Area Sports News
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.
Four Mathews High School wrestlers placed at the state tournament, which was held on Friday and Saturday at the Salem Civic Center.
Five Gloucester High School graduates either resumed or started their college softball seasons in recent weeks.
Gloucester High School varsity basketball players battled their way into their first Peninsula District Tournament in a dozen years last week, but it was a short stay.