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 — 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.

SOUTHERN PINES — The Elk’s Lodge cross country course is arguably the toughest 3.2-mile circuit the Richmond Senior High School teams have to race year in and year out.

RICHMOND COUNTY —  Week two of Richmond County’s shortened middle school volleyball season was played Tuesday, seeing Rockingham and Hamlet earn a pair of wins.

ROCKINGHAM — Any time the Richmond and Scotland volleyball teams play, fans can expect a battle to the end.

ROCKINGHAM — Extending its season-long win streak to four matches, the junior varsity Lady Raider volleyball team swept its rival off the court Tuesday.

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