Area Sports News
Team dominates King and Queen
Pack of five sets the pace
The Mathews High School girls’ cross country team earned its most impressive victory of the season last Wednesday
They caught a 14-pound, seven-ounce bass
With just two games remaining, Gloucester High School varsity field hockey players remain perfect in Peninsula District play. The Lady Dukes beat Woodside 7-0 at home on Monday and Kecoughtan, 2-0, at Christopher Newport University last Thursday.
Gloucester played visiting Warwick to a 14-14 halftime tie in the GHS homecoming football game Friday night, but the Raiders struck for three second-half touchdowns to get the 35-21 win.
Costly turnovers spelled the difference on Friday night, as Mathews fell to Northumberland in varsity football action, 18-7. The loss dropped the Devils’ record to 2-4 overall.
The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team picked up two Tidewater District wins during the past week, beating West Point and Middlesex in straight sets.
The Mathews cross country team concluded its home schedule by sending its seniors out in style with a decisive win over Northumberland last Wednesday at Beaverdam Park.
Sheepshead fishing has been hot in Chesapeake Bay waters this week, according to reports from local bait and tackle shops.
Gloucester is still looking for a Peninsula District football win after a 31-3 loss against Menchville on Saturday.