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ROCKINGHAM — With the official start of 2019 in the books, Richmond Senior High School students are slated to return to the classroom Wednesday -- and with them, the return of winter athletics.
GASTONIA, N.C. — The Raider basketball team didn’t bring home the Ashbrook Holiday Hoopfest title like it did last week in the Anson Shootout, but it managed to close out the three-day tournament with its second consecutive win.
OAKBORO, N.C. — The Richmond Raider wrestling team wasn’t able to catch a break Saturday, as the current Christmas holiday hiatus forced the Raiders to compete shorthanded in the West Stanly Duals.
GASTONIA — It may have taken eight additional minutes of play Friday night, but the Richmond Raider basketball team won a double-overtime thriller in the second round of the Ashbrook Holiday Hoopfest in Gastonia.
GASTONIA — Less than a week after claiming the 2018 Anson County Shootout holiday tournament title, the Richmond Raider boys basketball team traveled to Ashbrook High School Thursday to compete in the three-day Ashbrook Holiday Hoopfest.
CHARLOTTE — Richmond Senior High School junior wrestler Joseph Nicholson earned himself an early Christmas present last Saturday at the E.B. Memorial Clash at the Creek wrestling tournament at Mallard Creek High School.
ABERDEEN — The Richmond Senior High School boys and girls bowling teams were the final teams to compete ahead of the winter break last Thursday at Sand Hills Bowling Center in Aberdeen.
Friday, 21 December 2018 18:25

Rockingham Speedway wins Twitter poll

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s landmark racetrack remains popular among NASCAR fans, according to a recent poll. Rockingham Speedway garnered half the votes on a Twitter poll released Thursday by NASCAR on NBC asking at which historic track fans would rather NASCAR return. The other two choices were North Wilkesboro or…
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County's legendary racetrack is leading a poll on which former site NASCAR fans would like to see host a race.
Thursday, 20 December 2018 22:46

Hamlet Middle School basketball sweeps Sandy Grove

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HAMLET – Hamlet’s Ryelan Lyerly scored a team-high 13 points in Hamlet’s 24-23 overtime victory over visiting Sandy Grove Middle School on Monday.
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