Area Sports News
Woodside scored on its first play from scrimmage and went on to beat Gloucester, 42-7, in Peninsula District football action Saturday.
The Mathews High School varsity football team fell to 3-6 (1-2 in the Tidewater District), after losing Friday night’s game against the homestanding West Point Pointers, 43-20.
Youth rowers from the Mobjack Rowing Association’s fall rowing program took part in Sunday’s Head of the Lafayette in Norfolk, coming home with five golds and three silvers.
The Mathews High School boys’ cross country team ended its regular season on a high note, sweeping Lancaster and the host King William Cavaliers last Wednesday to finish the regular season undefeated.
Gloucester High School harriers continued to dominate the Peninsula District in their most recent event, with both the boys and the girls posting perfect scores in their race with Woodside on Oct. 13.
Gloucester High School field hockey players hold the second seed in this week’s Peninsula District Tournament being played at Christopher Newport University.
In the team’s final regular season home game, the Mathews High School varsity volleyball team quickly got to work, after taking out time out to honor seniors Lindsay Crigler and Casey Parrish, by beating West Point on Tuesday night in three straight sets.
King William spoiled Mathews High School’s homecoming on Friday night, as the visiting Cavaliers crushed the varsity Blue Devil football team, 47-14.
Local reports say fishing in local waters continues to provide a mixed bag of results.
Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway wrapped up its 2010 season by recognizing the top 10 in each of the track’s divisions, with special attention reserved for the 2010 champions.