Down & Out

Back-up quarterback Dalton Lewis is carried off the in the fourth quarter of Ashe County's 12-0 loss to Reagan. The second straight loss drops the Huskies to 3-2 on the season.

Lewis' pass intended for Tatum Lemly (21) is picked off by a Raider DB at Reagan's five yard line, ending Ashe's best opportunity to score the whole game.

Kyle Guyton (25) pulls down a pass on the Huskies' final drive.

Medical trainer Adam Elliott check out Dalton Lewis' injured ankle as time expired in the 12-0 loss. Lewis' injury forced Ashe County to move defensive back Jaren Holman to the quarterback position.


Border War

Coach Bill Strong and the Huskies had no answer for Watauga's offense in their 27-6 loss to the Pioneers on Friday night.

Watauga's Baine Martin (21) scored on a 39-yard interception return and a 60-yard run against Ashe County's struggling defense.

Husky RB/DB Aaron Scott had the lone score on a 65-yard interception return late in the fourth quarter of Ashe's 27-6 loss.


Ashe County Cheese II

Wheels of cheese cool on racks before being sealed in wax.

Cheese that has been dipped in wax cools and dries.

Magaly Lopez (above/below) stacks the wheels and then applies additional wax to make sure the cheese is completely sealed.

(Below) The wheels are placed in boxes for sale in Ashe County Cheese's retail store.


Ashe County Cheese

I spent my Labor Day weekend shooting photos for Ashe County Cheese to use on their new website. Here are a handful of the shots that start near the beginning of cheese making process.

More to follow later.


Waln Out....Lewis In

Backup QB Dalton Lewis stepped-up in a big way Friday night against Alleghany, going 10-15 for 137 yards, two TD's and no picks during Ashe County's 39-19 the Trojans. Lewis, a junior, took over for Daniel Waln who broke his foot during practice earlier in the week.

Lewis connected with receiver Kyle Guyton (above) on a 59-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter of Friday night's 39-19 defeat of Alleghany.