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12-19-07 Coach Rick Chastain Resigns (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) Perryville high school is searching for a new head football coach after Rick Chastain submitted a letter of resignation at the school district's last board meeting. Perryville assistant superintendent Russell Leek, who confirmed Chastain's decision to step down, said Tuesday that the school hopes to replace the coach by its February board meeting...He added that it did not come as a surprise to him that Chastain decided to step down after the recent 4-6 season. "I don't know if I could say it was a surprise," Leek said. "We had a record that wasn't a winning record, and any time you have that you're never sure what's going to happen." Full Story Back to Top
10-31-07 Dinner Raises $50,000 for Chastain Horse Park ( - Miami, FL) Food enthusiasts saddled up for the Sixth Annual “24 Carrot” Gold Chef’s Dinner raising more than $50,000 for their therapeutic riding programs at the Chatain Horse Park in Atlanta, GA on October 25. All proceeds from the dinner will benefit the non-profit therapeutic riding programs at Chastain Horse Park for students with mental and physical disabilities and children-at-risk...Chastain Horse Park, Ltd. is an IRS certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to have the nation’s premiere equestrian facility where children and adults with disabilities may flourish through therapeutic riding. Established in 1999 with only 6 riders, the therapeutic program now serves over 350 students annually and 145 children and adults each week. In 2006 alone, Chastain Horse Park’s therapeutic instructors provided over 7,500 lessons. In addition to the therapeutic programs Chastain Horse Park is also rated as a Premier Equestrian Facility that offers boarding, riding lessons, clubhouse rentals other community related activities. Full Story Back to Top
10-30-07 Sale Creek Principal Jeff Chastain Announces Varsity Wrestling Program (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) After six years of middle school wrestling, the Panthers from Sale Creek are stepping up a level – actually, a big level – and fielding the school’s first varsity wrestling squad. Sale Creek principal Jeff Chastain believes that the time is right for this move...And Chastain knows that he has his man – coach Danny Gilbert – to lead this band of brothers through the ups and downs, wins and losses and triumphs and disappointments in the legalized world of hand-to-hand combat known as prep wrestling. “Danny is a great math teacher and super coach and it is the old adage of right place, right time for both himself and Sale Creek,’’ said Chastain. “He can walk into any situation and make everyone around him feel comfortable.’’...“We are basically starting from scratch and under Danny’s tutelage, Sale Creek wrestling can grow,’’ Chastain stated. “He is patient and level-headed and can work through limitations.’’ Full Story Back to Top
10-21-07 Florida Greenways and Trails Month Observed at Chastain Beach (Stuart News (subscription) - Stuart, FL) In recognition of Florida Greenways and Trails Month, members of the "27-80 Paddlers Club" and Martin County Parks and Recreation Department staff are developing an Indian River Lagoon kayak and canoe launch and landing at Chastain Beach...Florida Greenways and Trails Month is designed to focus attention on greenways and trails, involve Floridians in creating and using these great natural resources and encourage partnerships that support the creation of a statewide system of greenways and trails. Full Story Back to Top
10-11-07 Adam Shasteen Says Golf Course is Ready for Championship (The Southern - Carbondale, IL) Despite extreme drought conditions, participants in the Class A girls state golf championship will find outstanding playing conditions at Stone Creek. "It is in the best condition I've ever seen it," said club professional Adam Shasteen. "It will be optimum playing conditions. The greens right now are the best I've ever seen them. "We've had a rough summer weather-wise, but the superintendent and maintenance crew have done an absolutely wonderful job." Full Story Back to Top
10-11-07 Deborah Chastain Wins NASCAR Contest and Talladega Race (Times-Enterprise - Thomasville, GA) Jeff Gordon found Victory Lane last Sunday in Talladega, Ala. Thomasville resident Deborah Chastain was the big winner, however. Chastain won a Pepsi contest allowing NASCAR fans to come up with a design for Gordon’s No. 24 car, which he raced in Talladega. Chastain and her husband, Marty, got to attend the race and meet Gordon beforehand. She couldn’t believe Gordon’s car raced to a first-place finish. “I walked around to watch them come off Turn 4 and ran to the checkered flag and I almost fainted when I saw the No. 24 in the lead,” Chastain said. “I was jumping up and down screaming. I almost cried it was so exciting. Full Story Back to Top
10-11-07 Mike Chastaine Leads in Make-A-Wish Project (PR Web (press release) - Ferndale, WA) Dirty Avocados Adventure Racing is raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Sacramento and Northeastern California. The Dirty Avocados will be sending two four-person teams to July 2008's Primal Quest Expedition Adventure race and will use Primal Quest as a platform to raise money to grant a special wish for a local child. Primal Quest, deemed the "world's most challenging human endurance competition", is a perfect fit for an effort to help a child that is enduring a life-threatening medical condition...Several of the Dirty Avocados have young children. "We are so fortunate to have healthy children and to be able to provide for them. Not all kids are so lucky. We just want to help" said Mike Chastaine, father of three girls, and the captain of the second Dirty Avocados team. Full Story Back to Top
10-02-07 Martin Chastain Leads in Football (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Junior Martin Chastain has thrown for 1,052 yards with 16 touchdowns in seven games and has also racked up 258 yards rushing on 62 carries for the Senators, who find themselves with a 3-4 record heading into this weekend’s PLAC match-up with Mitchell at Terry Cole Field. After watching Chastain lead the WW JV a year ago and having coached him on the basketball court, Bowsman was certain the junior could lead this year’s team. “We knew he had a lot of ability and he put in a lot of time in the weight room and went to a quarterback camp over the summer,” Bowsman said. “So he’s put in a lot of time and focused on what he needs to get better at and has done a great job leading us this year. He’s always a positive kid and fun to be around and that’s the type of person I like at quarterback. He gets respect from his teammates and works hard and really just leads by example.” Full Story Back to Top
08-31-07 Erin Chastain Off to Excellent Start at DePaul (DePaul Blue Demons - Chicago, IL) The Erin Chastain era of DePaul women’s soccer started off with a 2-0 win over Ohio at the Cleveland State Fall Classic on Friday...“We’re happy to start off our season with a win and to get two goals is great for us,” said Chastain. “We saw some good things out of our group. We’re happy we got to go deep into our roster and are looking forward to our match on Sunday.” After the early goals, the Blue Demons were able to substitute freely as 17 players saw action on Friday...the win ended a 12-match winless streak dating back to last season. Full Story Back to Top
08-18-07 Josh Chestang Looks for Good Senior Year (Biloxi Sun Herald - MS) Linebacker Josh Chestang has written the perfect ending to his high school career at Moss Point. The Tigers winning the Class 4A state championship and Chestang signing a Division I scholarship are his two most important goals...The 6-foot Chestang is off to a good start in finding a college football team, landing offers from Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Southern Miss and Tennessee have also shown interest. Full Story Back to Top
08-01-07 92-Year-Old Helen Chastain Keeps on Bowling (Rogers Hometown News - Rogers, AR) Helen Chastain is 92. She only bowls with the Blue Pin league in the summer when her sanctioned league is off. She enjoys the competition of the sanctioned leagues. Chastain moved to Bella Vista in 1992 for the opportunity to play golf on that community’s many golf courses, but some friends asked her to fill in on their bowling team, and she just kept going back. She’s been bowling for 50 years. Full Story Back to Top
07-22-07 Robby and Joan Chastain of Chastain Engines Sponsor Race Car (Henry Herald - McDonough, GA) Dilbeck raced in five different divisions during his days on the Thursday Thunder series, taking the checkered flag 15 different times. Now, he has moved up to Late Model Stock Cars where he is a regular competitor on the Georgia Asphalt Series for car owners Robby and Joan Chastain. The couple are owners of Chastain Engines in Jonesboro. The car is funded by Bob and Frances Chastain, owners of Georgia Control Center. Full Story Back to Top
07-11-07 Faith Chastain Wins National Dance Competition Award (The Rolla Daily News - MO) Faith Chastain, of Rolla, has returned home from a national dance competition where she won the top prize, an Elite Top 1st, that requires a score of at least 94.5 out of 100. Faith, a student at Stephanie’s School of Dance in Rolla, won the special recognition at the Talent on Parade National Finals held July 5-8 in Hot Springs, AR...Dancers from 82 studios participated in the competition. Full Story Back to Top
07-11-07 Carrigan Chastain Breaks School Swimming Record (Wilson Daily Times (subscription) - Wilson, NC) Carrigan Chastain, a rising sophomore at Charles B. Aycock, clipped the existing Barracudas standard in the Female 13-14 400 freestyle with a swim of 5:24.98. The old mark of 5:25.27 was set by Casey Umberger on June 22, 2002...Also swimming for the Barracudas were Samual Chastain, Zechariah Chastain, Jennifer Eldridge, Josh Hunter, Samuel Lane and Sarah Lane. Full Story Back to Top
07-10-07 Erin Chastain Announces 2007 Soccer Schedule (DePaul Blue Demons - Chicago, IL) DePaul women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain announced the 2007 schedule as the program enters its third BIG EAST season. Chastain and the Blue Demons host eight matches during the regular season at Wish Field and open the campaign at the Cleveland State Fall Classic. "We are looking forward to playing a very challenging 2007 schedule," said Chastain. "Our non-conference schedule will help prepare us for what will be a very competitive BIG EAST Conference schedule. Our staff and players are looking forward to getting started." Full Story Back to Top
07-08-07 Terry Chastine Shares Boat Safety Tips (Joplin Independent - Joplin, MO) Terry Chastine of the Grand Lake Power Squadron will provide a talk on boat safety tips from noon-12:45 p.m. at the Grand Lake Family YMCA, 206 Elk, Grove (behind the Pizza Hut). Admission is free and a light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Full Story Back to Top
07-08-07 Casey Chasteen and Brady Chasteen Are Rodeo Champions (Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, MO) Casey Chasteen, a student at Rock Bridge High School, was recently named Wrangler girls cutting and goat tying champion at the Missouri High School Finals Rodeo in Columbia. Her brother, Brady Chasteen, who will begin classes at Rock Bridge High School in the fall, was named Wrangler boys cutting champion. The two also compete in breakaway roping and calf roping, and they are partners in team roping. Full Story Back to Top
07-04-07 Joey Chestnut Defeats Takeru Kobayashi ( - USA) In a gut-busting showdown that combined drama, daring and indigestion, Joey Chestnut emerged Wednesday as the world's hot dog eating champion, knocking off six-time winner Takeru Kobayashi in a record-setting yet repulsive triumph. Chestnut, the great red, white and blue hope in the annual Fourth of July competition, broke his own world record by inhaling 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes — a staggering one every 10.9 seconds before a screaming crowd in Coney Island. "If I needed to eat another one right now, I could," the 23-year-old Californian said after receiving the mustard yellow belt emblematic of hot dog eating supremacy...The two gustatory gladiators quickly distanced themselves from the rest of the 17 competitors, processing more beef than a slaughterhouse within the first few minutes. The two had each downed 60 hot dogs with 60 seconds to go when Chestnut — the veins on his forehead extended — put away the final franks to end Kobayashi's reign. Full Story Back to Top
07-02-07 Ricky Chastain Explains Alligator Hunt (KATV - Little Rock, AR) The first modern day alligator hunt in Arkansas is just a few months away--and nearly 3,000 Arkansans have applied for permits...(Ricky Chastain, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission) "It's a unique opportunity. Our population of alligators is at a point now where we can manage them through some selective harvest, and a lot of people are just interested in this being a first time deal." Only 40 alligator hunting permits will be handed out. Some of those will go to private landowners, with the other 23 names being picked by computer later this month. Those selected will be notified by mail...Chastain) "It's one alligator per hunter, and we have two zones in the state--southwest Arkansas and southeast Arkansas--that will be open for alligator hunting. The rest of the state will be closed." Full Story Back to Top
06-17-07 Casey Chasteen Shares Goat-Tying Strategy (Columbia Missourian - Columbia, MO) Casey Chasteen of Rock Bridge High School and Kaley Cobb of Montgomery County R-II High School have competed in goat tying since elementary school. In high school rodeo, the tyer rides a horse from the holding stall to the goat, which is on a 10-foot leash tied to a stake. The tyer jumps off, tackles and ties the goat. The goat must remain tied for six seconds to count. Because the event results are based on time, and getting off properly and quickly is essential...The horses must be taught how to cooperate and allow the rider to dismount easily. Chasteen said she tends to scoot to one side of her saddle to let the horse know she wants to get off. “You want the horse to pause in stride so you can get off safely. You have to train your horse to do this,” Chasteen said. “I tend to just move over in my saddle though.” Chasteen gave a quick summary of how the goat-tying process works, followed up with a slow motion demonstration. First, the goat tyer runs from the horse to the stake and straddles the leash. “You want to go right there, because your legs can catch the rope so the goat can’t run too far away,” she said. “If you don’t, you could be running around in circles chasing it.” She placed her right hand under the goat’s right hind leg and her left hand on its left front leg. Then, she squatted down, picked up the animal and used her knees to lay it on its side. From there, she pulled the rope from her mouth and tied the animal’s two hind legs and right front leg together. Full Story Back to Top
06-17-07 Young Rodeoist Casey Chasteen Began Riding as an Infant (Columbia Missourian - Columbia, MO) At 18 months, Casey Chasteen was in the saddle. Around the time most children are becoming used to walking on their own two legs, this Columbia native, now 17 years old, was learning how to stay steady on not two, but four legs...Chasteen said that though she might not have as many close friends in school, she has lots of friends from rodeo and participating in her local Future Farmers of America chapter. “I think that it makes you more of an individual,” said Chasteen of competing in rodeo...Chasteen won two saddles last year in the girls’ goat tying and cutting events. She also qualified for and competed in the National High School Finals Rodeo last year in the breakaway roping, goat tying, and cutting events. Full Story Back to Top
06-05-07 Johnny Chastain Wins Two Races and Beats Brother Shawn Chastain ( - Lincoln, NE) Johnny Chastain started the month of June off on the right foot as the Murphy, N.C. driver piloted the Ashley Furniture Home Store of Murphy sponsored Late Model to victory at Sugar Creek Raceway on Friday and Tri-County Race Track on Saturday. At Sugar Creek Raceway on Friday night Chastain was the class of the field as he qualified on the pole and led every lap to take the win over his brother Shawn. "The last race we ran at Sugar Creek my brother Shawn won it and I ran second," grinned Chastain. "This time I was able to turn things around and we were first and Shawn came in second." On Saturday night he qualified second and started on the outside front row with fast qualifier Shane Tankersley on the pole. Chastain would out power Tankersley to take the lead on the third attempt to start the race and go on to win the 30-lap Mid-Season Championship event. Full Story Back to Top
06-02-07 Joey Chestnut Shatters Kobayashi's Hot Dog Record (CNN - USA) Joey Chestnut, 22, of San Jose, shattered the record held by Takeru Kobayashi of Japan by downing 59 1/2 "HBDs" -- hot dogs and buns -- during the Southwest Regional Hot Dog Eating Championship at the Arizona Mills Mall in suburban Tempe. Kobayashi's old record of 53 3/4 was set last year at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, held at Coney Island in New York. Full Story Back to Top
05-30-07 Chastain Motorsports Sponsor Does not Benefit from Entire Race (Computing - London, UK) The first Linux-sponsored car in the Indianapolis 500 was also the first car to crash at the event on Sunday. A Tux500 internet campaign raised enough funds to put the penguin logo on the front of the Chastain Motorsports car. But the car crashed on the infamous first corner less than a quarter of the way through the 500-mile race. The Tux500 project was the brainchild of two enthusiasts, Bob Moore and Ken Starks, and was set up with the intention of raising $350,000 and building a Team Linux car. In the end the project raised just $18,308 and settled for a sticker on the front of Chastain Motorsports car No.77, driven by Roberto Moreno. Full Story Back to Top
05-30-07 Terry Chasteen Announces Quail Support Event (The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO) The new Ozark Hills Chapter of Quail Forever (QF), The Habitat Organization, will host a trap and skeet shoot, a barbecue and a fund-raising raffle on Sunday, June 24, at the Rolla Gun Club east of town. “This event will help us start working locally,” said Terry Chasteen, one of the group’s organizers. “We are recruiting members, we want to enhance quail habitat in our area and we want to encourage youth involvement in shooting sports, outdoor activities and hunter education.” Anyone interested in joining QF should come to the shoot, enjoy the barbecue and visit with members, Chasteen said. Full Story Back to Top
05-28-07 Chastain Motor Sports Does Not Make it at Indy (Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, IN) Team owner Thomas Chastain had not raced since 1998, but the retired 64-year-old electrician who started with a race shop in a Noblesville barn was determined to take his best shot this May against the "big boys." Most of his team's $600,000 budget came out of his pocket, from his Miller-Eads electrical company. The goals were to qualify in the first five rows, lead the race and finish in the top 10. When Moreno got high in the groove and crashed on lap 37, Chastain had to take a long walk back to the garage and accept that he failed in each endeavor...The man who got hooked in 1958 while staring through a fence at mechanics tinkering on cars plans to make one more run. Next year, he said, will be his last shot. "I can't justify the amount of money spent, but you only go around once," Chastain said. "I've got one more bullet to put in my gun because after that, the cost of racing will be completely out of my reach." Full Story Back to Top
05-18-07 Roberto Moreno Will Substitute for Injured Chastain Motorsports Driver (Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Indianapolis, IN) Roberto Moreno, who last started in the Indianapolis 500 in 1999, will take over the seat May 19. He will be required to conduct a refresher program before attempting to make the 33-car field in Third Day Qualifying...Chastain, who formed Chastain Motorsports to field a car in the 1997 and '98 Indy Car Series seasons, recruited crew chief Darrell Soppe and Gregoire (both from the original team) to compete in the 91st 500-Mile Race with its original number and blue livery. With Gregoire, the team finished in the top 10 in half of its races. Gregoire started 13th and finished 31st (accident) in the 1997 race. "It is very unfortunate that (Gregoire) couldn't proceed with us," Chastain said. "He's the only driver that I've ever known, but we need somebody with experience to come in here and do the job real quick, and from what I've been told, this is the guy that can get the job done." Full Story Back to Top
