Monday, 02 December 2019 14:44

ACL tears on the playing field

CHERAW, S.C. — Many people associate the serious injury to the knee’s anterior cruciate ligament with the rough contact of football. That statement is half true. It is a serious injury but often not due to on-field contact.

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Who would have thought that the minute Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and the Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning took the field in Super Bowl 50, they would both be playing in their last meaningful game? 

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When Antonio Brown mocked Mike Tomlin as the Pittsburgh Steelers coach was addressing the superstar wide receiver going AWOL, it should have been the seminal moment of his NFL career.

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The shock surrounding the news Saturday night of Andrew Luck's retirement from football shouldn't have been "Why would he quit?"

The shock should be "Why would anyone play football?"

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ROCKINGHAM — With the high school football season kicking off less than a month from now, many in Raider Nation are getting excited, and for good reason. 

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ROCKINGHAM – With his first full season as Richmond Senior High School’s head football coach under his belt, Bryan Till isn’t focusing on next season. Or the year after. Or the next three. No – Till has invested himself, his staff and his players into the program’s long-term future, and wants the community to know about it.

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Thursday, 09 November 2017 08:34

Richmond Raiders Football: A Playoff History

ROCKINGHAM – With the weight of the North Carolina 4AA state playoffs lingering over Richmond County this week, sports contributor Deon Cranford offers an exclusive look into the Raiders’ playoff history.

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LAURINBURG – The atmosphere inside Pate Stadium at Scotland High School during Friday night’s Sandhills Athletic Conference was the most hostel and raucous environment the Richmond Senior High School varsity football team has faced all season.

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LAURINBURG, N.C. – Resiliency has been a common theme throughout the 2017 season for the Richmond Senior High School varsity football team. It has battled back to win several games, most recently last week against Seventy-First High School.

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ROCKINGHAM – It was the biggest game of the year for the junior varsity Raiders, and they made history Thursday night.

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