https://www.onlinechester.com/sports/rss.xml en Cyclones face final pre-region tune-up https://www.onlinechester.com/content/cyclones-face-final-pre-region-tune <img src="https://www.onlinechester.com/sites/www.onlinechester.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chester_12.jpg" alt="Chester&#039;s defense came up with several big plays in last week&#039;s win over Lancaster." title="Chester&#039;s defense came up with several big plays in last week&#039;s win over Lancaster." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> Two weeks ago, Chester played in Georgia. Last week, the approach of Hurricane Florence forced their game with Lancaster to abruptly be moved up to Wednesday. This week they will be dealing with the festivities and distractions of homecoming. Most coaches don&rsquo;t like having their regular routine altered, by Cyclones Coach Victor Floyd says there is a bright side.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s three weeks of having to adjust our schedule,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;That&rsquo;s a lesson in itself. You have to be able to adjust on the fly and roll with it.&rdquo;</p> Banged up Lions start region play https://www.onlinechester.com/content/banged-lions-start-region-play <p> It will be their first road game, their first region contest and their first game with playoff implications but it won&#39;t be Lewisville&#39;s first game dealing with injuries.</p> <p> The Lions will be at Pageland Central tonight, facing a team that appears to be on the upswing after a very tough start. Pageland Central opened the year with a blowout loss (46-14) to AAA Broome, then were shut out by Class A&#39;s top team, Lamar, by a 23-0 score. Since then, though, they won a shoutout with Forest Hills of North Carolina and routed Cheraw 33-13.</p> Red Devils ready to roll after week off https://www.onlinechester.com/content/red-devils-ready-roll-after-week <p> Great Falls Coach Scotty Steen knows exactly what to expect when his team faces Ware Shoals tonight because he known exactly what challenges they&rsquo;re facing.</p> <p> &quot;They are dealing with a lot of the same issues we are,&quot; Steen said. &quot;They have struggled with numbers. They&#39;ve got about 20 on the roster, so we know what they&#39;re going through.&quot;</p> Locals off to great starts on college gridiron https://www.onlinechester.com/content/locals-great-starts-college-gridiron <p> A number of former Chester County football standouts are now making their mark at the college level.</p> Great Falls, Lewisville rivalry heading to Charlotte https://www.onlinechester.com/content/great-falls-lewisville-rivalry-heading-charlotte <p> One of South Carolina&rsquo;s biggest rivalries is coming to one of the biggest stages imaginable.</p> SCHSL extends football season https://www.onlinechester.com/content/schsl-extends-football-season <p> For the third time in four years, it will be a long season for local teams.</p> S.C. Prep Media Polls for 9-18-18 https://www.onlinechester.com/content/sc-prep-media-polls-9-18-18 <p> 5A<br /> <br /> 1. Dutch Fork (16)<br /> <br /> 2. Dorman<br /> <br /> 3. Gaffney<br /> <br /> 4. Fort Dorchester<br /> <br /> 5. T.L. Hanna<br /> <br /> 6. Berkeley<br /> <br /> 7. Sumter<br /> <br /> 8. Hillcrest<br /> <br /> 9. Byrnes<br /> <br /> 10. Summerville<br /> <br /> Receiving votes: West Florence, Greenwood.<br /> <br /> 4A<br /> <br /> 1. Hartsville (16)<br /> <br /> 2. South Pointe<br /> <br /> 3. Myrtle Beach<br /> <br /> 4. Greer<br /> <br /> 5. North Myrtle Beach<br /> <br /> Cycs roll to 5-0 with blowout of Bruins https://www.onlinechester.com/content/cycs-roll-5-0-blowout-bruins <img src="https://www.onlinechester.com/sites/www.onlinechester.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cycs_0.jpg" alt="Emmanual Wright breaks a tackle on the way to a touchdown against Lancaster." title="Emmanual Wright breaks a tackle on the way to a touchdown against Lancaster." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> Ly&rsquo;Terrence Mills was in on multiple tackles, he blocked a field goal, he recovered a fumble and he returned an interception for a touchdown&hellip;and that was just in the second quarter.</p> <p> The barrage of big plays by the junior defensive back helped turn a close game into a blowout on Wednesday as Chester rolled past Lancaster 41-20.</p>