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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FAYETTEVILLE — The early-season struggle continued for the Lady Raider volleyball team on Wednesday.

ROCKINGHAM — Facing a familiar foe to open its season on Tuesday, the Richmond Raider soccer team let a halftime tie get away in the final 40 minutes against Lumberton High School.

ROCKINGHAM — The Lady Raider volleyball team lost a closely contested non-conference match against Purnell Swett High School in its first home game of the season on Tuesday.

CHAPEL HILL — It hasn’t taken Caleb Hood long to make an impact with, and impress the coaches of, the University of North Carolina football team.

ASHEBORO — In its season opener on Monday, the Richmond Senior High School volleyball team showed areas of promise despite not earning a win.

SANFORD — The Lady Raider volleyball team faced five opponents in a jamboree at Lee County High School on Saturday, officially putting the new season on the clock.

FAYETTEVILLE — The goal of Friday’s scrimmage for the Richmond Raiders was to knock the rust off and see where the team’s pieces fit best ahead of the new season.

 

ROCKINGHAM — The 50th season of Richmond Raider football begins a week from Friday, and the team is eying its fourth-straight conference championship title under head coach Bryan Till.

RAEFORD — Two scrimmages at Hoke County High School on Thursday allowed Chris Larsen to zero in on what the Richmond Raiders will likely do to start their season.

ROCKINGHAM — Back in the full swing of things, the Richmond Senior High School volleyball team will be the first program to kick off the new 2021-22 sports calendar.

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