05-18-07 Chastain Motorsports Driver Stephan Gregoire Hurt in Crash ( - Teddington, Middlesex, UK) Stephan Gregoire was hospitalized overnight Thursday after sustaining a spinal fracture when his car crashed during practice for the Indianapolis 500...It was not immediately clear whether Gregoire would return to the No. 77 Chastain Motorsports Honda/Panoz. He will be examined further Friday morning...Gregoire was third-fastest of the session when his No. 77 Chastain Motorsports Honda/Panoz spun and crashed shortly after 1 p.m. He walked from the car and appeared to be unhurt, but he was taken to Methodist for a precautionary CAT scan on his back and neck about an hour after the crash. The car, which struck the wall with the rear end, sustained moderate damage. Full Story Back to Top
05-14-07 Chastain Motorsports Prepares for Race, But Sponsorship Funding Lags (Linux PR (press release) - Darien, CT) Saturday and Sunday went by with little fanfare for the Linux-sponsored Chastain Motorsports team, although the team logged a lot of laps, in an effort to get the car up to speed to qualify next weekend. For those who don't know how things work at Indy, there are 4 days of qualifications. Two down, two to go. The team found their best lap of the month near the end of the day on Sunday, a lap of 220.243 mph. This shows that they are making steady improvements to the car, and based on the rate of progress they have made so far, they should be able to find 1 or 2 more mph before Saturday. This would safely land the car in the race...From a personal standpoint, I feel like we're letting the team down. Tom Chastain has put a lot of faith in our community, and has given us prime placement on the car. For the amount of money we've raised, it's much more than we deserve. Tom likes what we're trying to do... he likes being associated with the "Little Guy," and he likes the fact that this is a community effort. But racing takes money... a lot more than the amount we've raised. Full Story Back to Top
05-13-07 Eric Chastain Wins Championship After Opponent Loses Control (Chattanooganow (subscription) - Chattanooga, TN) Chattanooga Christian senior tennis player Eric Chastain won last year's Class A/AA state singles championship after his opponent was disqualified for unsportsmanlike conduct during the second set of the title match. "I had won the first set 7-6," Chastain said. "During the second, he started showing more emotion and getting more frustrated. There was a point where he went off and just lost it completely." In tennis, a player exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct is first deducted a game point. If the behavior continues, he or she can be penalized by awarding the game to the opponent, and then by defaulting the match. Chastain said the player began swearing at the referee after he first was penalized, then directed his anger toward Chastain's father, who was in the stands cheering for his son. Soon after, the referee called the match, awarding Chastain the state championship..."It was kind of sad, because I was going to beat him fair and square. I didn't want it to end like that." Full Story Back to Top
5-10-07 Thomas Castaigne Will Not Renew Saracen Contract (Buzzle - Costa Mesa, CA) Thomas Castaigne de yesterday called time on a club career that goes back 14 seasons and includes four French titles and a European Cup with Toulouse. The 32-year-old Saracens and France back ended speculation about his future at the Watford-based club by confirming he would not be asking for a further contract. "I knew at the start of the year that this would be my last season," said Castaignede, who had been a Saracen for seven seasons. "My years in England have allowed me to experience a different style of rugby, a new culture and some fine people." He said he would continue training in the hope that he can gain selection with France for their tour of New Zealand this June - the touring party will be announced this week - while he also has his sights on the World Cup this autumn. If selected for the World Cup, he will retire from the international game at the end of the tournament to concentrate on a career in banking. He will remain based in north London. Full Story Back to Top
05-09-07 Johnny Chastain Off to a Good Start on Racing Season ( (press release) - Lincoln, NE) Coming off a two win weekend Johnny Chastain came up one win short of repeating the feat this past weekend with a win at Sugar Creek and a fourth place finish at Cleveland Speedway. The trip Friday night at Sugar Creek he scored his third win of the season and second in as many weeks at the third mile clay oval. At Cleveland on Saturday night he started on the outside front row and had early leader Kevin Gibson passed when the caution came out...Chastain, the defending Super Late Model champion at both Sugar Creek Raceway and Tri-County Race Track, currently leads the points at Sugar Creek. Full Story Back to Top
05-08-07 Zach Chastain Shares C-SPAN Grand Prize (Palm Beach Post - Palm Beach, FL) Jupiter High School seniors Zach Chastain and Bryan Cink, along with junior Ryan Kelly, won the grand prize for a national student documentary competition sponsored by C-SPAN. Titled "Jupiter or Bust: The El Sol Solution," the video delves into how the arrival of thousands of immigrants has affected one of the most affluent towns in Palm Beach County..."We just didn't think that immigration was that big of a problem in Jupiter," Chastain said. "We really just had no idea."...Their 6 1/2-minute video will air on the political cable channel on June 15 at 6:50 a.m., followed by a live phone interview with Chastain. Full Story Back to Top
v 05-06-07 12th Annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble Set (Oxford Press - Oxford, OH) RON CHASTEEN MEMORIAL GOLF SCRAMBLE SET: The 12th annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble will be held May 20 at the Fairfield Golf Course. This is a best-ball scramble with prizes awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams. Cost is $85 per person, which includes golf, cart, prizes, dinner and refreshments. All proceeds go to the Ron Chasteen Scholarship Fund. Hole sponsors and door prizes also are being sought. Full Story Back to Top
04-19-07 Chase Chastain Leads Jackets With Three First Places (Calhoun Times - Calhoun, GA) Calhoun swept both middle school track titles Wednesday in the annual Gordon County Championships...Chase Chastain led the Jackets with three individual first places. He won the 100 (11.56) and 200-meter (24.63) dashes and discus (115 feet and 7 inches). Chastain had a hand in five top spots, for he also ran on the winning 400 (46.76) and 1600 (4:16.28) relays. Full Story Back to Top
04-13-07 Linux to Sponsor Chastain MotorSports (Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Indianapolis, IN) Chastain Motorsports is rolling out an innovative sponsorship program for its return to the Indianapolis 500 this year, as worldwide users and proponents of the Linux computer operating system are contributing to put the team on track at "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." Veteran Stephan Gregoire is driving the team's No. 77 Panoz/Honda/Firestone and will attempt to make his eighth career Indy 500 start. Two of those starts, in 1997 and 1998, came with Chastain. The Linux operating system is unique because it has been created by what's known in the technology world as the open source community. Full Story Back to Top
04-12-07 Chastain Motorsports Reunites for Indy Series (PaddockTalk - USA) Ten years after he formed Chastain Motorsports to field a car in the Indy Car Series, Indianapolis entrepreneur Tom Chastain is reunited key members of the team for a 10-year anniversary Indianapolis 500 program. Veteran crew chief, Darrell Soppe, who held the same position on Chastain's original team will once again head the program and be reunited with the team's original driver, Stephan Gregoire. Chastain was one of the original team owners who joined the Indy Car Series when a totally new Indy Car chassis was first introduced in 1997. In its two seasons of competition, Chastain Motorsports became known for its distinctive "blue car" and achieving results that far surpassed its resources. With Gregoire at the wheel, the team finished in the top 10 in half of its races and came within a fraction of a second of victory in finishing second when Tony Stewart won his first IndyCar Series race at Pikes Peak in 1997. Chastain's new car will once again sport its distinctive blue livery as well as its original number, 77. Full Story Back to Top
04-08-07 12th Annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble Scheduled for May 20 (Oxford Press - Oxford, OH) The 12th annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble will be held May 20 at the Fairfield Golf Course with a dinner and awards banquet to follow. This is a best-ball scramble with prizes awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams. The cost is $85 per person, which includes golf, cart, prizes, dinner and refreshments. All proceeds go to the Ron Chasteen Scholarship Fund, which to date has raised more than $68,000. Hole sponsors and door prizes also are being sought. Full Story Back to Top
04-02-07 Chastain Soccer Family Inaugurates Chastain Soccer Academy in Carson City (Nevada Appeal - Carson City, NV) Youth players in Northern Nevada will have the first chance to learn the game from some of the best coaches there are from an organization that has one of the world's most recognizable names in soccer. That only makes sense since many of the family members with the name live here in Carson City. The Chastain Soccer Academy will offer their first soccer camps in Northern Nevada in June. Chad Chastain and his sister, Brandi, have established the academy and are its co-directors. The Chastains have several family members who live in Carson City, including their grandparents, Roger and Hazel Chastain...Chad and Brandi have offered camps together in various capacities, but these will be the inaugural camps for the Chastain Academy...Others on the academy staff are Brandi's husband, Jerry Smith, the head coach for Santa Clara University's women's soccer team; Chad's wife, Erin Chastain, the head coach of DePaul's women's soccer team; David Burgee, the academy's assistant director and a former assistant at Oregon; and Mike Smith, the associate head coach for the Oregon women's soccer team. Chad is also an assistant at DePaul and has been a player and coach on the professional level. Full Story Back to Top
03-26-07 Football Star Josh Chestang Heavily Recruited ( (subscription)) Josh finished the year with 74 tackles, 12 sacks, 5 forced fumbles and recovered 2 of them for TD's. "I made 1st Team All-Coast and All-Area." Who are the main colleges that are recruiting Josh? "I am being looked at by Ole Miss, Auburn, Tennessee, MSU, LSU, Marshall, and Illinois. That is about it." Any early offers? "Ole Miss is it so far." Which colleges are at the top? "LSU and Tennessee have really caught my eye. Ole Miss is right behind Tennessee. They have been sending me a lot of mail, more than anybody else. I am still thinking about things. I have not decided yet." Full Story Back to Top
03-18-07 Terry James Chastain Strikes Out Competition (Times-Enterprise - Thomasville, GA) The Brookwood Warriors continued their winning ways, netting a third consecutive victory Saturday afternoon with a 7-5 win against Deerfield-Windsor...On the mound, Kyle Brown earned the win for Brookwood, pitching five solid innings, scattering eight hits and collecting two strikeouts. Sophomore Terry James Chastain centered in the sixth inning and suffocated the Knights for two strong innings, earning the save. “I knew I had a good defense behind me,” Chastain said. “My arm felt good and I went out and threw strikes.” Full Story Back to Top
03-05-07 Linda Chastain Helps School Raise Funds with Special Olympics (Henry Herald - McDonough, GA) Linda Chastain, a special needs paraprofessional at Stockbridge, has coached special needs student-athletes at the school for four years now. She, like her 13 special needs student-athletes, says she is particularly proud of the work put forth by this year’s class of track and field Special Olympians. “They’re very good,” Chastain said. “Some of them are really good athletes. You like watching them. They enjoy what they do, and they’re just always happy. You just want to be around them. These kids are just wonderful.” Full Story Back to Top
03-01-07 Erin Chastain Named DePaul’s Head Women’s Soccer Coach (DePaul Blue Demons - Chicago, IL) Erin Chastain has been named DePaul’s Head Women’s Soccer Coach it was announced today by Blue Demons Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. “Coach Chastain brings an exceptional amount of high level NCAA Division I experience as both a student-athlete and a coach,” Ponsetto said. “Her Midwestern roots and proven experience, both on and off the playing field, will be a tremendous boost for our women’s soccer program. Needless to say, we are very excited to have Erin join the Blue Demon athletics family.” Chastain has spent the last five seasons at national soccer power Santa Clara as an assistant coach. Full Story Back to Top
02-22-07 Marina Shasteen Sings National Anthem for Little League Opening (Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL) Opening day for the Port Charlotte National Little League caused a traffic jam in the parking lot of the Harold Avenue Recreation Center on Saturday morning...The ceremonies opened with a prayer, the National Anthem was sung by Marina Shasteen, 14, and "God Bless America" was sung by Susie Sties. Full Story Back to Top
02-11-07 Jacob Shasteen Contributes Heavily to Win Over Crusaders (Springfield State Journal Register - Springfield, IL) Macon Meridian High School dominated play most of the game Saturday night and the Hawks pounded the Lutheran Crusaders 54-31...Meridian senior All-State candidate Travis Rosenkranz led all scorers with 17 points. Jacob Shasteen followed Rosenkranz with 15 points and Kraig Interial added 14 for the winners...the Hawks were 11-of-14 from the free throw line, including 8-of-8 by Shasteen...Shasteen also had a game-high seven rebounds. Full Story Back to Top
01-25-07 Ashley Chastain to Sign Letter of Intent with NCAA Division II Florida Institute of Technology (Grand Junction Sentinel - Grand Junction, CO) Ashley Chastain loves her home state, but could do without all the cold weather and snow. Where she’s headed, she won’t have to worry about wind chills and frostbite much longer. The Rifle High School golfer will sign a national letter of intent with NCAA Division II Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla. Chastain plans to travel to the coastal campus, which is only a short drive away from Orlando, the first week of February to sign and meet with the Panthers’ team and coaches. “I was already looking at the school for my engineering degree,” said Chastain...Chastain led Rifle to a Class 4A Regional title last season, placing fourth at the meet. Twice a state qualifier, she tied for 24th place as an individual at the state meet last year after placing 32nd at state during her sophomore year in 2005. She also captured the title at the Cowgirl Shootout, an open women’s tournament in Rifle, this past summer. Chastain credits her parents, Mike and Teri, for getting her started on the links in eighth grade. Full Story Back to Top
12-31-06 84 Year Old Mary Chastain Likes Curves Exercise Program (Troy Messenger - Troy, AL) Mary Chastain, who at age 84 is the oldest member of Curves in Troy, said she exercises regularly because it makes her feel good. “I'm more agile,” she said. “When I don't come for several days, I can't get up as quick. I don't walk as spry. Exercising makes a difference, especially in older people.” Chastain said the favorite part of the workout is the stretching exercise routine after the completion of the 30-minute workout session. Full Story Back to Top
12-21-06? Runner Ryan Chastain Defends Crown (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Former Mitchell all-state performer and current Lipscomb University standout Ryan Chastain successfully defended his crown at the 10th Annual Reindeer Run last week. Chastain toured the 3-mile course at Crane in 15:19 to easily outdistance Bedford North Lawrence senior Nick Arensmann, who finished second in 15:52. Full Story Back to Top
12-18-06 Ten Year Old Bailey Chasteen Becomes a Bull Rider (Birmingham News - Birmingham, AL) David and Cindy Chasteen saw the fliers for bull-riding lessons and knew of Hidden Creek Ranch. What they didn't know is that their 10-year-old son would come to love the sport. Bailey Chasteen started taking bull-riding lessons in October. He's gotten a little banged up trying, but nothing serious, his parents say. "It's always possible that something could happen," David Chasteen said. "But a kid can break their arm on the playground falling off the monkey bars. His grandparents couldn't believe we were going to let him do this, but I told them he has cousins who've broken arms and collar bones, and they've never been on a bull." Full Story Back to Top
12-08-06 Scott Chastain Appointed Head Football Coach (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) Scott Chastain has been announced as the new head football coach of the Crusaders of Tennessee Temple Academy. Coach Chastain served as the defensive coordinator this past season during their perfect 10-0 season and 12-1 overall record finishing as quarterfinalists in Region 3-A...Chastain, who will be the first paid football coach since the program started four years ago, said he is excited about the future of Temple football. “With our winning program since inception (33-13) and with our special season this year and with the growth and exciting things that are going on at the Academy, I see a very bright future for Temple football. Full Story Back to Top
12-07-2006 Carrigan Chastain Gets First Place in Swim Meet (Goldsboro News Argus - Goldsboro, NC) Aycock's Garrett Forrest and Carrigan Chastain each seized a first-place finish. Forrest prevailed in the 100 free (59.19) and Chastain triumphed in the 100 back (1:10.11). Margaret Connolly picked up fourth in the 100 free and Ashley Potts complemented Chastain with an eighth-place time (1:28.37) in the 100 back. Connolly, Potts, Chastain and Forrest comprised two relay squads that finished runner-up to D.H. Conley (400 free) and Eastern Wayne (200 medley). Full Story Back to Top
11-22-06 Alan Chasteen to Expand New Tournament Program (Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach, SC) The men's Mayor's Cup, held Nov. 10-12 at Whispering Pines Golf Club, attracted 48 participants. But the women's portion of the tournament, concluded Sunday at the city-owned course, drew seven players and was won by Karen Zeip of Myrtle Beach. Yet tournament organizers - principally Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes and Whispering Pines head pro Alan Chasteen, who acts as the tournament director - intend to add separate junior and senior Mayor's Cup events while continuing to maintain separate men's and women's tournaments. The event was created as a rebirth of the city amateur championship, though amateurs from anywhere are eligible to play. It was announced the first week of October and both the men's and women's events were played within six weeks. Chasteen said each portion of the tournament would be advertised well in advance next year. "We'll market it and advertise it three to four months in advance so people can put it on their calendar," Chasteen said. "A lot of people said they were going to come back and bring some people with them, so if we don't double [participation] I'll be surprised." Full Story Back to Top
11-13-06 Brandon Chastain Contributes to Colfax Win (Auburn Journal - Auburn, CA) Bear River's first offensive drive stalled deep in its own territory. On fourth down-and-13 yards-to-go, Brandon Chastain fielded Jared Murnan's punt at his own 45 yard line. Chastain found a wall along the right sideline and was off to the races. The Bruins' Axel Wadman made the touchdown-saving tackle at the 1, but Colfax eventually opened the game's scoring on a fourth-and-one pass from Alex Rump to Justin Chastain. "It was good blocking out in front. We practice all week for that stuff," Brandon Chastain said. "It pays off in big games - making big plays. "[The punt] was a little line drive and I was going to take it," he added. "There was a big wall there, and our players made some great blocks." Chastain's punt return was one of Colfax's three key momentum busters in the first half of its 30-7 Pioneer Valley League win over Bear River. "It definitely got things going our way," Chastain said of his effort. "But we played hard defensively and we played together as a team." Full Story Back to Top
