https://www.onlinechester.com/sports/rss.xml en Chester Major League All-Stars headed to state tournament https://www.onlinechester.com/content/chester-major-league-all-stars-headed-state-tournament <img src="https://www.onlinechester.com/sites/www.onlinechester.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lead_photo.jpg" alt="The Chester Major League All-Stars open the state tournament today in Taylor&#039;s against Irmo." title="The Chester Major League All-Stars open the state tournament today in Taylor&#039;s against Irmo." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It sounds funny to refer to 11 and 12-year-olds as &ldquo;veterans&rdquo; but that&rsquo;s exactly what the Chester Major League All-Star team is.</p> <p> &ldquo;This group has a lot of experience. Most of the kids have been playing together for a long time,&rdquo; said Alan Clack, assistant coach.</p> <p> The team is headed for Greenville County today (Taylors to be specific) for the state tournament. Head Coach David Laws thinks that for a lot of reasons, this group definitely has a chance to not only compete, but excel.</p> Sisk records first professional save https://www.onlinechester.com/content/sisk-records-first-professional-save <p> In high school and college, Evan Sisk rarely converted save opportunities. That&rsquo;s only because he was starting games instead of finishing.</p> <p> On Wednesday, the Lewisville High and College of Charleston product recorded his first save as a professional baseball player in a 7-5 win for the Johnson City Cardinals over the Bluefield Blue Jays.&nbsp;</p> Lions and Devils set scrimmage schedules https://www.onlinechester.com/content/lions-and-devils-set-scrimmage-schedules <img src="https://www.onlinechester.com/sites/www.onlinechester.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/scrimmages.jpg" alt="Great Falls was competitive against a field of bigger schools in Chester&#039;s 7-on-7 tournament last month." title="Great Falls was competitive against a field of bigger schools in Chester&#039;s 7-on-7 tournament last month." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Lewisville Football Coach Will Mitchell figures that the best way to prepare his team for a rugged schedule against a lot of larger schools is to compete against a rugged schedule of larger schools.</p> Jamboree slate unveiled https://www.onlinechester.com/content/jamboree-slate-unveiled <p> County rivals Great Falls and Lewisville moved away from playing one another twice a season a few years back, but they are reintroducing the old double-header concept this season&hellip;kind of.</p> <p> &nbsp;The two teams will face off during the regular season (though it will be as non-region opponents with Lewisville&rsquo;s move up to AA) but they will also battle on the field during the Chester County Football Jamboree on August 10 at Chester High School.</p> Junior Legion wins one, but bows out of the playoffs https://www.onlinechester.com/content/junior-legion-wins-one-bows-out-playoffs <img src="https://www.onlinechester.com/sites/www.onlinechester.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8070_0.jpg" alt="Kendrick McAbee was just one out away from a complete game Tuesday." title="Kendrick McAbee was just one out away from a complete game Tuesday." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Chester Junior American Legion Coach Quinn Worthy said his team just didn&rsquo;t show up in Monday&rsquo;s 16-0 playoff-opening loss at Aiken. They not only showed up Tuesday, they showed in the win column.</p> <p> Post 27&rsquo;s junior team got excellent pitching, big defensive plays when they needed them most and just enough timely hitting to pull out a 3-1 win in game two of their best-of-three series.</p> Lewisville Lions conclude 7-on-7 work https://www.onlinechester.com/content/lewisville-lions-conclude-7-7-work <p> Lewisville&rsquo;s Demetric Hardin is already well known as one of the best point guards in the state but Lions football Coach Will Mitchell doesn&rsquo;t think that&rsquo;s all he&rsquo;ll end up being known for.</p> <p> &ldquo;He has played really well this summer. He&rsquo;s got a chance to be pretty special. I think people are going to be surprised,&rdquo; Mitchell said.</p> A gold Nugget https://www.onlinechester.com/content/gold-nugget <p> The Denver Nuggets showed a lot of faith in Torrey Craig last year. He has returned the favor.</p> "All gas, no brakes" for Great Falls https://www.onlinechester.com/content/all-gas-no-brakes-great-falls <p> His Great Falls basketball line-up this coming year might be small, but Jimmy Duncan&rsquo;s expectations are not.</p> <p> &ldquo;I&rsquo;m having shirts printed up for the guys that say &lsquo;All gas, no brakes&rsquo; on them. We&rsquo;re going to look different this year. We are going to try to get a lot of possessions in and play with a lot more tempo. We want to get up-and-down the floor and wear some people out,&rdquo; Duncan said.</p>