Volleyball, women’s tennis, and women’s golf all know where each respective team will start their 2010 sports seasons.
The volleyball team begins the regular season on Aug. 19 with a non-conference game at West Stokes. Ashe follows that up with two more non-conference games, both at home including the home opener against West Caldwell, then the match against West Stokes on Aug. 23 and 24. The Lady Huskies then will take on Mountain Valley Conference teams the rest of the way. Ashe finishes the month of August with a road game at Elkin on Aug. 26 and a home match against Starmount on Aug. 31.
September begins with a road match at West Wilkes, followed by a home contest against North Wilkes. The schedule then alternates between home and away games for the rest of the season. On Sept. 9, the Lady Huskies travel to Sparta to take on Alleghany, followed by a home match against the Wilkes Central Lady Eagles on Sept. 14. Ashe travels to Forbush on Sept. 16, and then ends the first half of the conference schedule with a home game against East Wilkes on Sept. 23. The Lady Huskies close out September with a match at home against Elkin Sept. 28 and then travel to Starmount Sept. 30.
Ashe has six matches scheduled in October with three at home against West Wilkes, Alleghany, and Senior Night against Forbush, and three on the road taking on North Wilkes, Wilkes Central, and East Wilkes.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association first round playoffs will begin on Oct. 23.
The women’s tennis team will start the regular season with back-to-back home games against Alleghany and Forbush on Aug. 16 and 17. The ladies then hit the road for three straight games, taking on East Wilkes, Wilkes Central, and Elkin on Aug. 19, 23, and 26.
Ashe returns home for three straight contests with matches against Starmount on Aug. 31, a non-conference tussle against Watauga on the first day of September, and right back in to conference play against North Wilkes on Sept. 7. On Sept. 9, the Lady Huskies travel to Alleghany, followed by a home match against Wilkes Central on Sept. 14. Ashe gets a day off, then travels to Forbush on Sept. 16 with a home game the following Tuesday against East Wilkes.
The women’s tennis team closes the regular season with the final home game on Sept. 28 against Elkin. Ashe then finishes the regular season with three straight on the road, traveling to Starmount, Alexander Central, and North Wilkes.
The MVAC tournament will be held Oct. 12 and 13 with NCHSAA state tournament action beginning Oct. 19 with dual team playoffs and Oct. 22 for individual playoffs.
For the women’ golf team, the schedule begins with a home match at Mtn. Aire Golf Course on Sept. 8. The next week, the golf team travels to the High Meadows Country Club in Alleghany on Sept. 15. The Huskies will then have three regular season matches left. The team travels to Cedarbrook Country Club on Sept. 22, followed by trips to Silo Run Golf Course and the Yadkin Country Club on Sept. 29 and Oct. 6. The MVAC meet will be held on Oct. 13 at High Meadows with NCHSAA regionals beginning play on Oct. 18.