Area Sports News
VMRC will discuss Virginia’s blue crab sanctuary and provisions to control the harvest of crabs, as well.
Flounder have finally arrived in the Buoy 42 and Cell areas, according to Jerry Thrash of Queens Creek Outfitters at Cobbs Creek.
The Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers car club will host its “Blast from the Past” car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Main Street Center.
Four Gloucester boaters encountered a scary and life-threatening situation Saturday night when the Boston Whaler they were traveling in flipped over because of rough waters.
Fishing remained steady over the holiday weekend, according to local bait and tackle shops.
The Mathews Family YMCA’s adult water exercise program has been extended to Aug. 5.
A boating accident in the Rappahannock River Monday night left one woman dead and another nine people hospitalized.
Russell Reed was the top male and overall winner in the Wesley Ashberry 5K Twilight Walk/Run held on Saturday at Williams Wharf Landing in Mathews. Competing in the 14-17 age group, Reed had a time of 17 minutes and 43 seconds.
Mathews High School finished eighth among Group A schools statewide competing for the Wachovia Cup, according to a release from the Virginia High School League.
The string of bad luck finally came to an end for “The Faster Pastor” Tom Cohick of Gloucester, as he picked up his first win of the 2010 season in the Victory Lap Late Model division at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway.
Fishing has been a mixed bag this past week according to local bait and tackle shops.
According to the latest numbers from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, Virginia saltwater recreational fishermen appear to be lagging behind their peers in other states when it comes to complying with a new federal law to help conserve oceans and maintain vibrant, sustainable fisheries.