Area Sports News
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.
The Gloucester High School field hockey team added the first-ever 5A South Region crown to its growing list of achievements last week.
The boys defied the odds and took first place, narrowly beating out the very strong Altavista team (68) by a score of 65 points.
If Mathews had won the game, the Devils would have had a good chance to make the Conference 42 playoffs.