Area Sports News
While the overall turnout for Mathews High School wrestling is low this season, wrestlers on the team are tough.
Gloucester High School wrestlers opened the 2013-2014 season with a pair of victories.
Despite jumping out to an early lead in the first quarter, Mathews couldn’t find the basket in the second half.
The team started its 2013/14 campaign on the right foot Monday night.
Practices will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
The minimum weight to earn a citation is 40 pounds.
The Rotary club is offering $5,000 in guaranteed cash prizes.
Beaverdam Park will hold a fishing forum for Beaverdam Reservoir anglers beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9.
Fan support for the GHS team has been outstanding all season, and reached new heights the closer the girls got to the championship.
Justin Adams and Kate van Emmerik each earned All-State honors, placing in the top 15 individually.
After beating Northampton on Nov. 13 in the first round of regional play, the Mathews High School varsity volleyball team then fell on Saturday afternoon in the regional semifinals to the eventual 1A East champions from Altavista.