Gloucester High School athletes excelled during the fall sports season, winning Peninsula District championships in cross country (boys), field hockey and golf. While on-field performances were outstanding, GHS principal Tony Beverage pointed out that these students also excelled off the field.
The championships, along with solid performances by the other Gloucester fall teams, put the Dukes at number two in the district for overall fall sports performance, Beverage said. The Dukes’ point total was just 1.5 points behind the fall sports leaders from Menchville.
This group of GHS athletes also excelled in the classroom. Beverage said over 57 percent of fall varsity athletes in grades 10 through 12 (76 out of 133) qualified for the GHS academic athlete award. The award is presented to players who have an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher while competing.
"The academic and athletic accomplishments of the Gloucester Dukes this season show that the high school is bursting wit...
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