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ROCKINGHAM -- In the second of a four-match week for the Lady Raiders tennis team, head coach Mike Way's squad defeated the Lady Fighting Scots of Scotland High School 5-1 on a wet and weather-delayed afternoon. With the victory, Richmond extended its winning streak to six matches in a row.
ROCKINGHAM - A night after the Richmond Senior High School varsity soccer team struggled to put the ball in the back of the net against Hoke County High School, the Raiders responded with a second-half scoring outburst against visiting Sandhills Athletic Conference opponent Purnell Swett High School.
ROCKINGHAM - If there’s any team that’s felt the break from Hurricane Florence the most, it’s been the Richmond Senior High School varsity football team.
ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond Senior High School varsity volleyball team is two matches into its Hurricane Florence return, but it is still searching for its first win since before the storm.
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 00:02

Lady Raider tennis cruises past Hoke County 9-0

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RAEFORD -- After a nearly two-week hiatus due to Hurricane Florence, the Lady Raider tennis team came back to the court the same way they left it -- with a victory.
ROCKINGHAM - It’s been a while since the Richmond Raider soccer team has been able to play a competitive match, and it was looking forward to getting back in the win column Tuesday after a two-week break following the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 00:00

Lady Raiders fall in marathon five-set match to Pinecrest

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ROCKINGHAM - Late last week at practice, Richmond Lady Raider head volleyball coach Ashleigh Larsen noted that the two-week long break between matches thanks to Hurricane Florence may disrupt her team’s conference winning streak.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, which is the governing body of the state’s high school athletics programs, delivered its official ruling Monday morning on the fall sports season impacted by Hurricane Florence.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 00:04

Richmond vs. Pinecrest: a football history

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SOUTHERN PINES – In its first 38 seasons, the Pinecrest High School varsity football program only managed to accumulate 122 victories. That is an average of only three wins per season during that time.
ROCKINGHAM - For over a year, it’s been a goal of Alex Anderson’s to attend a top-notch research university while being able to continue his baseball career. And all of those dreams came to fruition for the Richmond Senior High School senior earlier this month.
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