Basketball

Polk Middle girls continue winning ways against ACA

Since this season began, Polk County Middle girls basketball coach Michelle Fagan has been preaching the importance of defense to her young Wolverines. The message is taking hold.

Asheville Christian builds early lead to stop Polk Middle

Relying on crisp passing and its height advantage, Asheville Christian Academy built a 15-point halftime lead and went on to hand Polk County a 39-21 setback in a Blue Ridge Middle School Conference battle at Polk.

Polk Middle boys earn first win, girls continue victory streak

The hunt for victory is over for Polk County Middle School's boys basketball team. The Wolverines roared Tuesday to their first win of the season, routing Flat Rock 44-25 in Blue Ridge Middle School Conference action at Polk Middle.

Local hoop teams look to build post-holiday momentum

Basketball returns in full force Tuesday in Polk County.

Middle school squads trade sneakers for songs at Tryon Estates

Polk County Middle School's basketball squads proved Friday that the court isn't the only place where they can shine.

Apple Valley defense dooms Polk Middle in setback

Apple Valley held Polk County Middle to four points over the second and third quarters Monday en route to a 39-18 win over the Wolverines at Polk County Middle.

Scoreless spell spoils home opener for Wolverines

For much of the second quarter of Monday's home opener, you might say that Polk County Middle's offense was, well, beDeviled.

Slow start dooms Polk Middle girls against Brevard

Michelle Fagan sees a lot of potential in Polk County Middle's girls basketball program. She also sees a lot of youth, with only three eighth graders on the 13-player squad. That inexperience showed itself at times Monday as Polk Middle dropped a 32-21 loss to Brevard Middle in the Wolverines' home opener.

Polk Middle girls rally for season-ending overtime victory

Polk County Middle's girls basketball team ended its season Thursday on a high note, rallying for a 37-33 overtime victory against Flat Rock at...

Hendersonville Middle tops Polk Middle in away finale

Hendersonville Middle continued Wednesday its dominance of the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference's Eastern Division, knocking off Polk County Middle 49-34 in boys basketball...

Phipps scores 17 as Polk Middle boys top Apple Valley

Clark Phipps scored 17 points Thursday as Polk County Middle School took a 37-31 win over Apple Valley in Blue Ridge Middle School Conference...

Lynch, Kenan lead Polk Middle girls to win over Apple Valley

Ansley Lynch scored 18 points Thursday to lead Polk County Middle School to a 38-25 win over Apple Valley in Blue Ridge Middle School...

Polk Middle boys basketball squad learning lessons off the court

Polk County Middle School boys basketball coach John Rochford, in his first season leading the program, has been working just as hard off the...

Wolverines bounce back, battle Brevard Middle in narrow 38-30 defeat

The final score Thursday may have leaned in Brevard Middle School's favor, but that didn't diminish the satisfaction that Polk Middle head coach John...

Free throws, layups plague Polk Middle girls in loss to Brevard

Trailing by a point at halftime Thursday, Polk County Middle's girls basketball team looked in prime position to earn its second win of the...

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