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Huskies humble Rams, 7-2

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Miguel Ramos scored three goals and Cesar Ruiz scored twice as Ashe County sped past Starmount, 7-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday night.“It’s easy to coach when you have as many fast weapons as we have,” Ashe County Coach Wes Rousseau said. “It’s hard to contain us. We finished the opportunities we had.”“I knew how fast they were,” Starmount Coach Edgar Zamora said. “I thought I knew how good Miguel Ramos is. But he gets even better.”It took less than 90 seconds for the Huskies to gain the lead as Victor Melo scored from close in.


Day’s Body Shop wins Twilight League

Congratulations to the 2014 Mountain Aire Twilight League Tournament Champions, Day’s Body Shop.They defeated Furches Evergreens in the final match on Monday, Sept 15Day’s Body Shop team members were Jeff Day, Brandon Day, Shawn Day, Jock Gilley, Josh Shell, Mark Little, John Shaw, and Rock Vannoy.Ashe County Builders won the regular season title earlier this year.Mountain Aire would like to thank everyone who participated in the twiligh...

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Volleyball scores first win

The Lady Husky volleyball team notched its first victory of the season on Saturday during a tri-match at Mount Airy High School.Ashe split its two matches, getting a win over North Forsyth but falling to Mount Airy.Ashe 3, North Forsyth 1The Lady Huskies stormed out to take a 25-12 win in the first game between the two squads. North Forsyth battled back to take the second set, 25-22. Ashe was able to hold strong and win the third and fourth se...

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Watauga edges Ashe at Mountain Aire

The women’s golf team took on Watauga in the final non-conference tune-up for the upcoming slate of Mountain Valley Conference matches.Watauga finished with a team total of 133, 10 shots better than the Lady Huskies.Sarah Hardin tied the best score of her career with a 39 to finish in second place. Watauga’s Mary Seramur won the match with a score of 38. Her teammate Katie Alexander was third with a 47.Ashe’s Olivia Barr finished with a 48. S...

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Football game ruled no contest

By Nathan Hamnham@civitasmedia.comA strong line of thunderstorms put an end to Friday night’s football game between Ashe County and Hibriten.The game will be ruled a no contest, meaning it will not count for or against either squad.The game was shaping up to be a back-and-forth offensive slug fest with both teams combining for seven touchdowns in the first two quarters before the game was called off at halftime.Hibriten leading rush...

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Ashe tennis sweeps Wilkes Central

By Nathan Hamnham@civitasmedia.comAshe continued its winning ways in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference with another 9-0 victory, this one over visiting Wilkes Central.“It was a great conference win for our team. I am very proud of our players,” said coach Larry Dix.Ashe won all but one set against the Eagles, and that came in the sixth seeded match where Rebecca Baker was able to take the first set over Abby Manley, 7-5. Manley bou...

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Wildlife commission staff recognized for conservation

Two staff members with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission were honored at the 51st annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet, held in Cary on Sept. 6.The awards, presented by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, recognize those who have an unwavering commitment to conservation and an uncommon determination to safeguard the state’s natural resources.Bob Curry, chief of the Division of Inland Fisheries, was honored as Wildlife Conservatio...

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Lady Huskies still seeking first win

Early season struggles continue for the volleyball team with the squad falling to 0-7 overall and 0-4 in Mountain Valley Conference play with a pair of losses to Starmount and Wilkes Central.Starmount 3, Ashe 0The Lady Rams are now 4-4 overall after a 3-0 win over Ashe last week. Starmount won the first set, 25-9 and followed that up with 25-7 and 25-12 wins to take the match.Ashe recorded two kills from Abby Lopp and a kill each from Lynsey A...

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Ashe, Hibriten collide in final non-conference game

A strong rushing attack will square off against a powerful passing game as Hibriten will host Ashe County this Friday.The undefeated Panthers are coming off of a 33-14 win against county rival West Caldwell last week.Senior TiShawn Daniels rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Hibriten ground attack. Teammate Devell Maxwell, another rushing threat, added a touchdown run as well.Last season, Maxwell led Hibriten with 937 yards and 14 touchdowns an...

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Ashe overpowers Alleghany, 9-0

Seven different scorers carried the Ashe County Huskies to a 9-0 mercy rule win over Alleghany in the conference season opener.The Huskies scored in the 11th minute with a header from Kendall Wagner off of a corner kick from Justin Roland.Just two minutes later, Ashe netted the second goal off of a shot from Victor Melo.Miguel Ramos scored his first of three goals in the 22nd minute to put Ashe in front, 3-0. His other tallies came in the...

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App State women’s basketball coach resigns

Darcie Vincent resigned suddenly from her position as women’s basketball head coach at Appalachian State University last Friday.“I thank the university and the Appalachian State family for the great experience I’ve had here, and I wish the young women the best in the upcoming season,” said Vincent in a press release last week.The school is currently working on naming an interim coach while beginning a national search for a permanent replacement....

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Lady Huskies outlast Starmount

Several players stepped up to fill empty seeds for the Lady Huskies on Monday, giving Ashe an 8-1 victory.Ashe played without third seeded Maggie Witherspoon who is still out due to an injury and sixth seeded Caroline Current who missed the match because of sickness.Top seed Hallie Brown and second seeded Grace Miller cruised to singles wins. Brown beat Amber Hurst, 6-0, 6-0, and Miller defeated Mollie Nichols, 6-0, 6-0.Keely Caddell moved into the third seede...

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