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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…
Practice social distancing with a rod and reel (4/1/2020) - Waters in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers are beginning to warm, and with the coming of spring, rod-and-reel fishermen will also soon be looking for fish. When they go…
An Avenging Angel (3/18/2020) -
‘You brought a community together’ Coach reflects on Blue Devils’ championship season (3/18/2020) - MHS head coach Curtis Williamson keeps an eye on the clock in the waning minutes of the March 6 state quarterfinal game against Riverheads. “I told them [his Blue Devil…
Mathews to play for state championship tonight (3/11/2020) - The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team travels to the Siegel Center tonight to face Auburn High School with the state title on the line. The VHSL Class 1…
VHSL announces two-week delay to start of spring sports season (3/13/2020) - The Virginia High School League has announced that, in response to the rapidly changing landscape regarding COVID-19, the high school spring sports season will be delayed two weeks throughout the…
Trip planned to see The Big Flea (3/11/2020) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism is sponsoring a trip to The Big Flea, an antiques show at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March…
Crittenden named general manager of Hampton track (3/11/2020) - Vaughan Crittenden has been named Promoter and General Manager of Langley Speedway, the Hampton stock car track’s owner Bill Mullis announced recently. Crittenden, 28, is among the youngest to serve…
Unknown when new Page baseball diamond will be built (3/11/2020) - A baseball field is planned for Page Middle School, but it is still not known when the diamond will be put in place, the Gloucester School Board was told in…
Lindsay notches 100th career hit at EMU (3/11/2020) - Brett Lindsay, a 2017 Gloucester High School graduate, registered his 100th college career hit for St. Elizabeth in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the Eastern Mennonite University Royals in a March…
Spring coaches prepare for season at GHS (3/11/2020) - Gus Morande As spring begins, so does a new sports season at Gloucester High School. The teams have already constructed their rosters, and begun to hold scrimmages with other schools.…
Mathews tennis falls to Poquoson, Tabb (3/11/2020) - The Mathews High School girls’ tennis team competed in its first scrimmages of the spring season. On March 2, the MHS girls traveled to Poquoson to face the 2A ladies…
GHS grads off to good start with EMU softball (3/11/2020) - Gloucester High School graduates Emma West and Courtney Hall have gotten their freshmen year with Eastern Mennonite University’s softball program off to a good start. Emma West West recorded her…
Bass fishing series begins at Beaverdam (3/11/2020) - The Rippin’ Lips Open Bass Series kicked off Saturday at Beaverdam Park with 42 boats taking on the cold and windy day. The tournament saw four bass weighing more than…
St. John’s College team visits Hartfield croquet club (3/4/2020) - The St. John’s College croquet team came to Hartfield over the weekend to play a challenge match with the Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club. In all, 32 players competed in this…