Upon completion of the regular season last month, 40 9- and 10-year-olds were selected by the league to try out for all-star competition. Fifteen boys, including three Matoaca youngsters, were selected to represent Chesterfield. Brandon Pond and Ryan Smith have been starters on the squad, while Kyle Williams has been a key reserve.
If you are a fan of local sports and didn’t know Terry Sisisky, you at least knew his voice. But on Thursday, July 22, 2010, Terry’s voice fell silent. Terry Robin Sisisky died after a brief illness at home with his family and loved ones around him.
Over the last several days, we have been celebrating the life of one of the really good guys in local sport, Terry Sisisky. Sisisky passed away last week at the age of 58, leaving a tremendous void across the local airwaves. I feel blessed to have gotten to know the T-man during the last year as we covered several of the same high school games.
Chesterfield County recently announced the signing of an agreement with Shaw Industries and SportsQuest, LLC, to advance the first phase of a planned $250 million sports-facility project for the region, a county press release says.
For the second year, Chesterfield Baseball Clubs (CBC) will host the PONY Baseball Bronco-11 World Series at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge. Teams from across the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean will travel to Chesterfield to compete in the tournament, according to information from Gail Hubbard.
Turning down opportunities at Roanoke College and Randolph Macon, Brandon Cooper signed a letter of intent to continue his education and baseball career at Virginia State University. The 2010 Meadowbrook graduate will predominately be a right-handed pitcher and designated hitter for the Trojans. Brandon has also played third base.