11-07-06 Alan Chasteen Pleased With First Annual Mayor's Cup Sign-up (Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach, SC) About 60 players are expected to participate in the men's portion of the inaugural Mayor's Cup, which tees off Friday at Whispering Pines Golf Club. The three-day, 54-hole amateur tournament was announced in early October and approximately 50 players had signed up through the weekend. Tournament director and Whispering Pines head pro Alan Chasteen said registration will likely continue into Thursday. "We've had kind of a late surge," Chasteen said. "I was hoping for 80 for the first one but 60 is good. It will be a good field." Full Story Back to Top
11-02-06 Fifteen Year Old David Chastain Dies on Basketball Court (St. Louis Post-Dispatch - MO) The tiny town of Silex grieved Wednesday, remembering a 15-year-old boy who was short for his age but long on spirit. David "D.J." Chastain collapsed Monday at the first basketball practice of the season and later died...D.J. loved sports, his family said. He was a sophomore at Silex High School, a baseball and basketball player, short for his age, but determined to excel...As the basketball team was running Monday, about 7:45 p.m., D.J. collapsed. He stopped breathing. The team's coach started CPR, and an ambulance was called. Darren Ketcherside of the Lincoln County Ambulance District paramedics did everything they could to revive D.J. He was pronounced dead about 9:30 p.m. at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy. Full Story Back to Top
10-28-06 Justin Chastain Delivers in Big Win for Playoff Spot (Auburn Journal - Auburn, CA) The Falcons held visiting Placer without a first down for three and a half quarters on their way to knocking out the Hillmen, 31-0...Friday's victory clinched a playoff berth for the Colfax gridders, their 10th straight trip to the postseason...Rump and Justin Chastain got the scoring started on the Falcons' first possession of the game when they hooked up on a picture perfect 65-yard scoring bomb over the top of the Hillmen secondary. Chastain, who caught six passes for a season high 152 yards, also grabbed a 14-yard touchdown reception from Rump with just 1;10 to play in the first half which enabled the Falcons to take their 24-0 lead into the locker room. Full Story Back to Top
10-07-06 Sara Chastain Is Extreme Unicyclist (HeraldNet - Everett, WA) Sara Chastain first glimpsed a unicyclist performing at an Everett park when she was 8. She remembers wanting to give it a try - except she thought it would be cooler to hop the unicycle off a picnic table. Now a 19-year-old college student, Chastain can perform that move and quite a few others. She is one of a small, hard-core cadre of unicycle enthusiasts in the area who participate in extreme unicycling...Chastain is no girlie-girl. Her calves are hard as bricks and she often rides miles around her home near Silverlake. If she had any interest in team sports, she guesses she might have been good at track or soccer. But this isn't a sport for conformists, and Chastain, with her dyed black hair and penchant for Goth rock, pedals in her own direction. Full Story Back to Top
10-03-06 Alan Chasteen Confirms Plan for Annual Mayor's Cup Tournament (Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach, SC) Alan Chasteen, head golf professional at Whispering Pines, confirmed the plans for the tournament on Monday, saying the inaugural event will be held in November and will be open to all golfers regardless of residency..."We've been wanting to put the city championship back in play," Chasteen said. "We thought this would be a good way to let people know that Myrtle Beach is a good place to play golf in November. The weather is terrific and the golf course is in great shape." Full Story Back to Top
9-19-06 Ashley Chastain Contributes to Another Win (The - Fayetteville, GA) Landmark Christian is currently 3-1 in region play. Last week, the ladies racked up a big win against Our Lady of Mercy with a score of 15-0 after four innings of play. The pitching and catching duo of Ashley Chastain and Jennie Jobe had 10 strikeouts and allowed only one hit to lead the defense. Jobe, also reached base and scored at all four at bats and had six stolen bases, while Chastain reached base three times, scored twice, had two stolen bases, and four RBI’s...Chastain had 11 strikeouts to make 143 for the season. Full Story Back to Top
9-19-06 Bill Chastain Serves Both as Campus Police Officer and Coach (Modesto Bee - Modesto, CA) If you're a troublemaker who finds himself in Bill Chastain's office at Beyer High School, there's a decent chance you'll get a pitch to join the football team. The Modesto police officer is in his third year patrolling the Beyer campus, but last spring, he also began coaching the junior varsity team...often, they don't have the grades to compete. So Chastain, 40, pushes summer school and lets the students train with the team while they improve their grades. With so much time spent on the football field, it's hard to believe Chastain didn't play the sport in high school. Knee surgery kept him off the field, so he joined the water polo team at Downey High School instead. Full Story Back to Top
9-16-06 Coach Rick Chastain Says Opponent Effectively Limited Opportunity (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) Visiting Ste. Genevieve continued its dominance over Perryville with a 22-11 MAFC White Division win. "As many turnovers as they gave us, we just couldn't take advantage of the opportunities they presented us," Perryville coach Rick Chastain said. The Pirates fell to 2-1, while Ste. Genevieve moved to 2-1. This was the 13th straight win for Ste. Genevieve over Perryville, including a sectional playoff win in 2004. Full Story Back to Top
9-16-06 Josh Chestang Helps Moss Point to Victory in First Game (Pascagoula Mississippi Press - Pascagoula, MS) Moss Point outslugged Hattiesburg to gain their first win of the season, 6-0, on a pair of Jon Taylor field goals. ...Hattiesburg had chances to score late. A short punt in the third quarter set up the visiting Tigers at the Moss Point 34. Hard running by Derrick Virgil and Chris Nelson brought the ball to within the Moss Point 5 yard line. But, on second down and goal, Josh Chestang sacked Hattisburg quarterback Chris Hosey at the 17. ...Chestang led a stout Moss Point defensive line with five tackles and two sacks. Jarred Washington was also stout along the defensive front for the homestanding Tigers with three stops. Full Story Back to Top
9-15-06 Coach Rick Chastain Pleased with Team's Strong Start (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) A sectional loss to Ste. Genevieve ended Perryville's football season in 2004, and that loss was the first of 11 straight for the Pirates. Following a winless campaign in 2005, the Pirates have started this season 2-0 heading into tonight's MAFC White Division contest against the Dragons (1-1)..."I'm really pleased with how the kids have come out to start this season," Perryville coach Rick Chastain said. "I'm really pleased with the way the offense is playing, and with the defense. We're clicking on all eight cylinders."...Chastain said he expects tonight's game to be the first big test for his team. "Ste. Genevieve, year in and year out, they do a tremendous job," he said. "Ste. Genevieve is a program that doesn't really ever have to rebuild, they reload. It's a very big ballgame for us. We know they're a high-caliber team, and we're excited to play them to see where the Perryville football team is at." Full Story Back to Top
9-10-06 Justin Chastain Helps Colfax High Start Strong (Auburn Journal - Auburn, CA) It may have been just the opening game of the season, but the Colfax High football team already looks in midseason form. Scoring almost every way possible, the Falcons built a 24-0 lead over visiting Truckee midway through the second quarter on Friday and then cruised home to a season-opening 38-21 win over the outmatched Wolverines. ...Highlighting the drive was Rump, who hit Mike Olson on a third down play for six yards and a first down to keep the drive alive. Rump then connected with Justin Chastain for 33 yards before hitting Fucci on a 33-yard scoring pass. Olson was Colfax's leading receiver with five catches for 55 yards. Chastain added 61 more yards on three grabs. Full Story Back to Top
9-5-06 Bailee Chastain Helps Red Bank to Number One -- At Least for Now (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) When the local high school volleyball coaches poll was released Tuesday morning, GPS was ranked No. 1 with Red Bank and Baylor tied at No. 2. After Red Bank defeated host GPS, 3-2, Tuesday afternoon, Lady Lions' coach Susan Thurman said, "There's a new No. 1 in town. At least for today...Senior Bailee Chastain turned in another outstanding effort for Red Bank with 19 kills, 14 digs, 11 assists and two blocks..."I keep saying Bailee is the best player in town,'' Thurman said. "She's going to win it for you in the clutch. She had kills, blocks, saves, serves. She's the best all-around player in town.'' Full Story Back to Top
9-4-06 Joey Chestnut Sets New World Record for Eating Japanese Gyoza Dumplings (Los Angeles Times - CA) Joey Chestnut hovered over a plate of lukewarm Japanese gyoza dumplings...Chestnut is a binge-eating anomaly. While many power eaters wear garish face paint, hide behind masks or grease their hair into grotesque sculptures, Chestnut is a soft-spoken guy who avoids such cliches. "I don't go for ski masks or mohawks," he said. "I just like to go out and win. That's my gimmick."...The 225-pound Chestnut has set world consumption records for deep-fried asparagus spears (6.25 pounds in 10 minutes), grilled cheese sandwiches (47 in 10 minutes), pork ribs (8.4 pounds in 12 minutes), waffles (18.5 half-pound waffles in 10 minutes) and horseshoe sandwiches, a concoction that includes ham, French fries and a cheesy sauce (6.3 pounds in 12 minutes)...he kept a wary eye on the petite 100-pound woman beside him. No average eater, this was Sonya "the Black Widow" Thomas...So far, Chestnut and Thomas have split a dozen showdowns. He recently overtook her for the No. 2 spot in the federation rankings, behind Takeru "the Tsunami" Kobayashi of Nagano, Japan...The official tally: Chestnut, 212; Thomas, 210. The record for eating gyozas went to Chestnut. It's his sixth world mark. Chestnut was mobbed by well-wishers. As he posed before an outsized version of his $2,500 winner's check Full Story Back to Top
9-3-06 Justin and Brandon Chastain Return to Falcons (Auburn Journal - Auburn, CA) Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano, the Falcons - 60 strong - are once again out in force trying to maintain a winning tradition in a program that sets its goals high...The Falcons have a go-to receiver in Justin Chastain, who latched on to 42 passes for 599 yards as a junior. The big question mark for Colfax will be if new receivers Nick Ruzette, Jon Barbier and Tyler McCubbin can step up and take the heat off of Chastain...In the secondary, three-year varsity starter Brannon Lorrain will be joined by returning starter Brandon Chastain to anchor the Falcons. Full Story Back to Top
9-1-06 Coach Rick Chastain Optimistic About Perryville After Bad Year (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) Perryville coach Rick Chastain has the kind of positive outlook that can view an 0-10 football season as a precursor to great things. And that's just what he's doing. Perryville was winless last season, but had three close losses in the last four weeks, including two district games. "It was a very tough season but it was a year we continually built character," Chastain said. "We took a positive out of every game we played, especially the last three. "I see a lot of positive things. I see a group that's working hard in practice and getting better and better with every practice. They're wanting to turn things around, and I believe they have the mentality and attitude to do it..."It's going to be a young group, but most of these kids played last year," Chastain said. "Even though they're a young group, they've got experience. That's a positive. Full Story Back to Top
8-31-06 Joey Chestnut Wins Ribs Contest (Reno Gazette Journal - Reno, NV) Chestnut, 22, from San Jose, Calif., took first place Wednesday night in the inaugural rib-eating contest at John Ascuaga's Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, winning $2,500. Veins pulsing in his forehead and sweat glistening on his face, Chestnut downed 4.5 lbs. of "chewy" ribs, beating out 10 other competitors, including Rich LeFevre, who the crowd cheered on as he chomped through rib after rib like a carriage return on a typewriter...The rib-eating contest was his fourth, but he's been in 30 to 40 food-eating contests, from hot dogs to deep-fried asparagus to grilled cheese sandwiches. Full Story Back to Top
8-30-06 Johnny Chastain on a Winning Streak (Cherokee Sentinel - Murphy, NC) Johnny Chastain and the Blondes Motorsports Team continued their winning ways this weekend by winning both on Friday and Saturday night. Chastain, who leads the Late Model point races at both Sugar Creek Raceway and TriCounty Race Track, padded those leads with feature wins at both tracks. "We have had out ups and downs this season, but it has all come together late in the season and we are on a roll," said Chastain. "It would be nice if there were more cars and more competition at Sugar Creek, but it is awfully hard on a Friday night track after school starts." Full Story Back to Top
8-22-06 Bailee Chastain Leads Red Bank in Win Over Champion East Ridge (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) Make it 2-for-2 for the Red Bank Lady Lions. After opening the season with a 3-0 victory on the road against A-AA Hixson on Monday, Red Bank took a 3-2 win on Tuesday night on its homecourt against rival and defending Class A-AA high school state volleyball champion East Ridge...Bailee Chastain led the Lady Lions with 18 digs, three blocks, eight kills and 14 assists..."And Bailee is just a great all-around player. She had some big hits that got us over the hump in a lot of close games. She hits it and then says, 'Take this.' She's a great leader.'' Full Story Back to Top
8-21-06 $1,000 Bonus Helps Create $5,000 Weekend for Johnny Chastain ( (press release) - Lincoln, NE) The combination of an Advance Thunder Series win on Friday night and a third place finish on Saturday night added up to a $1,000 bonus and a $5,000 dollar weekend for Johnny Chastain and the Blondes Motorsports team...The win on Friday night and the third place finish on Saturday night gave Chastain the title of Hot Summer Nights Champion. The championship was worth a $1,000 bonus as well as a trophy and bragging rights for the team. "You always want to be on top of your game when the traveling series comes to your home track and that's what we were this weekend," grinned Chastain. Full Story Back to Top
8-21-06 Bailee Chastain Leads Red Bank in Hixson Defeat (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) The 2006 high school volleyball season opened Monday with two of the city's best teams -- AAA Red Bank and A-AA Hixson -- squaring off at the Hixson gym. With Bailee Chastain leading the way, Red Bank earned a 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-23) victory. Chastain, a senior who helped lead Red Bank to the state tournament last year, finished with eight kills, 15 service points and 14 aces. Full Story Back to Top
8-19-06 Pirates Coach Rick Chastain Pleased With Special Scrimmage Event (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) More than 20 past players, some from as far back as the graduating class of 1958, were on hand to participate in the 7-on-7 touch game...Pirates coach Rick Chastain said the event was intended to send a positive message to his current players. "I want them to see the faces of what success is," Chastain said. "I want them to see how these players care about this school so much to come back."..."I was overwhelmed by the crowd we had for the alumni game and Green and White scrimmage," Chastain said. "I'm proud of the community for supporting this type of thing."...Perryville's coaches and players will get a little more serious when they host a jamboree next Friday, but there were some insights gained from the scrimmage. "When you get them in front of a crowd," Chastain said, "that kind of can separate the men from the boys, who you can count on."..."I believe they're ready for good things to happen," Chastain said of his players. Full Story Back to Top
8-17-06 Steve Chastain Praises Prize-Winning Invention of Fishing Buddy ( - Springfield, MO) Johnson likes to shoot the breeze over morning coffee with the local fishermen he's come to call friends. And he credits the Fin & Feather's owners and regulars for the roles they played in the development of his first invention, the Evolution Jig, which recently took the prize for "Best New Hard Lure" at the 2006 I-CAST New Product Showcase in Las Vegas. "He has ideas rolling around in his head all the time," longtime local fisherman Steve Chastain says. "He's always running ideas past the guys in the shop."..."He was always asking if the jigs would stand upright, or come through the rocks," Chastain says. "Some things you can just take a look at and know if they're going to work."..."The number one advantage to fishermen is its ability to not get hung up like a conventional jig é which means that they should be able to fish it several times longer," Chastain says. Full Story Back to Top
7-31-06 Hunter Russ Chastain Testifies to Effectiveness of Mosquito Repellent (CNET - San Francisco, CA) I had rubbed on plenty of Deet and the hungry bloodsuckers still managed to do their worst. A Web search done out of frustration brought up ThermaCell's cordless Mosquito Repeller. It uses a butane cartridge to heat up a mat that releases allethrin, a synthetic version of a natural repellent found in chrysanthemums. Russ Chastain, a hunter who writes for, says the Mosquito Repeller cleared up "a black cloud of buzzing, biting torment" within 20 minutes. Full Story Back to Top
7-26-06 Slade Chasteen Steals Four Bases To Help Defeat Undefeated Team at State (Corsicana Daily Sun - Corsicana, TX) The Dawson Bulldogs cut down another undefeated team in 2006 thanks to a 10-7 come-from-behind victory Tuesday against the Edgewood Bulldogs at the TTAB Freshman State Tournament in Killeen. Dawson (16-3) trailed 6-2 after two innings before it mounted the comeback. Hunter Melton picked up the win on the mound in relief, and also went 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBI. Nick Renfro had identical offensive numbers as he drove in three runs and stole two bases. Slade Chasteen also stole four bases, a credit to aggressive baserunning encouraged by assistant coaches Keith Melton and Mark Martinez, head coach Bud Renfro said. Full Story Back to Top
7-26-06 Johnny Chastain Pleased With First Race at Toccoa in Eight Years (Cherokee Sentinel - Murphy, NC) With Tri-County Race Track taking Saturday night off the team headed to Toccoa Speedway. At Toccoa Chastain qualified fourth and ran second in the feature...Although he ran second at Toccoa, Chastain was pleased with the outing. "It's been about eight years since I raced at Toccoa and to go there and do as well as we did means a lot. It gave the team a big boost," concluded Chastain. A blown engine at Sugar Creek a week ago knocked Chastain out of three races including the Southern National Race at Cleveland Speedway on Tuesday night. Full Story Back to Top
7-11-06 Johnny Chastain Makes It Four Consecutive Wins (RTO Online - Scott City, MO) Johnny Chastain and the ColorTyme #00 GTO made it four Late Model feature wins in a row at Tri-County Race Track Saturday night. Chastain led every lap to continue his dominance at the third mile clay oval. "I would like to take the credit for all the wins and the championships we have had over the years at Tri-County, but most of the credit has to go to car owner Randall Twiggs and crew chief Scotty Roberson," said Johnny. Full Story Back to Top
