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ROCKINGHAM - When she started taking Advanced Placement classes during her sophomore year at Richmond Senior High School, current senior Mackenzie Webb had an inkling that she could compete for the top spot in her graduating class.
HUDSON, N.C. - What can simply be described as an extraordinary run during the 2018 North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state playoffs by the Richmond Lady Raiders softball team, all came to a heartbreaking end Thursday during game two of the Western Regional Finals.
ROCKINGHAM - Lightning delayed the start of Wednesday’s game one of the Western Regional Finals between the No. 1 seeded Lady Raiders and No. 2 seeded South Caldwell High School. And for the first time in 13 straight games, Richmond couldn’t strike lightning in a bottle, as it dropped game…
GREENSBORO – Five minutes may not sound like a lot of time to most people, but to athletes who compete in track events, five minutes can feel like an eternity.
What would have happened if the Syracuse Orange were in the NCAA Tournament in 2017? Would there have been another magical Sweet 16 run in them?
ROCKINGHAM - The first four rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 4A state playoffs can be cruel. Each round is a win-or-go-home situation, and fortunately for the Richmond Lady Raiders’ softball team, those four rounds have all resulted in advancing closer to the program’s first state title.
ROCKINGHAM – Junior softball player Greyson Way has been named the Official Richmond County Female Athlete of the Week presented by McNair Auto Sales.
ROCKINGHAM - Thirty years is a long time to make memories. And for Bennie Howard, the last 30 years as the head soccer coach of the Richmond Senior High School soccer program has been everything he wanted it to be and more.
ROCKINGHAM - Armed with a fairly balanced team of 17 total players - nine upperclassmen and eight underclassmen – first-time Raider tennis head coach Patrick Hope spent this past offseason getting to know his players.
ROCKINGHAM - Before the 2018 season began, Richmond Raider head baseball coach Ricky Young said his team's mantra would be great pitching, solid defense and an offense that would be able to scratch out enough runs to win the game, and in their wins that's exactly what he got.
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