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‘By Appointment 5K’ run to be held Saturday at Williams Wharf (5/6/2020) - A “By Appointment 5K” run will be held on Saturday, starting and ending at Williams Wharf Landing in Mathews.The event is being hosted by Virginia Tidewater Trailrunners, a club open…
Hydrow crew gives high marks to Mathews rowing site (5/6/2020) - Hydrow sound technician Stephen Dysert, driver/equipment technician Fraser Christie, photographer Jimmy Ahern, athlete Laine Maher and experience operations lead/athlete Nick Karwoski, from left, were among those filming last weekend in…
GHS seniors on the move (5/6/2020) - The Gazette-Journal has been featuring Gloucester High School seniors who plan to continue their athletic careers at the college level. Here are a few more of their photos. From left,…
Mathews to be setting for virtual rowing experience (4/29/2020) - The William and Catharine Owens Waters Edge Center, a planned regional rowing center at Williams Wharf on the East River, will likely be the backdrop of some of the video…
Dukes on the move to the college level (4/29/2020) - Last week, the Gazette-Journal listed the names of Gloucester High School seniors who plan to continue their athletic careers at the college level. Here are a few more of their…
Martin wins collegiate golf honor at HSC (4/29/2020) - Hunter Martin, a 2018 Gloucester High School graduate and now a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, was named to the Division III Second Team All American Golf Team. Martin was ranked…
A chicken neck, a string and a net are all you need to go crabbing (4/29/2020) - A chicken neck tied to a string and a crab net in hand are all it takes to do a bit of crabbing from your dock. It’s been that way…
Greene’s freshman season at NSU cut short by virus (4/29/2020) - Kirsten Greene, a 2019 Gloucester High School graduate, had her freshman softball season at Norfolk State University cut short by COVID-19. Greene had seven appearances on the mound on the…
MHS Hall of Fame program postponed (4/29/2020) - Mathews High School’s Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Induction Program, originally scheduled for May 8, has been postponed, according to Al DeWitt, the school’s assistant Athletic Director. The induction…
A nice day for fishing (4/22/2020) -
22 GHS athletes to pursue sports in college (4/22/2020) - Twenty-two Gloucester High School senior student athletes plan to pursue their sports in colleges and universities next fall, according to GHS Athletic Director Kristy Hunter. The students and their respective…
Nuttall catches citation bluefish (4/22/2020) - Keith Nuttall of Gloucester has received a citation from the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament for catching an 18-pound bluefish at the Triangle Wrecks in the Atlantic Ocean. The fish was…
April 30 deadline for beautification grants (4/22/2020) - Keep Virginia Beautiful, Inc., is accepting grant applications from groups all across the commonwealth who want to make a difference in their community. Deadline for the 30 in 30 Green…
MHS senior Jaysen Hall signs to row for Clemson (4/15/2020) - Jaysen Hall, a senior at Mathews High School, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to row for Clemson University women’s rowing team in the fall. Previously, Hall made a…
Watching birds from afar (4/15/2020) -
Beaverdam still open for fishing (4/15/2020) - Beaverdam Park remains open for fishing, according to Park Ranger Elizabeth Keefer. Anglers may fish from shore or launch their own watercraft using a self-serve launch permit system set up…
Shad run can be followed online (4/15/2020) - Fish watchers can watch the spring journey of shad on their way to spawning grounds in the James River.A fish cam is located a Bosher’s Dam, just west of Richmond.…
Miller makes National Academic Squad (4/8/2020) - For the 14th straight year, the Eastern Mennonite University field hockey team earned the National Academic Team Award from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. In addition, nine of the…
Spring gobbler season starts Saturday (4/8/2020) - Spring turkey season in Virginia opens Saturday and continues through May 3.Youth day was last Saturday.Each day’s hunting may take place from one-half hour before sunrise until noon. The limit…
Durren Named All-CVC Second Team (4/8/2020) - Flashing a bright spot on a season cut short for the Eastern Mennonite University men’s volleyball team, sophomore Jacob Durren of Gloucester, was selected to the All-Continental Volleyball Conference Second…
Bray receives community’s support during one-woman half marathon (4/8/2020) - Mathews High School assistant principal Lee Anne Bray ran her own half marathon on Saturday, April 4. Bray began her training in December 2019, for what she had hoped would…
Boddie Golf Classic rescheduled to June 26 (4/2/2020) - The annual Fr. John Boddie Memorial Golf Classic has been rescheduled to Friday, June 26 at the Piankatank River Golf Club in Hartfield, subject to guidance at that time concerning…
Beaverdam still open for fishing (4/1/2020) - Beaverdam Park is still open for fishing. Anglers may fish from shore or launch their own watercraft using a self serve system set up at the Ranger Station. Chain pickerel,…
Bay snapshot shows blue crab population healthy (4/1/2020) - The 2019 Chesapeake Bay-wide winter dredge survey suggests the population of blue crabs increased nearly 60 percent, from 372 million in 2018 to 594 million in 2019, according to information…
Thomas, Williams earn VHSL All-State honors (4/1/2020) - Two Mathews High School boys’ basketball players earned Class 1 All-State honors, the Virginia High School League announced Tuesday. Junior Caleb Thomas received first team All-State honors, while senior Christian…