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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (3-3-1) blew away the visiting Elkin Elks (1-8) in a 9-0 mercy-rule blowout on Sept. 12, moving to 2-0 in conference play this season. Whether or not the game would actually happen ended up being a touch-and-go decision until o…

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WILKESBORO — At the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Preview, the Ashe County Huskies cross country teams both came out on top over West Wilkes, Wilkes Central, Elkin, Starmount, North Wilkes, Alleghany and East Wilkes.

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SPARTA – The Ashe County Huskies (6-2) continued their recent winning streak Thursday, Sept. 13, shutting out the Alleghany Trojans (0-7) 9-0.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies (4-8) lost their fifth match in a row, falling at home to the Wilkes Central Eagles (6-5) 3-0.

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More than two decades ago, during an Ashe Central High School volleyball practice, a distraction wandered her way onto the court. As the head coach barked instructions to his players, many of them had flocked over to the sideline, finding a much cuter alternative to basic drills and fundamentals.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (2-5-1) pushed aside the Oak Hill Academy Warriors (0-2) in a 4-1 win, despite playing a weakened team comprised of mostly JV players. The game was the Huskies’ second of three games in three days, and was the only one of the t…

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (2-5-1) pushed aside the Oak Hill Academy Warriors (0-2) in a 4-1 win, despite playing a weakened team comprised of mostly JV players. The game was the Huskies’ second of three games in three days, and was the only one of the t…

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies (2-5-1) soccer team fell to the visiting North Iredell Raiders (6-1-1) in a 2-3 nailbiter. The Huskies came into the game after playing twice in the previous two days, going 1-1 in the 48-hour span.

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WEST JEFFERSON — After blowout losses to Hibriten and Watauga, the Ashe County Huskies (2-2) returned to the win column Friday, Sept. 7, beating the West Caldwell Warriors (0-4) 47-0.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Playing three straight days of matches, the Ashe County Huskies (4-3) went 2-1 between Sept. 4-6, beating Wilkes Central and West Wilkes.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies’ (3-7) losing streak extended to three games Tuesday, Sept. 4, as the Huskies fell to the Elkin Lady Elks (1-4) 3-0.

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The Ashe County High School football Team (1-2) suffered its second-straight blowout loss when they faced off against the Hibriten Panthers (3-0), losing 14-56 on Aug. 31. Hibriten finished last season as the NCHSAA 2AA state championships, and the Huskies’ 14 points are the most they’ve all…

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies men’s soccer team (1-2-1) dominated the Avery County Vikings (1-2) in a 9-0 mercy rule victory for their first win of the season. The game was ended with 15 minutes left on the clock, and marked the first win since head coach Sam Piercy to…

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WEST JEFFERSON — Challenged by their head coach Kassee Roberts to shut out their opponent, the Ashe County Huskies (3-4) put away the Mitchell Mountaineers (0-5) in three straight games at home Aug. 27.

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HAYS — Weather conditions were less than ideal when the Ashe County Huskies women’s tennis team traveled to North Wilkes (0-4) Aug. 28, as high temperatures affected the play of both teams. Despite the heat, the Huskies won the match 8-1 over the Vikings.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Hibriten Panthers JV football team came away with a win in West Jefferson against the Ashe County Huskies 29-25 on Thursday, Aug. 30.

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BOONE — High Country Soccer Association, in partnership with Appalachian Mountain Brewery, is excited to offer the 8th Annual AMB Premier Adult League this fall, with three levels of league play: Bronze, Silver and Gold. The skill levels of the players in the AMB Premier Adult League range f…

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The Ashe County High School Huskies football team’s (1-1) offense was shut down in a 43-7 loss against the Watauga High School Pioneers (2-0) on Aug. 24. The Huskies were coming into the game riding high after a resounding 50-7 win over Avery County on Aug. 17.

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The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (0-2-1) remained winless after a 1-4 home loss to the Mount Airy Granite Bears (4-0) on Aug. 23. The game was originally the Huskies’ fourth on the schedule, before the Aug. 21 matchup with North Iredell was cancelled for bad weather.

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For one weekend in August, the quiet tranquility of Mount Jefferson State Natural Area is interrupted by adrenaline seekers visiting from around the world to ride their skateboards down a 2 mile stretch of Mt. Jefferson State Park Road at speeds exceeding 55 mph, skidding around hairpin turn…

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WEST JEFFERSON — After rain delayed the early part of the season, the Ashe County Huskies (0-1) lost to the Elkin Elks (2-2) 6-3 Aug. 22.

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The Ashe County Huskies JV football team played their first game of the year Thursday, Aug. 23, against the Watauga Pioneers.

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WEST JEFFERSON — For the second time in two days, the Ashe County Huskies (2-3) came out of the gate flat and lost a home match, with the Hibriten Panthers (1-4) downing the Huskies 3-1 Aug. 21.

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WEST JEFFERSON — On the first day of the school year, the Ashe County Huskies (2-2) fell to the Alexander Central Cougars (1-3) 3-2 at home Aug. 20.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (0-1) started its season with a loss to the Watauga High School Pioneers(1-0) in a goal bonanza of a night, walking away from the 3-9 loss with work to do moving forward. While both teams had played preseason games and practice…

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (0-1-1) found itself on the receiving end of three-goal comeback, as it tied 4-4 with the Alexander Central Cougars (1-0-1). Coming into the game, the Huskies hoped to rebound from their 3-9 season-opening loss to the Watauga H…

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WEST JEFFERSON — Skateboarders from across the country and around the world will test their skills against the forces of gravity along the winding curves of Mt. Jefferson State Park Road during the fourth annual Mount Jefferson Downhill race Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and 26.

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WEST JEFFERSON — In its first game of the new season, the Ashe County Huskies dominated the the Avery County Vikings 50-7.

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WEST JEFFERSON — After a tough start to the season at home against Watauga, the Ashe County Huskies (2-1) beat Mitchell (0-1) and Avery County (0-2) to score its first winning record of the season.

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CHAPEL HILL— The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the eight-member group of the Hall of Fame Class of 2018. This year’s class is the 32nd class to join the illustrious Hall of Fame dedicated to honoring those who “have done the most for high school athletics in North…

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WEST JEFFERSON — In an official start to the 2018 volleyball season, the Watauga High School Pioneers (1-0) defeated the Ashe County High School Huskies (0-1) 3-0.

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LINCOLNTON — Ashe County’s football team has made a name for its passing game. Head coach Brian Hampton would like to see the Huskies improve its running game to get some balance.

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WEST JEFFERSON — More than 300 bicyclists lined up in the early morning fog along Mt. Jefferson Road at the starting line of the 29th annual Blue Ridge Brutal bike race outside the Ashe Civic Center at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School held a punt, pass and kick contest for children on Aug. 3, as a opening event for the Husky football team’s midnight practice, which was later canceled for rain. The event started at 8 p.m. and ended around 10 p.m., which proved to be perfect timing w…

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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School has released the schedule for the 2018 Men’s Soccer season, with 22 games scheduled between Aug. 14 and Oct. 25. This will be the first season under new head coach, Sam Piercy, who took over from Wes Rousseau in early July.

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For years, Midnight Madness has been the traditional curtain raiser for Ashe County High School football, but this year’s event never saw the bright Friday night lights when a rainstorm canceled the event. While it is not the first practice of the season for the football team, it has gained …

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WEST JEFFERSON — Cheers, clapping and instruction from new head coach Kassee Roberts echoed through the Ashe County High School gymnasium, as the Lady Huskies volleyball team held its first practice of the 2018 season beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 6.