The Lady Husky Volleyball program kicks off the 2014 season with a pair of scrimmages this week before the regular season begins on Aug. 19 with a match at Alexander Central.
The non-conference schedule shapes up with a home match against Avery on Aug. 21 and then a return trip to Avery on Aug. 25. Later in the season, Ashe travels to Mount Airy on a Saturday for a tri-match on Sept. 13.
Conference matches start early on when the Lady Huskies host Alleghany on Aug. 28. After that, Ashe hits the road for two against Elkin (Sept. 2) and Starmount (Sept. 4).
The next week, Ashe plays at home twice against teams from Wilkes County. Wilkes Central makes the trip to the High Country on Sept. 9 while East Wilkes comes up the mountain on Sept. 11.
Ashe wraps up the first half of the Mountain Valley Conference schedule with trips to North Wilkes and West Wilkes on Sept. 16 and Sept. 18.
The final seven games against conference teams will feature four at ACHS and the other three on the road. Ashe travels to Alleghany on Sept. 23 before returning home to host Elkin (Sept. 25) and Starmount (Sept. 30).
Ashe goes to Wilkes Central to open October on Thursday, Oct. 2 and will go to East Wilkes on Oct. 7.
The regular season comes to a close with two straight at home. North Wilkes comes up the mountain on Oct. 9 and West Wilkes will be the season finale on Oct. 14.
State tournament games will start Oct. 18. Regional action begins Oct. 28 and the NCHSAA 2A State Championship Match will be on Nov. 1.
Head coach Lindsey Williams returns for the varsity squad while Kassee Roberts takes over as the new junior varsity head coach.
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