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LAUREL HILL – “Play ball!” – two words that players, coaches and fans of baseball and softball have been anxiously waiting to hear for months.
An event that began with a massive show of support for Bubba Wallace ended with one of Wallace’s best friends, Ryan Blaney, celebrating in Victory Lane for the second straight race at Talladega Superspeedway.
HAMLET — Local elementary school students will get a chance to expand their education and remote learning thanks to a partnership between the Carolina Panthers and Lenovo.
ROCKINGHAM — The 47-year-old football rivalry between the Richmond Raiders and Scotland Fighting Scots is in the spotlight this summer.
ROCKINGHAM — CJ Tillman has spent his entire life growing up in Richmond County with the aspiration of being a part of the longstanding traditions of the Richmond Senior High School football program.
Thursday, 18 June 2020 17:07

RO Sports Show (6/18/20)

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ROSS Replay takes you back to the 2019 Richmond Young Professionals inaugural disc golf tournament at Hinson Lake. This week's show will feature the front nine coverage. Scroll down to view the episode.
HAMLET — Wednesday’s closed-door meeting between top Richmond County Schools and Department of Health and Human Services officials yielded the same result as the previous one earlier this month.
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 01:15

PILLAR: Why we need sports now more than ever

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What happens when the final out is recorded in a high school baseball game, or the match point of a volleyball game is won or the horn sounds following four quarters of football?
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 20:31

VIDEO: Remembering Coach Jason Norton, Part III

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ROCKINGHAM — The final edition of the Richmond Observer’s three-part video series remembering Coach Jason Norton features some of his closest friends and colleagues.
ROCKINGHAM — Continuing a special three-part video series remembering Jason Norton, our second installment features three former Richmond kickers, a high school teammate and college opponent and a former Raider head coach.
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