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VHSL releases initial football schedules

The Virginia High School League released its initial 2024 Master Football Schedule last Thursday. The preliminary schedule includes the first season of Mathews High School football following a two-year hiatus.


Mathews will return to the gridiron in 2024 with two home games and three away games, beginning the year at home on Thursday, Aug. 29 against John Marshall High School (Richmond). The team will be off for September, returning to action on Oct. 11 at King and Queen. Another away game is scheduled for Oct. 25 at West Point. The team’s second home game will be held on Nov. 1 vs. Charles City. Mathews ends the season on Nov. 8 at Middlesex.


Gloucester, meanwhile, has a full 10-game schedule, facing Kecoughtan (Aug. 29), York (Sept. 6), Hampton (Sept. 13), Denbigh (Sept. 19), Warwick (Sept. 27), Menchville (Oct. 5), Bethel (Oct. 11), Phoebus (Oct. 18), Heritage (Oct. 25) and ending the season against Woodside on Nov. 2.

This initial schedule indicate...

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