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RALEIGH — The aura of Friday’s Week 4 non-conference finale for the Richmond Senior High School football team was nothing short of an early-season playoff atmosphere. Using the momentum from the sold out seats at Cardinal Gibbons High School, many of whom were traveling Raider fans, the No. 1-ranked Raiders…
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ROCKINGHAM — A two-week hiatus between games for the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity football team saw Thursday’s game end in something that hadn’t happened since Nov. 5, 2015 — a loss.
ROCKINGHAM — Early deficits the past couple of matches haven’t seemed to deter the Richmond Senior High School volleyball team, as the Lady Raiders rallied to earn its second come-from-behind victory in as many nights.
ROCKINGHAM — There may not have been a lot of flashy plays during Thursday’s non-conference soccer game, but Richmond Senior High School head coach Chris Larsen noted it was “a quality soccer match between two really good teams.”
LAURINBURG — Tuesday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference tennis match between Richmond Senior and Scotland high schools featured two winless teams, but that unfortunately stayed the same for the Lady Raiders.
SANFORD — Just 24 hours after sweeping Hoke County High School, the Lady Raider volleyball team faced some early resistance Wednesday in its non-conference match at Southern Lee High School.
FAYETTEVILLE — Head boys’ soccer coach Chris Larsen knew it was only a matter of time before his team would work out its early-season wrinkles and collect its first win of the season.
ROCKINGHAM — Although their two freshman football teams have met several times over the past few seasons, the Richmond Senior High School and Cardinal Gibbons High School varsity programs will clash for the first time ever this Friday.
LUMBERTON — Richmond Senior High School head girls’ cross country coach Jessica Covington knew she inherited a strong program when she took over earlier this summer. And her Lady Raider runners proved that when they won Tuesday’s season-opening meet.
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