JEFFERSON — The Ashe Aces U8 baseball team was able to take home the prize in their tournament over Memorial Day weekend.
WEST JEFFERSON — Sarah Houck was the lone Lady Husky softball player to make the Mountain Valley All-Conference team released last Friday.
Champions crowned at youth hunter education skills tournament
BOONE — Appalachian State University football doled out its spring performance awards during its first team meeting of the summer on Monday evening at the Appalachian Athletics Center.
Twilight League: Week 2W.J. Chevrolet (-1) defeated Badger Funeral Home (-2)Peak Farms (1) def. AEV (-3)Mt. Jefferson Motors (-7) defeated Bureaucrats (-10)
MORGANTON — Another local travel sports team is off and running to a great start.
JEFFERSON — The Ashe Aces 8U baseball team grabbed another championship, this one at Family Central in the NCBPA Memorial Day Bash.
Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The Ashe County Lightning JV girls team took home the championship in the Free Worship Christian Daycare Invitational on Saturday in Alleghany County. The team is coached by Mark Sheets.
WEST JEFFERSON — The wins and downed targets keep piling up for Ashe County shooter Noah Gouge.Gouge, 16, recently competed in three shooting events across three different stats.
WEST JEFFERSON — Whether you are kayaking the New River, heading to the beach or hitting one of your favorite lake spots, always keep in mind the importance of being a safe boater.
WEST JEFFERSON — The 2015 Ashe County Tennis Clinic will start off a month full of summer camps in June, with this camp allowing both kids and adults the chance to improve their tennis skills while having fun.
WEST JEFFERSON — The annual Twilight League at Mountain Aire Golf Course got started this past week with 13 teams competing this year.Week one results:W.J Chevrolet (-7) defeated Peak Farms (-8)
WEST JEFFERSON — Fifth-seeded Franklin scored four times in the first half and advanced to the 2A Western Semifinals with a 4-2 victory over fourth-seeded Ashe County on Wednesday night.
GREENSBORO – Ashe County sent four individual performers and three relay teams to the 2015 2A State Championship Meet at North Carolina A&T University.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Ashe County Aces 8U and 9U baseball teams took part in the East Tennessee BPA Diamond Classic Tournament last weekend.
BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football's Sept. 12 contest at Clemson will kick off at 12:30 p.m. and air live on ESPN3, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Friday.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Lady Huskies advanced to the 2A West Quarterfinals with a 3-2 overtime win over Hendersonville on Friday.
WEST JEFFERSON — Lady Husky Head Coach Laura Foster invites all rising first grade through rising eighth grade girls to come out and attend the annual Girls Got Game basketball camp at Ashe County High School.
BOONE — Bob Light, one of the most successful coaches in Appalachian State University athletics history, died on Monday. He was 88.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people to enjoy wildlife with respect and caution, as encounters with wildlife increase in the spring, when many species bear young.
CHAPEL HILL — The annual spring meeting for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association board members has brought about a few important changes, and other rulebook changes for the upcoming 2015-2016 sports seasons.
JEFFERSON — Tarheel League baseball and softball continues strong as summer approaches in the High Country.
RANDLEMAN — A baseball team doesn't have to have a ton of hits to win a game.
By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer
MONROE — The Ashe County Huskies represented themselves very well at the 2A Midwest Regional last Saturday.
WEST JEFFERSON — Two spring sports teams qualified for the 2A state playoffs that will begin this week.
By DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf WriterPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The latest survey was unanimous, not anonymous. Rickie Fowler can deliver the goods.
By IAN QUILLENAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves aren't getting much relief from their bullpen these days.
CHICAGO (AP) — Aroldis Chapman had been nearly perfect this season. The White Sox found a way to get to the Cincinnati Reds closer.
MORAVIAN FALLS — Three Ashe County goals in the last 12 minutes of the match completed a perfect conference season with a 3-0 win over Wilkes Central.
ASHEVILLE — White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States, continues to affect bat populations in western North Carolina, although the declines associated with the deadly disease appear to be...
By JAY COHENAP Sports WriterCHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon walked out of the locker room with the lineup card from his first major league win. The lineup card from the opening game went to Alexei Ramirez.
By DAVID GINSBURGAP Sports WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper stood at the plate with one more unexpected chance to keep his home-run streak going.
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.
By CHARLES ODUMAP Sports Writer
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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.