6-19-06 Casey Chasteen Qualifies For National Rodeo Finals (Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, MO) Two Columbia riders qualified for the national finals by placing in the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals over the weekend at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Casey Chasteen qualified in three events after finishing first in cutting and goat-tying and fourth in breakaway roping. Brady Wilson qualified when he finished fourth in calf-roping. The national finals will be held July 24-30 in Springfield, Ill. Full Story Back to Top
6-16-06 Casey Chasteen Looking Toward Rodeo Nationals (Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, MO) The 16-year-old junior-to-be at Rock Bridge High School is competing in the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals this weekend, but her eyes are set on the national finals, which take place July 24-30 in Springfield, Ill. Last year, Chasteen earned a spot at the national finals in cutting but couldn’t make the 15-hour trip to Wyoming with her 28-year-old horse, Lucky..."I was kind of disappointed, but then again I knew that my horse wasn’t going to make it. I’d rather have her alive than get her hyper on the trip."...she sits in first place in cutting and goat-tying and is in third place in breakaway roping. This year, it’s just a four-hour trip to Springfield, and that means Lucky and Chasteen’s other horse, Rollie, will be able to make the trek to nationals with her. Full Story Back to Top
6-16-06 Senior Matt Chastain Makes Collegiate All-State Team (Elon University Phoenix Athletics - NC) Chastain was one of two starting pitchers named to the 12-person team. The Charlotte, N.C. native went 10-2 for the Phoenix, becoming the first Elon pitcher to win 10+ games in a year since Chris Cole earned 11 victories in 1987. He equaled the school record by making 16 starts in a season and his 2.81 ERA was second on the team. Chastain threw the first complete game of his career in 2006 – a four-hit shutout at Wofford where he fanned six. A Second Team All-Southern Conference selection, Chastain threw 105.2 innings this year, the third highest total in the 104-year history of Elon baseball. Full Story Back to Top
6-14-06 Brothers Johnny and Shawn Chastain Create Excitement Competing in Tight Race (Smoky Mountain Sentinel - Hayesville, NC) Murphy, NC's Chastain brothers, Johnny and Shawn, qualified fast enough that both found themselves on the front row of the starting grid. When the green flag fell both bothers continued to hold their respective positions, for about ten laps!...As the laps unfolded Johnny was able to make the inside lane work better and he pulled away about three car lengths from his bother. Shawn took second at the checkered flag. Full Story Back to Top
6-12-06 Two Wins in Two Nights for Johnny Chastain ( - Lincoln, NE) Johnny Chastain and the ColorTyme Racing Team put the Randall Twiggs owned and wrenched GTO in victory lane twice in two nights this past weekend. Friday night the ColorTyme team headed to Sugar Creek Raceway and they qualified third fastest for the Late Model feature. After second fastest qualifier Russell Thomas had engine problems, Chastain started on the front row with his brother Shawn. After racing side-by-side for a number of laps early in the race Chastain took the lead from Shawn and went on to score his first win of the weekend. On Saturday night the team headed back to Tri-County Race Track where, last week after a battle royal with Gabe Wilson, they ended up second. This time there was another battle with Wilson, but the end result was Chastain coming home the winner for his second feature win of the weekend. Full Story Back to Top
6-5-06 Runner Ryan Chastain Completes Impressive High School Track Career (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Chastain has been one of the top dogs on the track and cross country teams at Mitchell the last four years, helping lead the Jackets to their first ever state final appearance in cross country, while making it to the state track meet his junior and senior seasons...Chastain plans to continue his running career as a member of the track and cross country teams at Lipscomb...For Chastain, running has become a part of his very being and he could not imagine giving it up at this point in his life. “It's gotten to where running is an everyday thing for me,” he said. “It's become a habit and I love it, so I'm going to continue to run.” His mother Kim and father Darrin have each played an integral part in his development as a runner with Darrin serving as a coach and mentor since his days in junior high. Full Story Back to Top
5-18-06 More on Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble (Cincinnati Enquirer - Cincinnati, OH) 11th annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble. Sunday, Fairfield Golf Course, 2200 John Gray Road. Cost is $85. Event is a "best ball" scramble with prizes awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams. Hole sponsors and door prize donations needed. Call Dave Bauer at (513) 942-2999, ext. 129, or e-mail Bauer_d@fairfield Benefits the Ron Chasteen Scholarship Fund. Forest Hills Golf Fun Camp. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 19 to Aug. 18, Forest Hills Country Club, 791 Fourth St., Middletown. Ages 7-14, beginner and intermediate players. Cost is $89 for members, $99 for guests. Information: (513) 863-8900 or e-mail river Full Story Back to Top
5-11-06 Annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble Announced (Cincinnati Enquirer - Cincinnati, OH) 11th annual Ron Chasteen Memorial Golf Scramble. May 21, Fairfield Golf Course, 2200 John Gray Road. Cost is $85. Event is a "best ball" scramble with prizes awarded to first, second and third place teams. Hole sponsors and door prize donations needed. Call Dave Bauer at (513) 942-2999, ext. 129, or e-mail Benefits the Ron Chasteen Scholarship Fund. Full Story Back to Top
5-11-06 Shawn Chastain Holds Second Place Until Oil Line Fails (Union Sentinel - Blairsville, GA) Thomas used the inside line to out-drag Harrell to the first turn and take the lead with Shawn Chastain in tow. Shawn was the only Chastain to start the feature race as brother Johnny broke a rocker-arm in his racer during hot laps and didn't have a spare to change it out. Shawn Chastain stayed close to Thomas for much of the race until an oil line broke late in the race to end his chances... The 30-lap feature ended with Thomas on top, followed by Davenport, Graves, Chastain, and Gene Mashburn in the fifth spot. Full Story Back to Top
4-28-06 Johnny Chastain Starts Strong in 2006 Race Season (RTO Online - Scott City, MO) Johnny Chastain has a first and second place finish in the first three races of 2006. During the 2005 season Chastain and the team scored 10 wins and 30 top five finishes. For the second year in a row ColorTyme Racing driver Johnny Chastain will be racing for Kids Across America. During the 2006 season ColorTyme Racing will again donate money for every top five finish by Chastain. Full Story Back to Top
4-24-06 Johnny Chastain Wins Tri-County Race ( - Lincoln, NE) MURPHY, N.C. -- Johnny Chastain and the Colortyme Racing GTO enjoyed a sweep of Late Model activities Saturday night at Tri-County Race Track. They set fast time and led every lap to take their first feature win of the season at the third mile bullring. Full Story Back to Top
4-23-06 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Wins His Second Tournament and Pockets Half Million for Two Weeks (Hindu - Chennai, India) Jeev Milkha Singh and Shiv Kapur produced their best golf of the week to finish tied 26th in the USD 1.8 million BMW Asian Open at the Tomson Pudong Shanghai Golf Club here today. But the day belonged to Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano who won a dramatic finish to take his second title and a cheque of USD 300,000 to make his fortnight in China worth half a million. The Spanish golfer, the European Rookie of the Year in 2005, was second behind Jeev last week in Volvo China Open where he took USD 200,000. Jeev and Kapur took USD 16,290 each this week. Full Story Back to Top
4-18-06 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Loses $300,000 by One Shot (Electric New Paper - Singapore) Jeev claimed his maiden European Tour victory in Beijing yesterday, winning the US$1.8 million ($2.8m) Volvo China Open by one shot over Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano. The Indian carded a two-under par 70 around the Nick Faldo-designed course at the Honghua International Golf Club to finish at 10-under par for the tournament. Jeev's victory - his first since the 1999 Lexus International in Thailand - earned him US$300,000. He had earlier rounds of 72, 69 and 67, and said he was delighted to have finally broken his victory drought. Full Story Back to Top
4-17-06 Johnny Chastain Finishes Second at Tri-County ( - Lincoln, NE) Johnny Chastain came up just a little short Saturday night at Tri-County Race Track and had to settle for a second place finish at the third-mile clay oval in Brasstown, NC. A sub-par qualifying lap put the ColorTyme sponsored Randall Twiggs owned Grand Prix in the fifth spot on the starting grid. Johnny's march toward the front was complicated by a hard fought battle with Russell Thomas for the second spot. Once past Thomas he was able to close on leader Jonathan Davenport, but couldn't get past the Blairsville racer and had to settle for second. Full Story Back to Top
4-15-06 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Rides Out Mini Tornado to Score Series of Birdies (Globe and Mail - Canada) Blustery conditions in the morning at the Honghua Golf Club turned into 40 kph winds in the afternoon with one swirling gust blowing over the tower and lifting golf bags off the ground. "On the 11th green it felt like a mini tornado which blew the TV tower down and it was a really bad moment," Fernandez, who was playing with Taiwan's Lu Wen-teh, told reporters. "I had a two footer for birdie and I couldn't putt it because my heart was beating so fast. "I saw my partner's golf bag lying on the ground and then it was standing up on its own and started moving in the wind. "We didn't really know what to do and for a time I was lying on the ground hoping that it wasn't coming this way and we were lucky that it went through the lake but you could see all the things flying in the air so it was a difficult moment." Full Story Back to Top
3-04-06 Ashley Castagna Accident Loses State Gymnastics Title (Eagle Tribune - Lawrence, MA) Ashley Castagna only needed to score an 8.75 on her floor routine to win the state gymnastics title for Masconomet. Considering that her score in the North sectionals was a 9.325, the title was in the bag. The setting was even perfect...But Masconomet's star crumbled to the mat in mid-routine. Writhing in pain and tears streaming down her cheeks, she couldn't continue. For 10 minutes she was tended to. The injury allowed Chelmsford to slip by the Chieftains, 145.85 to 145.45. Castagna may have dislocated her left knee. Full Story Back to Top
3-03-06 Chastain Middle School Champions Carey and Simmons Lead in Bid for Class 5A State Championship (Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson, MS) Last year, Tanecka Carey and Brandi Simmons were busy helping lead Chastain Middle School to a Jackson Public Schools city championship. Now the Murrah freshmen have their eyes on a bigger prize: a class 5A state championship. Carey and Simmons combined for 34 points Thursday to lead Murrah to a 71-56 victory over Jim Hill in an all-JPS first round Class 5A matchup at the Mississippi Coliseum before an estimated 2,200...Simmons, a 5-foot-11 forward, finished with a game-high 22 points. Carey, nicknamed simply "T," added 12 points and 10 assists, several to Simmons, as they showcased the chemistry that led them to back-to-back undefeated seasons at Chastain. Full Story Back to Top
2-23-06 Third Seed and Crowd Favorite Catalina Castano Goes to Quarter Finals in Home Turf (Sports Network - USA) Top-seeded and defending champion Flavia Pennetta of Italy and third-seeded Colombian crowd favorite Catalina Castano highlighted Thursday's second-round winners at the $175,000 Copa Colsanitas Seguros Bolivar tennis event...Also reaching the quarterfinals were eighth-seeded Spaniard Maria Sanchez Lorenzo and American Bethanie Mattek...Friday's quarters will pit...Castano against Sanchez Lorenzo. Full Story Back to Top
2-12-06 Ashley Castagna Signs Onto Team at Last Minute (Boston Globe - United States) Ashley Castagna had no intentions of returning to high school gymnastics...''It wasn't up until the last day of the sign-ups that she decided," said Ericca, who lobbied her sister for months to finish their senior season together. ''Even entering the last hour, she hadn't signed up. Thank God she did." The addition of the elder Castagna -- Ashley, 17, is older than Ericca by 13 minutes -- vaulted Masconomet to the top of the local gymnastics scene. Full Story Back to Top
2-10-06 Catalina Castano Stopped at Quarter Finals (WXXA, NY) Following a slow start, fifth-seeded Spaniard Nuria Llagostera Vives fought back to erase Castano in 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 fashion on the hardcourts at the beautiful Dusit Resort, while Peer avoided an upset by leveling Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino 6-3, 6-2. Full Story Back to Top
2-08-06 Third Seeded Catalina Castano Advances to Quater Finals at Pattaya (Sports Network - USA) Seeded players Catalina Castano, Shahar Peer and Nuria Llagostera Vives were among Wednesday's second-round winners at the $170,000 Pattaya Women's Open. The second-seeded Castano, of Colombia, ripped Chinese Tiantian Sun 6-3, 6-2. Full Story Back to Top
2-08-06 Third Seeded Catalina Castano Goes to Second Round at Pattaya ( - Whitehall, MI) Seeded winners on the day were No. 3 Catalina Castano (d. (LL) Rodionova from a set down) and No. 8 Mara Santangelo (d. (Q) King), while No. 6 Jie Zheng was shanghaied 6-0, 6-2 by Melinda "The Fifth Element" Czink. "I think she's a good player, but the way that she stalled on almost every single point was too much," Castano said of the screaming Russian Rodionova. "It was difficult for the umpire too, because it's not easy for them to control a player like that. When you play a player like that you have to be focused all the time and not get involved. When I did talk to the umpire it was because it was too much, discussing the same point for too long."...Scheduled for Wednesday in Pattaya are Peer vs. Sanchez Lorenzo, Sun vs. Castano, Llagostera Vives vs. Wozniak, and Dominguez Lino vs. Nakamura. Full Story Back to Top
2-04-06 Joey Chestnut Wins Car in Wings-Eating Contest (#3) (San Francisco Chronicle - CA) Of the six kids Vallejo resident Alicia Chestnut raised, Joey was the pickiest eater. The nearly 20,000 spectators at Philadelphia's 14th annual Wing Bowl would never have guessed it as they watched Joey Chestnut gnaw the meat off 173 mild chicken wings in 30 minutes Friday to set an all-time record...The adoration of rowdy fans and sexily dressed "Wingettes" at the Wachovia Center wasn't all the 22-year-old Chestnut received. For downing so many wings at the event, sponsored by a sports-talk radio station, Chestnut won a 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara S model valued at $20,594, and a Wing Bowl 14 ring valued at $5,500...It wasn't even Chestnut's first eat feat of the week. On Wednesday, he won $4,000 and second place for consuming 25 1/2 grilled-cheese sandwiches at a contest in New York. He still has the world record for cheese-sandwich chow-downs, having eaten 32 1/2 of them in 10 minutes at the Arizona State Fair in October...Chestnut is one of 20 eaters featured on the Web site of the International Federation of Competitive Eating. His biography describes him as a "rookie (who) roared onto the scene in 2005 with a breakout performance in asparagus." Since then, he has set a record for pork ribs (5 1/2 pounds of meat in 12 minutes) and waffles (18 1/2 in 10 minutes, each one 8 ounces) in addition to his scorching performance with grilled-cheese sandwiches. Full Story Back to Top
2-03-06 Joey Chestnut Wins Car in Wings-Eating Contest (#2) ( - Philadelphia, PA) Joey Chestnut, who glugged a gallon of milk in 42 seconds to earn his berth in Philadelphia's favorite pigout, is the winner. After a wild second heat, which saw the "you heave, you leave" rule put into effect, he led with 155 wings. That put him into a showdown with fan favorite, The Locust, representing the senior set in a green Eagles jersey. The final tally: Joey Chestnut, 173 wings, a new Wing Bowl record...He had 155 wings after the second round, 83 after the first...As winner, Chestnut also gets a car, a Suzuki Grand Vitara. Full Story Back to Top
2-03-06 Joey Chestnut Wins Car in Wings-Eating Contest (#1) (NBC - Philadelphia, PA) Joey Chestnut from San Jose, Calif., won after he ate 155 wings. Chestnut defeated The Locust, a thin silver-haired contestant wearing an Eagles jersey. Along with the Wing Bowl crown, Chestnut won a car for his eating prowess. The eating contestants were preceded into the Wachovia Center by the Wingettes, a troop of scantily clad women selected by listeners and WIP radio's personalities. In the mayhem that followed, the crowd rivaled the raucous cheering at Flyers games, especially when several contestants became sick and instant replays were repeatedly replayed on the arena's giant TV screens. Full Story Back to Top
2-03-06 Paul Chestnutt Works Final Ice Pilots Game ( - FL) In what promises to be an emotional evening for Chestnutt, he will work his final game tonight as the radio voice of the Pensacola Ice Pilots. After 10 years as the hockey team's only play-by-play broadcaster, Chestnutt, 41, announced his resignation Jan. 19 to spend more time with his family and pursue other business opportunities...Chestnutt plans to spend more time with his wife, Brenda, and 3-year-old son, Matthew, who has cerebral palsy. Eventually, he would like to get back into radio, at least part time. Chestnutt built a reputation as a consummate professional...In a fitting tribute, arranged through a local sporting goods store, hundreds of fans are expected to salute Chestnutt tonight by wearing T-shirts with his image. On the front will be Chestnutt's signature call of an Ice Pilots' goal: "He Shooots ... And Scores!''...His final game will be the 758th broadcast with the Ice Pilots. He missed only two games in 10 years, both when his son was born. Full Story Back to Top
1-18-06 Catalina Castano Reaches Second Round of Australian Open for First Time (People's Daily Online - Beijing, China) Colombian tennis player Catalina Castano has reached the second round of the Australian Open for the first time in her career, beating Russia's Vera Dushevina 5-7, 6-3, 6-1, local media said on Tuesday. Castano, who is 44th on the world rankings, has now won four the six games she has played in the 2006 season. Full Story Back to Top
1-13-06 Kenrick Ellis and Ken Chastine are a Great Team (Palm Beach Post - Palm Beach, FL) Ellis has been clocked at 5.1 seconds in the 40-yard dash and Chastine 5.3 seconds, considered fairly fast for linemen. That speed was a big reason why Ellis had 10 sacks during the 2005 season and Chastine had seven, and why the two combined to make 112 tackles, including 33 for losses...Ellis, who is 6-feet-5, is being recruited by Florida and South Carolina. The 6-foot-3 Chastine has received offers from Division I schools, but likely will attend junior college...Off the field, the two have become close friends and that carries over to the field. "Kenrick and I just clicked when we started playing football," Chastine said. "When we are out on the field, Kenrick and I just work good with each other, I know where he will be at all times, and he can count on me." Full Story Back to Top
1-13-06 Catalina Castano Loses in Semi-final to Yoon Jeong Cho (The Canberra Times - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia) The unflappable South Korean faces the tournament's top seed after outlasting her Colombian opponent, Catalina Castano, last night to win a semi-final 6-3, 2-6, 6-3. It will be the first time Cho and Medina Garrigues have met on the WTA circuit, and the Spaniard goes in favourite after her four-hour semi-final win against Israel's Shahar Peer which she won 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-4. Full Story Back to Top
1-11-06 Catalina Castano Goes to Final Four ( - Whitehall, MI) It was a perfect day for the seeds in Canberra on Wednesday, as all three moved safely into the semifinals at the Richard Luton Properties Canberra International, a $145,000 Tier IV Sony Ericsson WTA Tour event leading up to next week's Australian Open...Also advancing to the final four were No.6 seed Catalina Castano, who advanced when her opponent Julia Schruff retired due to heat illness down 5-2 in the first set, and Korea's Yoon Jeong Cho, who battled past Hungary's Melinda Czink 46 63 63. On Thursday, Medina Garrigues will face Peer while Castano will do battle with Cho. Neither pairing has played before. Full Story Back to Top
