As the spring sports season makes the final turn toward the end of the seasons, some changes have been made to the baseball and softball schedules.
Both the Yellow Jacket baseball and Lady Yellow Jacket softball teams will be playing in the respective tournament of the annual Steeleville Invitational Baseball/Softball Tournaments on Saturday, May 2.
The Chester Yellow Jacket baseball team won their seventh game in a row Wednesday as they beat the New Athens Yellowjackets 9-4 in New Athens.
A four-run, fourth-inning proved to be the difference Wednesday as the New Athens Lady Yellowjackets defeated the Chester Lady Yellow Jackets 8-3 in a non-conference softball matchup.
The Chester Lady Yellow Jackets won 13 of 18 events Tuesday in a home track meet at the Dr. Charles R. Young Track and Field Complex at Chester High School.
The Chester Yellow Jacket boys track team finished in third place Tuesday in a home open meet at the Dr. Charles R. Young Track and Field facility at Chester High School.
Red Bud scored seven times in the first inning Monday en route to a 12-1, five-inning win over the Chester Lady Yellow Jacket softball team.
The Chester Yellow Jacket boys track team finished sixth Saturday in the Murphysboro Invitational track meet.
The Chester Lady Yellow Jacket softball team split a pair of games Saturday in Freeburg.
Rachel Clendenin, a Chester High School senior, will be leading cheers at Southern Illinois University beginning next fall of 2015. Clendenin was selected as a 2015-2016 SIU Saluki Cheerleader after trying out Friday and Saturday April 10 and 11.
48 hours removed from an extra-inning affair with Vienna, the Yellow Jackets made the trip south and routed the Eagles 10-0 in six innings Thursday.
After losing to Chester 15-5 earlier this week, the Vienna Lady Eagles got a little revenge Thursday at home.