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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WEST JEFFERSON — Two seniors were recognized for their hard work and leadership last Friday in the final home match of the season against Starmount.
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.
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.
By JENNA FRYERAP Auto Racing WriterBRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.
By IAN HARRISONAssociated PressTORONTO (AP) — Atlanta's Shelby Miller has added to his arsenal since shutting out the Blue Jays last season.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises that black bear sightings will become more common across the state as weather becomes warmer.
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...
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WEST JEFFERSON — The Husky track teams picked up wins on Tuesday at home, competing against West Wilkes, Mitchell County and Oak Hill Academy.
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...
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...
By GEORGE HENRYAssociated PressATLANTA (AP) — Dan Haren needed one inning to get used to home plate umpire Alan Porter's strike zone.
BOONE — Appalachian State University athletics has officially kicked off its “Year of the Fan.”
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.
ELKIN — Weather was not able to keep the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference golf teams off the links at Cedarbrook Country Club on Monday.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Huskies were dealt a heartbreaking loss against Elkin on Wednesday, but were able to bounce back and cruise to a win over Avery County on Thursday.Elkin 3, Ashe 2
By DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf WriterAUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been taking a bow.
By GEORGE HENRYAssociated PressATLANTA (AP) — The season is only five days old, and Freddie Freeman likes what he sees from the Atlanta Braves' situational hitting.
MARION — Rivers in 12 counties across western North Carolina, including the New River in Ashe County, will be faced with having fewer number of trout stocked in them this fishing season after over 150,000 rainbow trout were killed at the...
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By JOE KAYAP Sports WriterCINCINNATI (AP) — With Joey Votto playing like an MVP again, the Cincinnati Reds have stayed unbeaten.
By CHARLES ODUMAP Sports WriterATLANTA (AP) — Mike Muscala scored 17 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-80 on Friday night to reach 60 wins for the first time in franchise history.
WEST JEFFERSON — The men's tennis team earned a close win over Alleghany on Wednesday before falling to conference front-runner Elkin on Thursday.Ashe held on for a 5-4 victory over the Trojans in Sparta.
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County rolled through the competition in the team's first home track meet of the season last week.
MILLERS CREEK — Ashe County earned a pair of Mountain Valley Conference wins on the road as the second half of the tennis conference run is well underway.Ashe made quick work of North Wilkes last Tuesday by a 9-0 score.
By STEVEN WINEAP Sports WriterMIAMI (AP) — Basking in the roar of the crowd, Giancarlo Stanton grinned and waved. The $325 million right fielder's first memorable moment of the season was a catch.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were determined to beat the Charlotte Hornets for the first time in seven games Wednesday night.
Husky scoresMarch 30Varsity softball: West Wilkes 15, Ashe County 0April 1Varsity softball: Wilkes Central 10, Ashe County 0April 2
SPARTA — Alleghany plated seven runs in the fourth inning to rally from an early deficit to beat the Huskies, 10-5.
By TIM REYNOLDSAP Basketball WriterMIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic said he thought Tuesday carried Game 7 importance to the Miami Heat.His play backed up his words.
By STEVEN WINEAP Sports WriterMIAMI (AP) — The Atlanta Braves scored seven runs in the first inning off Mat Latos and beat the Miami Marlins for the second day in a row to start the season, 12-2 on Tuesday night.
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BOONE, N.C. — Senior pitcher Jeffrey Springs outdueled Troy ace Lucas Brown to lead Appalachian State University baseball to a 5-2 win over the visiting Trojans on Saturday afternoon at blustery Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith...
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WEST JEFFERSON — A goal with two minutes left in the contest gave Ashe County a huge win over West Stokes, 2-1.
WILKESBORO — Following a quick non-conference tune-up, the men's golf team hit the links for a pair of Mountain Valley Athletic Conference competitions last week.
By JIM JOHNSONAssociated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rodney Stuckey scored 15 points off the bench to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 93-74 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez wrapped up his spring by allowing one run in four innings, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Friday night.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission yesterday approved 57 changes to the state's game land, wildlife management and inland fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons.
COLUMBUS, N.C. — Ashe County had a lot to be proud of last Saturday at Polk County High School.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Appalachian State University baseball outlasted North Carolina A&T on Wednesday at War Memorial Stadium, 12-10, for its second win in as many days. Appalachian was powered to the win by the long ball with three different...
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe earned a conference win over West Wilkes last Wednesday by a 9-0 score.
By STEVE REEDAP Sports WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marvin Williams scored 18 points and the Charlotte Hornets cruised to a 102-78 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
BOONE — Six different players drove in runs and four pitchers combined to allow just two earned runs in Appalachian State University baseball's 8-3 win over High Point on Tuesday evening at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith...