CHESTER’S HIGH ON JUMPIN’ JOHNNY WILSON
Johnny Wilson was a athletic star, succeeding in four sports and life over 90 years A bronze statue standing nine feet tall graces the front of Anderson High School in Anderson, Ind. The residents of the central Indiana burg have waited over 70 years for their hero’s life to... Read more
Boys’ Player of the Year Juan Carlos Escobar, Senior, Meadowbrook  As a junior in 2016, Escobar finished the season with 19 goals and Conference 12 Player of the Year honors. Improving upon his junior year would be a challenge, but he did just that. Escobar retained his title this... Read more
Area teams find places in  playoffs
With summer on the forefront of students’ minds, there is still business to be done in the classrooms and on the athletic fields. Several Chester-area teams performed well and went to regional play. The coverage area saw one conference champion, as Meadowbrook boys’ soccer brought home the Conference 12... Read more
Keeping up with the tradition of establishing a well-rounded girls’ basketball team, Coach Chevette Waller has announced dates for basketball camp at L.C. Bird High School. Open to all girls, ages six through 16, the camp will be held June 19 through June 23 from 9 a.m. to 3... Read more
By ZACH LONG After 17 regular season games, the Matoaca baseball team has only given up 15 earned runs. With consistent production on the mound and a disciplined defense, the Warriors finished the regular season with a 13-4 record, and they are primed for a postseason run. Even when... Read more
L.C. Bird veteran football coach David Bedwell, who captured three straight 5A state titles from 2012 to 2014, has stepped down as football coach and will assume the duties as the Skyhawks’ new athletic director. Bedwell, who spent 17 years as the head coach at the Chesterfield County school,... Read more
BY RICHARD IMMEL, USA WRESTLING SALVADOR DA BAHIA, Brazil – The 2017 Pan American Beach Wrestling Championships was held at Stella Maris Beach recently with a record-setting 60 matches being contested in the unique international wrestling style.   Sam Jones, a Thomas High School graduate and All-State wrestler his... Read more
In many cases, once an athlete gets their first scholarship offer, more are sure to come. Especially if they still have another full season to play. A pair of Meadowbrook football players have received their first invitation to play at the collegiate level. Dontez Braxton and Brandan Delaney have... Read more
It was a special day for Meadowbrook girls’ soccer this past Wednesday, as Adriana Rosales signed her National Letter of Intent to play at Randolph-Macon College. Rosales has been a key component for the Monarchs this year, scoring nine goals and adding four assists as a center midfielder. However,... Read more