Area Sports News
The Mathews High School wrestling team had a busy week, taking part in a tri-meet on Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Northumberland with Lancaster and the host Indians, and traveling to Franklin on Saturday, winning four dual matches and the tournament championship.
The Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team picked up wins over Northern Neck foes Rappahannock and Lancaster, and falling to district rival West Point this week.
The Mathews High School jayvee girls’ basketball team opened a busy week on Friday, hosting the Rappahannock Raiders.
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission has launched its new Fisherman Identification Program to register saltwater anglers who fish legally without a saltwater fishing license.
Mathews High School hosted its annual Mathews Invitational last Thursday, with eight teams competing.
The Gloucester High School varsity boys’ basketball team got its fourth win of the season in the Bayport Holiday Tournament last week at Tabb High School.
The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team went 1-1 following the Christmas break, losing a 56-54 heartbreaker on Monday night to the Rappahannock Raiders and beating King and Queen on Tuesday, 63-54.
After a two-week Christmas break, complete with games cancelled due to the snowstorm, the Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team returned to the court Monday to face King and Queen in their first district contest of the season.
The Mathews High School jayvee boys’ basketball team won its Tidewater District opener on Tuesday, beating the visiting King and Queen Tigers, 37-29.
Gloucester High School winter track athletes had a successful Peninsula District opener on Dec. 20 at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.
Forty-two people from ages 12-57 gathered on Christmas Eve morning at Williams Wharf Landing to participate in the 16th annual Mobjack Rowing Association’s Christmas Eve Row.
Bryan Ransom of Hayes, and Taylor Byrd of Gloucester, were among nine Christchurch School football players selected for Virginia Independent School Athletic Association Division II All State honors.