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ROCKINGHAM — Despite all of the recent rain, the Richmond Senior High School baseball field is in pretty good shape. Matching nicely to the carpet of plush green grass was the familiar crack of the bat and snap of leather, as the Raiders officially began their 2019 campaign earlier this…
SOUTHERN PINES — The last time the Raiders played the Pinecrest High School Patriots in late January, Richmond rolled to a 26-point victory. With the stakes heightened in Wednesday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament semifinal game, the Raiders never led by more than eight points, but secured a win.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Richmond Senior High School varsity girls’ basketball season saw its postseason hopes dashed and its season come to an end Tuesday.
ROCKINGHAM — A senior-heavy team that recorded a program-best number of wins as juniors last year is a pretty good way for Richmond Senior High School head soccer coach Chris Larsen to start his first spring season.
ROCKINGHAM — When the high school wrestling season began just prior to Thanksgiving, veteran head coach Earl Nicholson didn’t know the amount of weight his underclassmen wrestlers would have to carry.
ROCKINGHAM — If the No. 3 Raiders wanted to move past No. 6 Jack Britt High School in Monday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament opener, head coach Donald Pettigrew said his post players needed to “play big.”
ROCKINGHAM — When National Signing Day was quickly approaching earlier this month, Taveon Ellerbe and Rasheed Patrick knew they had to act quickly in order to join 10 of their classmates at the signing table.
ROCKINGHAM — At the onset of the season, Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball coach Donald Pettigrew was aiming to be a top three team in the Sandhills Athletic Conference.
ROCKINGHAM — Following Friday’s regular-season finale loss against Scotland High School, the Richmond Senior High School girls’ varsity basketball team is set to begin play in the Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament.
LUMBERTON — The Richmond Senior High School bowling season came to a close Friday at the state tournament in Lumberton. And while the Raider and Lady Raider bowlers didn’t walk away with any hardware, first-year head coach Ralph Butler called the season “absolutely a success.”
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