Area Sports News
The Gloucester Dukes opened the Peninsula District baseball season with a 13-6 win in six innings at Phoebus on Tuesday.
Gloucester High School varsity softball players pounded the Phoebus Phantoms with a 36-run shutout in the Peninsula District season opener for both teams Tuesday.
The Mathews High School girls’ tennis team opened its 2011 season with a tough loss on Monday against the AA York Falcons.
Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, located at Jamaica in Middlesex County, offers weekends full of family fun and entertainment through dirt racing and more.
The public comment period closed March 4 for proposed amendments to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for tautog.
Gloucester High School indoor track athletes Jazmine Banks and Evan Wagner will continue their post-seasons at the national championships in New York after placing in the VHSL Group AAA Track Meet last weekend.
For the second year in a row, the Lady Devils’ varsity basketball season ended in the regional semifinals, in the same gym against the same opponent.
A skateboarding contest for ages 12 to 18 will be held Saturday at Brown Park in Gloucester.
The skateboard facility at Brown Park, located off Route 14 near the Gloucester village, was recently expanded.
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission voted to continue a limited by-catch for American shad for 2011 during a meeting Feb. 22 in Newport News.
Members of the GLOCO Horse and Saddle Smarts 4-H clubs in Gloucester competed in the annual Block and Bridle event at Virginia Tech on Feb. 18 and 19 and at the Red Baron Riders Hippology in Virginia Beach last Saturday.