Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 22 May 2015 21:05:28 EST 1800 Safety reminder for summer boaters http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153641733/Safety-reminder-for-summer-boaters 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. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:30:24 EST Tennis camp begins June 8 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153641660/Tennis-camp-begins-June-8 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. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:15:21 EST Twilight League: Week 1 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153639461/Twilight-League:-Week-1 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) Thu, 21 May 2015 15:00:21 EST Franklin advances with 4-2 win over Ashe http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153605111/Franklin-advances-with-4-2-win-over-Ashe 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. Wed, 20 May 2015 22:35:22 EST Track team runs at state meet http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153605101/Track-team-runs-at-state-meet GREENSBORO – Ashe County sent four individual performers and three relay teams to the 2015 2A State Championship Meet at North Carolina A&T University. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:30:21 EST Ashe Aces travel to Tennessee http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153577477/Ashe-Aces-travel-to-Tennessee KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Ashe County Aces 8U and 9U baseball teams took part in the East Tennessee BPA Diamond Classic Tournament last weekend. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:30:22 EST App State-Clemson to air live on ESPN3 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153571612/App-State-Clemson-to-air-live-on-ESPN3 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. Mon, 18 May 2015 17:55:21 EST Ashe wins wild match over Hendersonville http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153546535/Ashe-wins-wild-match-over-Hendersonville WEST JEFFERSON — The Lady Huskies advanced to the 2A West Quarterfinals with a 3-2 overtime win over Hendersonville on Friday. Sun, 17 May 2015 18:05:21 EST ‘Girls Got Game’ camp starts June 22 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153546409/Girls-Got-Game-camp-starts-June-22 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. Sun, 17 May 2015 16:20:21 EST ASU mourns the passing of Bob Light http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153546618/ASU-mourns-the-passing-of-Bob-Light BOONE — Bob Light, one of the most successful coaches in Appalachian State University athletics history, died on Monday. He was 88. Sun, 17 May 2015 08:00:21 EST N.C. Wildlife Commission reminder to leave young animals alone http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153546512/N.C.-Wildlife-Commission-reminder-to-leave-young-animals-alone 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. Sat, 16 May 2015 23:40:27 EST NCHSAA makes several changes for upcoming year http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153452732/NCHSAA-makes-several-changes-for-upcoming-year 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. Thu, 14 May 2015 14:20:21 EST Tarheel League update http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153487776/Tarheel-League-update JEFFERSON — Tarheel League baseball and softball continues strong as summer approaches in the High Country. Wed, 13 May 2015 21:50:23 EST Randleman blanks Ashe, 7-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153442886/Randleman-blanks-Ashe-7-0 RANDLEMAN — A baseball team doesn't have to have a ton of hits to win a game. Tue, 12 May 2015 23:30:22 EST Mesoraco’s double in 9th sends Reds over Braves 4-3 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153463090/Mesoracos-double-in-9th-sends-Reds-over-Braves-4-3 By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer Tue, 12 May 2015 22:55:21 EST Men’s track takes fourth at regionals http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153426216/Mens-track-takes-fourth-at-regionals MONROE — The Ashe County Huskies represented themselves very well at the 2A Midwest Regional last Saturday. Tue, 12 May 2015 18:00:21 EST Soccer and baseball teams make playoffs http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153422738/Soccer-and-baseball-teams-make-playoffs WEST JEFFERSON — Two spring sports teams qualified for the 2A state playoffs that will begin this week. Mon, 11 May 2015 15:00:22 EST Rickie Fowler delivers major performance to win Players http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153413110/Rickie-Fowler-delivers-major-performance-to-win-Players By DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf WriterPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The latest survey was unanimous, not anonymous. Rickie Fowler can deliver the goods. Sun, 10 May 2015 23:30:24 EST Braves bullpen falls short again, Nationals complete sweep http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153413088/Braves-bullpen-falls-short-again-Nationals-complete-sweep By IAN QUILLENAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves aren't getting much relief from their bullpen these days. Sun, 10 May 2015 23:15:21 EST Beckham’s single lifts White Sox to 4-3 win over Reds http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153413045/Beckhams-single-lifts-White-Sox-to-4-3-win-over-Reds CHICAGO (AP) — Aroldis Chapman had been nearly perfect this season. The White Sox found a way to get to the Cincinnati Reds closer. Sun, 10 May 2015 23:05:21 EST