Kyle Pillar

Kyle Pillar

Nine-time N.C. Press Association 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

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ROCKINGHAM — Three Richmond Senior High School volleyball players earned their first respective All-Sandhills Athletic Conference selection following the 2021 season.

LAURINBURG — A pivotal second quarter that saw the Richmond Raiders score five touchdowns and record four turnovers helped the team to its fourth straight Sandhills Athletic Conference title on Friday.

CHAPEL HILL — The road of the 2021 North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A East football state playoffs will run through Raider Stadium.

LAURINBURG — Scoring seven touchdowns on seven straight drives in the first half spurred the Richmond Raider football team to its fourth consecutive Sandhills Athletic Conference championship over rival Scotland High School on Friday.

 

ROCKINGHAM — The newest installment of what many consider to be the “best rivalry in the state” will take place between the Richmond Raiders and Scotland Fighting Scots on Friday.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School baseball program closed its fall workouts in style on Wednesday.

ROCKINGHAM — A big part of the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity football team’s identity this season has been resiliency as a second-half team.

ROCKINGHAM — Marley Moss, a senior on the Richmond Senior High School cheerleading team, has been named the Official Richmond County Female Athlete of the Week presented by HWY 55.

ROCKINGHAM — Pedro Molina, a senior soccer player, has been named the Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by HWY 55.

SANFORD — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ soccer team made a first-round exit in the Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament on Monday.

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