Kyle Pillar

Kyle Pillar

Sports Editor. IUP communications media and journalism alumni. English teacher, Ninth Grade Academy.

Submit local sports scores to: kpillar@richmondobserver.com

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ROCKINGHAM — It’s been a handful of days since Caleb Hood announced he was verbally committing to play football at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But the buzz of excitement is still resonating with the junior quarterback.

ROCKINGHAM — The name “Earl Nicholson” has been synonymous with the Richmond Senior High School wrestling program for the better part of the last two and a half decades.

ROCKINGHAM — Senior bowler Hailey Miller has been named the ROSports Official Richmond County Female Athlete of the Week presented by Moss Brothers Tires & Service.

ROCKINGHAM — Senior wrestler Joey Nicholson has been named the ROSports Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by Moss Brothers Tires & Service.

ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Middle School’s gymnasium reached maximum capacity crowds Tuesday, even turning spectators away, as the Rockingham and Hamlet boys’ basketball teams didn’t disappoint.

ROCKINGHAM — Meeting in Rockingham on Tuesday, the Hamlet and Rockingham middle school girls’ basketball teams clashed for the first time since playing one another in last year’s Southeastern Middle School Athletic Conference title game.

RED SPRINGS — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball team rebounded and returned to the win column during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Classic at Red Springs High School.

FAYETTEVILLE — The pieces continue to fall in place for the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team as it picked up its 12th win of the season Monday.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School junior quarterback Caleb Hood has announced his verbal commitment to play at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

ROCKINGHAM — Although Richmond County Schools students and faculty will have Monday off to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Richmond Senior High School varsity basketball teams will hit the hardwood in a pair of holiday classics.

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