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VMRC to consider changes to striped bass catch rules (7/15/2010) - The Virginia Marine Resources Commission will hold a public hearing beginning at noon on Tuesday, July 27, at its headquarters in Newport News pertaining to the taking of striped bass.…
Flounder showing up in local waters (7/15/2010) - Flounder have finally arrived in the Buoy 42 and Cell areas, according to Jerry Thrash of Queens Creek Outfitters at Cobbs Creek. "From Tuesday of last week on through the weekend, fishermen caught good…
Lady Devils conclude successful season; look to next year (6/25/2010) - A season that had all the earmarks of a rebuilding year, with the loss of four starters, turned into a pretty outstanding one as the Mathews High School varsity softball…
GHS track athletes post successful year (6/25/2010) - Gloucester High School track athletes had another successful outdoor season, according to head coach John Perrin. The boys placed fifth and the girls eighth in the Peninsula District Meet held…
Dehoux named Apprentice Athlete of the Year (6/25/2010) - Mathews native Jonathan Dehoux, a standout first baseman on the Apprentice School team, was named the school’s 2009-10 Athlete of the Year. He received his award during the Peninsula Sports…
Riptide places second in 3D sand soccer tournament (6/25/2010) - The Baystars Riptide White U11B team took second place in the 3D Sand Soccer Tournament held June 5 and 6 at Buckroe. The ’Tide lost its opener, 4-2, to the…
Fishing pretty steady in local waters (6/25/2010) - Fishing this past week has been pretty steady, according to reports from local anglers and bait and tackle shops. Jerry Thrash of Queens Creek Outfitters, Cobbs Creek, reported flounder fishing…
Michauds place first in bass tournament (6/25/2010) - Rudy and Daniel Michaud took first place in the Big Bash Open Bass Tournament series event held Saturday at Beaverdam Park. The pair weighed in 18 pounds, four ounces of…
Speedway hosts Mud Mayhem Mud Bog (6/25/2010) - The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hosted the first of two Mud Bog and Mud Slings for the 2010 season this past Saturday. The Mud Mayhem Mud Bog and Mud…
Golf tournament to benefit RGH Cancer Center (3/17/2010) - Registration begins at 11 a.m. and tee time is at noon. The cost is $90 per person ($360 per foursome) and includes carts, beverages, lunch, Memory Walk, awards and a…
GHS junior seeks support for Ware Neck swim (3/17/2010) - Perry is a charter member and now an employee of the Gloucester Boys and Girls Club. Funds raised by the swim will help provide a swimming program for club members…
Mathews YMCA offers summer sailing program (3/17/2010) - Youth sessions (ages 8-12) will be held June 14-18 and June 28-July 2. Teen sessions (ages 13-17) are June 21-25 and July 12-16. A combined youth/teen session (ages 8-17) will…
Mathews accepting registration for Jamestown 4-H camp (3/17/2010) - Camp activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, archery, crafts, and new classes in soccer, cooking, animal science, and other topics. The camp theme, “Pirates of Jamestown,” will be reflected in…
39 students complete Boat Virginia course (3/17/2010) - The class covers the basics of safe boating—what to do before getting underway, the basics of boat operation, legal requirements of boating and what to do in an emergency. The…
GHS to host workshop for pitchers and catchers (3/17/2010) - Pitchers will be instructed in the mechanics of proper delivery and other fundamentals of pitching. Catchers will practice the fundamentals that all good defensive catchers possess. If time allows, there…
GHS tennis opens season; PD champ Stringer leads Lady Dukes (3/17/2010) - Stringer won the only singles match for the Dukes Tuesday, defeating the Blue Devils’ number one seed Jennifer Ratliff, 8-0, in a pro set. GHS second and third seeds Britni…
MHS girls beat GHS in tennis, 6-3 (3/17/2010) - “The players on this year’s team are very close in ability and the positions are still being established. We will be strong all the way down the ladder. This is…
Jayvee Dukes win soccer opener, 8-0 (3/17/2010) - Dylan Wyco netted the first goal against Bruton within the first five minutes of the contest and scoring shots followed from teammates Cameron Cross, Justin Hansford, Blackstone Green and Tyler…
Six starters return on Lady Dukes’ softball team (3/17/2010) - Gloucester is also adding six newcomers to the roster. All Eastern Region selections senior Leta Bressin and sophomore Hannah Joyce are back in the outfield and senior All-District picks Ashley…