The Chester Recreation Association continued to flash the unbeatable combination of quantity and quality as it cruised to yet another Chesterfield Aquatic League Championship. Chester easily outpaced Woodland Pond by nearly 500 points in claiming the 2010 title.
The Southside Swim League Championship Meet was held last weekend at Battlefield Park and River’s Bend came up just short in its efforts to derail the perennial champions from The Swim and Yacht Club in Colonial Heights.
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.