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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ROCKINGHAM — Prior to Friday’s opening round 4A state playoff game, there was the question of how long it would take the Richmond Raiders to knock the rust off after not playing for three weeks.

LUMBERTON — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ tennis team extended its winning streak to six matches on Thursday.

ROCKINGHAM — Raider Magic was in full effect at Raider Stadium on Thursday as Richmond Senior High School held a pep rally for students, players and fans.

ROCKINGHAM — The excitement surrounding the Richmond Senior High School football team during practice this week has been “palpable,” head coach Bryan Till said.

FAYETTEVILLE — For the second time this season, the Lady Raider soccer team responded after a loss with a convincing win over Jack Britt High School.

FAYETTEVILLE — What proved to be a pitchers' duel on Wednesday, the Lady Raider softball team couldn’t overcome Jack Britt High School on the road.

ROCKINGHAM — After a two-week break between matches, the Richmond Senior High School boys’ tennis team picked up a pair of wins on Tuesday.

PINEHURST — For the first time this spring, members of the Richmond Senior High School boys’ and girls’ golf teams played a full round at Pinehurst No. 6 on Monday.

ROCKINGHAM — Tickets for this week’s first-round football playoff game will go on sale Wednesday afternoon, Richmond Senior High School athletic director Rob Ransom announced.

ROCKINGHAM — The two most storied softball coaches in Richmond Senior High School’s history and their contributions to the program were honored ahead of Monday’s game.

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