Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:16:16 EST 1800 Tennis season starts for former Husky http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152033011/Tennis-season-starts-for-former-Husky BRISTOL, Tenn. — King University sophomore and former Ashe County tennis standout Haley Maloney started her second season as part of the Tornado tennis program. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:25:23 EST N.C. Wildlife Commission news and notes http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/152013081/N.C.-Wildlife-Commission-news-and-notes District youth hunter skills tournaments schedule announced Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:30:25 EST Lightning compete in Wilkes http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151998451/Lightning-compete-in-Wilkes Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The fourth grade Ashe Lightning team went 3-0 at a recent round robin tournament in Wilkes County. The Lightning defeated the King Cats, Team Equip from Watauga and the Caldwell Legends. Front row: Jackson Keith,... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:20:22 EST Bingham takes gold for Lees-McRae http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151998548/Bingham-takes-gold-for-Lees-McRae WINSTON-SALEM — Former Ashe County track athlete Erin Bingham capped off a championship season last weekend, winning the gold in the 60-meter hurdles at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track and Field Championship. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:45:22 EST Hamilton finishes runner-up http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/151953319/Hamilton-finishes-runner-up GREENSBORO — Junior wrestler Josh Hamilton made it all the way to the championship match, but came up a couple of points short, falling by decision. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:15:21 EST AAU Lightning win championship http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/151988163/AAU-Lightning-win-championship Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The eighth grade AAU Lightning team earned a tournament championship on Saturday night in Wilkesboro, beating Watauga, 45-43. Team members are Branson Shepherd, Alec Roland, Noah Vannoy, Dylan Hutchens, Cory Treva,... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:00:22 EST N.C. Wildlife Commission news and notes http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/151947219/N.C.-Wildlife-Commission-news-and-notes Wildlife Commission offers free turkey hunting seminars statewide Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:45:22 EST Huskies run in championship meet http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151906494/Huskies-run-in-championship-meet WINSTON-SALEM — Ashe County's indoor track team sent six athletes to the NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor State Meet in Winston-Salem last weekend. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:45:21 EST MVAC Basketball Tournament canceled http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151925334/MVAC-Basketball-Tournament-canceled According to Ashe County High School Athletic Director Marc Payne, the 2015 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament has been canceled due to the weather. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:00:21 EST Warriors notch two more wins http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151905079/Warriors-notch-two-more-wins MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Oak Hill Academy improved to 41-0 with six regular season games remaining in the 2014-2015 season. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:50:23 EST Wildlife Commission news and notes http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151905712/Wildlife-Commission-news-and-notes Wildlife in North Carolina magazine announces photo competition winners Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:15:22 EST Hamilton wins wrestling regional http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151824888/Hamilton-wins-wrestling-regional MONROE — Junior wrestler Josh Hamilton brought home a regional championship at 220 pounds from the 2A Midwest Regional held at Parkwood High School in Monroe. Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:45:21 EST Basketball teams wrap up regular season http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151824565/Basketball-teams-wrap-up-regular-season MILLERS CREEK — The regular season came to a close for Ashe County on Friday night against West Wilkes. The Lady Huskies scored a win while the varsity men's team suffered a heartbreaking one-point loss. Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:30:21 EST Lees-McRae hoops sets new school record http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151824926/Lees-McRae-hoops-sets-new-school-record BANNER ELK — First-year assistant coach and former Husky Daniel Waln has been part of something special at Lees-McRae College this basketball season. Sat, 14 Feb 2015 12:00:21 EST Mat Monsters wrestle in state tourney http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151824953/Mat-Monsters-wrestle-in-state-tourney WINSTON-SALEM — The Ashe County Mat Monsters traveled down the mountain last weekend for the USA Wrestling youth and middle school state tournament. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:35:21 EST JV boys win MVAC title http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151803381/JV-boys-win-MVAC-title WEST JEFFERSON — For the third straight year, the Ashe County Huskies will finish atop the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference junior varsity standings. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:45:21 EST Huskies beat rival Eagles, 49-37 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151800760/Huskies-beat-rival-Eagles-49-37 WEST JEFFERSON — A brutal start for Ashe turned into a crucial victory over visiting Wilkes Central as the Huskies rallied from an early 14-2 hole to take an 11-point win. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:00:22 EST Warriors inching closer to perfection http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151806225/Warriors-inching-closer-to-perfection MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Oak Hill Academy moved to 38-0 with a pair of victories in California last weekend and a big home win on Monday. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:45:22 EST Wilkes Central girls defeat Ashe, 67-44 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151800968/Wilkes-Central-girls-defeat-Ashe-67-44 WEST JEFFERSON — Wilkes Central used a 26-point second quarter to build a seven point advantage that the Eagles would only increase from there. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:15:22 EST Lady Huskies edge Elkin, 39-36 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/151738562/Lady-Huskies-edge-Elkin-39-36 ELKIN — Ashe County held off a late Elkin rally to claim a 39-36 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Friday night. Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:35:21 EST