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Scruggs’ gem carries Wolverines past Trailblazers

Ashley Scruggs fired a four-hitter Thursday, also striking out 11 as Polk County nipped the Asheville Trailblazers 2-1 in non-conference softball action at Polk

High expectations surround Polk County softball squad

Billy Alm admits he's inherited a good situation for his first season as Polk County's head softball coach

12-run first inning sparks Polk to rout of Mitchell

Polk County raced to a 12-0 lead after one inning Tuesday and went on to post a 17-0 win over Mitchell in a Western...

2016 softball playoffs: Polk seeded 19th, to go to East Rutherford

Polk County will head to East Rutherford on Tuesday in the opening round of the state 2A softball playoffs, according to official brackets released Monday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

Dramatic sixth-inning surge lifts Polk JV softballers to victory

Not even the darkness enveloping Polk County's softball field Friday evening could darken the smiles on the faces of Polk County's junior varsity softball...

Owen hits for cycle as Polk County thumps Mountain Heritage

Autumn Owen hit for the cycle and Ashley Scruggs fired a two-hitter Monday as Polk County earned an 8-1 win over Mountain Heritage in a Western Highlands Conference softball clash in Burnsville

Polk places four on all-WHC softball squad

Three Polk County sophomores and one senior have been named to the all-Western Highlands Conference softball team

Scruggs no-hits Mitchell as Polk varsity roll; JVs win fourth straight

Polk County senior Ashley Scruggs threw the first no-hitter of her career on Wednesday in Polk County's 16-0 win over Mitchell in Bakersville

Owen roughs up Polk in 12-2, five-inning win

Owen pounded out 15 hits Tuesday to back the pitching of Jaiden Tweed and hand Polk County a 12-2 loss in Western Highlands Conference...

Polk JV softball squad rolls past Tuscola in season opener

Polk County exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fourth Monday to break open a close game en route to an 11-5...

Patriot pain: Miscues help Madison slip past Polk County

The pain stayed constant Tuesday afternoon on Ashley Ponder's face. Drilled on the left arm in the second inning by a Savannah Rice fastball (though an umpire's ruling denied her first base), then struck on the right forearm by an errant throw as she ran to first on a grounder, Ponder nonetheless remained in Polk County's lineup Tuesday, determined to do what she could to help the Wolverines top Madison.

Patriot fame: McCraw’s single lifts Polk to win over Madison

Determined to deliver a signature win in her senior season, Alexis McCraw did not disappoint. Redemption, relief, exhiliration - McCraw felt it all Wednesday as...

Gosnell homer part of Wolverine outburst in win at Avery

Maranda Gosnell homered as Polk County rolled to a 15-3 win Tuesday over Avery in a Western Highlands Conference game in Newland

Falcon bats soar in upset of Polk County

West Henderson pounded out 14 hits Thursday to upset Polk County, 8-2, in a non-conference softball game on a blustery afternoon at Polk

Defense, Scruggs shut down Brevard as Polk’s playoff march continues

From the outset of Saturday's playoff game against Brevard, a large and loud Polk County crowd gave Wolverine pitcher Ashley Scruggs all the backing...