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Sports Week of July 21, 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Chesterís Kyle Landon earns All Academic Honors at SIU-Carbondale

Former Yellow Jacket Kyle Landon is among seven individual student athletes at SIU-Carbondale to earn national All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday.

To be eligible, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and completed at least one of the following two accomplishments; either finish the indoor season ranked in the top-96 in an individual event or top-48 in a relay event, or compete at any round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships (including the East and West preliminary rounds).

Landon, who had a grade point average of 3.90 and is majoring in accounting, is one of three male track athletes honored at SIU-Carbondale.

Monday, July 21, 2014

CHS Cheerleaders to host chicken dinner and volleyball tournament August 9

The Chester Yellow Jacket cheerleaders will be hosting a couple of fundraisers at the Chester Eagles on Saturday, August 9.

The cheerleaders will host a volleyball tournament along with a chicken and fish dinner.

Entry fee for the volleyball tournament is $30 per team with six players on each team, three of which must be male players.

Teams need to be registered and entry fee paid by Monday, August 4. Team captains will be contacted on Thursday, August 7 with game time details. To register your team or if you have any questions, you can phone Rachel Ranta Marshal at (618) 615-3387.

The all-you-can-eat chicken and fish dinner will run from 4pm to 8pm on Saturday, August 9 at the Eagles.

The meal consists of fish and/or chicken, baked potato, fries, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and lemonade.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 years of age and younger. Carryout and delivery will be available for five or more orders. You can phone 826-3933 for delivery.

A 50/50 drawing will be held at 8pm and you do not have to be present to win.

Presale tickets are available from any CHS cheerleader or coach.