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Sports

From Tryon to the NBA

Harthorne Wingo, the only Polk County native to ever play in the National Basketball Association, died Saturday, Jan. 23 at the age of 73. Read more

8 months ago by Submitted article.

Shut out

Polk County High School will not participate in the state 1A volleyball playoffs due to a positive Covid-19 test within the program. Read more

8 months ago by Submitted article.

Rugby ekes past Polk Middle in season finale

Polk County Middle concluded its 2020 volleyball season on Tuesday with a hard-fought 2-0 loss at Rugby Middle. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted article.

4 in a row

Polk County’s junior varsity earned its fourth straight win on Thursday, sweeping Mountain Heritage in a Western Highlands Conference match in Burnsville. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted article.

Polk Middle battles, comes up just short of payoff appearance

The match – and the 2020 season – didn’t end as Polk County Middle’s volleyball team hoped. Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Wolverine boys dominate at weekend x-country meet

Mark Teague led a 1-2-3 sweep Saturday for Polk County in the second heat of the R-S Saturday Brunch #2 cross country meet in Rutherfordton. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted article.

Digging deep

Polk County outlasted Mountain Heritage on Thursday, picking up a hard-fought 3-1 win in Western Highlands Conference volleyball play in Burnsville. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted article.

Highlights from the NCHSAA Winter board meeting

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors ended their winter meeting Thursday with a bit of give-and-take. Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

NCHSAA realignment

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association will announce on Thursday the first draft of its realignment plan for the 2021-2025 academic years. Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Polk Parks and Recreation extends youth basketball registration

Polk County Parks and Recreation has extended the registration period for its 2020-2021 youth basketball season. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted article.

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