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Lady Huskies top Starmount, 6-1

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The Lady Huskies kept its dominant conference performances going last Thursday with a 6-1 victory over Starmount.Bekah Bowers had a tremendous first half, scoring both of the team’s goals in the opening 40 minutes. Her first strike came in the seventh minute and she quickly followed that up with another tally in the 12th minute.After the halftime stoppage, the Ashe offense really came to life early. Senior striker Candi Sanchez scored in the 49th minute and Bowers netted her hat trick in the 50th minute to put Ashe in front, 4-0.The Lady Huskies took a 5-0 lead on Taylor May’s lone goal of the evening in the 66th minute.


Kicking out cancer

Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post - The Lady Husky soccer team raised $400 at last week’s game against Starmount to go towards fighting breast cancer and bringing awareness to the terrible disease. The team also wore special pink jerseys for the event. Back row, left to right: Head coach Wes Rousseau, Bennet Watson, Abby Clampett, Mahala Land, Olivia Brettschneider, Bridgette Wilson, Taylor May and assistant coach Sam Piercy. Front row, left to right: Mac Church, Taylor Krips, Rosy Olvera, Al...

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Men’s golf ends regular season

Golf season always seems to go by the quickest and this season was no different. Ashe County wrapped up its regular season with a fifth place finish at New River Country Club last Thursday.Alleghany finished in the top spot with a team total of 167, seven strokes ahead of second place Elkin.Starmount (179) finished third, Wilkes Central (183) was fourth and Ashe was just one shot behind the Eagles.East Wilkes (189), North Wilkes (204) and West Wilkes (219) com...

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Men’s tennis splits pair

Ashe County wrapped up its tennis regular season last week with a victory over Starmount and a tough loss to Wilkes Central.Ashe 9, Starmount 0The Huskies made easy work of Starmount on Wednesday, sweeping all nine matches.“I think it was probably some of the best tennis we have played this season,” said Ashe’s Head Coach Larry Dix.All of this came in spite of the team not being able to practice outdoors on Monday ...

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Elkin tosses one-hitter against Ashe

Will Altemueller was simply dominant on the mound for his Elkin squad, allowing just one Ashe hit and striking out 12 Husky hitters on the way to a 9-2 victory.Ashe was held hitless until the sixth inning when Michael Elliott blooped a single to center.In spite of the great pitching, it was Ashe that got on the scoreboard first in the opening frame.Joe Richardson walked and advanced to second on a fielder’s choice grounder by Bradley Richie.Ne...

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Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament tees off April 26

Area golfers all know the arrival of spring means it’s time for the Carl and Pearl Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament at Mountain Aire Golf Club.This year’s event, the 19th annual tournament, is scheduled for Saturday, April 26. All proceeds will go to directly benefit the Ashe County Free Medical Clinic.The format is captain’s choice with two shotgun starts scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. A $75 entry fee covers green and cart fees plus a fabulous mea...

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JV baseball update

The junior varsity baseball team has won two of its last four games, including a pair of conference victories.In a non-conference game at Watauga, the Pioneers came away with a 7-3 victory.Ashe bounced back in a big way with a 13-2 victory at Elkin and a 10-2 win over visiting Alleghany.Most recently, Ashe squared off against Starmount at home but came away on the losing end, 10-4.This week, the JV squad will be at home for three games. The Huskies ...

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Trout fishing waters ready for anglers

All 15 of the eligible streams for fish stocking in Ashe County have been stocked with brook, rainbow and brown trout at once already, and with several more months to go, the N.C. Wildlife Commission has released the number of trout that will be placed these bodies of water throughout the year.Approximately 103 miles of streams and rivers in Ashe were stocked this year by hatcheries.The largest such body of water is the North Fork of the New River, which makes up 20 mile...

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Youth wrestlers attend ACMS camp

Young wrestlers from different parts of the High Country came to Ashe County Middle School last Saturday for a one-day wrestling seminar hosted by professional MMA and wrestling coach, Jeff Bedard.Kids from elementary school up through middle school and even a few high school wrestlers from Wilkes County made the trip up the mountain to be coached up by one of the best known wrestling coaches in the United States.“I was blessed to have Coach Bedard, a good friend o...

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Ashe golfers take fifth in two tourneys

In a pair of very competitive conference matches, the men’s golf team has finished in fifth place each time on the links.On April 10 at Mountain Aire Golf Course, Alleghany came away with the win. The Trojans shot 164 as a team, good enough for a three-shot victory over Wilkes Central. Elkin took third place with a score of 170. Starmount was fourth with a 171 and Ashe was fifth with a team total of 183. East Wilkes (191), West Wilkes (201) and North Wilkes (208) rounded out ...

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Softball drops two MVAC games

The Lady Husky softball team lost a pair of home games last week, first to West Wilkes and then to Alleghany.West Wilkes 17, Ashe 0Blackhawk ace Courtney Lackey allowed just one hit in four innings and retired nine Ashe batters on strikes to record the win on the mound. Lackey had a good night at the plate as well with three RBI’s and two runs scored.Caitlin Shepherd added two hits, two RBI’s and three runs scored. Lakyn Rutledge h...

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Industrial League champs

Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - The annual Industrial League hosted by Ashe County Parks and Recreation came to an end two weeks ago with the Mastercraft team winning the championship. Team members were: Kevin Nichols, Jordan Nichols, Matt Nichols, Daniel Waln, Brandon Lucas, Bradley Lucas, Dustin Hamm, John Spagnolo, Tavin Holman, Tatum Lemly and Tucker Clay. All but two of the team members played at Ashe County High School at some point during their basketball careers.

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