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High School

  • Jason signs with St. Andrews

    For St. Andrews University, seeing was believing when it came to Jashawn Jason. For Jason, believing was believing when it came to St. Andrews.

    On Thursday, Jason, a senior football standout at Lewisville High School, signed with St. Andrews. Jason said he has literally played organized football from the first time he was able to do so (when he was about seven) up until now and is looking forward to continuing that at the college level.

  • Defending champion Cycs take the field Thursday

    It’s only a scrimmage and the scoreboard might not even be turned on, but on Thursday, for the first time in 55 years, the Chester Cyclones will take the field as defending state champions.

    On Thursday, Chester will wrap its spring practice session with its annual spring game at 6 p.m. in the football stadium. Coach Victor Floyd said he is still undecided on exactly what the format for the session will be.

  • County athletes score two medals at state track meets

    A pair of Chester County athletes brought home medals from this past weekend’s state track meets.

    The highest county placer was Lewisville High School junior Alaysia Gaston, who took second in the girls AA triple jump event with a jump of 35-10. It marked the second straight year that she medaled in the event, having won gold last year when Lewisville competed at the Class A level and won the overall state title. Gaston nearly medaled in the long jump, coming in fourth place in that event.

  • Talford signs with Francis Marion University

    As he was set to announce his college choice at a Thursday signing ceremony at Lewisville High School, Jadakiss Talford was lightly ribbed by one of his assistant coaches for having scored more than 1,000 career points with none of them coming via a slam dunk.

    “It doesn’t really matter. A layup is two points too,” he said.

  • Amber Bass named North-South All-Star

    Her senior softball season is complete, she won’t be playing softball in college, but Lewisville’s Amber Bass still has a few  more softball games left to play.

  • The long run

    When it comes to Megan Flynn, Lewisville track coach Dwayne Strong says he doesn’t even know where to start. It’s a lot easier to pinpoint where Flynn normally finishes, though. That would be first.

  • Big things are in Moore's future

    Tez Moore knows that people notice his lack of size. He’s glad they notice and hope they underestimate him as a result.

    “I like for people to judge me based on my size. It’s one of the things that drives me,” the Lewisville High senior said.

  • For Lewisville Lions, eight is enough

    It doesn’t seem to work out mathematically, but Lewisville Coach Will Mitchell says having his JV team play eight-man football will allow him to get more players on the field than playing regular 11-man football.

  • Playoff roundup: Lady Devils still alive

    The Chester baseball team had its season ended after back-to-back district playoff losses, but the team also served notice that better things are coming.

    The Cyclones were a number four seed in the AAA playoffs, which meant opening the postseason at one seed Crescent last Tuesday. Chester got home runs from Jordan Price (a three-run shot in the first) and Jarod Dixon (in the top of the seventh) to tie the game at 4-4. Unfortunately, Crescent was able to put one on the board in the home half of the final frame to win 5-4 in walk off fashion.

  • USC-Upstate offers Kelton Talford

     

    Great Falls coach Jimmy Duncan said something Tuesday that should frighten coaches and teams throughout Class A basketball.

    “Kelton Talford is a better player now than he was this past season. He’s had a great spring so far,” Duncan said.