Area Sports News
The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team suffered a heartbreaking five-set loss last Thursday against New Kent to open the regular season, bouncing back on Tuesday to beat Windsor three sets to one.
The Mathews High School jayvee volleyball team had a rough opening of the 2010 season, following losses on the road to New Kent and Windsor.
Gloucester High School golfers are leading the Peninsula District by just under 50 strokes after the first three matches on the 2010 schedule.
The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team hosted a five-team jamboree on Saturday, as the Lady Devils prepared for tonight’s season opener at New Kent.
For the fourth year, swimmers will cross the East River from Williams Wharf to Hicks Wharf and back, to raise money for the Mathews Land Conservancy.
Fishing has been pretty much hit and miss over the past week, according to local bait and tackle shops.
Blacken, a 1984 graduate of Mathews High School, was hired by new Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan in February as the assistant strength and conditioning coach, his second stint with the team. A text message made it all possible.
Registration is underway for the Mathews Market Days 5K Run and Junior Mile, which will be held on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 11, starting from Williams Wharf Landing.
Buccaneer skipper Jeff Neurauter of the Potomac River Sailing Association won the 2010 Governor’s Cup during the 46th annual Governor’s Cup Regatta held Aug. 7 and 8 at the Ware River Yacht Club.
Flounder for fishing turned tough again this week, according to Jerry Thrash with Queens Creek Outfitters, Cobbs Creek.
Tonight, Mathews will host a football jamboree with Northumberland, Charles City and Jamestown, starting at 6 o’clock.