WEST JEFFERSON — Football season is just over two months away, but it’s never too early to take a look at who the Ashe County Huskies will be playing this season.
Ashe will open the season at home against North Surry on Aug. 19 in the first of four non-conference games.
The following week, the Huskies make the short trip to Boone to take on the rival Pioneers.
Ashe will have the week off for Sept. 2 and will return to the field on Sept. 9 at Hibriten for the varsity Endowment Game.
The Huskies wrap up the non-conference portion of the schedule at home with Alexander Central making the trip to the High Country.
Mountain Valley Athletic Conference play starts on Sept. 23 with a home date with the Alleghany Trojans.
The next two weeks will be road games for the Huskies. Ashe goes to Wilkes Central on Sept. 30 and West Wilkes on Oct. 7.
Homecoming is slated for Oct. 14 against defending conference champion East Wilkes.
Senior Night will be the following week on Oct. 21 with North Wilkes being the final regular season home opponent of the year.
Ashe finishes the year on the road at Starmount (Oct. 28) and at Elkin (Nov. 4).
All games will kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
2016 JV Football schedule (All games begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted)
Aug. 18 @ North Surry
Aug. 25 vs. Watauga
Sept. 1 Open
Sept. 8 Open
Sept. 15 @ Alexander Central 6 p.m.
Sept. 22 @ Alleghany
Sept. 29 vs. Wilkes Central
Oct. 6 vs. West Wilkes
Oct. 13 @ East Wilkes
Oct. 20 @ North Wilkes
Oct. 27 vs. Starmount
Nov. 3 vs. Elkin
Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062.