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ROCKINGHAM — In the span of just nine short weeks, the Richmond Senior High School girls’ tennis team and head coach Neely Herndon experienced their first season together. And for the first-year head coach, it was an eventful and productive fall.
FAYETTEVILLE — Not taking any opponent lightly down the home stretch of the regular season, the Richmond Senior High School volleyball team held off a “scrappy” Seventy-First High School team on Tuesday.
RAEFORD — It’s been a busy start to the cross country season for Richmond County Schools’ middle school runners, seeing the four schools run in their second meet in four days on Monday.
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ soccer team put forth one of its best efforts of the season on Monday, according to head coach Chris Larsen.
PINEHURST — For just the third time this season, and the first time since the second match of the fall on Sept. 17, the Lady Raider golf team participated in a full 18-hole round of golf during Thursday’s regular-season finale.
ROCKINGHAM — Jaheim Covington, a senior running back on the football team, has been named the Week 8 Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by Moss Brothers Tire and Service.
SPRING HILL — The Hamlet Middle School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams opened their season Thursday with a one-two punch to sweep the competition at Spring Hill Middle School.
ROCKINGHAM — Several Richmond Senior High School fall sports programs will wrap up their respective regular season schedules this week, while the football and soccer programs continue their Sandhills Athletic Conference slates.
FAYETTEVILLE — The strength of the Sandhills Athletic Conference was on full display Friday, as No. 2 Richmond Senior High School and No. 6 Jack Britt High School traded blows in a smashmouth contest at the Boneyard.
Too often we reward children for simply showing up.
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