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

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ROCKINGHAM — Wednesday was a big day for five senior football players at Richmond Senior High School.

ROCKINGHAM — The day that five Richmond Senior High School football players have been waiting for their entire lives unfolded in celebration in the school’s media center on Wednesday.

ROCKINGHAM — Ashleigh Larsen and the Lady Raider volleyball team knew their match against first-place Pinecrest High School was going to be a tough test.

ROCKINGHAM — Overcoming the loss of a starting player toward the end of the first set, the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity volleyball team extended its winning streak to six matches on Tuesday.

ROCKINGHAM — J.D. Lampley’s name is on a list of some of the most sought-after defensive football recruits in the nation for the class of 2022.

ROCKINGHAM — Senior Night had an added glow for the Richmond cross country and volleyball programs on Friday.

ROCKINGHAM —  A torn ACL in her left knee during her sophomore year left Caroline Whitley to wonder if she would be able to play soccer in college.

ROCKINGHAM — Starting the second round of Sandhills Athletic Conference play on Thursday, the Lady Raider volleyball team kicked it off the way head coach Ashleigh Larsen wanted to.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity volleyball team picked up its fifth-straight win Thursday, and handed its opponent its first loss of the season in the process.

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the first draft of its 2021-2025 conference realignment Thursday morning, and for the first time in its history, Richmond Senior High School is slated to compete in a split conference.

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