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WEST JEFFERSON — Playing games back-to-back-to-back days, the Ashe County boys tennis team won all three matches by a combined 27-0 score. Shutting out Wilkes Central, Starmount and Alleghany in consecutive days, the Huskies extended their season record to 4-1.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies (3-3) battled through the cold and wind to beat the Avery Vikings (0-4) 4-0 at home Monday, March 18. The Huskies won 4-1 in the previous meeting on March 1.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School Athletic Director David Koontz announced Friday, March 15, that all teams from the fall and winter season were honored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for academic achievement.

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From left, Ashe County High School’s Josh Hardin and Carter Wilson at the New Balance National Indoor Track Meet in New York City from March 8-10. Hardin placed eighth in the Emerging Elite Boys 400m dash, and Wilson finished eighth in the Emerging Elite Boys Shot Put.

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ELKIN — The Ashe County tennis team had trouble in Elkin Thursday, March 7, falling to the Elkin Elks 8-1.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies girls soccer team is back on the field for the 2019 spring season, with a solid core mixing youth and experience. The team will play 19 regular season games, 10 of them at home.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies girls soccer team is back on the field for the 2019 spring season, with a solid core mixing youth and experience. The team will play 19 regular season games, 10 of them at home.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Watauga’s softball team looked ready to pull away from host Ashe County after scoring three runs in the first inning.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County girls soccer team (2-1) played their first home game of the new season against Watauga (2-1) Tuesday, March 5, getting hit hard by the Pioneers in a 9-1 loss.

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WEST JEFFERSON — What began in November 2018, the Ashe County High School basketball season officially came to a close Tuesday, Feb. 26. The girls basketball team fell to East Burke in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs 65-41.

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CONNELLY SPRINGS — Entering the playoffs as a 29th seed, the Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team was defeated by the fourth-ranked East Burke Cavaliers 65-41 in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School honored winter sports teams, coaches and students in the ACHS auditorium at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced its lists of All-Conference teams for the 2018-19 Winter Sports season, which featured 12 Ashe County athletes honored. The season featured boys and girls swimming, wrestling and boys and girls basketball.

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WEST JEFFERSON — As winter sports wind down, Ashe County High School spring sports begin competing in late February, including girls soccer, boys tennis, girls and boys track and field, boys golf softball, and baseball. Below are the schedules for each sport.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Coming off of his second straight NCHSAA Wrestling State Championship, Ashe County High School senior Zach Bare said he had a different feeling after winning back-to-back titles.

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WILKESBORO — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team saw their season come to an end Thursday, Feb. 21 at the hands of the Wilkes Central Eagles in the second round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament with a 68-46 loss. The fifth-seeded Huskies were riding high after a…

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SPARTA — The Ashe County girls basketball team lost in heartbreaking fashion in the first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tournament, as the Alleghany Trojans mounted a late comeback to take down the Huskies 62-59 in overtime Friday, Feb. 15.

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GREENSBORO — For the second straight year, Ashe County senior Zachariah Bare took home the NCHSAA 2A State Championship trophy for first place in the 220-pound weight class.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Feb. 12 was an emotional and memorable night for the Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team. A 62-39 win over the visiting East Wilkes Cardinals was a good win, but the regular season finale was also the send-off for three Huskies stalwarts.

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WEST JEFFERSON — It was a Senior Night stomp for the Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team (13-10) Tuesday, Feb. 12, as they swept away visiting East Wilkes Cardinals (6-16) in a 62-39 cap of their regular season. After the game, guards Sam Woods and Abby Sullivan and forward Emma Shephe…

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (8-15) pulled off the upset on the road Friday, Feb. 15, winning a 42-40 heart-stopper against the North Wilkes Vikings (11-14) in the first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament. The visiting Huskies were sl…

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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County men’s basketball seniors were honored before, during and after the Huskies’ matchup with East Wilkes Tuesday, Feb. 12.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies sent their seniors out in style, as the team demolished the East Wilkes Cardinals 75-28 on Senior Night Feb. 12.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School honored their Winter senior athletes in between the boys and girls’s basketball games Tuesday, Feb. 12. Included were athletes from basketball, swimming and track and field.

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WINSTON-SALEM — Ashe County was well-represented at the NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor State Championship Meet. The Ashe County High School boys indoor track team took third place overall at the meet. According to head coach Phil Morrison, the team had never placed in the top 25 before.

