By HARVEY VALENTINEAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — After watching Bryce Harper hit two more home runs, Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez playfully issued a warning.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Two Ashe County High School golfers competed in the 2A Midwest Regional held on May 5 at Pilot Knob Park.
BOONE — Sarah Warnock, one of the core components of the Appalachian State University softball program, was named second-team all-Sun Belt, announced by the league on Tuesday evening.
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BOONVILLE — For back-to-back seasons, Ashe County will finish atop the Mountain Valley Conference standings and celebrate a conference championship.
NORTH WILKESBORO — The Ashe Aces 8U and 9U baseball teams represented Ashe County at its best last weekend with both age groups bringing home tournament championships.
NEW ORLEANS — On the strength of last Friday's complete-game victory over UL Lafayette, Appalachian State University's Taylor Thurber (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman) was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for the third...
BOONE — Appalachian State University deputy athletics director Rick Beasley announced his retirement on Tuesday, effective June 30.
BaseballBOONVILLE — Starmount pounded out 15 hits and dealt Ashe County a 13-0 loss in the first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tournament.
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WEST JEFFERSON — Four seniors played their final regular season home game last week, a 9-0 victory over Alleghany.
ELKIN — Will Altemueller had his top notch stuff on Friday night as he held the Huskies to just two hits and helped the Elks take a 3-0 win and clinch second place in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference.
BOONVILLE — Ashe County came within a half of a point from sweeping the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Track Championships on Tuesday.
JEFFERSON — Abel Warner and Jacob Worley qualified for the 2A Midwest Regional with the performances they turned in at the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tournament on Monday at Jefferson Landing.
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County scored eight runs over a span of three innings and held off a late charge from Alleghany to score an 8-7 victory at home on Tuesday night.
BOONVILLE — Ashe County completed the 2015 regular season last Thursday at Starmount, a meet that included nine event victories for the Huskies.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Lady Huskies ran its winning streak to 11 games with a 2-1 victory over Starmount on Monday evening.
Photo courtesy | Lorrie Tomlinson - Ashe County High School honored its two senior players on the varsity softball team last week at home against Wilkes Central. McKenzie Wallace (left) and Hallie Brown (right) hold their flowers and signs made by...
By HANK KURZ Jr.AP Sports Writer
WEST JEFFERSON — The Husky golf team had its best match of the conference season, finishing in fifth place overall and having a golfer in the top three individual scores at Mountain Aire Golf Course last Thursday.