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ROCKINGHAM - Just over a month ago, two Richmond Senior High School students and Lady Raiders soccer players embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy.
ROCKINGHAM - For the first time “in quite a while,” the Richmond Lady Raiders soccer team will host an opening-round NCHSAA 4A state playoff game this Wednesday. And for head coach Bennie Howard, it will be his last career game on his home turf.
ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond Raider baseball team was bounced in the first round of the Sandhills Athletic Conference last week against Purnell Swett High School, but its opening game in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A playoffs will begin Tuesday against an opponent Richmond isn't familiar with.
ROCKINGHAM - Eleven weeks ago, 11 of Richmond Senior High School’s varsity football players began a journey that would test their grit, determination, teamwork, trust and most importantly, their ability to be leaders.
ELLERBE - After wanting to host a softball skills clinic for a long time for local players, Richmond Senior High School sophomore and current Lady Raiders first baseman Kayla Hawkins made her dream a reality Saturday.
RICHMOND COUNTY - As several of Richmond Senior High School’s spring sports teams are preparing this week for a run at a state title, several county middle schools are ramping up for their postseason runs as well.
ROCKINGHAM - The No. 1 seeded Richmond Senior High School softball team accomplished its second of three major preseason goals Friday night by defeating No. 2 Jack Britt High School to win the inaugural Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament championship.
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. - The No. 3 seeded Richmond Lady Raiders soccer team’s Cinderella story came to an end Friday night on the road at No. 1 Pinecrest High School.
ROCKINGHAM – It wasn’t quite the ending that anyone in attendance expected. When Richmond’s varsity softball team entered the bottom of the sixth inning of its March 23 regular season home game against visiting Jack Britt, the Lady Raiders found themselves on the wrong side of an 8-2 score.
ROCKINGHAM – Jaleen Baldwin, a senior runner on the Richmond Senior High School track and field team, has been named the Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by McNair Auto Sales.
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