Area Sports News
Played solid defense.
Some flounder biting in the York, too.
News about upcoming sports events and competition results.
For the second consecutive year, the Gloucester Post 75 team earned a spot in the American Legion state baseball tournament. The team advanced by winning the district championship on Friday at Deer Park in Newport News.
A number of local rowing alumni have recently been putting in great performances across the collegiate, summer and international championship racing scenes.
A cornhole tournament, to raise money for the Mathews High School football team, will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the MHS gymnasium, according to athletic director Paul White. Registration will be held from 5 to 5:30.
Athletic programs get underway next week at Gloucester High School, with Monday marking the opening of the 2010 fall season. Practice and tryout times have been announced by GHS activities director Jon Hatch.
It was a case of being at the right place at the right time for Scott Adams of Chester. The current Victory Lap Late Model point leader battled for the lead for much of the first 31 laps of the 35-lap feature at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica on Saturday.
The Boys and Girls Club of Gloucester’s eighth annual Flounder Tournament, held out of Crown Pointe Marina, netted $10,726 for the organization, according to spokesperson Chuck Ashe.
Croaker fishing has picked up, at least for those who braved the extremely hot conditions over the past weekend.
The regatta hosted 30 teams and clubs for a day of 30 different girls’ and boys’ events.
The club is accepting donations to help defray the cost of the trip.