1-11-06 Catalina Castano Advances to Semi-Finals (FOX SPORTS - Australia) Sixth-seeded Colombian Catalina Castano made it a clean sweep for the remaining seeds in the draw after her German opponent Julia Schruff withdrew from their match due to heat illness, with Castano leading 5-2. In the final singles match on centre court, South Korean Yoon Jeong Cho overcame last year's tournament runner-up Melinda Czink 4-6 6-3 6-3 to set up a semi-final berth against Castano. Full Story Back to Top
1-10-06 Identical Twins Ashley and Ericca Castagna on Same Gymnastics Team (Salem News - MA) Opponents of the Masconomet gymnastics team will be seeing double this season. It won't be a case of double vision, but rather two very talented athletes who happen to look alike — identical twin sisters Ashley and Ericca Castagna of Topsfield. The two senior sisters hope to cause twice the trouble for the opponents. Full Story Back to Top
1-08-06 Maxime Chataignier of France Wins Men’s 1000 in Romania (SFCPressPoint (press release) - Tampa, FL) In the men’s 1,000, Maxime Chataignier of France was the winner in 1:28.932 with Jung-Su Lee of South Korea second in 1:29.02 while Hamelin grabbed the bronze in 1:29.405. Bean was eliminated in the quarterfinals and Mineau was ousted in the second round. Full Story Back to Top
1-06-06 Rick Chasteen Misses Christmas to Plan Referee Assignments ( - Lexington, KY) As supervisor of officials for the Bluegrass Basketball Association, Chasteen spent most of the Christmas break hunkered over his computer, making sure he had referees scheduled to work the hundreds of boys' and girls' games played in the 10th and 11th regions. "I'll assign 1,047 (varsity) games this season, and more than 50 percent of those are in December because of all the holiday tournaments," Chasteen said...Chasteen was one of the BBA's most respected officials before he moved into the role of supervisor five years ago, so he knows what it's like to blow the whistle...Chasteen, whose day job is sales manager with radio station WCYN in Cynthiana, doesn't bah-humbug the holidays, but he's not upset when they're over. Full Story Back to Top
1-06-06 Coach Chad Chastain Comments on 0-0 Game (San Jose Mercury News - CA) A 0-0 tie is unsurprising when two of the best goalkeepers in the country are pitted against each other. That's how it ended Thursday in a girls soccer showdown, thanks to big saves by Archbishop Mitty's Bianca Henninger and host St. Francis' Lindsay Dickerson...``This was a typical blue-collar game. It wasn't the prettiest soccer match, but it was exciting,'' said Mitty Coach Chad Chastain, brother of soccer star Brandi Chastain. ``Bianca made plays that saved the game for us. It's very unusual to have a keeper that can win you games, especially when she is just a sophomore.'' Full Story Back to Top
1-03-06 Johnny Chastain Wins Races; Kids Across America Wins Cash ( - Lincoln, NE) ColorTyme Racing and ColorTyme Inc. will present a $1,560.00 check to Branson, MO based Kids Across America Foundation and Kamps. For the last two seasons ColorTyme of Murphy, with help from many of ColorTyme's suppliers and home office, has been sponsoring a dirt Late Model driven by local standout Johnny Chastain. During the 2005 season ColorTyme of Murphy donated money to Kids Across America for every top five finish by Chastain and the ColorTyme Grand Prix. Full Story Back to Top
12-29-05 Ryan Chastain Wins Sixth Annual Christmas Eve Shoot-out (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Mitchell senior Ryan Chastain prevailed in the Sixth Annual Christmas Eve Shoot-out at the Bedford North Lawrence cross country course last weekend. Chastain, who earned all-state honors following his final cross country season at Mitchell, turned in a time of 17:29 to easily outdistance Vincennes' Matt Moody (17:41). Full Story Back to Top
12-20-05 Novice Wrestler Sean Castine Gets Off to a Good Start ( - Des Moines, IA) Castine, a junior wrestler for North-Hoover, scored his first varsity pin Thursday in a 57-16 home loss to Johnston. Talent prevailed over experience as Castine, a wrestling rookie, pinned Jake Highfill in 1 minute, 53 seconds. "I was trying to listen to what the coaches say, but then I just decided to overpower him. When I got him on his back I just used my weight," Castine said. Castine considered wrestling last season to stay in shape for football. Full Story Back to Top
12-13-05 Pat Castagno is Coach of the Year (The News Journal - Wilmington, DE) Coach of the year honors in fall sports this season went to Tatnall's Pat Castagno (boys and girls cross country), Mount Pleasant's Nichole Maisano (volleyball) and Caravel's Tom Wiley (boys soccer). Full Story Back to Top
12-12-05 Jane Chastain Remembered as Pioneer Female Sportscaster (Miami Herald - FL) 42 years after becoming the nation's first female sportscaster, Chastain gladly accepts credit for opening doors for the many women who have followed in her path. ''There were women who resented me at both ends of the spectrum,'' she said in a phone interview. ``The feminists didn't like me because I didn't play their game. I didn't demand to be in the press box or locker room. I had always been a tomboy...Chastain, now 62, met with frequent obstacles. Initially she wasn't allowed in the press box at the Orange Bowl. Dolphins coach George Wilson refused to grant her interviews. And the Dolphins would not permit her in the locker room, which is now a requirement for all men's leagues...A self-described conservative, Chastain now lives in Southern California and writes political opinion pieces for Full Story Back to Top
11-26-05 Danny Chastain Competes in Middle School Championship (The Mountain Press - Sevierville, TN) Sevierville 7th-grader Danny Chastain is ready to take on all challengers this Sunday when he competes in the Tennessee Titans' NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Championships. Chastain travels to Nashville this weekend to compete against four contenders in the 12-13 year-old age division. Chastain, who attends Sevierville Middle School and played on the Cubs' football team this fall, has disposed of all comers in the local and sectional competitions in his age group in the three events, scoring the top sectional score in the state in the 12-13 division along the way...He said it's the first time he's competed in PP&K. Full Story Back to Top
11-23-05 Justin Chastain Serves as Dependable Receiver (Union Democrat - Sonora, CA) Kleppe's favorite targets are wide receivers Brian Barbier (5-8, 185, Sr.) and Justin Chastain (6-0, 165, Jr.), and he also uses tight end Benjamin Katsuleres (602, 195, Sr.). Barbier has 58 catches for 870 yards and six touchdowns, Chastain 38 receptions for 568 yards and two touchdowns, and Katsuleres nine catches for 83 yards. Full Story Back to Top
11-23-05 Jennifer Chasteen Signs With Butler University (Indianapolis Star - United States) Avon High School senior pitcher Jennifer Chasteen has signed to play softball at Butler University. Chasteen was named to The Star's Super Team as a junior. She had a 16-4 record with 218 strikeouts, 22 walks and an 0.14 earned run average. Full Story Back to Top
11-21-05 Fitness Specialist Bobby Chastain Promotes Effective Stretching ( - Raleigh, NC) Fitness specialist Bobby Chastain said many people who exercise regularly either skip stretching or do it wrong. "As part of an exercise routine, it's really key because you can't exercise very well if your joints don't move very well," Chastain said...One of the things was stretching before warming up. Stretching is better done after a little exercise, not before. Also, avoid ballistic stretching like when you reach for your toes and bounce up and down. Chastain said it can do more harm than good. "It really doesn't benefit a person at all. The best type of stretching is to do very slow static stretching and hold the stretch from 15 to 30 seconds," Chastain said. Full Story Back to Top
11-16-05 Ryan Chastain Continues Running (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Ryan Chastain will compete as an Indiana All-Star in the illustrious Mid-East Cross Country Championships Saturday at Kettering Recreation Complex in Kettering, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. The All-Star meet is an invitation-only meet featuring teams from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania. It's open only to the top 10 senior runners from each state. Full Story Back to Top
11-14-05 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Named Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year ( - USA) Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain has been named Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year for 2005, European Tour officials have announced. The 25-year-old from Madrid became the third Spaniard to receive the accolade since its inception in 1960...Fernandez-Castano earned one victory in 2005 at the KLM Open, and finished 57th on the money list with earnings of more than $495,000. His win at Hilversumsche Golf Club in the Netherlands came in only his 13th start in 2005. After turning professional in September 2004, Fernandez-Castano tied for seventh in the Mallorca Classic that year. Encouraged, he headed to the Qualifying School, where he earned his 2005 European Tour card. Full Story Back to Top
11-14-05 Raven Chastain Contributes to Swimming Meet Win (Hood County News - Granbury, TX) The Granbury swim team swept both of its matches Thursday in a tri-meet at the Wilkerson-Greines pool in Fort Worth...The girls 200 medley relay of Mary Hidalgo, Greene, Steenberge and Raven Chastain posted a winning time of 2:06.89. The 200 free relay of Pope, Hidalgo, Chastain and Prater swam a 1:55.83...The 400 free relay B foursome was Downey, Mainini, Ward and Chastain (4:59.90)...Other finishes for the Lady Pirates were: Chastain, fourth in the 200 IM (3:03.04). Full Story Back to Top
11-13-05 Coach Tim Chatagnier Has Total Shut-Out Football Season (Goldsboro News Argus - Goldsboro, NC) Using speed to overcome mistakes on defense. Third-year Eastern Wayne Middle School coach Tim Chatagnier felt that would be the major early-season factor in his team's success...Little did Chatagnier know -- or expect -- that defense would lead to the Warriors' most-successful season in school and Wayne County history. Eastern Wayne didn't allow a touchdown in eight contests and yielded less than 20 first downs all season. The Warriors fashioned an 8-0 record and captured their third consecutive Wayne County Middle School Athletic Conference Division I crown. County records show that previous schools had posted unbeaten seasons, but none had shut out every opponent. "What a season," Chatagnier. "A very unusual one -- to say the least." Full Story Back to Top
11-10-05 Ryan Chastain Wins Numerous Sports Honors (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Mitchell High School conducted its fall sports award program Tuesday night at the high school. Awards for the various fall sports were handed out by the coaches for each individual sport...For the boys, the Most Valuable Runner was Ryan Chastain...All Conference honors went to Chastain, Kevin Martin, Mikulsky and Tyree and Chastain was named All State and to the Indiana All Star Team. Full Story Back to Top
11-08-05 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Named European Tour Rookie of the Year ( - UK) Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain has been named the European Tour's rookie of the year after winning The Dutch Open. The 25-year-old from Madrid became the third Spaniard to receive the accolade since its inception in 1960, following Jose Maria Olazabal in 1986 and Sergio Garcia in 1999. It took him just nine events before making an impact after turning professional in September 2004 with tied sixth place in the Italian Open. However, it was his two-shot victory at the Hilversumsche Golf Club, on only his 13th start in 2005, which earned him the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award. Full Story Back to Top
11-07-05 Johnny Chastain Ready for Special Racing Events ( - Lincoln, NE) "Toward the end of the season you start getting worn out by the grind and start looking forward to a couple weekends off," grinned Johnny. "All it takes is about two weeks of not going to the track and you are all fired up and ready to go again." For Johnny and the ColorTyme team it's time to hit the tracks with four special events at area tracks during the next two weekends. This Friday night they will race the rained postponed Tar Heel 50 at Tri-County Race Track. On Saturday night the team will head to North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Ga. for a Late Model special. The next weekend, November 18 and 19, the team will be participating in the Joe Lee Johnson Memorial Gobbler at Cleveland Speedway in Cleveland, Tenn. Full Story Back to Top
10-30-05 Ryan Chastain Finishes 14th and Earns All-State in Cross Country (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) The Mitchell Bluejackets boys cross country team wrapped up a record-breaking season with a 19th-place finish at the IHSAA State Finals in Terre Haute Saturday. Mitchell senior Ryan Chastain earned All-State honors with a 14th-place finish and the rest of the Jackets did themselves proud as well in the school's first trip to the state finals. Full Story Back to Top
10-30-05 Coach Mike Chastain's Alex Banfich Finishes First in State Cross Country Championship (South Bend Tribune - South Bend, IN) Perhaps the most amazing aspect of Alex Banfich's championship run Saturday was her competition. There wasn't any..."Alex is a tremendously gifted runner," said Culver Academy coach Mike Chastain, who claims his first state champ in his 32nd year of coaching. "Believe me, you don't get one of those dropped in your lap very often." Full Story Back to Top
10-28-05 Ryan Chastain Has Shot at All-State (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Senior Ryan Chastain turned in his personal-best time on the BNL course to finish second in the semistate and he's got his aim on a top-15 finish, which would earn him all-state honors. Chastain has led the Jackets the last four years and his strong showing in the semistate was a definite plus when the points were added up. Full Story Back to Top
10-27-05 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Battles for Rookie of the Year (Electric New Paper - Singapore) Another issue that will be settled this week is Europe's rookie of the year. Swede Peter Gustafsson, 44th on the European rankings, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain (56th) and Britain's Richard Finch (58th) will battle for that honour. Full Story Back to Top
10-22-05 Rob Castagna Praises Con Ed Scholar-Athlete Award Winner (The Journal - Westchester, NY) "He is a gentleman in school, and he's respected by all of his teachers and administrators," said Rob Castagna, Rye High School's Director of Health and Physical Education and Athletics. "He's definitely a role model for all the other kids." Full Story Back to Top
10-21-05 Kendall Chasteen Pours on Steam to Steal Game (Searcy Daily Citizen - Searcy, AR) The Bears came alive in the last two minutes and went on a 9-2 run behind back-to-back three pointers by Kendall Chasteen to make it a three-point game. Tim Edwards then nailed a three at the top of the arc to cut the Eagles’ lead to one. Full Story Back to Top
10-21-05 Il Castagno Leads Filly Commentary in Nursery Race ( - United Kingdom) Commentary is improving by leaps and bounds and has a leading chance in today's seven-furlong nursery at Newbury. The Willie Haggas runner won a Folkestone maiden last month before posting an excellent effort in a nursery at Catterick six days ago, when second to Il Castagno. Full Story Back to Top
10-20-05 Bailee Chastain Seals Trip to State Volleyball Tournament (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) With the Lions roaring from the bleachers and senior Emily Lawson leading the charge, Red Bank defeated Cookeville, 3-2, and earned a berth in the Class AAA state tournament next week in Murfreesboro...Junior Bailee Chastain sealed the victory when her slam was blocked out of bounds by Cookeville...Said Chastain, "They were powerful, and we aren't used to that. Our middles picked it up. I'm so proud of them. "Winning the state is our next goal. I think we'll do pretty good up there.'' Full Story Back to Top
10-18-05 Bailee Chastain Powers Red Bank To 3-AAA Volleyball Title (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) Maybe it was because Bailee Chastain's father, Jeff, was a hard-nosed football coach at Red Bank High School while she was growing up. "She's as tough as a pine knot,'' Red Bank coach Susan Thurman said Tuesday night. It was a good description of the way Chastain performed as Red Bank defeated Bradley Central, 3-1, for the Region 3-AAA high school volleyball championship at Red Bank High School. Full Story Back to Top
10-16-05 Ryan Chastain Beats Rival Jennings and Leads Team to Win Regional (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) The Mitchell Bluejackets took another step toward their goal of reaching the state finals by winning the Bedford North Lawrence cross country regional Saturday...Mitchell senior Ryan Chastain prevailed in his personal duel with Seymour's Sean Jennings and his first-place finish was key to the Jackets' team success as well...Chastain grabbed the lead near the two-mile mark and was intent on keeping Jennings in his wake. Unlike Tuesday's battle in the sectional, when Jennings overtook Chastain in the final 800 meters, the Mitchell senior was up to the task this time around. Full Story Back to Top
10-12-05 Ryan Chastain Is Second but Leads Team to Victory in Cross Country Sectional (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Seymour's Sean Jennings was the top individual finisher, turning in a time of 16:05.38 to edge Mitchell's Ryan Chastain (16:09.07) for the third straight year. Jennings ran just off the shoulder of Chastain for most of the race before grabbing the lead in the final 400 meters. ”I knew he was going to try and stay with me,“ Chastain said. ”I kind of tried to surge back in the woods, but I just couldn't break him and he got me in the end. “Despite coming up short in his bid for the sectional title, Chastain was pleased with his race. ”I feel good,“ Chastain said. ”It was my PR by 18 or 19 seconds." Full Story Back to Top
10-12-05 Chad Chastain Appointed Soccer Coach at Archbishop Mitty High School (San Jose Mercury News) Chad Chastain, brother of Archbishop Mitty and U.S. national-team great Brandi Chastain, has been named girls soccer coach at Mitty. Full Story Back to Top
10-12-05 Troy Chasteen Shoots 87 For South Lake Florida (Orlando Sentinel - Orlando, FL) Mount Dora Bible also got solid play out of Matt Ekberg (82) and Matt Tomlinson (85), and South Lake was the most consistent team in the tournament. Though only the top four scores count for the team score, the Eagles only had a four-stroke gap from their top finisher to their fifth finisher. John Lecker, the only senior, shot an 84, Brandon Flynn had an 86, Troy Chasteen and Joe Buono shot 87, and Brock Langley had an 88. Full Story Back to Top
10-7-05 Ryan Chastain Wins Running Title for Fourth Straight Year (Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN) Mitchell senior Ryan Chastain claimed the individual title for the fourth straight year with a time of 17:23, while teammates Kevin Martin (17:49) and Nick Tyree (18:06) were close behind. ”As far as we know, Ryan is the first to win the conference all four years, so that's quite an accomplishment for him,“ Mitchell coach John Jones said. ”That's his best time on that course this year." Full Story Back to Top
10-07-05 Bill Chastain Wins Two Day Golf Championship (Daytona Beach News-Journal - Daytona, FL) It was a two-day event played over two Saturdays during the past two weeks, but the Southridge Men's Golf Association's annual 36-hole tournament came to a close at the DeLand course Oct. 1. G flight winner Bill Chastain was the overall champion of the event (-20). Full Story Back to Top
10-06-05 Johnny Chastain Spins a Bearing and Loses a Weekend ( - Lincoln, NE) MURPHY, N.C. -- For Johnny Chastain and the ColorTyme Racing Team last weekend started and ended on Friday night at Sugar Creek Raceway. As the car was qualifying for the $6,000 to win Late Model Special the engine spun a bearing ending the night and the weekend for Johnny and the team...Between now and the first week in December there are high dollar special events in all regions of the country. Johnny and the ColorTyme Team plan to make as many of the events in the southeast as possible. Full Story Back to Top
