For the first time in school history, Ashe County was able to beat Watauga in Boone, while at the same time snapping a 13-year losing streak to the rival Pioneers.
Ashe County entered play against Avery County on Thursday without its three top scorers, but still came away with a 2-0 victory.
The women's tennis team got a pair of 9-0 wins over Mountain Valley Conference opponents last week.First up on Tuesday, the Huskies made quick work of West Wilkes.
Appalachian State University makes its return to The Big House at the University of Michigan for the first time since pulling off one of the greatest upsets in college football history in 2007.
For the second straight season, there is a pretty strong chance that the Huskies will get to face Watauga playing without its top player.
A trio of non-conference matches have all gone the opponent's way early in the 2014 volleyball season.
It was a tough start to the season for the junior varsity football team, taking a 34-26 loss in game one.
The Lady Huskies opened the season with a second place finish at Cross Creek Country Club on Tuesday, the first non-conference tuneup for the upcoming Mountain Valley Athletic Conference season.
Ashe County's season opener got off to a slow start with North Surry, but both offenses found their high gear after the first quarter.The Huskies held on to win, 50-42.
The Lady Huskies opened conference play with an impressive 9-0 win over North Wilkes on Thursday.
Both varsity and junior varsity squads improved to 2-0 on the season with victories at Alexander Central on Thursday.
Games start to count on Friday night when the Ashe County Huskies open the 2014 football season against North Surry.
Watauga has always been a tough opponent for the Huskies, particularly the recent Ashe teams that have had terrific seasons, but could never score that win over the rival Pioneers.
It wasn't the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday's suspended match with Ashe County.
It was a team effort that landed 13-year-old Victoria Navaroli a state record fish from a private pond in Creston.
The 2014 Frank M. James Memorial Golf Tournament held recently at Jefferson Landing brought in over $56,000 for money to be used by Ashe Memorial Hospital.
As students, staff and faculty get ready for another academic year at Appalachian State University, the school will have to start searching for a new athletics director.
The 14th annual Watauga-Ashe-Wilkes Golf Tournament will take place Thursday, Sept. 18, at Jefferson Landing in Jefferson, NC. The deadline to register is Aug. 30.
Mountaineer fans will pack Kidd-Brewer Stadium for the yearly visit to Fan Fest, hosted by the Appalachian State Football Program.
Ashe County's cross country runners will spend the next few weeks getting in shape and building up endurance before the season begins on Sept. 9.
Mountain Aire Golf Course will be the site of the Ashe County Women's Golf team's first match of the 2014 season. The season opener will take place on Thursday, Sept. 11.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign is reminding hunters to be just as cautious with tree stands prior to deer season as they should while hunting.
Ashe County faces a stiff test right out of the gate in the tennis team's season opener at home against 4A powerhouse Watauga next Monday.The ladies will jump right into conference play on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at East Wilkes.
Assistant coach Daniel Waln and the rest of the Lees-McRae Bobcat coaching staff have officially inked five players for the upcoming basketball season.
The Lady Husky Volleyball program kicks off the 2014 season with a pair of scrimmages this week before the regular season begins on Aug. 19 with a match at Alexander Central.