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Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament tees off April 26

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Area golfers all know the arrival of spring means it’s time for the Carl and Pearl Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament at Mountain Aire Golf Club.This year’s event, the 19th annual tournament, is scheduled for Saturday, April 26. All proceeds will go to directly benefit the Ashe County Free Medical Clinic.The format is captain’s choice with two shotgun starts scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. A $75 entry fee covers green and cart fees plus a fabulous meal. Mulligans can also be purchased. Finally, there’s an opportunity to win a one year free membership at Mountain Aire Golf Club and a new car.

 

JV baseball update

The junior varsity baseball team has won two of its last four games, including a pair of conference victories.In a non-conference game at Watauga, the Pioneers came away with a 7-3 victory.Ashe bounced back in a big way with a 13-2 victory at Elkin and a 10-2 win over visiting Alleghany.Most recently, Ashe squared off against Starmount at home but came away on the losing end, 10-4.This week, the JV squad will be at home for three games. The Huskies ...

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Trout fishing waters ready for anglers

All 15 of the eligible streams for fish stocking in Ashe County have been stocked with brook, rainbow and brown trout at once already, and with several more months to go, the N.C. Wildlife Commission has released the number of trout that will be placed these bodies of water throughout the year.Approximately 103 miles of streams and rivers in Ashe were stocked this year by hatcheries.The largest such body of water is the North Fork of the New River, which makes up 20 mile...

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Youth wrestlers attend ACMS camp

Young wrestlers from different parts of the High Country came to Ashe County Middle School last Saturday for a one-day wrestling seminar hosted by professional MMA and wrestling coach, Jeff Bedard.Kids from elementary school up through middle school and even a few high school wrestlers from Wilkes County made the trip up the mountain to be coached up by one of the best known wrestling coaches in the United States.“I was blessed to have Coach Bedard, a good friend o...

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Ashe golfers take fifth in two tourneys

In a pair of very competitive conference matches, the men’s golf team has finished in fifth place each time on the links.On April 10 at Mountain Aire Golf Course, Alleghany came away with the win. The Trojans shot 164 as a team, good enough for a three-shot victory over Wilkes Central. Elkin took third place with a score of 170. Starmount was fourth with a 171 and Ashe was fifth with a team total of 183. East Wilkes (191), West Wilkes (201) and North Wilkes (208) rounded out ...

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Softball drops two MVAC games

The Lady Husky softball team lost a pair of home games last week, first to West Wilkes and then to Alleghany.West Wilkes 17, Ashe 0Blackhawk ace Courtney Lackey allowed just one hit in four innings and retired nine Ashe batters on strikes to record the win on the mound. Lackey had a good night at the plate as well with three RBI’s and two runs scored.Caitlin Shepherd added two hits, two RBI’s and three runs scored. Lakyn Rutledge h...

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Industrial League champs

Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The annual Industrial League hosted by Ashe County Parks and Recreation came to an end two weeks ago with the Mastercraft team winning the championship. Team members were: Kevin Nichols, Jordan Nichols, Matt Nichols, Daniel Waln, Brandon Lucas, Bradley Lucas, Dustin Hamm, John Spagnolo, Tavin Holman, Tatum Lemly and Tucker Clay. All but two of the team members played at Ashe County High School at some point during their basketball careers.

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Track team competes in Porter Relays

Ashe County traveled to Lenoir for the annual Porter Relays with both the men’s and women’s track teams finishing in fourth place overall out of nine teams.The meet started with field events. Brandon Wingler finished 12th overall in the shot put. Luis Ramos finished 17th and Mitchell Brown was 23rd. Wingler ended up 10th in the discus throw while Brown was 17th and Ramos was 23rd.Ashe had four men compete in the long jump. Ronald Goodlander had the best finis...

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Ashe tennis beats Oak Hill, falls to Elkin

Ashe County split a pair of tennis matches late last week. The Huskies easily handled non-conference foe Oak Hill Academy, 6-0, but came up on the losing end at Elkin, 9-0.Oak Hill brought only four players so the teams played four singles matches and two doubles matches.“Although we only played six matches, it provided more match experience for those that played. The more they play, the most consistent they become,” said Ashe County Head Coach Larry Dix....

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Alleghany gets past Huskies, 6-4

Alleghany scored two runs in the ninth inning to spoil another stellar pitching effort from Ashe County’s Joseph Lowder and deal Ashe its seventh loss of the season.Lowder pitched eight innings and surrendered four runs (one earned) on six hits with six walks but recorded a whopping 17 strikeouts.Ashe scored first on an RBI triple from Hunter Barnes in the bottom of the first. Barnes then scampered home on a wild pitch to make the score 2-0.The Trojans t...

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Women’s soccer shuts out Alleghany

Melissa Ramos scored a hat trick to help the Lady Huskies put an early end to its match against Alleghany with a 9-0 mercy rule win.The game ended in the 50th minute with the team’s fifth goal of the second half.Taylor May started the game with a goal in the ninth minute.Ramos netted back-to-back goals in the 15th minute and the 26th minute to put Ashe in front, 3-0.In the closing minute of the half, an unfortunate defensive miscue for Allegha...

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ASU Men’s Basketball names new coach

Many people thought Jim Fox was staying on at Davidson to take over for long-time head coach Bob McKillop down the road.However, the chance to be a head coach right now was something he could not pass up. Fox was named the 16th head coach of the Appalachian State University Men’s Basketball program last Tuesday by ASU Director of Athletics, Charlie Cobb.Fox, 40, started his tenure at Davidson in 2001 and coached there for 13 seasons, which included the last two yea...

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