Kyle Pillar

Kyle Pillar

Sports Editor. IUP communications media and journalism alumni. English teacher, Ninth Grade Academy.

Submit local sports scores to: kpillar@richmondobserver.com

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ROCKINGHAM — When asked what could be used as a measuring stick to define the 2019 season, Richmond Senior High School head softball coach Wendy Wallace pointed to her team’s overall record.

ROCKINGHAM — There were a lot of late nights and early mornings for a pair of Richmond Senior High School senior student-athletes over the past four years. But with graduation just over two weeks away, it was all worth it.

ROCKINGHAM — One of the biggest athletic events of the summer is returning to Richmond County for the eighth straight year, as Dannell Ellerbe’s annual football camp is set to return.

ROCKINGHAM — One of the promises that Ashleigh Larsen said upon her hiring last summer as Richmond Senior High School’s head volleyball coach was to expand the sport’s roots in Richmond County.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School girls’ junior varsity soccer team had a “pretty strong season,” according to first-year head coach Tad Hamilton.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School head baseball coach Ricky Young just wrapped up his 20th season as a high school baseball coach, and his 10th with the Raiders. But the 2019 team goes down as one of the “most enjoyable” he’s had the pleasure of coaching in his two-decade long career.

GREENSBORO — Some of the fastest and strongest high school track and field athletes converged on North Carolina A&T University’s Irwin Belk track Saturday in the NCHSAA 4A state championship meet.

WILMINGTON — When she left for her freshman year at UNC-Wilmington last summer, Altman Griffin had an inkling she’d have no problem fitting in with the Lady Seahawks’ volleyball program.

ROCKINGHAM — Where the sport of golf can sometimes frustrate its players, that wasn’t the case for the Richmond Senior High School boys’ golf team and head coach Keith Parsons this spring.

ROCKINGHAM — What started last May as Richmond Senior High School head soccer coach Chris Larsen’s first year at the head of the program is now in the books.

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