Area Sports News
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.
After closing its regular season with a win at King and Queen, the Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team heads into the Tidewater District tournament tonight at King William.
The Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team, after winning its final two games, came up short against West Point Monday night, 43-28, in a playoff for the Tidewater District regular season crown.
The Mathews High School wrestling team placed fourth out of a dozen teams competing in the Region A tournament, which was held on Friday and Saturday at the MHS gym.