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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.
ROCKINGHAM — Exactly a week before Christmas Day, Richmond Senior High School’s Garet Weigman was spreading joy -- but in the spirit of verbally committing to college.
Thursday, 20 December 2018 00:29

Richmond athletics boasts full holiday break schedule

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ROCKINGHAM — Thursday’s early dismissal from school marks the end of the 2018 school calendar for Richmond Senior High School students, but there are several Raider and Lady Raider athletic events scheduled during the holiday break.
ROCKINGHAM — With the Richmond Senior High School Lady Raider soccer team’s preseason workouts slated to begin in early January, senior Tatum Hubbard was expecting it to be the last go around of her playing career.
RICHMOND COUNTY — Week two of the middle school basketball season got underway Monday as local teams were looking to pad their records ahead of the extended holiday break.
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