Football

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.

Heat, Waynesville Middle spoil home opener for Polk Middle in 48-20 setback

Waynesville Middle took advantage of a series of special teams plays to build a large first-quarter lead, then took advantage of another key special teams break in the third quarter to pull away for a 48-20 win over Polk County Middle School on a steamy afternoon at Polk Middle.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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

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...

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, 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...

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.

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

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.

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...