Tennis

Knights build momentum early, top Polk girls in opener

Early nerves plagued Polk County's girls tennis team en route to a 7-2 loss on Monday at North Henderson in the Wolverines' season opener.

Full roster, experience has Davis excited about Polk tennis

A year ago, Richard Davis spent more time in the early days of Polk County's preseason tennis schedule off the court than on, simply trying to round up enough players to field a team.

Wolverines conclude boys tennis season with WHC tourney

Polk County wrapped up its boys tennis season Tuesday, taking part in the Western Highlands Conference tournament at Owen. The Wolverines fielded two players in...

Focus, hard work help bring Livesay chance to continue tennis career in college

At one point in her sophomore year, Alivia Livesay decided she might have an opportunity to play tennis at the collegiate level. At roughly the same time, Polk County head tennis coach Richard Davis reached a similar conclusion. Thus began a quest that reached fruition Friday as Livesay signed a letter-of-intent to play tennis at Wittenberg University

Owen tops improving Polk County in boys tennis

Polk County dropped a 7-2 decision Tuesday to Owen in Western Highlands Conference boys tennis action in Swannanoa. The Wolverines (4-8, 3-4) were much closer...

Polk boys tennis team continues turnaround with win over Mountain Heritage

Forget winning - Polk County's boys tennis team now has a winning streak. Continuing its turnaround season, the Wolverines downed Mountain Heritage 7-2 on Tuesday...

Polk tennis squad earns second win, knocking off Avery

Polk County's boys tennis team continues to show marked improvement over last season, the Wolverines downing Avery County 6-3 on Tuesday for their second...

Polk County boys tennis snaps streak with win at North Henderson

Polk County won Monday its first boys tennis match since the 2013 season, defeating North Henderson 6-3 in Hendersonville.The Wolverines improved to 1-2 with...

A full roster in hand, Polk boys tennis team now looking for wins

If ever an 8-1 loss could be considered a good thing, so was it Wednesday for Polk County's boys tennis team. The Wolverines dropped their...

Polk County’s Livesay named Western Highlands tennis player of the year

Polk County senior Alivia Livesay wrapped up a very successful senior tennis season by being named the Western Highlands Conference player of the year. Livesay...

Polk’s Livesay chosen for state coaches association all-region team

Polk County's Alivia Livesay has been named to the North Carolina High School Tennis Coaches Association's 2A all-region team. Livesay, a senior, won the Western...

Polk’s Livesay upended in state 2A tennis tourney

Polk County's Alivia Livesay saw her steller season - and Wolverine career - come to an end Friday in the first round of the...

Polk’s Livesay set for opening match in 2A state tennis tourney

Polk County's Alivia Livesay will begin her quest for a state tennis title on Friday, competing in the 2A state tournament in Cary. Livesay will...

Polk’s Livesay earns berth in state 2A tennis tournament

Polk County's Alivia Livesay won both of her matches Friday at the 2A Western Regional tennis tournament at Gardner-Webb, earning a berth in next...

Game of love: Mother, daughter find shared passion in tennis

For so many years, horses and competition were constants in the lives of Mary and Alivia Livesay. Mother and daughter, side by side, vying...

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