10-02-05 Catalina Castano to Face #1 Seed Zvonareva in Tokyo (Bob Larson Tennis News - MN) At Tokyo, there isn't as much to look forward to, but there is the question of whether Zvonareva can ever get things together. Her draw isn't much fun: Castano, then Peer or Bartoli, then potentially Mirza...At Tokyo, there isn't as much to look forward to, but there is the question of whether Zvonareva can ever get things together. Her draw isn't much fun: Castano, then Peer or Bartoli, then potentially Mirza. Full Story Back to Top
10-02-05 Annie Castagno Cuts Tape From Ankle and Wins Race (The News Journal - Wilmington, DE) Two other locals won their respective races -- Brian Sklodowski (16:40) and Annie Castagno (20:07), both of Tatnall...Before the race, Annie Castagno had her left ankle taped. But she didn't want the distraction, so she made a last-minute alteration. "I cut it off before we got on the [starting] line, just because I didn't want to think about it," she said. "I figured, if I had no tape on my ankle, I wouldn't think about it." Full Story Back to Top
9-30-05 Catalina Castano Advances to Semi-Finals in Korea ( - Canada) Colombian Catalina Castano overcame a poor start to down Laura Granville of the United States 2-6, 6-1, 6-1. Jankovic of Serbia and Montenegro will meet 17-year-old Golovin in Saturday's semifinal, while Castano comes up against Vaidisova. Full Story Back to Top
9-30-05 Earnhardt Fan Shane Chastain Compares Jeff Gordon and Intimidator (Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) - GA) Gordon may eventually better most of Earnhardt's marks, but Earnhardt's legions of fans say the driver Earnhardt used to call "Wonder Boy" won't ever take The Intimidator's place. "Jeff is good, but there will never be another Earnhardt," said Murrayville's , who for years painted his own short track cars Earnhardt black with the familiar No. 3 on the door. Chastain maintains that if Earnhardt were still alive his restrictor-plate records wouldn't be on the verge of being broken. "He would have won some more," Chastain said. But unlike some Earnhardt fans, Chastain doesn't hate Gordon. "You have to hand it to Gordon; he's a pretty good driver," he said. Full Story Back to Top
9-29-05 Armand Castagna Hauls in the Fish (San Francisco Chronicle - United States) Roe and plugs are working for both salmon and steelhead. As witness, we offer Mr. Armand Castagna. When he's on S.F. or San Pablo bay, he's Executive Charters. When he's here, he simply is a guy who catches an obscene amount of fish. Last week, he was part of a group of three. They side drifted tuna balls (canned tuna wrapped in red mesh, wouldn't you know?). They fished way down low on the river, through Hoopa. They landed 40 salmon and a few incidental steelhead. It was, as Castagna said, a good week. Full Story Back to Top
9-25-05 Troy Chasteen Helps Turn South Lake Comedy Golf Team Into a Winner (Orlando Sentinel - Orlando, FL) Chasteen said he enjoyed last season. He wasn't excited about the losing, but he had a good time and went into this season with a different attitude. As the No. 1 player on a winless team, he felt he had to step up. "Last year was fun, but this year we are looking for some wins," Chasteen said. "We're better with some good freshmen and we are younger, but there's a different attitude. I had a great time last season and we had a lot of laughs, but now we are winning and that's also fun." Chasteen has only been playing on a competitive basis for three years but has worked his game down to a five handicap. He's hitting his driver farther than last year and said he doesn't mind giving up the extra laughs for the fun he's having. "It's more fun to win," Chasteen said. "We are playing better and want a shot at going to states." Full Story Back to Top
9-23-05 Team Needs Josh Chastine to Assure Success (The Marshall Democrat-News - Marshall, MO) "It's going to come down to whose front line is better, on both sides," Thomas admitted. That's been a sore point for the Owls, who didn't fare well against the huge lines offered by the Bruins and Pirates. The Hornets' unit isn't as imposing, but Marshall will be making changes to find a combination which works -- especially with junior Josh Chastine still out of action with a sore knee. Full Story Back to Top
9-23-05 Pitcher Ashley Chastain Brings Season Strikeout Total to 102 (Citizen - Fayetteville - GA) Landmark Christian got a huge 1-0 victory over St. Francis last week with Kat Strickland driving in the wining run in the first inning with an RBI double and Ashley Chastain going the distance on the mound, giving up one hit and striking out seven batters. The Lady War Eagles followed the win with a 6-3 loss to Whitefield Academy. Landmark produced 12 hits, their most in a game this season, but stranded 10 runners. Chastain and Emily Cone each had three hits and 2 RBIs a piece. Chastain also struck out 11 batters, bring her season total to 102. Full Story Back to Top
9-23-05 Hockey Publisher John Castine Comments on Lockout (Financial Times - London, England) "The kids didn’t aspire to the NHL with the players not in the newspapers or on TV every day”, says John Castine, who publishes a weekly amateur hockey paper in Michigan, where the passion for hockey runs as high as in Ontario or Saskatchewan. Full Story Back to Top
9-22-05 Recovered Nick Chastine Leads Charge to Strong Win (Garden City Observer - Garden City, MI) The Eagles really got rolling on Monday night, with an 11-1 drubbing of visiting Romulus. Skilled sophomore midfielder Nick Chastine, back from a sprained ankle, scored the game's first four goals over a 24-minute span to jumpstart the rout while Bialick added a pair. Full Story Back to Top
9-22-05 Rich Castagna is Part of Powerhouse Trio (Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh, PA) Seniors Rich Castagna and Dan Sullivan and sophomore Nick Fazio have been the players in Peters Township's three-pronged rushing attack who have helped the Indians (3-1, 1-0) to early success...Castagna, at 5 feet 6, 156 pounds, is a speedster who can break it outside and pull away from defenders. His speed led to 140 yards on 32 carries (4.4 yards per carry) to go along with eight receptions for 85 yards. He leads the team in scoring with four touchdowns. Full Story Back to Top
9-20-05 Johnny Chastain Wins Sugar Creek and Brother Shawn Chastain Wins Tri-County ( - Lincoln, NE) Chastain and the ColorTyme Racing Team had hoped to not only win the championship at Sugar Creek, but to take the championship at Tri-County Race Track as well. However, the season finale at Tri-County schedule for September 3 was postponed until September 17 and this caused a conflict with Chastain who had previous obligations for the new date...Johnny has always said that if he couldn't win he wanted his brother Shawn to win and thats who won the Tri-County Championship. Full Story Back to Top
9-18-05 Eighth Annual Bob Chesteen Memorial UKC Coon Hunt Is October 15 (Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription) - Knoxville, TN) Coon Hunt: High Oaks Coon Club will hold the eighth Annual Bob Chesteen Memorial UKC Coon Hunt & Bench Show on Oct. 15 at Edwina Community Center in Newport. The hunt, which benefits St. Jude Children's Hospital, begins at 9 p.m. and has an entry fee of $12. The bench show starts at 6 p.m. and costs $6 to enter. The all events begin that morning at 10 a.m. For more information contact Jerry Sutton at 423-623-2712. Full Story Back to Top
9-16-05 Kyle Shasteen Injury a Set-back for Eagles (Ukiah Daily Journal - Ukiah, CA) Staying healthy is the key to Mendocino's success, says Gang. "We're a little banged up," he noted. "Our biggest thing is keeping the kids healthy. If healthy, we'll be fine." Offensive lineman Kyle Shasteen, who blew out his knee last week, is a big loss for the Eagles. He certainly won't be in action Saturday. Full Story Back to Top
9-14-05 Runner Ryan Chastain Beats Sean Jennings (Seymour Daily Tribune - Seymour, IN) In the boys race, Mitchell showed why they might be the team to beat at sectionals. They had the winner, Ryan Chastain, and three of the top four finishers. “They are awfully good,” Seymour coach Randy Fife said. “They may be one of the top teams in southern Indiana.”...Sneaking in between the Mitchell runners was Seymour’s Sean Jennings, who finished second in a time of 16:09, 12 seconds behind Chastain. Still, Jennings stalked Chastain for most of the race and Fife said he saw improvement in his time. “He gained 10 seconds on him,” Fife said. At the season-opening meet at Bedford, Chastain beat Jennings by 22 seconds. Full Story Back to Top
9-9-05 David and Daniela Castano Participate in Soccer and Scouts Program (Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park, NJ) David Felipe Castano, 13, and his sister, Zaida Daniela Castano, 11, of Long Branch were among those who played in the beach tournament, as their father, Ramiro Castano, a native of Colombia, watched from the sidelines. "I think it's great because what I see is they're trying to get together parents and children, no matter what nationality, no matter what race, no matter what religion," the elder Castano said. Full Story Back to Top
9-9-05 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Makes Hole-in-one on Par Three ( - USA) The most amazing scoring feats came within 10 minutes of each other from players in the same group. First Sweden's Joakim Backstrom holed his second shot on the par-5 third from 227 yards for an albatross 2, then playing partner Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano fired a hole-in-one on the par-3 fourth. Both players used 5-irons. Full Story Back to Top
9-9-05 Coach Pat Castagno Comments on Delaware's Strong Female Runners (The News Journal - Wilmington, DE) "Anna is obviously the strongest runner in Delaware," Tatnall coach Pat Castagno said. "Every state needs a front runner who sets the tone and the bar. I see Anna pulling everybody else along, but you never know someone's going to come out of the woods and challenge."...The level of running in Delaware has elevated over the past few years, in large part due to Broussell and the graduated Leitsch. With Broussell winning races and breaking records, Castagno feels her success has pulled some of the other state's talents along. Castagno believes the level of competition will get better. "This year will be the strongest girls results in a long time in Delaware," Castagno said. Full Story Back to Top
9-9-05 Bill Chastain Tells the Story of the Pittsburgh Steelers (McKeesport Daily News - McKeesport, PA) Chastain...takes a nostalgic look at a team that went from league doormat for 40 years to a squad that compiled a 38-6 home record at Three Rivers Stadium between 1974-79. These Steelers also sent nine players to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and won four Super Bowls in six years...Chastain also does a solid job detailing obscure facts - how aging linebacker Andy Russell saved center Ray Mansfield's job, how a distinguished sportswriter became a scout responsible for bringing in talents like Stallworth, Donnie Shell, and L.C. Greenwood, and how Rooney actually sold the team to a young Philadelphia steel heir before World War II. Full Story Back to Top
9-8-05 Home of Tulane Basketball Player Kory Castine Suffers Minor Damage (USA Today - USA) The Tulane coach has more pressing concerns in the wake of Hurricane Katrina now that his team has landed at Texas A&M, where the players will spend the first semester taking classes since their New Orleans campus is inoperable. The home of junior Kory Castine, the only New Orleans resident on the team, suffered minor damage from the hurricane. The home of junior Kory Castine, the only New Orleans resident on the team, suffered minor damage from the hurricane. Full Story Back to Top
9-1-05 Catalina Castano Falls to Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 at U.S. Open (San Francisco Chronicle - United States) After breaking Castano and serving to go up 5-2 in the second set, Serena set up match point with a shot that drew a gasp of appreciation from the crowd. Camped at the baseline, she moved forward and hit a gorgeous drop shot that caught Castano completely off guard. She followed that up with a backhand winner — her 25th winner of the match — to put Castano away. Full Story Back to Top
8-31-05 Catalina Castano Advances to Second Round of U.S. Open for First Time ( - Canada) Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal breezed through their opening matches at the U.S. Open. They shouldn't expect much resistance Wednesday in the second round...Williams kicks off Wednesday's evening session against Colombian Catalina Castano, who is into the second round here for the first time in three attempts. Full Story
8-31-01 Col. Taylor Chasteen Lauds Teamwork Providing Army Game Broadcasts ( - USA) Col. Taylor Chasteen, project director of Army Knowledge Online, said "this is a great example of different Army agencies working together to take care of soldiers. The Army Home Page team provides the technical expertise, our great relationship with Soldiers Radio and Television provides us the physical connection, and Army Knowledge Online provides an easy-to-use delivery mechanism. Everyone benefits from this kind of teamwork." Full Story
8-30-05 Racing Rookie Benny Chastain May Finish in Top 30 (Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee, FL) With four races left this season, the retired Tallahassee businessman is on the verge of a top-30 finish. Three of the remaining races will take place during a seven-day span that begins Friday. Chastain didn't figure he'd make it this far when he began the season on a shoestring budget. He just wanted to learn, but even as car failures become more frequent there's no quit in him...Chastain's chase at the ARCA rookie-of-the-year award took an unexpected turn two months ago when he was building a garage for his car. He fell 7 feet from the roof. An MRI showed no broken bones, but Chastain was hospitalized for 10 days. He'd bruised his spleen, causing blood buildup in his body. Full Story
8-29-05 Catalina Castano to Face Serena Williams in U.S. Open (San Francisco Chronicle - United States) Eighth-seeded Serena Williams beat back a second-set challenge from 16-year-old Taiwanese qualifier Yung-Jan Chan 6-1, 6-3 as the U.S. Open began Monday under hazy, partly cloudy skies...Williams advanced to face Colombia's Catalina Castano, who beat Alina Jidkova of Russia 6-4, 6-3. Full Story
8-27-05 Perry Chestang Leads Citronelle Over MGM (Mobile Register - Mobile, AL) Perry Chestang completed 10 of 15 passes for 104 yards and rushed for 46 yards on 11 carries with two touchdowns as Citronelle beat Mary Montgomery 16-7 Friday night. Full Story
8-25-05 Ethan and George Chastain Involved in Establishing Public Fishing Pier (Georgetown Times - Georgetown, SC) Ethan Chastain, son of George Chastain of the Baruch Foundation, cut the ribbon officially marking the opening of Hobcaw Point Observation and Fishing Pier. People have been using the old bridge and road bed for some time now, but the Tuesday afternoon dedication and ribbon-cutting make it official...“This is an example of a private-public partnership that is a great benefit to Georgetown County Citizens,” Charlton said. “George Chastain has been behind us from the get-go.”...“The Foundation wanted to share some of our property with the public,” Chastain said. “We are always looking for opportunities to share with the public.” “This is just the first step,” he continued. “We are looking forward to seeing the project built out over the years.” Full Story
8-25-05 Ken Chastine and Pals Too Intimidating to Practice at Same Time ( - Fort Lauderdale, FL) When we practice, I have to make sure that at least one of them is not out there." Ellis, White and Chastine make up one of the area's most intimidating and physically gifted defensive lines. And, unfortunately for opponents, Coe won't be substituting them on every play once the season begins...Chastine (6-3, 330) plays the opposite tackle to Ellis. They make it almost impossible for teams to run up the middle. Full Story
8-24-05 Katie Chastain Contributes to Tough Win Over Wildcats (Brownwood Bulletin - TX) Brownwood head coach Mary Steed believes walking away with the victory should boost the Lady Lions' (5-4) morale...The Lady Lions used a punishing sequence of spikes from Katie Chastain, then Takenda Cotton, then Ashley Ledlow, then Sara Raschke -- few of the which the Lady Wildcats could return. "We were trying to hit it hard and at the angles so they couldn't dig it," Chastain said. Chastain provided the first three points with spikes that twice went through Water Valley's middle block attempt and a third that ricocheted off Kendra Franke. Another Chastain kill ended a brief Water Valley run, 4-2...spikes by Ledlow, Raschke and Chastain ended the match. Full Story
8-21-05 Perry Chestang is Front-Runner for Citronelle Quarterback this Year (Mobile Register - Mobile, AL) The Wildcats have a lot of skill players returning, but have to rebuild their offensive line because there is only one returning starter -- senior center David Emge (6-foot-2, 240 pounds). Senior Perry Chestang (6-1, 185), a starter at linebacker last year, is the front-runner at quarterback. He started at that position in Citronelle's spring game and will hand off to the Wildcats' main weapon, fullback Chris Edmunds. Full Story
8-20-05 Sexagenarian Racing Rookie Benny Chastain Lives His Dream (Detroit Free Press - United States) Chastain, a 62-year-old rookie -- yes, rookie -- was in Brooklyn for Friday's ARCA Re/Max race at Michigan International Speedway. Chastain failed to qualify for the race Thursday. But he hung around until Friday anyway, in case someone dropped out. Besides, he always has the next race, and in the 14 months he has been on the stock car minor league circuit, he has qualified and raced at a few of the sport's memorable tracks -- Daytona, Talladega, Pocono. Full Story
8-14-05 Bear Hunter Dennis Chastain Comments on Baying Issue (The State - Columbia, SC) Chastain, who lives in Pickens County, used to take part in dog hunts for bears, but he stopped about a decade ago. He prefers to do the tracking himself instead of leaving it to the dogs. But Chastain can see both sides of the bear baying issue. “If they don’t have the training, the inexperienced bear dog will push in and be a dead bear dog,” he said. On the other hand, “I know (bear baying) would not be acceptable to 99 percent of the population,” Chastain said. People hear about putting dogs in a pen with a tied-up bear and conjure images of cockfighting or dogfighting. Bear baying, however, is far from a blood sport. Full Story
8-12-05 Samantha Castagna Competes in California High School Rodeo (Mercury-Register - Oroville, CA) Got a runaway cow? Need a goat tied up? Then Samantha Castagna is someone you should call. Samantha, a sophomore at Las Plumas High School, is heading into her second year in the California High School Rodeo Association (CHSRA)...This season, Samantha is expanding her events to add breakaway roping and goat tying. Full Story
8-11-05 Karen Chastain's Store Sells Massive Number of Endangered Seminole Logo (WJXX - Jacksonville, FL) "They're coming in and buying stickers like crazy, anything with the logo. They are purchasing in mass quantities, which is good for me," said owner Karen Chastain. Chastain's store is filled with flags, hoops, footballs, luggage hats, balls, trucks, and flip flops -- all covered with the Seminole logo. Full Story
8-11-05 Armand Castagna's Boat Sees Good Fishing (San Francisco Chronicle - United States) Armand Castagna's boat, The Imagine, has been busier than normal this week. Running from his dock in San Rafael on Tuesday, Castagna started his group casting for bass at Point Chauncy (outgoing tide), landed two to 12 pounds, then off they went up and along the Marin coast, where The Imagine hooked eight salmon, landing five to 24 pounds. On the way back, the boat made a stop at Angel Island. Two halibut were hooked, one landed, a 23 1/2-pounder . Full Story
8-9-05 Carlos Castano Extends His Lead in Cycling Event ( - Alicante, Spain) Carlos Castano Panadero has won his second stage in the Vuelta Ciclista a Burgos, an individual time trial in Ribera del Duero. The Andalucia-Paul Versan rider extends his lead in the general classification. Full Story
