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Rowing on the East River (10/21/2020) - Although the weather was windy, the members of the Mobjack Rowing Association held a dual practice with the Rivanna Rowing Club juniors, made up mostly of Albemarle High School rowers.…
Citation speckled trout (10/21/2020) - Jason B. West of Gloucester weighed-in a six-pound, 11-ounce speckled trout at Nuttall’s Store in Ware Neck after catching the citation-winner Tuesday in the waters of Mobjack Bay.
Piankatank Ladies hold Memorial Tournament (10/21/2020) - On Thursday, Oct. 15, the women of the Piankatank River Ladies Golf Association and men from various groups which play at the Piankatank River Golf Course, held their annual Memorial…
Wharf to Wharf fundraiser brings in $3,500+ (10/21/2020) - Although not held due to bad weather, the 2020 L. Wayne Hudgins Wharf to Wharf Swim has raised more than $3,500 to benefit the Mathews Land Conservancy, according to event…
Seniors beat Juniors in PRGC Fall Classic (10/21/2020) - The Senior Team, captained by Joe Becht and Randy Pollard, defeated the Juniors, led by captains Harley Moore and Drew Pitts, in the Fall Classic golf tournament, held on Saturday…
U12 Admirals tie CSC Phoenix, 3-3 (10/21/2020) - The Baystars FC U12 Admirals returned to league soccer play on Saturday with a 3-3 draw against the CSC Phoenix in Chesapeake. Down by two goals in the first half,…
Gloucester race car driver breaks two land-speed records (10/14/2020) - After a fast-paced weekend in Arkansas, race car driver Adam Hoegerl has returned to Gloucester with two land-speed records to his name, one in the mile and the other in…
Croquet Pro Tour comes to Hartfield (10/14/2020) - The first Professional Croquet Association Pro Tour event in the region is scheduled to be held Oct. 22-25 at the Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club in Hartfield. This event is attracting…
Baystars Hammerheads win U11 bracket (10/14/2020) - The Baystars Hammerheads won their U11 bracket and placed second overall in their division of the River City Cup soccer tournament held last weekend at Ukrop Park in Richmond. The…
NPS looking for temporary park guides in Hampton Roads (10/14/2020) - The National Park Service is looking for temporary park guides to fill multiple positions in Hampton Roads, including openings with the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. The positions…
Some musings on past World Series games (10/14/2020) - Last month, the Major League Baseball Network rebroadcast the seventh game of the 1960 World Series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees. With legendary sportscaster Bob Costas…
PRLGA holds championship tournament (10/14/2020) - The Piankatank River Ladies Golf Association held its annual championship tournament Oct. 7-8 at the Hartfield course. Twenty-one members participated in the 36-hole tournament on two beautiful fall days. Top…
Field Hockey Player of the Year (10/7/2020) - Allison Goodwin, a 2020 graduate of Gloucester High School, was recognized recently by the Peninsula Sports Club as the Field Hockey Player of the Year and was selected as the…
Decision on GHS sports postponed until Oct. 14 (10/7/2020) - After announcing on Sept. 29 that sports conditioning at Gloucester High School could begin this week, GHS Athletic Director Kristy Hunter informed that Gazette-Journal last Thursday that the decision to…
Approximately $18,000 raised in Amos West Spot Tourney (10/7/2020) - Approximately $18,000 has been donated to date for this year’s third annual Amos G. West Memorial Spot Fishing Tournament, which was held on Sept. 19. Stan Simmerman took first place…
Hudgins reels in citation red drum (10/7/2020) - Chris Hudgins of Mathews caught and released a 50-inch red drum fishing on the Eastern Shore on Sept. 4. He earned a citation in the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament for…
Admirals shut out Phoenix, 2-0 (10/7/2020) - The Baystars FC U12 Admirals shut out the Chesapeake Soccer Club Phoenix, 2-0, on Saturday at the Centerville Soccer Complex in Chesapeake. Game captain Elton Hudgins Garciatello scored both game…
Hammerheads overcome 3-goal deficit to tie Hotspurs (10/7/2020) - Spearheaded by a relentless late-game offensive effort, the Baystars U11 Hammerheads responded to a three-goal deficit in the second half to tie the Smithfield Hotspurs, 5-5, in youth soccer action…
Sports conditioning to begin next week at GHS (9/30/2020) - Gloucester High School Athletic Director Kristy Hunter announced Tuesday that she had received permission for the school to begin sports conditioning activities next week. Hunter said she was notifying coaches…
First catch (9/30/2020) - Elise Elliott, 7, caught her first fish, a spot, on Saturday, fishing off a dock on the North River in Gloucester. After posing for this photo, she went back to…
Bri Miller named president of EMU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (9/30/2020) - Bri Miller of Gloucester, a senior field hockey player for Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, has been named president of the revived EMU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. EMU Athletics, with the help…
Rockfish season begins Sunday (9/30/2020) - The fall season for rockfish, also known as striped bass, opens in Chesapeake Bay waters and bay tributaries at midnight Sunday. The season continues through Dec. 31. One fish a…
Three residents to run in London Marathon (9/30/2020) - This Sunday, three local residents will be running in the virtually held (due to the COVID-19 pandemic) London Marathon on Little England Road in Hayes. Gloucester veterinarian Samantha Eileen Stinson;…
PRLGA golf winners named (9/30/2020) - Winners of the Piankatank River Ladies Golf Association’s Sept. 24 play day at the Hartfield course were:First flight—Nancy Pannell, Michele Meanley and Gloria Matthews. Second flight—Chrystal Welch, Chong Hudgins and…
Hammerheads prevail in mud, 13-0 (9/30/2020) - The Baystars U11 Hammerheads won a muddy 13-0 decision over the Beach FC Nvaders on Saturday at the Hampton Roads Soccer Complex in Virginia Beach. Caden Thompson notched six goals…