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The 10th annual Swift Walker Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Rappahannock General Hospital Cancer Treatment and Education Center in Kilmarnock will be held on Friday, April 30, at the Tartan Golf Course in Weems.
Gloucester High School junior Taylor Perry is raising funds to support her participation in the annual Peace Frogs Bank to Bank Swim on May 30.
Registration is underway for the Mathews Family YMCA’s summer sailing program. Sessions will be held Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Williams Wharf, and the fee for the week is $260.
The Mathews Extension office is accepting registration for the 4-H Junior Camp for children ages nine to 13 to be held June 14-18 at the Jamestown 4-H Center near Williamsburg.
Thirty nine students earned their Virginia Boating Safety Cards following a free, one-day Boat Virginia course, held Feb. 26 at the Mathews Yacht Club.
Successful completion of the class is required to earn the card, which this year is required for those aged 35 and under in order to operate a personal watercraft.
The Gloucester High School baseball program will host a Pitcher/Catcher Fundamentals Workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 28, at GHS.
The Gloucester High School girls’ tennis team, the 2009 Peninsula District champions, showed a lot of promise in facing Mathews to open the season on Tuesday at GHS. The Lady Dukes lost five of their top six players to graduation, with the only returnee being number-one seed Ellen Stringer. Stringer took the PD singles crown last year.
The Mathews High School girls’ tennis team defeated AAA Gloucester on Tuesday, 6-3. The Lady Devils won five of the six singles matches, with the only loss coming at #1 seed.
The team’s lineup is still being developed and could change as the team gets in more practice.
The Gloucester High School junior varsity boys opened the 2010 soccer season with a crushing 8-0 victory over the visiting Bruton Panthers on March 9. The junior Dukes are returning from a nearly perfect 2009 season in which they dropped only one game.