Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:26:39 EST 1800 Ashe student aiming for top competition http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152586283/Ashe-student-aiming-for-top-competition ODESSA, Fla. — Noah Gouge said he has one goal for this year.The Ashe County native is one of the best sharpshooting junior competitors in the country and wants to be able to claim a spot as a shooting All-American. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:20:21 EST Huskies win thriller at North Wilkes, 12-11 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152587105/Huskies-win-thriller-at-North-Wilkes-12-11 HAYS — North Wilkes thought for sure they had this game in the bag against Ashe County on Thursday.The Vikings scored seven runs in the fourth inning and held a commanding 11-2 lead. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:15:21 EST Hornets beat Hawks backups 115-100 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152624737/Hornets-beat-Hawks-backups-115-100 By STEVE REEDAP Sports WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:00:22 EST Warriors traveling to NYC for national tourney http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152587087/Warriors-traveling-to-NYC-for-national-tourney NEW YORK — Oak Hill Academy keeps counting down the days until the start of the DICKS'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament on April 2. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:00:22 EST Eaves named NABC All-District http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152620590/Eaves-named-NABC-All-District KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After leading Appalachian State University men's basketball in scoring and earning second team all-Sun Belt Conference accolades, junior guard Frank Eaves has been named as a NABC all-district selection, the National... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:40:21 EST Ashe starts MVAC season 2-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152586941/Ashe-starts-MVAC-season-2-0 RONDA — The varsity Lady Huskies started off its conference schedule on the right foot with a pair of mercy-rule wins on the road.Ashe traveled to East Wilkes on Tuesday and came away with a 10-1 victory. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:15:22 EST Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs to beat North Carolina 79-72 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152596135/Top-seeded-Wisconsin-hangs-to-beat-North-Carolina-79-72 By BETH HARRISAP Sports Writer Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:30:23 EST Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152596024/Notre-Dame-races-by-Wichita-State-81-70-for-Elite-Eight-spot By WILL GRAVESAP Sports WriterCLEVELAND (AP) — Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:05:22 EST Brook Lopez scores 34, Nets hold off Hornets 91-88 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152578851/Brook-Lopez-scores-34-Nets-hold-off-Hornets-91-88 By STEVE REEDAP Sports WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brook Lopez was disappointed when he turned the ball over on an inbounds pass with 3.2 seconds left in the game and the Brooklyn Nets up by three. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:20:23 EST Local sports briefs http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152551259/Local-sports-briefs ACHS TennisWEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County dropped a home match to Wilkes Central on Tuesday by a 9-0 score. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:00:21 EST Soil and Water Conservation Society honors wildlife biologist http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152555915/Soil-and-Water-Conservation-Society-honors-wildlife-biologist RALEIGH —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and an agency biologist were honored recently by the Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society for development of state-of-the-art wildlife habitat... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:30:21 EST Huskies split two in Wilkes http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152535968/Huskies-split-two-in-Wilkes WILKESBORO — The varsity baseball team played a pair of road games on Monday and Tuesday that included a blowout win over rival Wilkes Central and a close defeat at the hands of East Wilkes. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:21 EST Ashe battles Surry Central to 1-1 tie http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152535931/Ashe-battles-Surry-Central-to-1-1-tie WEST JEFFERSON — As the non-conference schedule of games begins to wind down for Ashe County, the Lady Huskies earned a hard-fought 1-1 tie against former conference foe Surry Central. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:10:25 EST Golf season underway http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152530821/Golf-season-underway WILKESBORO — Monday's non-conference golf match at Oakwoods Country Club marked the start of the season for Ashe County. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:15:22 EST Bulls clinch playoff spot with 98-86 win over Hornets http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152525013/Bulls-clinch-playoff-spot-with-98-86-win-over-Hornets By BRIAN SANDALOWAssociated Press Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:20:22 EST Markakis makes debut, gets 2 hits as Braves top Astros 14-10 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152523235/Markakis-makes-debut-gets-2-hits-as-Braves-top-Astros-14-10 KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Nick Markakis finally got in a game for the Atlanta Braves, getting two hits Monday in a 14-10 win over the Houston Astros. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:20:21 EST Huskies fall in extra innings http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152482652/Huskies-fall-in-extra-innings WEST JEFFERSON — North Surry scored four runs in the ninth inning to win a marathon game over Ashe County on Wednesday night, 14-10. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:00:21 EST Wildlife Commission provides funds for conservation-friendly development projects http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152498485/Wildlife-Commission-provides-funds-for-conservation-friendly-development-projects RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently awarded $30,000 to local governments for conservation-friendly development projects — $10,000 each to three local governments that met or exceeded goals to incorporate wildlife... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 23:00:21 EST Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152500140/Duke-beats-San-Diego-State-68-49-to-reach-NCAA-Sweet-16 By AARON BEARDAP Basketball Writer Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:15:21 EST Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152499042/Trice-leads-Michigan-State-over-Virginia-again-60-54 By STEVE REEDAP Sports WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:55:22 EST