Local Sports

Local Sports (2029)

Keep up-to-date on the latest sports news from Richmond County

Lightning struck near Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday night. Bad luck didn’t, where Chase Elliot was concerned.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 16:40

RO Sports Show (5/28/20)

Written by
The 2019 Raider Football Season Highlight Series is now in the playoffs and we're kicking it off with the first round against the Hough Huskies.
PEMBROKE — When his senior season as UNC-Pembroke’s returning home run hitter began in February, Ethan Baucom had his eyes set on testing the waters of the MLB draft.
CHAPEL HILL — Despite several states across the nation, and many in the southeast, making the decision to lift their respective athletic dead periods, North Carolina is headed in the other direction.
ROCKINGHAM — A third member of Richmond Senior High School’s rising senior class has committed to play football at an Atlantic Coast Conference university.
ROCKINGHAM — Even though he hasn’t been able to participate in spring practices with the Richmond Raiders, rising senior wide receiver Dalton Stroman has spent the coronavirus dead period doing some serious thinking.
CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced via a press release Friday that it’s beginning the next stages of helping return high school athletics as soon as possible.
ROCKINGHAM — No one has hoisted one of drag racing’s iconic “Wally” trophies since Brad Plourd won Comp Eliminator at the virus-shortened NHRA Gatornationals last March in Gainesville, Florida. However, Rockingham Dragway is positioned to end that drought May 23-25 when it plays host to the 22nd annual Big John…
Friday, 22 May 2020 17:10

My Story, Our Year: 'We made history'

Written by
I’m Caroline Freeman, a senior, the youngest of four siblings and the last Freeman to graduate from Richmond. It’s finally my year!
ROCKINGHAM — The customary white dresses and tuxedos normally worn by Richmond Senior High School’s junior marshals were absent at this week’s virtual graduations, but the hard-working students were not.
Page 1 of 145