Area Sports News
In an action-packed week, the Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team played four games in a five-day span, losing contests to Northumberland, Gloucester and Essex and beating the Rappahannock Raiders.
The Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team picked up three wins during the past week, playing non-district games against three Northern Neck foes.
Bill Sterling of Gloucester, took home the $2,000 first-place prize from Saturday’s fourth annual Mathews Rotary Club Rockfish Tournament, hauling in a 42.4-lb., 47-inch rockfish aboard his boat, “Total Kaos.”
The Mathews High School wrestling team placed fifth out of 11 teams at Saturday’s ReMax Ram Cup tournament at Lafayette High School.
The Mathews High School wrestling team kicked off its 2010-2011 season with a third-place showing at Saturday’s York Classic. The host Falcons placed first with 148 team points, followed by Menchville with 130 points and Mathews with 121.
After two scrimmages and one full week of practice, the varsity Lady Blue Devils kicked off their 2010-11 basketball season on Tuesday night, traveling to Lancaster to face the Lady Red Devils.
After preseason warmups against Jamestown and Tabb, the Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team opened its 2010-11 season on Friday against Poquoson.
The Gloucester High School indoor track team started the winter season with the Icebreaker Invitational hosted by the Peninsula District at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton on Friday and Saturday.
Anticipation is high this year for the Mathews High School girls’ varsity basketball team as it returns the top seven players from the team that made it to the regional semifinals last year.
Starting Jan. 1, adult saltwater anglers in Virginia either must obtain a valid saltwater fishing license or register with Virginia’s Fisherman Identification Program.