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Spot tournament to benefit GHS scholarship fund (7/1/2020) - Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 19, the date of the third annual Amos G. West Spot Fish Tournament. The annual event benefits the Amos G. West Scholarship Fund which…
Local anglers pulling in citation catches (7/1/2020) - Cobia, red drum and speckled trout have netted citations for a number of local anglers in recent weeks. Cobia season opened June 1 and as usual, York Spit Light has…
No festival, but Marshall, Sanders win Gwynn’s Island ‘By Appointment’ run (7/1/2020) - The Gwynn’s Island “By Appointment” four-mile run held Saturday by Virginia Tidewater Trailrunners brought home Douglas Marshall as the top runner. Marshall, 46, finished the course in 24:53.6 Douglas Marshall,…
‘Operation Dry Water’ campaign designed to stop boating under influence (7/1/2020) - This weekend, the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (formerly Department of Game and Inland Fisheries), in partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the U.S. Coast…
Friends of Dragon Run to hold short paddle season over three July weekends (7/1/2020) - The Friends of Dragon Run’s Board of Directors has approved a short summer paddle season during mid-July. Based on CDC and Virginia guidelines, a number of special precautions will be…
Deltas win in ninth-inning comeback, split weekend series (7/1/2020) - Last weekend was one of improvement for the Deltaville Deltas. Consecutively, they lost, tied, and won their three game series, capping the weekend with a ninth-inning comeback victory on Sunday…
The boys of summer (7/1/2020) - COVID-19 may have robbed them of their final season of high school baseball, but the Mathews High School seniors got one last time on the diamond Tuesday night. They formed…
GHS Athletes of the Year (6/24/2020) - Isaiah Lester, second from left, and Ainsley Miller, third from left, were named the 2020 Gloucester High School Senior Athletes of the Year. Both were also awarded the $250 Bill…
Delayed by COVID-19, Deltaville Deltas upend Sharks in season opener (6/24/2020) - Nicky Wohleking earned the win on the mound Saturday night, pitching four innings of one-hit baseball while striking out four Despite a delay of nearly a month due to COVID-19…
VHSL executive committee to discuss fall options today (6/24/2020) - The Executive Committee of the Virginia High School League—the governing body of high school athletics in Virginia—will meet in special session today to discuss the reopening of schools under the…
Cabins and lodges reopen at Virginia State Parks (6/24/2020) - Reservations for overnight stays are once again being accepted for cabins and lodges at Virginia State Parks, with cabins and lodges reopened earlier this month. The reopening comes with two…
DGIF hosts virtual 5K Run for the Wild (6/24/2020) - In celebration of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ upcoming name change to the Department of Wildlife Resources, the agency is inviting Virginians to Run for the Wild,…
Spring gobbler harvest second highest on record (6/24/2020) - The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reported that the 2020 spring gobbler season harvest was the second highest on record. In total, 20,525 turkeys were killed, an increase…
Sponsors sought for Poplar Neck Cobia Tournament (6/24/2020) - Sponsors are being sought for the third annual Poplar Neck Cobia Tournament, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18, out of Morningstar Marinas at Hudgins.Registration…
A big one (6/17/2020) - Noah Brown, 10, of Gloucester, hooked and reeled in a 43-inch cobia on Friday while fishing in the lower York River with grandfather Keith Nuttall and Ron Peaks. It was…
Quite the catch (6/17/2020) - Justin Flagg returned from his fishing trip to The Marina on Davis Creek at Port Haywood with a 230-pound tuna, measuring 68” in length, with a girth of 52”. Needless…
Local anglers make citation catches (6/17/2020) - Citation saltwater fish catches reported June 10 by the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament include the following:Ryan Bristow of North, a 62” release cobia citation for a fish caught casting lures…
Fish are biting at Beaverdam (6/17/2020) - The fish are biting at the Beaverdam Reservoir, according to Beaverdam Park Ranger Elizabeth Keefer. She said the park rangers have had several reports of people fishing from the floating…
Hitting against the pros: Mathews ALLSTARS remembered (6/17/2020) - The November 15, 1990 “Do You Remember?” column in the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal featured a photo of the Mathews ALLSTARS semi-pro baseball team with Syd Thrift, first baseman and manager, on…
Mathews YMCA reopens as part of Phase 2; Gloucester Y, not yet (6/17/2020) - The Mathews Family YMCA has reopened. Following the health and safety challenges of COVID-19, the YMCA provided child care for first responders and emergency services workers through he regional hub…
Casting a line (6/11/2020) - Summer weather has arrived in Gloucester which means the fishermen are hitting the waters. Above, Gloucester Point Pier saw a number of people looking to snag the catch of the…
VHSL prepares for reopening of schools (6/11/2020) - With Tuesday’s announcement of Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to reopen K-12 public schools in Virginia, the Virginia High School League staff will begin the process to align his Phase II…
Car club renews event schedule (6/11/2020) - In compliance with the easing of COVID-19 guidelines recently announced by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Northern Neck Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will begin reinstating some events.…
After 40-year career, Holmes to retire from Peasley July 1 (6/3/2020) - After more than 40 years as a health and physical education teacher, Henry Holmes is set to retire from Peasley Middle School on July 1. Holmes began his teaching career…
GHS softball season never got off the ground (6/3/2020) - The Gloucester High School 2020 softball season never got off the ground due to COVID-19; the careers of eight players will come to an end without a final high school…