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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ELLERBE — Middle school sports returned to Richmond County on Tuesday when the Ellerbe and Rockingham volleyball teams opened their season with two matches.

LUMBERTON — The Richmond Senior volleyball team couldn’t find its footing Tuesday and dropped a Sandhills Athletic Conference road match at Lumberton High School.

LUMBERTON — Not wanting to lose the momentum it built before the holiday break, the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity volleyball team didn’t take its foot off the gas Tuesday.

ROCKINGHAM — For the last two years, Tremel Jones and his Richmond Raider football teammates have spent the week of Thanksgiving gearing up for a late-round state playoff game. 

ROCKINGHAM — Six runners finishing in the top nine spots, along with four Lady Raiders with season-low times, propelled the Richmond Senior High School girls’ cross country team to its first win of the season.

ROCKINGHAM — Running on its home course for the first time this season, the Richmond Senior High School boys’ cross country team took third place in Monday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference meet.

ELLERBE — The wait for volleyball is finally over for Ellerbe and Rockingham middle schools.

Thursday, 26 November 2020 13:11

VIDEO: Thankful Raiders 2020

ROCKINGHAM — Returning for the second year in a row is the “Thankful Raiders” video feature presented by the Richmond Observer.

ROCKINGHAM — Senior middle hitter Jakerra Covington knew her team needed an early-season Sandhills Athletic Conference win on Tuesday to help right the ship. And the Lady Raider volleyball team took care of business.

ROCKINGHAM — After seeing victory slip away in each of its three matches this season, the junior varsity Lady Raider volleyball team finally secured its first win Tuesday.

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