autumn Owen belted two home runs as Polk County earned its third straight victory, a 5-0 win over Avery in a Western Highlands Conference matchup at Polk
Four Polk County Wolverines will be part of head coach Jamie Thompson's Region 8 squad that begins play Tuesday in the 2017 Powerade State Games of North Carolina
Polk County is ranked 10th in the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association preseason state 2A poll