Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:15:46 EST 1800 Fall athletes earn awards http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150949812/Fall-athletes-earn-awards The annual Fall Sports Awards Ceremony at Ashe County High School take place last week with coaches, parents and friends all in attendance to honor the top athletes during the fall season. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:16:05 EST Bowers named MVAC Player of the Year http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150913684/Bowers-named-MVAC-Player-of-the-Year WEST JEFFERSON — It was a no-brainer giving Connor Bowers the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year award. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:01:24 EST Wrestlers open conference season http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150901676/Wrestlers-open-conference-season SPARTA — Husky wrestlers opened the Mountain Valley Conference slate of matches last week with a match at Elkin on Thursday and competed in the Alleghany Duals on Saturday.Elkin 45, Ashe 24 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:46:02 EST Georgia Tech beats App State, 70-57 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150913722/Georgia-Tech-beats-App-State-70-57 ATLANTA — Appalachian State faced its second Atlantic Coast Conference opponent of the preseason, but this time around, the opponent got the best of the Mountaineers. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:01:06 EST Wildlife Commission to conduct public hearings http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150914452/Wildlife-Commission-to-conduct-public-hearings RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings in January on proposed changes to the state's wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:16:07 EST Warriors go to 17-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150861980/Warriors-go-to-17-0 MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Oak Hill Academy improved to 17-0 with a pair of blowout victories. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:01:04 EST Varsity teams sweep Watauga http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150861976/Varsity-teams-sweep-Watauga WEST JEFFERSON — The Huskies wrapped up a busy week of basketball at home against Watauga on Friday night where both varsity teams came away with impressive victories over the rival Pioneers. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:01:07 EST Track team runs at Surry Central http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150861557/Track-team-runs-at-Surry-Central DOBSON — Both Ashe County indoor track teams finished as runner-up at the most recent meet at Surry Central last Tuesday.West Wilkes swept the top finishing spots in both the men's and women's team scores. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:16:03 EST Ashe hosts wrestling tournament http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150861031/Ashe-hosts-wrestling-tournament WEST JEFFERSON — The annual Ashe County Duals Tournament took place at the high school last Saturday. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:16:02 EST Warriors play in Kentucky tourney http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150813556/Warriors-play-in-Kentucky-tourney MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — The Oak Hill Academy Warriors picked up right where they left off after Thanksgiving break with three wins, including two at the Marshall County Hoopfest in Benton, Kentucky. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:01:08 EST Husky hoops roundup http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150813570/Husky-hoops-roundup WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County played a pair of non-conference games to start the week, playing host to Hibriten on Monday and traveling to North Surry on Tuesday.Varsity women Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:16:07 EST ASU Basketball sees winning streak end http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150813568/ASU-Basketball-sees-winning-streak-end BOONE — Appalachian State's three-game winning streak came to a close on Sunday with a 68-51 loss at the hands of Hofstra in the Holmes Convocation Center. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:16:04 EST Winter track season underway http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150794433/Winter-track-season-underway MILLERS CREEK — Ashe County has an indoor track team for the first time since 2008 and are off to a nice start after the first meet of the season at the West Wilkes Polar Bear Meet. Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:00:18 EST JV and varsity teams split with Watauga http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150794466/JV-and-varsity-teams-split-with-Watauga BOONE — The Huskies traveled to Watauga to battle the rival Pioneers on Friday and returned with two victories.JV girls: Watauga 33, Ashe 30 Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:31:08 EST Wrestling team falls at Forbush http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150794518/Wrestling-team-falls-at-Forbush EAST BEND — Ashe County's 2014-2015 wrestling season got underway last Tuesday at Forbush High School with the Huskies dropping a pair of matches against Forbush and West Davidson.Forbush 48, Ashe 36 Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:46:05 EST Rams take care of business http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150794463/Rams-take-care-of-business BOONVILLE — As the first half wound down and Starmount led 21-0, “Taking Care of Business” - a 1973 hit by Bachman-Turner Overdrive - blared through the sound system.The Rams certainly were. Sun, 7 Dec 2014 02:01:06 EST Ashe opens season with two wins http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150755002/Ashe-opens-season-with-two-wins NEWLAND — The Ashe County Huskies opened the 2014-2015 season with a pair of victories on the road at Avery County.Men Wed, 3 Dec 2014 20:01:03 EST ASU bowl waiver denied http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150748855/ASU-bowl-waiver-denied BOONE - Appalachian State's request to be able to play in a bowl game after its first season in the Sun Belt was denied by the NCAA. The school was informed of this decision late Tuesday. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 00:15:13 EST Wineberg named all-conference performer http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150709595/Wineberg-named-all-conference-performer CULLOWHEE - Junior lineman Josh Wineberg was one of 15 Western Carolina University football players to receive all-conference or all-freshman team recognition from the Southern Conference last Tuesday. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:46:05 EST Ashe hosts JV tournament http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150712678/Ashe-hosts-JV-tournament WEST JEFFERSON - Basketball season officially got underway this past weekend at Ashe County High School with the annual Dr. Pepper/Triangle Vending JV Invitational Tournament. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:46:07 EST