Area Sports News
The Mathews High School boys and girls cross country teams had a strong opening to the 2010 season, with the boys sweeping the first seven places and the MHS girls taking the top five over district rivals King William and West Point on Sept. 8 at Beaverdam Park.
The Gloucester High School girls’ volleyball team opened the Peninsula District season with a win at Denbigh on Monday.
The Mathews High School varsity girls’ volleyball team is hitting its mid-season stride with wins over Northern Neck opponents Essex and Lancaster.
The Mathews High School jayvee volleyball team picked up two hard-fought wins this past week over Essex and Lancaster.
This week’s fishing report
The Gloucester High School varsity Dukes are 0-2 in Peninsula District football after a 49-0 loss to visiting Hampton on Friday.
The Mathews High School jayvee football team picked up two victories on the road in recent action, securing victories over rival Middlesex and AA Poquoson.
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.