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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HAMLET — The cross country season for the four Richmond County middle schools got started last week on the campus of Richmond Community College.

ROCKINGHAM — C.J. Tillman, a senior linebacker at Richmond Senior High School, said he’s found his future home to continue his playing career.

ROCKINGHAM — High school basketball, like all sports in 2020, looked a little different when the Richmond Senior High School boys’ and girls’ programs began official tryouts on Monday.

ROCKINGHAM — Another successful outpouring of support from the Raider Nation community helped close an athletic fundraiser last week.

ROCKINGHAM — Georgia Grace Anderson was described by several of her current and former coaches as being “dedicated” and “committed” to the sport of volleyball. 

FAYETTEVILLE — A slower start to the volleyball season than what the Lady Raiders wanted has taught them many things. Among them is grit, which Richmond showed a lot of during Thursday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference match.

FAYETTEVILLE — Serving proved to be the key to the Richmond junior varsity volleyball team’s third-straight win on Thursday.

CHAPEL HILL — Changes are coming to the high school football postseason landscape in the 2021-2022 season.

ROCKINGHAM — Entering Wednesday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference cross country meet, head coach Jessica Covington was concerned about the Lady Raiders’ ability to power through their second race in three days.

ROCKINGHAM — All seven of Richmond Senior High School’s male cross country runners recorded season-low times Wednesday, six of whom also notched new personal records.

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