Andy Rhinehart, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Polk Wolverines

Future, present collide for Wolverines in tri-match split

Polk County’s wrestling program got an intriguing look Wednesday evening at both its future and present. Looking forward, Wolverine Wrestling Club members took part in ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Friday, January 27, 2023 1:59 pm

Polk Wolverines

Wolverines roll past winless Hilltoppers

A rebuilding R-S Central program made for a perfect foil Thursday for Polk County, the Wolverines rolling to a 51-9 victory in a Mountain Foothills ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Friday, January 27, 2023 12:58 pm

Polk Wolverines

Scoreless spell dooms Polk in loss to R-S Central

Polk County looked early Thursday as if it might be poised to upend R-S Central. A scoring drought of more than nine minutes, though, spoiled ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Friday, January 27, 2023 11:57 am

Polk Wolverines

Sweet sixteen: Polk tops Bethel to secure Blue Ridge championship, perfect season

Absolute perfection.   Dare to dream such? Jerry Cox did, often, in the years since taking over Polk County Middle’s wrestling program. Through workouts and ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 12:49 pm

Polk Wolverines

Polk Middle pins Rugby to complete perfect regular season

Brody Wolfe scrambled to his feet, breathing hard, cotton ball keeping a bloody nose in check. Wolfe still stood as a winner, though – overcoming ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Friday, January 20, 2023 10:47 am

Sports

Wolverines find scoring touch in second half to subdue Blue Devils

Bailey Staton crashed to the floor as her layup sailed high onto the left side of the backboard, then dropped gently through the rim as ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 2:24 pm

Sports

Brevard slips away late to foil Polk’s victory hopes

As has often been the case in this most frustrating of seasons for Polk County, the Wolverines had a very good shot Tuesday to score ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 2:18 pm

Polk Wolverines

Cool Waters: Seventh grader’s free throws lift Polk Middle to victory

Outside Polk County Middle School’s gym Thursday afternoon, heavy rain and a rare winter thunderstorm raged. Inside the gym, though, Waters ran calm and cool. ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Friday, January 13, 2023 11:47 am

Opinion

Rhinehart: Carolina Clash should become a TIEC staple

Two women, likely mother and daughter, gathered their armfuls of blankets and food and hopped into the courtesy shuttle Friday afternoon at Tryon International Equestrian ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Monday, January 2, 2023 1:10 pm

Community

Peoples earns selection to NC Track and Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame

Veteran Polk County coach Alan Peoples has been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Track and Field and Cross Country Hall of ... Read more

by Andy Rhinehart, Monday, January 2, 2023 1:03 pm

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