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ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond Senior High School varsity football team has been on a wild roller coaster ride over the last two weeks.
ROCKINGHAM - Wednesday and Thursday marked the first two consecutive days that several Richmond Senior High School athletics programs held practice in over a week thanks to the coming and going of Hurricane Florence.
Thursday, 20 September 2018 00:00

ROSports Exclusive: The girls of fall

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ROCKINGHAM – Richmond Senior High School head football coach Bryan Till and his Raiders have enjoyed a lot of early success this season which has brought some life back to Raider Nation. For decades, Richmond has been known as a “football school” around the state of North Carolina and in…
ROCKINGHAM - The eight athletic directors of the Sandhills Athletic Conference, which Richmond Senior High School is a part of, held a video conference Wednesday morning to discuss the return of high school athletics following Hurricane Florence.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – There are a lot of things that go through a running back’s mind as he rushes down the field trying to beat defenders to the end zone. And for former Richmond Raider and current Columbia University tailback Dante Miller, he had a long time to think…
ROCKINGHAM - In the span of the past 72-hours, Hurricane Florence, a Category 2 storm when it made landfall in Wilmington, N.C., earlier this weekend, dropped historic amounts of rainfall on Richmond County and the greater Sandhills region.
ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond Senior High School varsity football team was looking forward to a productive week of practice during its bye week -- and then the imminent threat of Hurricane Florence happened.
Thursday, 13 September 2018 23:18

A history: Richmond and Purnell Swett football

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PEMBROKE, N.C. - Last season, Purnell Swett High School was sporting a 3-1 record when it entered Sandhills Athletic Conference play. Unfortunately, that’s when the season went south for the Rams.
ROCKINGHAM - Richmond County Schools superintendent Dr. Cindy Goodman announced Tuesday afternoon that all RCS events, including classes and athletics, had been closed or postponed for Thursday and Friday this week in preparation for Hurricane Florence.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – With Hurricane Florence approaching the coast of North Carolina, many of the area’s outdoor high school athletics were canceled or postponed Tuesday to avoid some of the smaller thunderstorms that Florence was pushing inland.
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