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William Gallman- Gallman was one of the state's top basketball players coming out of Chester in 1996. The highly recruited big man averaged better than 20 points and 12 rebounds as a senior. Gallman chose to play at the University of South Carolina and made an immediate impact with the Gamecocks. As a freshman, Gallman averaged 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds a game as the team went 24-8, swept the mighty Kentucky Wildcats and won the school's first SEC title in any sport. Gallman remained a steady contributor for the Gamecocks throughout his career.
Billy Keels- Keels is most associated with baseball, but he was a team captain and won the "Hustle Award" and "Academic Award" as a basketball player at Chester High School. He was a team captain for the Cyclones baseball team as well and was named "Best All-Around" in the sport as a senior. He baseball collegiately at Wofford and had a .315 lifetime average for the Terriers. He was named team captain as a senior and was picked as a second-team third baseman for the Southeast Region by Rawlings SCBCA. Keels has coached for 17 years, starting off at Richard Winn Academy. He took Richard Winn to three upperstate title game appearances, then came to Lewisville. Keels has coached the Lions to the upperstate finals on four occasions and his team claimed the 2010 Class A state title in 2010. Keels has sent a steady stream of players onto the college level and is an assistant football coach for the Lions.
Sheldon Brown- Brown is one of the most recognizable and decorated athletes in Chester County history. Surprisingly, Brown did not play football during his freshman year at Lewisville High School, but was a three-time all-state selection after that. In fact, he was an eight-time all-state selection in three sports (baseball and basketball were the others). As a senior, Brown rushed for more than 2,000 yards as Lewisville won the 1996 Class A state championship. Brown went to the University of South Carolina as a defensive back and twice earned All-SEC and All-American honors. The Gamecocks went 1-21 in his first two years at the school, but the team won back-to-back bowl games for the time in his junior and senior seasons. Brown clinched the second of those wins, intercepting Ohio State's Steve Bellisari to set up the game-winning field goal in the 2002 Outback Bowl. Brown also played one year of baseball for the Gamecocks. A second-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2002, Brown eventually earned a starting spot in the secondary. The team made it to Super Bowl XXXIX, losing to the Patriots 24-21. On July 30, 2007, Brown made the cover of Sports Illustrated. The picture showed Brown leveling Saints running back Reggie Bush. After eight seasons with the Eagles, Brown was traded to the Cleveland Browns. He played for three seasons in Cleveland. For his career, Brown had 602 tackles, eight sacks, nine forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, 29 interceptions and scored four touchdowns. He missed only one game in 11 pro seasons and is now coaching defensive backs at Lewisville High School.
Kim Gray- Gray has the distinction of having coached at all three of Chester County's High Schools. He was the head coach at Great Falls High School from 1994-'96, the head coach at Lewisville High School from 2001-'03 and has had two separate stints as an assistant coach at Chester High School, his alma mater. Gray is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith with a BA in music education and holds a masters in educational administration from Grand Canyon University. Gray officially retired in 2010 at Fairfield Central High School, but returned to Chester High to coach, now serving as the team's defensive coordinator. The Chester native has 34 years of coaching experience. While a student at Chester High, he excelled in both football and track. Coach Gray is a 1976 Chester High graduate.