7-31-05 Beth Castagno Volunteers for Special Olympics Games (Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill, NJ) "The kids are just ecstatic. When you give them a high-five, it's like the best thing that's ever happened to them," said Beth Castagno, a special education teacher at Y.A.L.E. School in the Williamstown section of Monroe. Castagno and more than 100 other volunteers offered high-fives, cheers and other forms of support during the 10th annual Special Olympics competition, held Thursday at Holy Cross High School in Delran..."It's a really rewarding experience," Castagno said. "Everyone's smiling. You walk by the adults and they all have smiles on their faces too. You just can't not be smiling." Full Story
7-31-05 Catalina Castano Defeated in Final Tournament Face-Off (Houston Chronicle - United States) Top-seeded Israeli Anna Smashnova smoked Catalina Castano of Colombia in straight sets Sunday in the final at the clay- court Budapest Grand Prix tennis event. The streaking Smashnova improved to 11-1 in her last 12 matches by making quick work of Castano 6-2, 6-2...Smashnova pocketed $22,000 for her efforts, while Castano earned $12,000 in her first-ever WTA final. Full Story
7-30-05 Catalina Castano Advances to Final in Budapest Grand Prix (San Jose Mercury News - United States) Top-seeded Anna Smashnova defeated Croatia's Jelena Kostanic 6-2, 6-0 on Saturday and will face Colombian qualifier Catalina Castano in the final of the Budapest Grand Prix...Castano beat qualifier Laura Pous Tio of Spain 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-0. Castano led 5-2 in the tiebreaker before Pous Tio rallied. "I lost the tiebreaker due to a lack of concentration," Castano said. She rebounded to easily take the last two sets, wearing down Pous Tio with long shots into alternating corners. Full Story
7-29-05 Catalina Castano Advances to Semifinals (Fall River Herald News - Fall River, MA) Another upset came when capable Colombian Catalina Castano cut down 2004 Budapest runner-up Martina Sucha 6-4, 6-4....Saturday's semifinals will pit Smashnova against Kostanic and Castano versus Pous Tio. The winner of this $140,000 tournament will collect $22,000. Full Story
7-29-05 Amateur Athletes from Around the World Compete at Castine Center (Slidell Sentry News - Slidell, LA) Thousands of amateur athletes from around the world are in New Orleans this week to claim top prizes in table tennis, baton twirling and power lifting...While the games are primarily held in the Greater New Orleans area, five sports - flag football, weightlifting, powerlifting, wrestling and table tennis - are held exclusively on the Northshore at the Castine Center and Pelican Park in Mandeville. Full Story
7-27-05 James Castagna Beats 78 Others to Play U.S. Senior Open (Business Gazette - Gaithersburg, MD) The Sandy Spring resident has found his stride at the age of 55, and by his own estimation is playing better golf than ever. That was evident last week, as Castagna beat out 78 other golfers during an 18-hole sectional qualifying round at Woodmore Country Club in Mitchellville to earn a spot in the U.S. Senior Open...Castagna's story is not an overnight success, though. He started playing the game at the age of 12, and was good enough to play for the University of Maryland. As a young amateur, however, he was never able to play with enough consistency to make a serious run at joining the PGA Tour. Full Story
7-26-05 Catalina Castano Sends Third Seed Vinci Home (This is London - London, England) Third seed Roberta Vinci was a shock early loser in the Budapest Grand Prix after she slumped to defeat at the hands of Catalina Castano in Monday's first round. The Italian looked to have bounced back after losing the opening set to Castano but it was the Colombian who proved strongest in the deciding set, winning 6-1 1-6 6-4. Full Story
7-25-05 Race Driver Shawn Chastain Beats Brother Johnny Chastain ( - Lincoln, NE) MURPHY, N.C. -- It was a hot July weekend and although there were no trips to victory lane on Friday or Saturday night Johnny enjoyed the racing. Johnny's philosophy is that if he can't win he would like to see his brother Shawn win. However, he isn't thrilled about being out run like he was Friday night at Sugar Creek even if it is Shawn driving the car. "We had a good car, but Shawn had a better one. He was hooked up and out ran us pure and simple," said Johnny. "He has finished second to us a bunch this year and so I really can't complain." Full Story
7-10-05 James Castagna Wins Senior Golf Tournament ( - Philadelphia, PA) In the senior (over-55) competition, which was turned into an 18-hole event because of rain Friday, James Castagna of Montgomery Village (Md.) won it with a 70 by two strokes over Michael Rose of Phil-Mont. Castagna was 2-over par with three holes to go, but birdied the seventh and eighth holes (he started out on the back nine) to take control. "My friend Bucky (Ehrhardt, a HVCC member) was thoughtful enough to get me in here," said Castagna, who played golf at the University of Maryland. "I just turned 55 last month, so I just got in under the wire. Full Story
7-9-05 Bill Chastain To Write Bobby Pruett Biography (Huntington Herald Dispatch - Huntington, WV) Bobby Pruett won't be going silently into the night after all. As Marshall's first football season in nine years draws nigh without him as the Herd’s head coach he’ll depart by telling his life story to Bill Chastain in a soon to be published biography. The working title: "Purpose and Passion, Bobby Pruett The Marshall Years. We Play for Championships." Full Story
6-27-05 Al Chasteen is Among Early California Racers ( - Lincoln, NE) On the back page of the June 1, 1936 program for Curryer’s first “Pacific Coast Stock Car Championship” race was the following announcement: “Today you fans of the Oakland Speedway are witnessing one outstanding racing event of the year in this 200 mile Stock Car Race...The entry list included most of the big-name local drivers: Fred Agabashian, Les Dreisbach, Herk Edwards, Lynn Deister, Al Chasteen...The most cheered driver of the race was Al Chasteen, driving a Ford pickup truck complete with cab and pickup bed. On the 162nd cap, he broke a front axle and spent 14 laps in the pits for repairs. Upon his return to the track, he received as much applause as Deister at the finish line. Full Story
6-20-05 Casey Chasteen Makes the Team for National Rodeo Competition (Columbia Missourian - Columbia, MO) Vought and Chasteen found out Sunday when final results were announced, they had qualified for the Missouri team that will compete in late July at the national event in Gillette, Wyo...Chasteen finished second in girls’ cutting, a new event at this year’s rodeo, and was named one of two Reserve Rookies for the year. “I’m really happy about it,” Chasteen said...She said she hopes to make it to nationals next year in goat tying. Full Story
6-18-05 Jennifer Chasteen Makes All-State First Team in Softball (Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, IN) Brownsburg senior Ashley Hobbs and Avon junior Jennifer Chasteen were named to the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association's first team all-state team. Full Story
6-13-05 Rookie Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Wins in His 16th Tournament (Gulf Times - Doha, Qatar) Rookie Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano emulated his hero Severiano Ballesteros by securing his maiden victory in the Dutch Open yesterday. Ballesteros’s first European Tour title came in the Netherlands in 1976, and his 24-year-old compatriot shot a closing three-under-par 67 to finish two shots ahead of Britain’s Gary Emerson. While it took Ballesteros 27 events to claim his first title in his second year on tour, Fernandez-Castano needed only 16 tournaments to taste victory. He achieved the feat in typical Ballesteros style, holing out for an eagle-two on the third and running in several huge putts. “Just a year ago I was not sure about turning professional,” Fernandez-Castano said. “I was studying for my degree in business studies and playing amateur golf and I was not sure my game was good enough but at the end of last year I decided to give it a go. Full Story
6-12-05 Bill Chastain's Payne at Pinehurst Still Compelling in Paperback (Orlando Sentinel - Orlando, FL) Six years later, it remains a near-mythic tale that won't put anybody to sleep, be they old or young. "It's really gripping stuff," author Bill Chastain said. Last year, Chastain penned a book about the remarkable 1999 event called Payne at Pinehurst: The Greatest U.S. Open Ever, an editorial assertion that evidently raised the hackles of some purists. When the paperback version was printed this spring, the title was changed, if not downgraded, to the antiseptic Payne at Pinehurst: A Memorable U.S. Open in the Sandhills of Carolina. The greatest Open in its 104 incarnations? If not, it's likely the most memorable, emotional and compelling. Full Story
6-12-05 First Season Gonzalo Fernandez Castano Wins European PGA Tour (Sports Network - USA) Spanish rookie Gonzalo Fernandez- Castano posted a three-under 67 on Sunday to come from behind and earn his first European Tour victory at the KLM Dutch Open. He finished at 11-under-par 269 and won by two shots at Hilversumsche Golf Club. "It's difficult to explain," said Fernandez-Castano. "I went out today to play my best golf, and that's what happened. It's a dream come true. It's the icing on the cake." Full Story
6-4-05 Shawn Chastain and Johnny Chastain Back-to-Back Car Racing Winners ( - Lincoln, NE) In Late Model action there was a Chastain in victory lane again and this week it was Johnny Chastain. Starting on the front row with last weeks winner Shawn Chastain, Johnny took the early lead holding of Shawn until mechanical problems put Shawn in the pits, Russell Thomas would dog Chastain getting a nose under the defending Late Model Champion on numerous occasions but couldn't close the deal. Danny Byers, Barry Rogers and Rodney Weeks followed Chastain and Thomas across the stripe. Full Story
5-20-05 Sebastien Chastin Trains for Sahara Challenge (BBC News - UK) Sebastien Chastin has been training for many months on the dunes of Troon and Ardrossan for the 600km wind-powered event across the Sahara. The 33-year-old will pit himself against 40 of the world's most experienced kiting pilots. The Frenchman, who enjoys extreme sports, is hoping to raise £3,000 for the Yorkhill Children's Foundation. Full Story
5-13-05 Lora Chastain Signs with Oklahoma State University for Steeplechase (Los Alamos Monitor - Los Alamos, NM) Chastain, a senior from Los Alamos who ran some distance, sprints and hurdling events in her career with the Hilltoppers, recently signed a letter of intent to compete in the steeplechase at Oklahoma State University. She will also compete on the cross country team...Collegiate steeplechase is a 7 1/2-lap, 3,000-meter event where athletes are faced with a series of grounded barriers and water pits. So really, it's part distance running - the longest high school track event is 3,200 meters - and part hurdles, which is where Chastain has thrived the most at Los Alamos. Last season she was the District 2AAAA champion in the 300 hurdles...last year she ran in a 2,000-meter exhibition version at the Great Southwest Track and Field Championships, where she finished third. That was exactly the sort of experience Cowgirls' head coach Rene Sepulveda looks for in Big 12 Conference steeple runners, and agreed to sign Chastain to a partial scholarship. Full Story
5-10-05 Jennifer Chastain Strikes Out 23 Batters in 25 Innings (Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, IN) It's the longest softball game in Indiana high school history and the 10th-longest in the nation. Friday night's 25-inning, 51/2-hour marathon between Hoosier Crossroads Conference rivals Avon and Hamilton Southeastern ended in a 2-1 victory for the visiting Class 4A No. 3 Royals. Both pitchers hurled all 25 innings. Avon junior pitcher Jennifer Chasteen struck out 23 and walked just one. Full Story
5-3-05 Softball Pitcher Jennifer Chasteen Continues Great Run with No-Hitter (Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, IN) Add a no-hitter to the list of achievements this season for Avon softball pitcher Jennifer Chasteen. The junior struck out 12 in Friday's 9-0 home win over North Central to continue her torrid season. Chasteen is 9-2 with a 0.00 earned run average. Full Story
4-19-05 Chelsey Chastain Selected "Class A" North State Player of the Year (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) Lakeview Academy's Chelsey Chastain was selected as the "Class A" North state player of the year recently. Chastain, a senior, helped lead the Lady Lions to their first Region 8-A title and into the Elite Eight of the Class A state tournament this past season. She also surpassed the 1,000 point plateau for her high school career this past season. Full Story
3-12-05 Brandi Chastain Will Visit Your Computer Daily to Remind You . . . (Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth, TX) How would you like world soccer champion Brandi Chastain to wake you up each morning -- even if it is only with a reminder to take your Total or Wheaties multivitamin?...At, consumers choose the time of day they wish to get an e-mail video reminder to take their vitamin -- and pick the sports champion they want to deliver the message. Full Story
2-28-05 Chelsey Chastain Leads Lady Lions to Final Four (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) The Lady Lions continued their improbable run in the Class A playoffs Saturday afternoon routing Bowden 53-32 at Floyd College in the quarterfinals to advance to next week's Final Four...Senior Chelsey Chastain poured in 22 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lead Lakeview. Chastain and sophomore Nadia Muhanna, who pulled down 9 rebounds, dominated the inside as the Lady Lions blew open a close game in the second half. The pair outrebounded the entire Bowden team. Full Story
2-18-05 Bill Chastain Glad He Abandoned José Canseco Book (Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL) "A lot of people think I wrote the book,'' he said..."We went out to dinner,'' Chastain said, "and he starts telling me that he wants to tell all. And it was a lot of dark stuff. "I had no idea. I struggled with that some. I guess maybe I just didn't have the stomach.''..."I'm glad I'm not with it,'' said Chastain. "I haven't lost any sleep over it.'' Full Story
2-15-05 Racer Benny Chastain Flushes Lost Briefcase for Daytona International (CBS - USA) Benny Chastain lost some valuables on his second day at Daytona International Speedway. His checkbook, a photo album and a phone log - they were all gone along with the briefcase they were in...None of the misfortune bothered Chastain...He was too close to accomplishing what many drivers with more experience on the ARCA circuit hadn't done. Full Story
2-14-05 Reserve Chaunte Chastang Makes a Difference With Breakthrough Performance (Merced Sun-Star - Merced, CA) Without Castillo's scoring output and the surprising defensive effort of little-used reserve Chaunte Chastang, MC's nine freshmen and three redshirts may have already been talking about next year instead of next week...The Blue Devils scored their first basket on a Quantelle Daniels layup with 15:20 left in the first half, but it wasn't until Chastang subbed in almost five minutes later that MC changed the momentum. Full Story
2-14-05 Chelsey Chastain Achieves First Team Regional Win and 1,000th Career Point (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team won its first-ever region title in taking the Region 8-A crown with a 56-52 win over Hebron Christian Saturday at the Athens Academy gym...Lakeview was led by Chelsey Chastain with 22 points, as she scored her 1,000th career point in the game. Full Story
2-10-05 Coach John Chastain Named for Hall of Fame (Seymour Daily Tribune - Seymour, IN) John Chastain, who coached both sports at Seymour for more than 30 years, will be inducted Friday night at a ceremony in Indianapolis...He actually coached track for 42 years and cross country for 34 years. He spent time at Beech Grove and Medora before coming to Seymour. In addition to coaching, he also taught at Seymour High School for 37 years before retiring in 1998. He continued to coach until 2003, when he turned over the duties to longtime assistant Randy Fife. Full Story
2-10-05 Brian Castagna Receives Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award (Vanguard Online (subscription) - Waltham, MA) Former Bentley College swimmer Brian Castagna, a May 2004 graduate, has been named one of six recipients of the prestigious 18th annual Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award...During his four years at Bentley, Castagna was involved in Circle K and Special Olympics, and coordinated a number of blood drives on campus. He was also involved as a tutor as part of Bentley's Service Learning Program while also serving as a resident assistant. Castagna was the MVP and co-captain of the 2003-04 Bentley men's swim team, and finished his career as the school's all-time record holder in seven events, including the 50 yard backstroke and all three butterfly events. He earned three gold medals at the 2003 New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association championships, won the 50 back at the 2004 New Englands, and placed second in the 100 back at the 2003-04 Northeast-10 Championships. At the New Englands, he received the Bob Muir Award as the senior male with the most career points in the meet. Full Story
2-9-05 Chelsey Chastain Leads Lady Lions to State Tournament (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team will be making its second consecutive trip to the Class A state tournament after whipping Commerce 64-33 at the Athens Academy gym Tuesday night in the Region 8-A Tournament. Chelsey Chastain poured in 20 points to lead Lakeview to the win. Full Story
2-8-05 Bill Chastain Quit Book Partnership with José Canseco (Tampa Tribune - Tampa, FL) Bill Chastain...almost was the author of Jose's tell-all tome. Bill spent lots of time interviewing Canseco for the book, and even wrote 160 draft pages of a manuscript before abandoning the project. Chastain won't reveal what Canseco told him in their talks. Jose went on to write the book anyway. Full Story
2-3-05 Adam Chastain Contributes to Big Win at Diving Meet (Times-Mail - Bedford, IN) The Bedford North Lawrence boys swim team, still riding its wave of momentum garnered at the Hoosier Hills Conference meet last weekend, closed out the regular season Tuesday night at home with a 110-74 win over Madison... The Cubs stacked the front of the meet and held a slight advantage when the contest entered the diving competition, but BNL bolted back in front with great dives from junior Josh Fletcher, senior Josh Whitfield and sophomore Adam Chastain. Fletcher, who set a new school record in diving at the HHC meet last weekend, was battling the flu but still managed to pull out the top finish with a score of 215.5. Whitfield (195.00) took second and Chastain (146.35) third. Full Story
2-3-05 Chelsey Chastain Helps Lady Lions Win First-time Regional Title (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) Chelsey Chastain and Lydiann Jacobs then dominated the boards for the Lady Lions as they were able to hold several Jefferson runs... I thought Chelsey really stepped up on defense and rebounding," Brown said... Bennett led Lakeview with 15 points, six in the fourth quarter, and four rebounds. Briggs finished 12 points, Chastain added 9 points and six rebounds, and Jacobs and Elizabeth Campbell had 7 points each with Jacobs pulling down six rebounds and four steals. Full Story
2-2-05 Top Seed Catalina Castano Toppled by Unseeded Opponent (Rockford Register Star - Rockford, IL) Catalina Castano was ranked 113th in the world, the top singles seed at the Challenger of Rockford by a whopping 69 places. It took 66 minutes Tuesday morning for all those numbers to mean nothing and another six hours to prove it wasn't a fluke. Stephanie Dubois, ranked 224th and unseeded, upset Castano 6-1, 6-2 in the first match of the main draw at Clock Tower Racquet Club... DuBois has to hope Castano regains her strut quickly because the two are doubles partners in this tournament. It's the first time the two have played together, a chance pairing arranged by another player days before they were scheduled to meet in the main draw's first match... At least I know I have a good partner," Castano said. Full Story
