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Polk high land judging team heading to nationals

Apr 23, 2015 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
This year's team, made up of sophomores Katelyn Allison, Leah Hardin and Hunter Kilgore and senior Hunter Hilbig recently captured third place in the state of North Carolina and are heading to the national competition in Oklahoma City, Okla. On May 3 ... More

Men's track wins Times-News Invitational

Apr 3, 2015 • Jefferson Post
Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The men's track team celebrate with their championship trophy. Competing team members were: Hunter Argetsinger, Zach Outen, Sam Hudler, Victor Melo, Evan Owen, Terek Ashley, Helmer Alvarez, Gareth Berry, Josh ... More

Singer-songwriter Noah Stockdale to perform at Openroad Friday

Apr 15, 2015 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
Stockdale is a 2008 graduate of Polk County High School and graduated with a degree in English from the University of North Carolina Asheville with Distinction in Literature. ... Openroad is located at 915 West Mills St. in Columbus, N.C., 828-894-2021. More

Polk's Kropp scores 1000th point

Feb 25, 2015 • USA TODAY High School Sports
Polk County junior Hayley Kropp became the second girls basketball player in school history to score 1,000 career points Tuesday. Kropp had a game-high 20 points as the Wolverines won at Newton-Conover, 56-40, in the first round of the NCHSAA 2-A ... More

Winter Clogging Invitational this weekend in Columbus

Mar 15, 2015 • BlueRidgeNow.com
The Winter Clogging Invitational, to be held for the first time at the Polk County High School auditorium in Columbus, will feature up to 25 teams dancing in various categories before a panel of judges. “It's a phenomenal auditorium,” said Chip Summey ... More

Avery's Polsgrove wins 4th state title

Feb 13, 2015 • USA TODAY High School Sports
Avery County senior Kylie Polsgrove cleared 5 feet, 4 inches in the girls high jump to take first place at Friday's NCHSAA 1-A/2-A indoor track meet in Winston-Salem. It is the fourth career state title for the Liberty recruit and her first indoors ... More

Millard announces candidacy for US Congress

Mar 24, 2015 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
Tryon business owner and Polk County resident Andy Millard announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina's 10th Congressional District in 2016. Millard cannot file for the ... At 35 years old ... More

Knights' Langford wins 150th match

Nov 25, 2014 • USA TODAY High School Sports
The career record for Western North Carolina wrestling wins (205) belongs to 2009 Enka graduate Joe Shively, and Langford's older brother, Colby, has the North Henderson record (177). Langford is one of only four Knights wrestlers to surpass 150 wins. More

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