Track and Field

Wolverine girls take sixth, boys eighth at state indoor track championships

A pair of top-10 finishes, a state champion and a handful of other medal winners. No wonder Polk County track and field coach Alan Peoples kept breaking into a smile Friday evening.

Wolverines optimistic about chances at state indoor track championships

Alan Peoples thinks Polk County's indoor track squads each have a shot at finishing in the top 10 at Friday's state championships. A sizable group of qualifiers is key to Peoples' optimism.

Wolverines cap indoor track regular season with another solid showing

Polk County indoor track coach Alan Peoples had a plan Thursday to help sophomore Evan Dadson qualify for next week's state 2A/1A championship meet

Polk boys continue indoor track success, win Arctic Knights meet

The drive to the state indoor track championships has begun - and Polk County continues to race ahead with full speed

Polk boys take Arctic Knights title; Waddell again sets school shot put record

An indoor track meet not even planned for Polk County worked out pretty well Wednesday for the Wolverines.Polk County's boys team win the North...

Wolverines get first look at JDL track during Spartan Classic indoor meet

Polk County's indoor track team got their first look this season at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem on Monday, with the Wolverines competing in the Spartan Classic

Reindeer Games a success for Polk County, on and off the track

The real winner in Thursday's 9th Annual Reindeer Games? Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry, which received more than 3,300 cans of food from the spectators and athletes gathered for the annual indoor track meet.

Reindeer Games set to again warm hearts, fill Thermal Belt Outreach food bank

It will be cold during Thursday's 9th Annual Reindeer Games indoor track meet. Amanda Simoncic will not notice

Wolverine girls, boys sizzle in Polar Bear indoor track meet

Polk County's indoor track teams enjoyed another solid performance on Wednesday in the Polar Bear I indoor track meet in G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Polk track teams sparkle in Frozen Falcon indoor meet

It's still early, but Polk County's indoor track teams are showing signs that this could be a special season

Waddell, Justice headline solid Polk effort in indoor track opener

Polk County's indoor track athletes opened the 2017-18 season on Thursday with a solid performance in the Arctic Knights 01 meet at Asheville High...

Lieberman to take vaulting talents to Montreat College

Troy Lieberman's pole vaulting career will continue. The 2017 Polk County graduate recently signed a letter-of-intent to join the track and field program at Montreat College

Wolverine pole vaulters go 2-3 to lead Polk contingent at state championship

Polk County brought home a pair of medals and a pair of 17th-place team finishes in Friday's state 2A track and field championships, held at North Carolina A&T State University.

Wolverines look for fitting farewell at 2A state track meet

A knowing smile crosses the face of Polk County head track and field coach Alan Peoples when talking about Friday's state 2A championships

One to go: Godlock set to end stellar career at state 2A meet

The voice has graced Polk County High School talent shows and sporting events, and many who have heard India Godlock sing on those occasions have marveled at how such a strong voice could originate from one so small in stature