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ELLERBE — Even in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Ellerbe Middle School’s administrators and athletic director Allen Adeimy tried to maintain some sense of normalcy with their end-of-the-year athletic awards.
HAMLET — A day after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association gave local education agencies the authority to resume high school athletics as early as June 15, Richmond County officials pushed the date back at least another week.
DILLON, S.C. — Old School Racing added the newest piece of hardware to its trophy case before the starting light flashed green at Dillon Motor Speedway over the weekend.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 9, 2020) – NASCAR today announced its plan to reintroduce guests at select NASCAR Cup Series races beginning with the Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (June 14 on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (June 21 on FOX,…
HAMLET — Not long after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced it would be lifting its nearly three-month long dead period, Richmond County Schools said it was working on the next steps at the local level.
CHAPEL HILL — The much anticipated news that all high school student-athletes, coaches and sports fans have been waiting almost three months for finally broke early Monday morning.
ROCKINGHAM — Two local wrestling coaches who showed promise at the middle school level recently got a promotion to the high school varsity mat.
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RO Sports Show (6/4/20)

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The Myers Park vs Richmond game packed out Raider Stadium in the NCHSAA playoffs, The green and gold came to avenge last year's loss to the Mustangs, and they did just that. Here are the highlights from the 2019 matchup that sent Richmond to the West Regional Championship game.
HAMLET — One of Richmond County’s most beloved former student-athletes, educator and coach lost his long, hard-fought battle with cancer on Wednesday.
CLEVELAND — The Division 2 Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) has awarded Dr. Jerry McGee, former president of Wingate University, the 2020 D2 CCA Award of Merit. In light of COVID-19, the association has decided to recognize Dr. McGee in person at the association's 2021 summer meeting in Asheville, N.C. The…
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