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Champions (2/17/2021) - Mathews High School senior Jackson Putt holds aloft the Class 1 Region A trophy after defeating the West Point Pointers on Monday night in the championship game, which was held…
Lady Devils advance to regional championship (2/10/2021) - The Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team will be playing for the regional championship on Friday night after totally demolishing the Northumberland Indians on Tuesday by a 76-11 margin.…
MHS boys head back into playoffs (2/10/2021) - The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team, defending VHSL Class 1 co-champions, are headed back into post-season play looking to reclaim that title. The top-seeded Blue Devils were scheduled…
Lady Dukes upset Cox to advance in playoffs (2/10/2021) - The Gloucester High School girls’ varsity basketball team will advance to tonight’s Region 5A semifinals after upsetting Frank W. Cox High School in overtime, 49-47. Gloucester, the tournament’s #6 seed,…
Pruim signs with Frostburg State (2/10/2021) - Come the fall, Douglas Pruim II of Gloucester will be a Bobcat. The standout senior offensive lineman on the Gloucester High School football team participated in last Wednesday’s National Signing…
Devils shine at Polar Bear Meet (2/10/2021) - The Mathews High School boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams had a good outing Saturday, competing against athletes from Charles City and Northumberland in the Northumberland Polar Bear Meet. The…
Gloucester Outlaws cheerleaders place first in division (2/10/2021) - The Gloucester Outlaws Youth Competition Cheer teams competed at the Myrtle Beach Mash Up Maximum Cheer and Dance Competition on Jan. 30. Both teams, 10U and 14U squads, placed first…
Gloucester Outlaws Football to hold spring sign-ups (2/10/2021) - The Gloucester Youth Outlaws Football League will hold sign-ups for its spring full-tackle football program later this month. Registration will take place from 1-3 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 p.m. this…
JV Dukes beat Devils in boys’ basketball (2/10/2021) - The junior varsity boys’ basketball programs in Gloucester and Mathews ended their seasons last week, including a matchup between the Dukes and Devils last Thursday that saw Gloucester take revenge…
1A/1B Super Regional wrestling tournament postponed (2/10/2021) - Wrestlers from Cumberland, Rappahannock County, Franklin and Riverheads had been scheduled to face off against Mathews High School grapplers yesterday at MHS in the Region 1A/1B Super Regional Tournament. However,…
Mathews LL gearing up for spring season (2/10/2021) - The last of three in-person registrations for Mathews County Little League will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday on the league’s fields at Hudgins, according to president Ricky…
Mathews boys post convincing wins over Raiders (2/3/2021) - CHARLIE KOENIG / GAZETTE-JOURNALJV Devil Andrew Greve takes it to the hoop for Mathews in Tuesday’s 58-18 win over the visiting Rappahannock Raiders. Greve scored six points in the win.…
Dukes suffer back-to-back losses to Packers (2/3/2021) - The Gloucester High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost a pair of games against Smithfield, falling at home on Friday night, 72-54, and losing Monday on the road, 67-51. In…
Lady Dukes fall to Grafton, York (2/3/2021) - The Gloucester High School girls’ varsity basketball team suffered a pair of tough losses this past week on its home court. The Lady Dukes were bested by Grafton High School,…
MHS girls defeat two NN teams (2/3/2021) - The Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team picked up a pair of road victories over Northern Neck foes this week, easily defeating Northumberland last Thursday, 65-33, and beating Rappahannock…
GHS wrestlers defeat Mathews, Tabb (2/3/2021) - The Gloucester High School wrestling team improved its season record to 3-1 with wins over Mathews (36-21) and Tabb (39-33) in a tri-meet Saturday at GHS. Gloucester wrestlers Ashton Flaherty,…
Drive Fore Five fundraiser to help MHS golf program (2/3/2021) - Drive Fore Five, a virtual 5k fundraiser to support the upcoming Mathews High School golf season, begins next week, according to coach Brook Aldridge. Supporters are asked to register by…
Mathews LL gearing up for spring season (2/3/2021) - Mathews County Little League is moving ahead with plans for its spring season, according to president Ricky Wiatt. “As we did with fall ball, we will be conducting only in-person…
Tryouts underway for Virginia Rebellion 11U travel baseball team (2/3/2021) - Tryouts are underway for the Virginia Rebellion 11U travel baseball team. Players will be invited to practice with the team. Private tryouts are available upon request. For more information, call…
Gloucester PRT to hold Sweetheart Stroll on Valentine’s Day (2/3/2021) - The Gloucester Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has a number of activities scheduled for the coming weeks, including a special Valentine’s Day event at Beaverdam Park. SWEETHEART STROLL: Gloucester…
MHS boys defeat Dukes in varsity, JV matchups (1/27/2021) - The Mathews High School boys’ basketball program swept the visiting Gloucester Dukes on Friday night at MHS, including a thrilling come-from-behind win in the junior varsity contest, 43-41. In the…
Lady Devils best Gloucester, 36-32 (1/27/2021) - In a battle of next-door neighbors, the visiting Mathews High School Lady Devils’ varsity basketball team bested the Lady Dukes at Gloucester High School on Friday night, 36-32. “It was…
GHS, MHS wrestling (1/27/2021) - Gloucester and Mathews wrestlers faced off on Saturday at MHS during a tri-meet with Poquoson. Poquoson ended up winning both dual meets, defeating Gloucester, 42-33, and Mathews by a 50-18…
Gloucester PRT offers Zumba, chair yoga classes (1/27/2021) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism is holding a pair of exercise programs for the public. ZUMBA: Zumba, for ages 10 and up, will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from…
Matthews scores hole-in-one (1/27/2021) - On Friday, Jan. 22 at the Piankatank River Golf Club in Middlesex, John Matthews of Hartfield scored a hole-in-one on #5 at 87 yards with his 5 Hybrid. He was…