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RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th District, has the NCAA’s attention when it comes to fair pay for student athletes. But he wants action from the collegiate sports giant — and from Congress.

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Here was Colin Kaepernick's political statement in the National Football League, at least when he was still in the National Football League: He began to take a knee during the playing of the National Anthem. He did that and other players did that along with him in solidarity, and eventually the President of the United States called them SOBs because of it. The others didn't lose their jobs, at least not permanently. Kaepernick, who once had a pass in the air to win a Super Bowl for the 49ers, sure did.

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RALEIGH — House Bill 389, which would open the way for universities to sell beer and wine at college sporting events, is awaiting a signature from the governor.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A new summer camp aims to help kids learn math by applying concepts on the field.

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If you know me, then you know I love two things: sports and "Game of Thrones."

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ROCKINGHAM — In an effort to expand coverage of local sports, the Richmond Observer announces the creation of the RO Sports Network, premiering later this month. 

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HAMLET -- The Hamlet Lady Red Rams  volleyball team defeated fellow Southeastern Middle School Athletic Conference opponent Ellerbe in both matches of a doubleheader Tuesday. The Lady Red Rams the first match 2-0, and took the second match 2-1.

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RICHMOND COUNTY -- As middle school sports season is officially underway, The Richmond Observer is also proud to announce that it will be highlighting the county's middle school athletes in its new feature "Middle School Sports Report."

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Thursday, 27 July 2017 08:07

Raiders Football Ranked 7th in Preseason Poll

ROCKINGHAM – Depending on who you ask, pre-season football power rankings may carry a lot of significance, or none at all. Richmond Senior High School head football coach Bryan Till is set adamantly in the middle.

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ROCKINGHAM – With the fall sports season quickly approaching, Richmond Senior High School’s athletics department has unveiled its tryout dates.

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