Jefferson Post- RSS SPORTS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:46:56 EST 1800 Basketball tournament helps local children http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150673235/Basketball-tournament-helps-local-children WEST JEFFERSON - Basketball players came together for a good cause on Saturday for the inaugural Ballin' To Benefit Tournament at Westwood Elementary School. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:30:13 EST Oak Hill marches to 11-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150668027/Oak-Hill-marches-to-11-0 MOUTH OF WILSON, Va., - Oak Hill Academy wrapped up the November portion of its schedule last week with a pair of convincing wins at home. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:01:05 EST App State grabs two wins http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150668390/App-State-grabs-two-wins BOONE - Appalachian State fans were treated to a pair of great wins by the men's basketball program over the past week. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:01:04 EST Wildlife commission supports U.S. Forest Service’s proposed management areas http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150661458/Wildlife-commission-supports-U.S.-Forest-Services-proposed-management-areas RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is joining other organizations in supporting the proposed management areas unveiled by the U.S. Forest Service for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, located in western North... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:01:04 EST Redhawks dismantle Huskies, 67-14 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150616246/Redhawks-dismantle-Huskies-67-14 WEST JEFFERSON - A disastrous start for Ashe County on Friday night doomed the team from the opening snap.Monroe scored three touchdowns in the first three minutes of the game to cruise to a 67-14 win over the Huskies. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:31:08 EST N.C. Wildlife Commission reminder to be safe for the holidays http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150622661/N.C.-Wildlife-Commission-reminder-to-be-safe-for-the-holidays RALEIGH - The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Home From The Hunt™ campaign reminds everyone who is hunting during the holiday season to make safety the top priority. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:16:06 EST Ashe battles Monroe in second round http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150584768/Ashe-battles-Monroe-in-second-round WEST JEFFERSON - Ashe County will try to get into the 2AA Western semifinals for the first time in school history when they host Monroe on Friday. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:01:08 EST Mat Monsters hosting tournament Saturday http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150595710/Mat-Monsters-hosting-tournament-Saturday WEST JEFFERSON - The Ashe County Mat Monsters competed at Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville last week and will host its first High Country Youth League wrestling tournament this Saturday at the middle school. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:10 EST Signing day http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150584749/Signing-day MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. - Four members of the Oak Hill Academy senior class signed on the dotted line last week to officially declare which college they will be attending next year. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:16:05 EST Final week to pre-register for the High Country Turkey Trot http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150591083/Final-week-to-pre-register-for-the-High-Country-Turkey-Trot BOONE – For the fourth consecutive year the High Country Turkey Trot 5K will take place Thanksgiving morning on the Boone Greenway Trail at the Clawson-Burnley Park entrance. The 5K timed run will kick off at 9 a.m. with casual runners, joggers... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:08 EST MVAC All-Conference soccer players named http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150584035/MVAC-All-Conference-soccer-players-named WEST JEFFERSON – Ashe County swept the top postseason honors after the team's third straight conference champion, and had the most players chosen to the Mountain Valley All-Conference Team. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:46:15 EST Oak Hill goes to 9-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150555606/Oak-Hill-goes-to-9-0 MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. - The Oak Hill Warriors remained unbeaten on the season, scoring four victories last week.Oak Hill 101, 22 Ft. Academy 51 Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:01:04 EST Huskies reach second round http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150545048/Huskies-reach-second-round WEST JEFFERSON - Ashe County earned its first playoff victory in seven seasons with a thrilling 34-27 win over the visiting Maiden Blue Devils. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:46:06 EST Trey Scott repeats as Mountain Aire Golf Club champ http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150555438/Trey-Scott-repeats-as-Mountain-Aire-Golf-Club-champ Trey Scott competed against Steve Warner on Sunday, Oct. 26 in the 2014 Mountain Aire Club Championship finals.The 18-hole match play event was close the entire way with both players playing great golf. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:00:08 EST Ashe hosts Maiden in first round http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150509330/Ashe-hosts-Maiden-in-first-round WEST JEFFERSON - Points may not be hard to come by this Friday night with a pair of strong offenses set to battle in the first round of the NCHSAA 2AA Playoffs. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:16:04 EST Youth wrestlers finish strong at Avery http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150512181/Youth-wrestlers-finish-strong-at-Avery NEWLAND - The Ashe County Mat Monsters traveled to Avery County last weekend for a High Country Youth League wrestling tournament. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:46:10 EST Volleyball all-conference team named http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150496949/Volleyball-all-conference-team-named WEST JEFFERSON - Sophomore Lynsey Aldridge was named to the Mountain Valley All-Conference Volleyball Team representing Ashe County High School. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:01:13 EST Bowers wins NCHSAA Performance of the Week Award http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150495496/Bowers-wins-NCHSAA-Performance-of-the-Week-Award CHAPEL HILL - Ashe County senior quarterback Connor Bowers helped deliver back-to-back conference championships for the Huskies after last Friday's victory over Elkin. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:46:03 EST Warriors add three wins http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150453357/Warriors-add-three-wins MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. - Oak Hill Academy improved to 5-0 with three big victories, including the first road win of the season. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:01:04 EST Two former Huskies hit the hardwood http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150474393/Two-former-Huskies-hit-the-hardwood BOONE - Basketball season is officially underway for a pair of local colleges that just happen to have a former Ashe County Husky on each squad, one as a player and the other as a coach. Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:01:02 EST