Area Sports News
The Mathews County Board of Supervisors recognized the Mathews High School girls’ tennis and softball teams on July 26 for achievements during the 2016 season.
He was one of only five participating club professionals to shoot a 71 on the course.
The Ware River Yacht Club in Gloucester and the Mathews YMCA have been offering their yearly sailing camps to educate and entertain participants.
The 40-year-old Denver, Colorado, resident has traveled 2,430 miles up the East Coast in a kayak since leaving New Orleans in January.
Tryouts for most teams begin Monday.
She was named to the 2016 National Club Softball Association first-team All- American as an outfielder.
He was one of seven University of Richmond football players named to the team.
The total cash purse this year was over $8,500 with other prizes totaling nearly $750.
The Gloucester 12U All-Stars made it all the way to the championship game before falling to Palm Beach Gardens.
Gloucester finished the tournament with a 4-2 record.
The rowing event brings together junior competitors from the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The Mathews All-Stars, coached by Richard Stewart, earned a berth in the state tournament by going unbeaten in the District 15 tournament.