Track and Field

Wolverines soar at season-opening Polar Bear indoor track meet

Midway through Wednesday's Polar Bear indoor track meet, Polk County head coach Alan Peoples already wore a large smile on his face. Night's end brought nothing but an even larger grin.

Turkey Trot 5K, Fun Run fundraiser set for Bright’s Creek

The 3rd Annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Nov. 25 at Bright's Creek. The event is a fundraiser for Polk County High School's track program

Lieberman, Justice crack top three at Charlotte pole vault meet

Polk County pole vaulters Troy Lieberman and Jake Justice each cracked the top three Saturday at the inaugural Charlotte Street Vault competition in downtown Charlotte

Justice wins age division at Blunt Invitational

Polk County rising sophomore Jake Justice continued his stellar summer of pole vaulting on Friday, winning his age division at the Russell E. Blunt East Coast Invitational Track Meet in Durham.

Justice wins AAU regional meet, qualifies for nationals in pole vault

Polk County rising sophomore Jake Justice took first place Saturday in pole vault at the AAU Athletics Regional Qualifier Track and Field Meet at Olympic High School in Charlotte

Polk state champion relay team receives rings

For the second straight year, the ring's the thing for Polk County's boys 4x800-meter relay team

Brown grateful for opportunity to continue career at WCU

Remembering the journey from wannabe sprinter in middle school to college-bound thrower left Polk County senior Tameeia Brown and assistant coach Amanda Simoncic in tears Thursday

State 2A track meet: Polk County earns three medals

A long day ended late Saturday with Polk County's boys finishing tied for 11th and its girls finishing 22nd in the state 2A track and field championship meet at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro

Wolverines hoping for medal haul at state 2A track meet

Polk County isn't taking the largest contingent of competitors to Saturday's state 2A track and field championships. But what the Wolverines may lack in quantity, they make up for in quality, according to head coach Alan Peoples

Opening relay races hold ample intrigue for Polk at state meet

When the state 2A track and field championships open Saturday morning in Greensboro, Polk County will have more than just a bit of interest in the opening two races of the day.

Double duty keeps Wagoner hopping (and running) for Polk

One of the top students in Polk County's senior class, Emma Wagoner is accustomed to tackling challenges and solving problems

Dedicated Doyle signs with Appalachian State track

Sean Doyle began to notice something last season - the times of his Polk County track efforts were beginning to approach those of college-level runners

Wolverines enjoy solid day in 2A West Regional track and field meet

Sean Doyle was the last runner on the track in the final event at Saturday's 2A West Regional track and field meet, an odd...

Photos: 2A West Regional track and field meet

A photo gallery of Polk County athletes competing in Saturday's 2A West Regional track and field meet in Wolverine Stadium

2A West Regional track and field: Complete results

Complete results from Saturday's 2A West Regional track and field championships, held in Polk County's Wolverine Stadium