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Editorial: Good news

Good news

“I always turn to the sports section first. The sports section records people’s accomplishments; the front page nothing but man’s failures.”

The late Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren may have been a bit too harsh in his judgment of front pages of newspapers (for instance, we often feature positive stories of local residents’ accomplishments on our front page), but he was spot on about his take on the sports section.

And if he were around today to read this week’s sports pages in the Gazette-Journal, he’d break out in a big grin. The fall sports season was definitely one to remember for fans of Gloucester and Mathews sports.

In fact, the season still isn’t over for one local team. Mathews High School volleyball is just one win away from a state title, which is not surprising considering that the Lady Devils under head coach Pat Moughon have built up quite a dynasty in recent years, with state titles in 2011 and 2012 an...

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