Basketball

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...

Polk Middle girls battle Waynesville, but fall late to Mountaineers

Polk County Middle battled Waynesville Middle evenly for a half Tuesday before the Mountaineers pulled away in the second half for a 45-27 win...

Flat Rock girls slip past Polk Middle

Polk County Middle's girls basketball team wrapped up the first half of its schedule Thursday, dropping a tough 33-26 decision to Flat Rock in...

Hendersonville Middle boys top Polk Middle, 53-41

Hendersonville Middle School topped Polk Middle 53-41 on Monday in a Blue Ridge Middle School Conference boys basketball game at Polk Middle. Clark Phipps scored...

Hendersonville girls top Polk Middle despite Kenan’s scoring punch

Bre Kenan led all scorers Monday with 16 points, but Hendersonville Middle earned a 29-17 win over Polk County Middle in girls basketball action...

Polk Middle girls rally to defeat Apple Valley

Polk County Middle rallied from a four-point halftime deficit Wednesday to earn its first win of the season, downing Apple Valley 35-26 in a...

Rugby relies on fundamentals to push past Polk Middle boys

Addition by subtraction is the concept that Polk County Middle boys basketball coach John Rochford is preaching daily to his squad. The lesson of eliminating...

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