2-2-05 Natalie Castano Makes 17 Steals as Herricks Beats Port (Newsday - Long Island, NY) Freshman Natalie Castano had a career-high 26 points and a program-record 17 steals as Herricks beat Port Washington, 57-53, yesterday in a Nassau Conference II girls basketball game. The previous record of 16 was set by Jackie Fertitta in 2001. Castano scored eight of the final 10 points for Herricks (4-5), which trailed 46-40 entering the fourth quarter. Her three-pointer with 1:47 left tied the score at 50, and her two free throws with 28 seconds left gave Herricks its first lead at 55-53. Lindsey DeSarbo added two free throws with eight seconds left to provide the final margin. Port Washington is 3-4. Possible Dead Link. Full Story
1-30-05 Jake Chastain Wins Wrestling Championship and Aids Golden Valley to Team Title (Modesto Bee - Modesto, CA) Golden Valley had eight finalists and Keng Thor (103) and Jake Chastain (140) joined Byrd as champions as the Cougars claimed the team title... Chastain... controlled Rocklin's Dustin Amrein from the get-go, slowly wearing him down from the ground. "I'm usually pretty good on my feet," Chastain said. "But he stayed down on the mat, so I worked on some of my on-top moves." Full Story
1-27-05 Chelsey Chastain Leads Lady Lions to Important Victory (Picture of Chastain) (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) The Lakeview girls basketball team clinched at least a share of the Region 8-A title Tuesday night taking a hard-fought 51-46 win over Towns County at home... Chastain finished with 19 points, two rebounds and three blocks to lead Lakeview. Bennett added 14 points and six rebounds... The Lady Lions can win the region outright with wins over Athens Academy Friday on the road and then next Tuesday against No. 5 Jefferson at home. Full Story
1-21-05 Ericca Castagna Leads Winning Gymnastics Team (Tri-Town Transcript - Beverly, MA) Helping to set that winning tone this season has been captain Ericca Castagna, one of the few upperclassmen on the team. The junior acts as a second coach in addition to being one of the top two performers on the team... The other half of Masco's one-two punch is sophomore Chelseas Rosetti. Rosetti and Castagna (both of whom are level nine gymnasts) are the two members of the team who perform in every event during a meet. Full Story
1-21-05 City Attorney Karen Chastain Says St. John's River Perfect for Super Bowl (Tuscaloosa News (subscription) - Tuscaloosa, AL) New Orleans has Bourbon Street, Miami has South Beach and Jacksonville has the St. Johns River. Although the river doesn't compare to the others in terms of entertainment or lore, it is equally regarded as the centerpiece of the city - and will be featured prominently during Super Bowl week. "The river is just a perfect backdrop for the Super Bowl in Jacksonville," said Karen Chastain, a city attorney serving as the mayor's liaison to the Feb. 6 championship game. "It's an important item that we want to highlight and showcase." Possible Dead Link. Full Story
1-12-05 Brian Castagna Receives Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award (Bentley Falcon Athletics - Waltham, MA) Former Bentley College swimmer Brian Castagna...has been named one of six recipients of the of the prestigious 18th annual Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award... "These honorees are a living memorial to Coach Woody Hayes for demonstrated excellence in academics, athletics and community service," explained Eric Parks, event co-chair. "Woody would be proud of this group." The honor is one of several received by Castagna since he graduated from Bentley summa cum laude. Full Story
1-12-05 Chelsey Chastain and Elizabeth Campbell Lead Lady Lions to Victory (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team remained unbeaten in Region 8-A play after routing Commerce 55-14 Tuesday night at home...Chelsey Chastain and Elizabeth Campbell led Lakeview with 10 points each. Hannah Bennett added 8 and Hillary Stanford 7 as nine different players scored. Full Story
1-11-05 Megan Castaing Contributes Three Goals to Soccer Win (Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson, MS) MEGAN CASTAING, Caledonia: Scored 3 goals in an 8-0 win over South Pontotoc. Full Story
1-6-05 Brandon Castania Goals Snatch Opelousas Victory from Defeat (Opelousas Daily World - Opelousas, LA) A pair of goals each from Brandon Castania and Chris Morvant helped Opelousas rally from a 3-0 deficit and take a 4-3 boys soccer victory over Northside Wednesday. Northside led 3-0 at halftime before the Tigers (2-0 district) rallied to tie it, and Castania got his second goal in overtime for the league victory. Full Story
1-3-05 Cory Castine is Part of Heaviest Five ( Tulane has a bulky front line which Green Wave football coach Chris Scelfo may be eyeing for some action on the gridiron. The Green Wave's heaviest five players (Kory Castine, Quincy Davis, Robinson average of 252.6 per player. That is the heaviest five on any Conference USA team. Full Story
12-23-04 Justin Castagna Delivers the Points for the Panthers (The Gloucester County Times - Woodbury, NJ) Justin Castagna shouldn't have any more problems with his confidence. Every time the Pitman High School boys basketball team needed a big basket in Wednesday's Tri-County Conference Classic Division contest against gritty Penns Grove, Castagna delivered. The junior dropped seven points in a two-minute stretch Full Story
12-22-04 Cedarville Pirate John Chastain Named All-Conference (Van Buren Press Argus-Courier - Van Buren, AR) Senior fullback John Chastain is the sole senior to be named the all-conference squad for the Pirates. Chastain finished the season with 10 touchdowns, 693 yards on 142 carries (4.9 ypc). His best game was against Ola, in which he had three touchdowns. Full Story
12-19-04 Jake Chastain Wins Wrestling Title (Modesto Bee - Modesto, CA) Golden Valley's Jake Chastain beat Bret Harte's Jordan Borean 5-3 to win the 145-pound title. Chastain got some revenge against Borean, who beat him 8-0 at last year's Western Invitational. "I knew he'd gotten me last year, but I'm healthy this year," said Chastain, still sporting a black eye suffered while winning at Oakdale's Riddle Classic last week. "Plus, now I'm undefeated (8-0) heading into the Sierra Nevada Classic in Reno next week. That's a huge tournament, and I've reached one of my goals." Full Story
12-17-04 Coach Brad Chasteen Pushes Team in Tough Schedule (Dallas Morning News (subscription) - Dallas, TX) Coppell boys basketball coach Brad Chasteen has his team in the midst of a month-long test. The Cowboys played their ninth game in 13 days Tuesday against Bishop Lynch, and that's not the half of it. Coppell (8-6) doesn't play a home game in December, and one of its road games is the District 6-5A opener Tuesday at district-favorite Irving..."I don't know what idiot made that schedule," Chasteen joked. "We've played some good teams and beaten some good teams. This will get us ready." Chasteen said there is a method to his madness. He knew the Cowboys would need to be tested early to be ready for what is sure to be a torrid district schedule. Full Story
12-14-04 All-Conference Point Guard Alisha Chastain Returns to Hiwassee (Asheville Citizen-Times - Asheville, NC) Chastain, who averaged 15 points, four rebounds and five assists per game last season, will look to lead the Eagles not only to a winning season but a conference championship. Full Story
12-10-04 Senior Guard Lindsey Chasteen Says Goal is "Undefeated!" (Dallas Morning News (subscription) - Dallas, TX) Coppell senior guard Lindsey Chasteen, one of the team's leading scorers, said the Cowgirls' goal is to go undefeated in district. "But it will be tough, because there are a lot of talented teams in our district," Chasteen said. "Everyone is looking at us as one of the teams to beat, and we feel like we are." Full Story
12-7-04 Chelsey Chastain Leads Lakeview to Victory (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) The Lady Lions of Lakeview Academy ran their record to 5-3 with a 68-23 basketball win Tuesday night over host Athens Christian Academy. Chelsey Chastain led Lakeview in scoring with 16 points. Full Story
12-07-04 Lora Chastain Helps Winning Los Alamos Season Despite Injury (Los Alamos Monitor - Los Alamos, NM) Joining Hemphill, Sandoval and Miller are seniors Lora Chastain and Kate Preteska. Chastain has fought through injuries to complete a successful season, Full Story
12-2-04 Chelsey Chastain Leads Lady Lions in Scoring But Loses Game (Pascagoula Mississippi Press - Pascagoula, MS) The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team fell to Jefferson 52-39 Wednesday night in Region 8-A action. The Lady Lions were led in scoring by Chelsey Chastain, who had 14 points. Full Story
12-01-04 Josh Chestang Contributes 18 Points to Tiger Victory (Pascagoula Mississippi Press - Pascagoula, MS) Tigers (6-1) avenged an earlier loss to Harrison Central thanks to 18 points from Josh Chestang. The Tigers are the defending district champions. Full Story
11-16-04 Jay Chastine Nominated Player of the Year (Florida Today - Melbourne, FL) Player of the Year nominations: . . . Class 2B, RB Jay Chastine, Cocoa Beach; Class 3A . . . Full Story
11-16-04 Injured Top Scorer Chelsey Chastain Out at Least Four Games (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) Chastain is out four to five games. Chastain led the team last year in scoring, averaging 17.5 points per game. Full Story
11-14-04 Mike Chastain Leads Growing Gymnastics Program (Kinston Free Press - Kinston, NC) One of the things that still surprises gymnastics instructor Mike Chastain is when a parent registers their child and says, "I didn't realize we had gymnastics in Lenoir County." Full Story
11-11-04 Rick Chastain's Pirates Out of Championship Run (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) Chastain said despite the loss he was pleased with the way the season came out. "All in all, I'm very pleased with our year. We came from nothing to something this year." Full Story
11-7-04 Coach Rick Chastain Comments on Amazing Comeback in Championship Game (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO, USA) "I think our kids will represent our district really well," Perryville coach Rick Chastain said. ... Full Story
11-5-04 Chasteen Twins Lauren and Lindsey Lead Girls Basketball Team (Dallas Morning News (subscription) - Dallas, TX) Senior twins Lauren and Lindsey Chasteen, the daughters of boys basketball coach Brad Chasteen, will lead the Cowgirls. ... Full Story
11-4-04 Coach Rick Chastain Pleased that Pirates are Playing for District Title (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO, USA) ... "We're really excited about being here," Perryville coach Rick Chastain said. "It's been a while since we've been in this situation.". ... Full Story
11-3-04 Kenosha Chastang Scores 11 for Premier Sports (San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco, CA, USA) Lisa Cline led Premier Sports with 14 points, while Tomeka Brown and Kenosha Chastang each scored 11. Premier Sports ... Full Story
10-29?-04 Tootie Chastain Selected for All Star Rodeo Team (Heber Springs Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR, USA) Leaders of the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA), the oldest youth rodeo organization in America, appointed Tootie Chastain of Quitman to the ... Full Story
10-27-04 Further Developments in Russell Chasteen Match (The Sweet Science - United States) Promoter couldn't wait for the Florida State Athletic Commission to confirm Lobo's claim, so he went ahead and brought in tested journeyman Russell Chasteen ... Full Story
10-24-04 Boxer Russell Chasteen Disqualified for Trying to Bite Opponent (Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL, USA) His behavior in the ring legitimized the belief that Russell Chasteen forgot one thing before his bout Friday night against China Smith. Full Story
10-21-04 Courtney Chastain Helps Win Swimming Competition (The Ledger) The Lakeland Christian girls captured the 200-yard medley relay with Norton, Megan Frost, Leslie Schichtel and Courtney Chastain. Full Story
10-19-04 Jody Chastain Bowls 298 In High Rollers League at Foxx (The Daily News) In the High Rollers league at Foxx, Walt Lundgren rolled 299-786, Jory Goehner had a 299 game, Jody Chastain bowled 298 and Carl Storms had 289-786. Full Story
10-19-04 Evan Chastain Helps Defeat Powerful Brownsville Beating Brownstown 'unbelievable' (Louisville Courier Journal - Louisville, KY) >>... tackle Brent Zelivetz, sophomore right guard Troy McKinney, junior center Thomas Shouse, senior left guard Jared Ferguson and junior left tackle Evan Chastain. ... Full Story
10-15-04 Girls Cross Country Coach Mike Chastain Discusses Promising Future Eagles girls flying under the radar (South Bend Tribune - South Bend, IN) >>... a hurry. Coach Mike Chastain's Eagles take on No. 16 ... second place. "This will be the first real race for Alex," says Chastain. "That's ... Full Story
10-10-04 Coach Rick Chastain Disappointed in 28-27 Loss to Potosi Perryville loses, but improves from last week (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) >>... 2 that Perryville coach Rick Chastain called disappointing, the Pirates lost 28-27 to Potosi on Friday night. "I felt good about ... Full Story
10-10-04 Jake Chastain's 23 Completed Passes for 299 Yards Not Enough for Win Wolves regain winning feeling with 37-23 victory over Wayne (Aberdeen American News - Aberdeen, SD) >>... the game. An 84-yard strike from freshman quarterback Jake Chastain to Tony Manning set up a 2-yard touchdown run by Chastain. Full Story
10-8-04 Troy Chasteen Leads South Lake In Golf With Score of 41 Leesburg boys golf defeats South Lake (Leesburg Daily Commercial - Leesburg, FL) >>... South Lake (0-6) was led by Troy Chasteen, who birdied the 18th hole for a score of 41. Joey Buoni and Jon Lecker posted 42s, and Evan Linkh added a 44. ... Full Story
10-6-04 Amanda Chastain and Michelle Sanchez Have Tough Go At Tennis It brings out the best in both (Lompoc Record - Lompoc, CA) >>... the big crosstown rivalry, rolled off the showroom floor and swept, battling past Crystal Hernandez/Maiyer Vang 7-5, blanking Amanda Chastain/Michelle Sanchez 6 ... Full Story
10-3-04 Coach Rick Chastain Admits "We're Just Not a Very Good Ball Club" Perryville struggles in homecoming loss (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) >>Those are likely just a few of the feelings that went through Perryville football coach Rick Chastain's head as he watched his Pirates fall 20-0 Saturday at ... Full Story
10-2-04 Shawn Chastain Starts in Front but Does Not Finish in Top 10 Scoggins tops strong Cleveland Late Model field ( - Lincoln, NE) >>... Starting on the front row with Shawn Chastain, Scoggins powered into the lead and never looked back as he led every lap of the 30 lap feature. ... Full Story
9-29-04 Jared Chastain Plays Good Defense RICEVILLE, Athens earn sweeps (Daily Post Athenian - Athens, TN) >>... 14 decision. Rob Penderfraft, Jared Chastain, Dillon Shaw, Moses, Gary Wyatt and Travis Townsend played well on defense. For Meigs ... Full Story
9-29-04 Dilan Chastain Boots Deflected by Goalie THOMAS scores in OT to lift soccer Jays (Marshfield Mail - Marshfield, MO) >>... Mitchell said. Dilan Chastain, Josepeh Callihan and James Reese each had strong boots at the goal deflected during regulation play. Full Story
9-28-04 Mike Chasteen Participates in Auto Race PEPSI-MT Dew Mid America Nationals season finale for USMTS ( - Lincoln, NE) >>... Brad Pinkerton, Mike Hughes, Bruce Hanford, Al Hejna, Jason Hughes, Dean Mahlstedt, Brad McEwan, Jon Tesch, Corey Dripps, John Allen, Mike Chasteen and many ... Full Story
9-28-04 Lora Chastain Ranked 2nd Cross Country in Southwest and 4th in Nation 'TOPPERS finally best Belen (Los Alamos Monitor - Los Alamos, NM) >>... 4 in the country, was senior Lora Chastain. Chastain finished in 19th (21:10) in her first race of the season coming off of knee surgery. ... Full Story
9-27-04 Bailee Chastain Helps Red Bank Defeat Bradley Central "NO-NAME'' Red Bank Tops Bradley Central In Volleyball (The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga, TN) >>... "No coach in town would know the names of any of those girls. Well, maybe Bailee Chastain for volleyball and Martha Davis for softball.''. ... Full Story
9-19-04 Perryville Coach Rick Chastain Analyzes Defeat PIRATES fall to Herky (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) >>... "It seems like we really shot ourselves in the foot in the first half," Perryville coach Rick Chastain said. ... "Penalties killed us," Chastain said. ... Full Story
9-15-04 Henry Chastain Out of a Job as Professional Baseball Leaves Columbia BOTTOM of the ninth (The State - Columbia, SC) >>... Mark Bryant, assistant general manager for media and sales, and Henry Chastain, director of corporate ticket sales, begin searching for a job today. ... Full Story
9-10-04 Bennie Chesteen Second in Heat at Memphis WRIGHT rules O’Reilly ASCS at MMP ( - Lincoln, NE) >>... Third Heat (8 Laps): 1. Dale Howard, 2. Bennie Chesteen, 3. Jan Howard, 4. Raymond Stull, 5. Terry Hinck, 6. Josh Baker, 7. Hunter Schuerenberg, 8. Damon ... Full Story
9-8-04 Coach Rick Chastain Supports Teamwork Success (Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau, MO) >>... The line was getting all the blocks and doing a pretty good job.". Coach Rick Chastain: "The off-tackle run was working pretty well. ... Full Story
9-5-04 Frontrunner Shane Chastain Crashes Just Nine Laps Shy of Victory (Access North Georgia - Gainesville, GA) >>CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN - Shane Chastain of Murrayville finished nine laps shy of going to victory lane in the Akins Pro Late Model division for the first time in ... Full Story
8-23-04 Benny Chastain, 62, Become Rookie Race Driver (Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee, FL) >>Benny Chastain has taken a chunk out of his life's savings just to do something that has fascinated him since he was a teen-ager - drive his own car as fast as he can. Full Story
8-16-04 First Baseman Jacob Chastain Drops Ball and Loses Game (Fort Smith Times Record - Fort Smith, AR) >>... Center fielder Brian Goodwin popped up just behind the first base bag, but first baseman Jacob Chastain misplayed the ball, allowing it to drop. Full Story
8-9-04 Marine Bill Chastain Succeeds at One-Pitch Softball (Pacific Stars and Stripes - Naha, Japan) >>CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa - Bill Chastain took a couple of steps back, preparing to field a grounder up the middle if the batter hit it his way. ... Full Story
8-7-04 Shawn Chastain Fifth and Tim Chastain Eighth at Cleveland Speedway ( - Lincoln, NE) >>Tims would pad his season point lead over Bobby Mayse by holding on to second. John Owenby crossed the stripe third, Mayse fourth and Shawn Chastain fifth. ... Full Story
8-6-04 Craig Chastain Describes Extreme Sports Mission (Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - Minneapolis, MN) >>"We want to reach them where they are," said Craig Chastain, director of communications for the Palau organization. ... Full Story
8-5-04 Dr. Ed Chasteen Back in the Saddle (Platte County Sun News - Liberty, MO) >>Write it down, please," I pleaded with the doctor. So on his prescription pad, my doctor wrote, "Ed Chasteen may resume bicycle riding.". ... Full Story
7-28-04 Bobby Chasteen Beats Chris Hughes After Recount (WALB-TV - Albany, GA) >>Fitzgerald--July 20th, Bobby Chasteen came out 66 votes ahead of Chris Hughes in the race for a Cordele Circuit Superior Court Judgeship. ... Full Story
7-20-04 Russell Chasteen (20-8, 14 KOs) faces Linberger (27-8-1, 24 KOs) (Akron Beacon Journal (subscription) - Akron, OH) >>If Linberger (27-8-1, 24 KOs) can defeat Russell Chasteen (20-8, 14 KOs), he might get a shot at facing Tyson, 38, who needs to remain active. Full Story
7-7-04 Joey Chastain Potential Member of All-Air Force Team (Pacific Stars and Stripes - Naha, Japan) >>CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa - Adrian Abram, Scott Roe, Carlo Aguon and Joey Chastain could be forgiven if they're spending much time lately checking for e-mails ... Full Story
6-22-04 Bill Chastain Writes Book on Payne Stewart (St. Petersburg Times) Hot lyrics sounding less cool to a father >>Not until a few players came over and said hello to the stranger did Bill Chastain realize he was standing next to golfer Payne Stewart. Full Story
6-16-04 Adams Topples Renee Chastain (Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson, MS) >>Adams, who knocked off defending champion and top-seeded Renee Chastain Full Story
6-10-04 Renee Chastain Has Bull's-eye on Her Back (Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson, MS) >>Renee Chastain entered last year's Mississippi Women's Golf Association State Amateur with little fanfare - having been away from tournament golf since 1999 ... Full Story
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