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MILLERS CREEK — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (5-14) failed to finish the West Wilkes Blackhawks (11-9) Tuesday, Feb. 5 in a heartbreaking 49-59 loss, the 14th in a frustrating season.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Despite a tightly contested first half, the Ashe County Huskies were taken down once again by the Starmount Rams 58-34.

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HAYS — In their final road game of the regular season, the Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (6-15) knocked out the North Wilkes Vikings (11-12) Friday, Feb. 8.

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HAYS — It was a tight, nervy game, but the Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team (12-10) still managed to get the win over the North Wilkes Vikings (12-11) on the road Feb. 8 in a 42-37 tilt. The win left them only one away from securing a top-half seed in the Mountain Valley Athletic Co…

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MILLERS CREEK — The Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team (10-10) couldn’t handle the West Wilkes Blackhawks (14-6) Tuesday, Feb. 5 in a 57-49 road loss. The loss meant the Huskies would have to win out if they wanted a top-half seed in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament,…

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RONDA — The Huskies four-game losing skid came to a screeching halt on the road at East Wilkes Friday, Feb. 1. Stingy defense early and free throws down the stretch resulted in Ashe County’s 51-43 victory over the Cardinals.

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RONDA — After a tough 12-point loss to Wilkes Central, Ashe County got back in the win column Friday, Feb. 1. The Huskies trampled the East Wilkes Cardinals 50-29 in a matchup that saw the Huskies convert early and often from behind the three point line.

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Abilene Dollar, Katlyn French, Bailey Richardson, Hayden Lewis, Julia Herman, Emmi Cheek, Paige Overcash, Chloe Blevins, Hana Howard, Macie Miller and Abigail Jones of the Ashe County Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team after their win over Alleghany. The squad finished off the…

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team (9-9) dropped back to .500 after a heartbreaking 49-61 loss to the Wilkes Central Eagles (14-5). The game was the annual Hoops for Hope Pink Game, where money was raised for breast cancer research.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (4-13) lost its fourth consecutive game at home Jan. 30 against the Wilkes Central Eagles (15-3). The game was the annual Hoops for Hope Pink Game, where money was raised for breast cancer research.

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ELKIN — On their trip down the mountain to face the Elkin Elks, the Ashe County girls basketball team trampled the Elks 49-41, while the boys team fell to Elkin 65-58.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (4-12) lost in a 48-50 nailbiter to the visiting North Wilkes Vikings (9-10) Friday, Jan. 25. The game was the Huskies’ third loss in a row.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team defeated the North Wilkes Vikings in a 41-31 comeback Friday, Jan. 25 to get their record back above .500. The win was their third in a row after snapping a five-game losing streak through most of January.

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Bryant Blevins, Dylan Baldwin, Luke Sheets, Matthew Peterson, Luke Peterson, Aiden Bennett, Gage Cheek, Rhett Brown, Austin Hart and Canyon Pennington and Ethan Houck, Arianna King, Bryson Trivette, Colin Estes, Eli Baldwin, Gabe Young, Lukus Spencer, Zach Sole and Josh Santos of the Ashe Co…

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BOONVILLE — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (4-12) felt the wrath of the streaking Starmount Rams (11-3) Wednesday, Jan. 23, falling 80-45 on the road. The 80 points is the most allowed by the Huskies so far this season and the 35-point difference is the largest loss as well.

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BOONVILLE — The Ashe County Huskies girls basketball (8-8) team faced off against the floundering Starmount Rams (0-16) on the road Wednesday, Jan. 23, dominating the game with a 66-20 win. The two teams were scheduled to play in Ashe Jan. 17, but the game was cancelled due to weather.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County indoor track team’s MVAC Conference Meet has been canceled once again, and this time it will not be rescheduled.

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WEST JEFFERSON — Into the new year, the Ashe County wrestling squad has continued to face off against tough opponents with a young squad.

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SPARTA — The Ashe County boys basketball team built on their Jan. 11 stomping of West Wilkes with a nail-biting win in overtime at Alleghany High School Friday, Jan 18. Despite allowing 13 three-pointers to the Trojans, resulting in 39 of their 59 points, the Huskies held on for a 62-59 victory.

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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team (6-7) dropped their third straight game in a 41-59 loss to the rival Watauga Pioneers (8-5) at home Thursday, Jan. 10. The game is the second loss of their seasonal two-game series with the Pioneers, having lost on the road 37-74…