Kyle Pillar

Kyle Pillar

Three-time award-winning sports editor. Indiana University of Pennsylvania communications media and journalism alumni. English teacher, Ninth Grade Academy.

Submit local sports scores to: kpillar@richmondobserver.com

Twitter: ROSports_

 

PRINCETON, N.J. — On Wednesday, the Ivy League knocked over the first domino in what could be a fast free fall for college and high school athletics across the nation.

ROCKINGHAM — Tucked inside the woods at Hinson Lake is one of Richmond County’s newest sporting venues. It’s one that can give local sports fans some reprieve during the coronavirus pandemic.

ROCKINGHAM — After nearly three decades at the wheel as owner and operator of the iconic Rockingham Dragway, and almost a half century of experience with racing, Steve Earwood is ready to let someone else take over the pedals.

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association held a special Zoom press conference Wednesday to inform media members that there were no major announcements forthcoming.

 

ROCKINGHAM — On the otherwise quiet athletic fields of Richmond Senior High School, the sounds of construction workers hammering away is replacing the usual hustle and bustle of summer workouts.

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 15:32

Benny Parsons, 'the professor'

ROCKINGHAM — Nicknames aren’t something that are just given out. They’re earned, have a deeper meaning and usually define a person based on his way of life.

WILMINGTON — The light at the end of the tunnel was near for Altman Griffin after seven months of rehabbing a stress fracture in her vertebrae.

CHAPEL HILL  — It may not seem like it in many areas across the state, but the North Carolina High School Athletic Association lifted its athletic dead period on June 15.

ROCKINGHAM — Playing just three of Richmond Senior High School’s nearly 20 regular-season baseball games this spring wasn’t what Dallas Cowick had in mind.

Sunday, 05 July 2020 21:06

Benny Parsons, a legacy who lives on

ROCKINGHAM  — Benny Parsons would celebrate his 79th birthday next Sunday, and although the late NASCAR driver passed away in 2007, his legend lives on.

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