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U11 Hammerheads close out undefeated season (11/18/2020) - The Baystars U11 Hammerheads closed their undefeated fall season with a commanding 7-0 win over the Beach FC Fuego on Nov. 7 at the Hampton Roads Soccer Complex. Ashton Taylor…
‘Cookie Connection 5K’ to be held Dec. 5 in Mathews (11/18/2020) - Virginia Tidewater Trailrunners will hold a holiday “Cookie Connection 5K” run at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Mathews County Visitor Information Center on Main Street. The registration…
New tumbling, cheer gym unveiled for Gloucester Outlaws (11/11/2020) - Last Sunday, the Gloucester Outlaws Youth Cheer League hosted its grand opening for the new Gloucester Outlaws Hideout Cheer and Tumbling Gym which is located at 7546 John Clayton Memorial…
MRA’s Turkey Trot will be held (11/11/2020) - The Mobjack Rowing Association’s annual Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving morning (Thursday, Nov. 26), with some adjustments made because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “There will be two COVID-friendly…
Speckled trout catches earn saltwater citations (11/11/2020) - Citation-size speckled trout are showing up in local weigh stations, according to a Nov. 9 update, the first since September, in the vasaltwaterjournal.net. The journal reports on citations issued by…
Fish still biting at Beaverdam (11/11/2020) - The fish continue to bite at Gloucester’s Beaverdam Reservoir, according to Park Ranger Elizabeth Keefer. Keefer said a fisherman caught a citation-length black crappie on Saturday that was 15.5 inches…
‘Cudas blank Kickers, 3-0 (11/11/2020) - The Baystars U19 Barracudas blanked the Richmond Kickers Black 2003 team, 3-0, in youth soccer action on Oct. 31 in Richmond. Bobby Cox got the team on the scoreboard with…
MLB in 2020: A season like no other (11/11/2020) - The 2020 Major League Baseball season was like no other. Changes and adjustments abounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The normal 162-game schedule was restricted to a slate of 60…
High school sports: VHSL issues guidelines for 2020-2021 season (11/4/2020) - With the 2020-2021 schedule already changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Virginia High School League released guidelines last week for a return to participation for high school athletes, coaches,…
Boxing provides structure, outlet to channel energy (11/4/2020) - Through boxing, Tyrone Smith instills structure and promotes exercise to his students. Smith is a certified trainer and boxing instructor at Anytime Fitness at Hayes, and Body by D in…
Physicals required before start of winter season (11/4/2020) - Mathews High School and eighth grade students interested in participating in VHSL winter sports activities must have a completed, up-to-date physical before trying out, according to assistant athletic director Al…
Virginia Motor Speedway announces 2021 marquee events (11/4/2020) - Virginia Motor Speedway has given racing enthusiasts hope for 2021, following a 2020 season canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, the Middlesex County track announced its dates for the…
3 Hayes residents bring home pickleball medals (10/28/2020) - The 2020 Virginia Pickleboo Classic pickleball tournament took place last Friday and Saturday in Glen Allen and Henrico. Approximately 500 players from Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and Pennsylvania…
Catching the limit (10/28/2020) - Noah Brown of Gloucester, 11, fishing Monday with his grandfather Keith Nuttall in the Piankatank River, hauled in a 20.5” speckled trout. They caught their limit on a damp and…
Fishing picking up at Beaverdam (10/28/2020) - Fishing has started picking up again in Gloucester’s Beaverdam Park reservoir. Last week, one fisherman caught two stringers of fish including catfish, black crappie, largemouth bass and white perch. One…
Golfers round out season at Hartfield club (10/28/2020) - The Piankatank River Ladies Golf Association played last Thursday at the golf course in Hartfield. The competition was stroke play, net. Three places were awarded in each flight. Winners were:…
Surveys find mixed spawning success for striped bass this year in Chesapeake (10/28/2020) - Striped bass can’t get a break, it seems. With their East Coast population in decline from overfishing, the migratory species had mixed success reproducing in the Chesapeake Bay this year,…
Fall ball (10/28/2020) - Fall ball is underway at the Mathews County Little League fields on the Piankatank Ruritan Club grounds in Hudgins. “We have had nearly 150 kids sign up for the fall…
Baystars FC soccer news (10/28/2020) - BARRACUDAS: The Baystars FC Under 19 Barracudas got by the Richmond Kickers Red 2002, 1-0, on Saturday in Poor Farm Park in Ashland. Elijah Miller had the lone goal and…
The World Series that never was (10/28/2020) - The year 1964 did not begin well in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. The populace, which adored former President John F. Kennedy, continued to mourn his tragic deaths seven…
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…
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