Galleries Football: Polk County vs. East Wilkes Polk County defeated East Wilkes 41-21 in the opening round of the state 1AA football playoffs. Cross Country: State 1A Championship Polk County's girls cross country team competes in the state 1A championship meet for the first time since 2006. Cheerleading: PCHS Competes in Regional PreState Polk County High School cheerleaders competed Oct. 26 in the Mountain Regional PreState competition at Enka High School. All photos by Brandon Schweitzer Volleyball: PCHS Tops Langtree Charter Polk County swept past Langtree Charter in the opening round of the 2019 state 1A volleyball playoffs. 2019 WHC Cross Country Championships Polk County teams competed Oct. 24 in the WHC meet at Montreat College. All photos courtesy Amanda Simoncic. Polk County Homecoming 2019 Polk County celebrated its 2019 Homecoming on October 11 with a halftime ceremony in G.M. Tennant Stadium. Cross Country: Harmon Field Community Service Polk County's cross country team spent the morning of Sept. 28 helping paint the storage building at Harmon Field. Volleyball: Polk County vs. Brevard Football: Polk Middle vs. Apple Valley Middle Polk County Middle rolled to a 30-0 victory on Sept. 19 over Apple Valley Middle. Cross Country: Polk Middle Home Meet Polk County Middle hosted other teams from the Blue Ridge Conference in a meet on Sept. 17. All photos by Jane Ollis. Football: Polk County vs. North Gaston Polk County improved to 2-0 on the season with a 24-0 victory at North Gaston on August 30. Football: Polk County JV vs. North Gaston JV Polk County's JV football team opened its 2019 season with a 16-0 loss to North Gaston. All photos by Jane Ollis. Football: Polk Middle vs. Macon Middle Polk County Middle opened its 2019 football season with a 30-14 victory over Macon Middle. Volleyball: Polk Middle vs. Canton Middle Polk County Middle opened its 2019 season with a 2-0 win over Canton Middle on August 28. Boys Soccer: Polk Middle vs. Canton Middle Polk County Middle's boys soccer team notched a 6-1 win over Canton Middle in its home opener on August 28. Volleyball: Polk County tops East Henderson Polk County celebrated its home volleyball opener on August 22 with a 3-0 win over East Henderson. Boys Soccer: Wolverines win season opener Polk County earns a 4-3 win over Enka in the Wolverines' 2019 season opener at G.M. Tennant Stadium on August 20. PCHS Football Opening Day Polk County opens the 2019 season with its first official day of practice, hitting the field early on the morning of August 1. PCHS Volleyball: State 1A Championship Scenes from Polk County's appearance in the 2018 1A volleyball state championship match against Falls Lake Academy.