Track and Field

Polk track program honors athletes at annual banquet

Polk County's track and field program honored several athletes Tuesday at its annual postseason banquet, held at Harmon Field.

State champ: Justice soars to pole vault crown

No shoes, no problem for Jake Justice. The Polk County junior reached Friday's state 2A/1A indoor track state championship meet in Winston-Salem without his shoes. So he borrowed a pair from teammate Matias Akers - and soared into Wolverine history.

High stakes: Top-ranked Polk relay teams ready to chase state titles

An accomplished equestrian, Emily Kocher is no stranger to high-stakes competition. Put her on horseback, point her at a ring full of spectators -...

Wolverines open outdoor track season with Tony Waldrop Invitational

Polk County opened its 2017 track and field season Friday, battling the cold and five other teams in the 2017 Tony Waldrop Invitational in G.M. Tennant Stadium

Wolverines qualify nine for state meet at opener of indoor track season

If the first meet of the indoor track season is any indication, Polk County will have several athletes representing the Wolverine family at the...

Western Highlands Conference track meet: Girls results

Complete girls results from Wednesday's Western Highlands Conference track and field championship meet, held in Polk County's Wolverine Stadium.

Peoples: Indoor track season ‘most rewarding’ in coaching career

Polk County's indoor track team will gather Monday night to celebrate its season, a final farewell to the just-completed schedule before the start of...

NCHSAA adds O’Brien to state indoor track record book

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has officially recognized Hanna O'Brien's record-setting time in the adaptive 55-meter dash at this year’s state 2A/1A...

Wolverines brave windy weather to sweep second place at Times-News Invitational

The real winner of Saturday's Times-News Invitational track meet may well have been the wind, a gusty breeze that blew constantly throughout the day,...

Doyle sets 3200 school record in indoor track opener

Polk County's indoor track season doesn't truly open for two more weeks, but that didn't stop senior Sean Doyle from setting a school record Thursday.

Wolverines open outdoor track season with chilly Waldrop Invitational

Polk County opened its 2015 outdoor track season Friday, claiming a number of event wins at the Tony Waldrop Invitational held on a chilly...

Polk County school board honors Wolverine state champs

The Polk County Board of Education honored Polk County High's state championship 4x800-meter relay team at Monday's board meeting.

Wolverine track team gets first 2016-17 look at state meet venue

A group of Polk County's track and field athletes got their first look this season at the JDL Fast Track, site of the state 2A/1A indoor championships, competing in the Visit Winston-Salem High School Kickoff meet Saturday in Winston-Salem

Wolverine words: Athletes share thought on state performances

Polk County senior Mitchell Brown only began competing in the 1000-meter run two weeks ago.

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