Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:44:17 EST 1800 Perfection: 45-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152166100/Perfection:-45-0 MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Even after 30 years of stellar basketball at Oak Hill Academy, this season will go down in the record books as the best regular season in school history. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:30:21 EST Lees-McRae hoops season ends in conference tourney http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152156270/Lees-McRae-hoops-season-ends-in-conference-tourney MISENHEIMER, N.C. — The best season in Lees-McRae history came to an end on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas Tournament. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:05:21 EST ACHS winter athletes honored http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152150693/ACHS-winter-athletes-honored WEST JEFFERSON – Ashe County High School held its annual Winter Sports Awards program in the school auditorium on Monday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:40:23 EST Mountaineers finalize 2015 football schedule http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152147292/Mountaineers-finalize-2015-football-schedule BOONE — Appalachian State University will open the 2015 football season at home against Howard University on Sept. 5. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:05:21 EST Mountaineers snap losing skid http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152114001/Mountaineers-snap-losing-skid BOONE — Appalachian State snapped a five-game losing skid with an impressive 66-43 win over Louisiana-Monroe. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 22:00:21 EST Warriors one win away from perfection http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152097390/Warriors-one-win-away-from-perfection MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Oak Hill Academy is just one win away from a perfect regular season and an invite to the DICKS'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament in New York City. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:45:21 EST Varsity seasons end in first round http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152097374/Varsity-seasons-end-in-first-round Ashe County's varsity basketball seasons came to a close on Friday night with a pair of first round playoff defeats. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:00:21 EST ASU names new director of athletics http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/152096758/ASU-names-new-director-of-athletics BOONE — Appalachian State University announced the hiring of Douglas Gillin as the new director of athletics on Friday. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:00:24 EST 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