Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:12:56 EST 1800 Golfers complete regular season http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153138295/Golfers-complete-regular-season 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. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:10:21 EST Repairs taking place at wildlife club lake http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153104624/Repairs-taking-place-at-wildlife-club-lake JEFFERSON — Catching fish may be a little harder to come by at the Ashe County Wildlife Club's trout lake while the North Carolina Wildlife Commission repairs the sediment retention dam above the lake. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:45:21 EST Ashe shuts out Elkin, 2-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153095859/Ashe-shuts-out-Elkin-2-0 WEST JEFFERSON — A pair of second half goals made the difference between two of the top teams in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference on Wednesday evening.Both Ashe and Elkin battled to a scoreless tie in the first half. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:21 EST Elkin, Wilkes Central win tennis titles http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153097868/Elkin-Wilkes-Central-win-tennis-titles ELKIN — The rainy weather moved out just in time to have a bright, sunny day for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tennis tourney on Tuesday. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:20:22 EST Huskies rout Vikings, 16-1 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153063286/Huskies-rout-Vikings-16-1 WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County plated 12 runs in the first inning on the way to completing the season sweep of North Wilkes on Tuesday night, 16-1. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:00:21 EST ACHS sports briefs http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153063296/ACHS-sports-briefs Ashe County softballWEST JEFFERSON — The varsity Lady Huskies scored its first win of the season, beating North Wilkes on Tuesday by a 9-8 score. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:15:23 EST Tennis team wraps up regular season http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153063211/Tennis-team-wraps-up-regular-season WEST JEFFERSON — Two seniors were recognized for their hard work and leadership last Friday in the final home match of the season against Starmount. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:00:22 EST Mets win 9th in row, newcomer Plawecki and Niese beat Braves http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153070204/Mets-win-9th-in-row-newcomer-Plawecki-and-Niese-beat-Braves By BEN WALKERAP Baseball WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Catcher Kevin Plawecki trotted onto the field, shook hands with umpire crew chief Jerry Meals and promptly bounced a practice throw down to second base. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:30:22 EST Lady Huskies win eighth straight http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/153062944/Lady-Huskies-win-eighth-straight WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County keeps piling up the wins in conference play, notching its seventh MVAC win in a row and eighth straight win overall with a 6-0 triumph against North Wilkes on Tuesday. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:40:22 EST Matt Kenseth ends 51-race drought with win at rainy Bristol http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153016640/Matt-Kenseth-ends-51-race-drought-with-win-at-rainy-Bristol By JENNA FRYERAP Auto Racing WriterBRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:30:22 EST Gomes has 4 RBIs, Braves beat Blue Jays 5-2 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/153016626/Gomes-has-4-RBIs-Braves-beat-Blue-Jays-5-2 By IAN HARRISONAssociated PressTORONTO (AP) — Atlanta's Shelby Miller has added to his arsenal since shutting out the Blue Jays last season. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:20:21 EST Warm weather brings black bear sightings and advisories http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152990258/Warm-weather-brings-black-bear-sightings-and-advisories RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises that black bear sightings will become more common across the state as weather becomes warmer. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:10:21 EST Registration begins for ASU youth hoops camps http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152990303/Registration-begins-for-ASU-youth-hoops-camps BOONE — Appalachian State University men's basketball will host a series of camps for boys in grades 3-12 this summer. The camps, which will take place both on campus and in Concord, North Carolina, will include competitive games, contests... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:35:22 EST Hornets’ Jefferson plans to return, Henderson unsure http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152999188/Hornets-Jefferson-plans-to-return-Henderson-unsure By STEVE REEDAP Sports Writer Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:15:21 EST Track teams win again http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152934360/Track-teams-win-again WEST JEFFERSON — The Husky track teams picked up wins on Tuesday at home, competing against West Wilkes, Mitchell County and Oak Hill Academy. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:05:21 EST Lowder strikes out 16 in victory http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152841333/Lowder-strikes-out-16-in-victory WEST JEFFERSON — Junior pitcher Joseph Lowder continues to cement his spot as one of the best pitchers in Ashe County High School history, this time striking out 16 Wilkes Central hitters to pick up a complete game win over the rival... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:22 EST Ashe Aces place second http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152956438/Ashe-Aces-place-second Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The Ashe Aces 8U team took second place last weekend in the team's first tournament of the season. The “Back Yard Brawl” was hosted by NCBPA in Taylorsville, North Carolina. The Ashe Aces team beat... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:20:21 EST Haren, Hechavarria help Marlins win 2nd straight http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152955156/Haren-Hechavarria-help-Marlins-win-2nd-straight By GEORGE HENRYAssociated PressATLANTA (AP) — Dan Haren needed one inning to get used to home plate umpire Alan Porter's strike zone. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:05:21 EST App State Athletics kicks off ‘Year of the Fan’ http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152942114/App-State-Athletics-kicks-off-Year-of-the-Fan BOONE — Appalachian State University athletics has officially kicked off its “Year of the Fan.” Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:00:21 EST Wildlife commission plan underway to replenish hatchery http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152934351/Wildlife-commission-plan-underway-to-replenish-hatchery RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Commission has put together a plan that should be able to meet trout stocking goals in the areas affected by the recent fish kill in Marion, including Ashe County. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:45:21 EST