Football

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, Polk junior varsity football squads set for season openers

Football season shifts into high gear Thursday in Polk County as the Wolverine junior varsity squad and Polk County Middle School make their season...

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.

Apple Valley outlasts Polk Middle in double overtime

Polk County Middle needed just one more stop Thursday. The Wolverine defense spent much of the second half and two overtimes delivering key plays with Apple Valley threatening to score. But the Knights finally got the break they needed, notching a 2-point conversion in the second overtime to pull out a 26-24 victory at Polk Middle.

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.

Flat Rock pushes past Polk Middle, 20-6

Flat Rock's ball-control offense proved too much Thursday for Polk County Middle, the Eagles posting a 20-6 win in a Blue Ridge Conference clash at Polk

Thursday football roundup: Polk County JVs, Polk Middle fall

Plagued by four first-half fumbles, Polk County suffered a 26-6 loss Thursday to R-S Central in junior varsity action at Wolverine Stadium. The Hilltoppers took...

Brevard Middle pushes across late touchdown to top Polk Middle

A week unlike any other for Polk County Middle School football began Monday with a heartbreaking setback. Brevard Middle drove for the winning score late...

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.

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...

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.

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...

Polk Middle puts pieces in place to blank Rugby, 24-0

The pieces finally fell into place Thursday for Polk County Middle's football team

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.

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