Weather affects area sporting events


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



WEST JEFFERSON — The recent snowfall has changed several dates for sporting events that were supposed to take place this past week.

The basketball games at Alleghany originally slated for Friday will be played on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The home wrestling match against Alleghany was also rescheduled for Wednesday. Basketball games will start at 4 p.m. while wrestling will begin at 6 p.m.

The MVAC Swimming Championship that was originally scheduled for Saturday in Pilot Mountain has been moved to Wednesday afternoon at 2:55 p.m.

The Ashe County Middle School’s wrestling team was also affected by the snow. The conference tournament originally set for Saturday at Central Wilkes Middle School has been moved to this coming Saturday, Jan. 30.

Ashe County High School athletic schedule, Jan. 25-30

Jan 26: JV/Varsity basketball home vs. Starmount, 4 p.m., wrestling at Starmount, 6 p.m.

Jan. 27: MVAC Swimming Championship at Pilot Mountain, 2:55 p.m., JV/Varsity basketball at Alleghany, 4 p.m., wrestling home vs. Alleghany, 6 p.m.

Jan. 29: JV/Varsity basketball at North Wilkes, 4 p.m.

Jan. 30: MVAC Wrestling Tournament at Starmount, 9 a.m.

Ashe County Middle School athletic schedule, Jan. 25-30

Jan. 25: Seventh grade basketball home vs. East Wilkes, 4:30 p.m., eighth grade basketball at East Wilkes, 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 28: Seventh grade basketball home vs. Central Wilkes, 4:30 p.m., eighth grade basketball at Central Wilkes, 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 30: Wrestling conference tournament at Central Wilkes

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-846-7164 or followed on Twitter @NathanHam87

By Nathan Ham

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