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College

  • Davis racks up at Clemson awards night

    He won some awards, but Kalon Davis also helped give one away this past weekend.
    Davis, a redshirt senior offensive lineman for the Clemson football team, continued raking in the honors Saturday as his team had its annual awards banquet. Davis was named the Co-Offensive MVP, received The Iron Man Award and the Solid Rock Award.

  • Kalon Davis goes out on top

    Chester's Kalon Davis helped the Clemson football team reach another milestone.

  • Ariane McCree honored again

    Ariane McCree's college season has been over for a few weeks, but he's still collecting hardware.
    McCree was recently named a SWAC second team all-conference selection. He was the only Jackson State defensive player so honored. The senior linebacker racked up 89 tackles, 13.5 tackles-for-loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked kick this past season. 
Earlier this month, McCree was given the Senior MVP award by the Jackson touchdown club, which honors not only on-field performance but also community service efforts.

  • Two locals playing in ESPN-aired bowls

    Local fans have watched them for years, now the whole world can watch them.
    Kalon Davis and Malcolm Means will both be on TV in the next few days as their respective teams take part in postseason bowl games.

  • County natives helping college teams to hot starts

    Three Chester County natives are helping their respective teams to great starts on the college hardwood this season.
    Olivia Gaines is a senior on the University of South Carolina Women's Basketball team. The Lady Gamecocks are the consensus number one team in the country and are off to a program-best 12-0 start. Gaines has played in all 12 games with one start. She's averaging just under one point a game, but also gets 1.3 rebounds a contest and has 10 assists and 10 steals while providing terrific defense.

  • Canty earns another award

    His college football career has come to a close, but the honors keep coming in for Ronald "R.J." Canty.
    Canty, a senior at North Carolina A&T, was recently named to the 2014 AFCA FCS Football Coaches' All-American Team. Canty is the school's first representative since 1995.
    Canty, who started on the offensive line for most of the last four years, was also an All-MEAC first team selection.

  • Cok earns his shot at Randolph-Macon

    Randolph-Macon College didn't offer Christian Cok anything but the opportunity to work hard on the field and in the classroom. He accepted that offer.
    Cok, the former Lewisville standout, has earned a spot on the school's baseball roster. He will be working out of the bullpen for the Yellow Jackets this spring.

  • Holmes honored for dunks

    Former Great Falls basketball standout Xavier Holmes threw down a pair of dunks and picked up an honor.
    In Newberry's 74-59 victory over the Anderson Trojans on Saturday afternoon, Holmes had two huge dunks that were worthy of winning the ECAC Basketball Play of the Week.
    The first dunk occurred seven minutes into the second half with Newberry leading 38-32. Dondray Walker was inbounding underneath the Wolves' basket when Holmes made his run towards the goal, receiving the pass from Walker he proceeded to finish with the emphatic dunk.

  • Davis and Means are going bowling

    Kalon Davis and Malcolm Means both have plans for the holidays.
    Davis, a Chester High graduate, and Means, a Lewisville product, are both going bowling this month. Davis and the Clemson Tigers have accepted a bid to play the Oklahoma Sooners in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Florida while Means and the N.C. State Wolfpack will battle Central Florida in the St. Pete Bitcoin Bowl on December 26.

  • Another honor for Stevo Squirewell

    The football season is over, but the awards just keep coming for Great Falls graduate Alstevis "Stevo" Squirewell.
    Squirewell, who just wrapped up his junior season with the Newberry College football team, was named to the Beyond Sports Network post-season All-Super Region Two team.