Football

Missed scoring chances hurt improving Polk Middle in home opener

Polk County Middle School's young football team continues to learn important lessons this season. Thursday taught the importance of every inch.

Mountaineers pull away in second half to top Wolverines

Three years after meeting in the championship game of the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference, Polk County Middle and Waynesville Middle again met in the league's postseason. And, again, Waynesville emerged the winner.

Close call: Hendersonville holds off determined Polk Middle squad

Hendersonville Middle's perfect run through the West Division of the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference very nearly took a detour Thursday afternoon at Polk County Middle

Four score: Henderson’s big game helps lift Polk Middle to first victory

A Polk County Middle School coach joked Thursday that he might need to ask Nate Henderson for his autograph. Scoring four touchdowns will make a guy popular.

Madison goes old school, powers past Polk Middle

Madison Middle turned back time and turned back Polk County Middle on Thursday, grinding to a 30-12 win over the Wolverines in Blue Ridge Middle School Conference football action at Polk Middle

Undefeated Rugby tops Polk in home finale

The lone remaining undefeated football team in the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference, Rugby showed why Thursday its record remains spotless.

Getting her kicks: Marino focused on football, not firsts

Ava Marino had a much different view of her first successful field goal than nearly everyone else at Polk County Middle School. She didn't see it at all.

Polk Middle comes close, but falls to Apple Valley

Close. So, so close. Likely that's all anyone on Polk County Middle's sideline could think late Thursday afternoon, the Wolverines left just a few yards shy of a miraculous finish in a 15-9 loss to Apple Valley at Polk Middle.

Polk Middle footballers never fail to surprise Edwards

Three games into his first season as Polk County Middle School's football coach, Ethan Edwards isn't certain who has learned more to date - his players or himself.

Polk Middle thwarts late Canton threat to stay unbeaten

Grant Wooten intercepted a Canton pass with 53 seconds remaining Thursday, helping preserve Polk Middle's 13-12 win over the Bears on a steamy afternoon of Blue Ridge Middle School Conference football action.

Polk Middle thumps Madison Middle in season opener

Qualin Sutton and Bryson Seay each scored two touchdowns Thursday to lead Polk County Middle School to a 30-6 victory over Madison Middle in Marshall.

Edwards to lead Polk County Middle School football program in 2015

Polk County Middle School has named Ethan Edwards as its head football coach for the 2015 season. Edwards served last season as the head coach...

Bright spots to be found despite tough season for Polk Middle football

A 2-6 season was far from what Polk County Middle head football coach Billy Alm expected this season. But a dominating 48-20 win over Smoky...

Football roundup: Polk Middle, Polk junior varsity toppled in conference play

Hendersonville Middle School rolled into Columbus on Thursday with an undefeated football squad that has been steamrolling opponents all season. The Bearcats quickly showed why. Hendersonville...

Polk Middle downs Apple Valley for first win of season

Polk County Middle earned its first victory of the season on Thursday, downing Apple Valley 44-34 in Blue Ridge Middle School Conference action in...

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