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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SANFORD — Returning to play for the first time in two weeks, the Richmond Renegades used two pitchers to shut out Southern Lee on Tuesday.

SANFORD — Rebounding after back-to-back shutouts last week, the junior varsity Richmond Renegade baseball team returned to the win column on Tuesday.

HAMLET — The Hamlet Post 49 baseball team returned to action after a week off Tuesday, hosting non-conference Fort Mill Post 43 at Memorial Park.

ROCKINGHAM — It’s been a jam-packed summer of growth for the Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball team.

HAMLET — Playing American Legion baseball for Hamlet Post 49 this summer has paved the way to the college level for three recent high school graduates.

ROCKINGHAM — A former Richmond Senior High School standout basketball player will compete in the annual East-West All-Star Game next week.

RALEIGH — Five wrestlers from Richmond County competed in the Body Armor State Games over the weekend, with one wrestler bringing home some hardware.

ROCKINGHAM — Fancy footwork has always been a big part of Mack West’s life, whether it's been kicking on the football field or shagging his way across the dance floor.

ROCKINGHAM — Another slow night at the plate cost the junior varsity Richmond Renegade baseball team its second game in as many days.

SOUTHERN PINES — The junior varsity Richmond Renegades lost just their second game of the summer campaign on Tuesday at Pinecrest.

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