Area Sports News
Gloucester High School varsity football players faced Phoebus, a team ranked in the top 20 nationally, for their home opener last Thursday—but the Dukes held their own, according to coach Sonny Merchant.
The Gloucester High School varsity field hockey team is headed for another successful season, posting four wins in their first four outings of the season.
The Mathews High School varsity girls’ volleyball team went head-to-head Tuesday night with Northumberland, besting the Indians three games to one in front of a home crowd.
An informal working group on menhaden management in Virginia, co-chaired by State Sens. Ralph S. Northam (D-Norfolk) and Richard H. Stuart (R-Westmoreland), will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23,in Lee Hall at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg.
With the summer fishing season starting to wind down, Virginia and federal officials are reminding people who have been or are planning to go saltwater fishing this year to register with the National Saltwater Angler Registry if they’re required to do so.
Members of the Mathews-based Flotilla 66 Auxiliary, United States Coast Guard, will instruct a free “Boat Virginia” boating class Oct. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Hudgins.
Ware Academy and the Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic are again teaming up to host the third annual Bobby Stewart Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Williams Wharf Landing.
Gloucester High School varsity football players get their first test of the 2010 season tonight when they go up against the defending Peninsula District champions from Phoebus at 7 o’clock in the GHS stadium.
“We saved all our mistakes for the first game,” Mathews High School varsity football head coach Paul White quipped following Friday night’s 26-19 loss at the hands of the host Amelia Raiders.
Gloucester High School golfers continue to dominate Peninsula District play and have now won four out of five PD matches with one second-place finish.
The Mathews High School golf team opened its season on Aug. 24 against King William.
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.