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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Kenleigh Frye, Allyiah Swiney and Maylyn Wallace are used to wearing the same kelly green and gold softball uniforms for Richmond Senior High School.
CHAPEL HILL — On Tuesday, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association unveiled its latest set of plans to return sports for the upcoming fall season.
ROCKINGHAM — With so much extra time on their hands this spring and summer, area referees are now more prepared than ever to officiate high school and college sporting events.
BRADENTON, Fla. — For five weeks this summer, Jenna Greene competed against some of the best college softball players across the country.
Sunday, 26 July 2020 17:25

The first time I experienced Raider Magic

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Writing columns is, in some ways, a lot different than writing game stories. It’s an area of sports journalism that I’ve wanted to dabble in since I became the Richmond Observer’s sports editor.
ROCKINGHAM — There have been some pretty honorable names to hold the title as the head football coach at Richmond Senior High School.
Saturday, 25 July 2020 16:48

RO Sports Show (7/25/20)

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ROSports contributor Deon Cranford speaks with local area travel ball coaches and what they're doing during the COVID-19 pandemic that allows them to practice and play ball safely. Scroll to the bottom to view episode.
RAEFORD — A promise is a promise no matter how long the wait is, which is true for one Richmond County Schools teacher and a recent Richmond Senior High School graduate.
ROCKINGHAM — When football fans and college recruits watch CJ Tillman command the linebacking corps for the Richmond Raiders, they see his high-level intensity and smash-mouth style of play.
ROCKINGHAM — The grind hasn’t stopped for the Richmond Senior High School volleyball team, using the mindset of "relentless pursuit" despite being limited during the summer.
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