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College

  • Local players wrapping up solid college seasons

    The college football season is winding down now and a number of Chester County products have had a big impact on their teams this year.
    Troy Sanders, a 2009 Chester High graduate, has had a terrific senior campaign at safety for Appalachian State. Sanders has 72 tackles, 5.5 tackles-for-loss, half a sack, two pass break-ups, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and three interceptions for the 8-3 Mountaineers.

  • Craig named Pre-Season Player of the Year

    USC-Upstate's Torrey Craig is expected to start the season the same way he finished last year. At the top.
    USC Upstate men's basketball team enjoyed the best turn-around in the country last year and Craig was a big reason why. The Spartans have been picked to finish second in the Atlantic Sun Conference and Craig continued to bring home awards as released by the conference office Thursday afternoon.

  • Chester County graduates off to great college starts

    The college football season is in full swing and a number of former Chester County stand-outs have had solid showings for their respective teams so far.
    Troy Sanders, a 2009 Chester High graduate, is in his senior season at Appalachian State. A starting safety and pre-season All-Southern Conference pick, Sanders has 21 tackles, two tackles for loss, an interception, a forced fumble and a pass defensed for the 1-2 Mountaineers.

  • Lewisville's Brown signs with Wentworth Military

    Lewisville High mutli-sport standout La'Tierrany "Tier" Brown, has signed to play basketball at Wentworth Military College.
    Brown, a 5-foot-11 forward, averaged 11.2 points per game and grabbed 8.2 rebounds while averaging an astonishing 4.5 blocked shots per game (3rd most in the state) last season. She was both an All-Conference and All-Region selection.
    She is the daughter of James Brown and Jackie Cousar of Lewisville.

  • Lynn and Sanders earn pre-season honors

    They were among the best players in the state coming out of high school and now a pair of Chester County products are being acknowledged as two of the best players in FCS football.
    Great Falls graduate Josh Lynn, a starting defensive end at Furman, has been picked for the first team pre-season All-Southern Conference team. Chester High graduate Troy Sanders, a starting safety for Appalachian State, was a second team selection.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Thomas signs

    Former Chester High pitcher Chris Thomas has signed a free agent contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Thomas earned Peach Belt Pitcher of the Year honors this season at Lander. Check back to OnlineChester.com or see Friday's News & Reporter for more on this story.

  • Craig nets another honor

    The USC Upstate Athletics Department held its annual Coca-Cola Awards Banquet recently. Distance runner Jemeli Sang, men’s basketball standout Torrey Craig and distance runner Gilbert Kemboi received the highest honors while being named the Student-Athletes of the Year. In all, the Athletics Department gave out 94 awards and honors.

  • A memorable year of achievements

    The recently completed academic year was a great one for Chester County sports, even outside of Chester County.
    On a yearly basis, Chester County's three high schools send a steady stream of athletes to the college level. Former Cyclones, Red Devils and Lions are competing in every college sport imaginable, including football, baseball, basketball, swimming, soccer, track and even rodeo. A couple, though, received national honors and had the chance to play on the biggest stages their respective sports have to offer.

  • For Kerr, Coastal Carolina is "we"

    Jeff Kerr attended and played baseball at Clemson. His son, Austin, is a freshman pitcher at Coastal Carolina. When the two teams met in the Columbia Regional this past weekend, there were no divided loyalties, though. Coastal was "we" and Clemson was "they."
    Coastal lost it's opener to Clemson Friday, rallied for a win in an elimination game against Manhattan Saturday but was then eliminated with another loss to Clemson on Sunday.

  • Former Chester stand-out helps Coastal into playoffs

    A former Chester High baseball stand-out will be playing on his sport's biggest stage this week.
    Coastal Carolina will play in the NCAA Columbia Regional with two familiar foes, facing second-seed Clemson on Friday at noon in the opening round. National eighth-seed South Carolina, the two-time defending NCAA Champion, will face Manhattan at 4 p.m.