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College

  • Kerr, Chants, advance to post-season

    The regular season ended with Austin Kerr earning first-team all-conference honors. The post-season could end with his team winning a national title.
    The Coastal Carolina baseball program will be the  number two seed and face number three seed California on Friday (May 29) at 1 p.m. eastern time in the NCAA College Station Regional (played at Blue Bell Park), it was announced Monday on a national ESPNU telecast. The Chanticleers found out their postseason fate as the team hosted a watch party at Handley's Pub and Grub.

  • Austin Kerr named all-conference pick

    Chester High School graduate Austin Kerr is going out in style.
    Kerr, a senior at Coastal Carolina University was named a first-team Big South All-Conference player on Monday.

  • Lancers, Williford, moving on

    The 2015 University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers’ baseball team earned its place in history for USCL athletics as the program celebrated its first NJCAA Region X tournament title on Tuesday, May 5.
    The Lancers completed a stellar four-game sweep in the double-elimination tournament as they defeated USC Sumter, 10-6 in Burlington, N.C.
    Sumter built a 6-0 lead after four frames, but determined USCL answered with 10 unanswered runs to take the comeback win and the crown at Burlington Athletic Stadium.

  • County natives doing well on college diamonds

    Three former county stand-outs are putting together big college seasons on the diamond.

  • Season ends for Gaines, Gamecocks

     

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    It was a history-making season for Olivia Gaines and the South Carolina women's basketball team but it won't be a title-winning season.

  • Gaines, Gamecocks, compete in Final Four Sunday

    Chester's Olivia Gaines and her South Carolina Gamecock teammates are one game from the women's basketball national title game. They can punch their ticket to the finals on Sunday.
    South Carolina (34-2) will face Notre Dame (35-2) Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in Tampa, Florida in the Final Four. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. A preview of the game on GamecocksOnline.com notes the important role Gaines has played in her team's success.

  • Kerr shuts down Winthrop

    He helped Coastal Carolina win its 11th straight game including its third shutout, propelled his team back into the national polls and recorded his fifth win of the season...not a bad night for Austin Kerr.
    On Saturday, Coastal Carolina downed Winthrop by a score of 6-0. Anthony Marks paced the Chanticleer offensive attack with three infield singles, while Michael Paez, Connor Owings,  Zach Remillard and Tyler Chadwick each contributed two hits.

  • Gaines' three helps win it for South Carolina

    University of South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley says that when she tells Olivia Gaines to be ready to shoot, that means she's going to shoot. After Friday, Staley is probably glad.
    Gaines, the Chester High graduate, didn't hit the game-winning shot in her team's Sweet 16 game against the University of North Carolina, but it's hard to see how they'd have claimed the 67-65 victory without her.

  • Gaines, Gamecocks on ESPN tonight

    Chester's Olivia Gaines and the rest of the South Carolina Women's basketball team, are playing in their second-straight Sweet 16 tonight.
    The team (now 32-2 on the year) will face the University of North Carolina at 7 p.m. in Greensboro. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

  • Holmes and Gaines wrapping up college seasons

    The college basketball season is drawing to a close and two former Chester County standouts are putting the finishing touches on outstanding years.
    The Newberry College men's basketball team wrapped up its season with a loss in the SAC Conference Tournament. However, Great Falls High graduate Xavier Holmes was a big contributor for the 20-9 Wolves. For the year, he played in 28 games with 12 starts, averaging 10.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, an assist and a steal per game. He shot 63.3 percent from the field and blocked 23 shots during the season.