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The Richmond Standard is your destination for sports news from around the Richmond, CA area. Local Richmond news about athletes, the latest about school teams and more – browse our sports-related news below.

Richmond Sea Scouts victorious at Ancient Mariner Regatta

Richmond Sea Scouts victorious at Ancient Mariner Regatta

A Richmond crew claimed victory last weekend at the Ancient Mariner Regatta, the largest Sea Scout Regatta on the West Coast. The Richmond Sea Scout Ship Northland, combined with the crew of the Chaser out...

Richmond United Lobos youth soccer team wins title at Evolution Cup

Congrats to the Richmond United Lobos Under 11 soccer team, which won the championship of a major regional tournament in San Francisco last weekend. The team won the top level of their age group --...
NBA execs recognize East Bay Soldiers' partnership with JFK University

NBA execs recognize East Bay Soldiers’ partnership with JFK University

The East Bay Soldiers are well known for their winning ways. But that's not why NBA executives are talking about them. Last week, members of the local youth basketball program were invited to attend the Jr....
Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

An unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore won the North Coast Section singles tennis championship on Saturday, defeating three seeded opponents on the way, including the tournament's defending champion. Karl Collins triumphed at the NCS finale...
Richmond's Taylor brothers chosen for Cepeda Caribbean Classic

Richmond’s Taylor brothers chosen for Cepeda Caribbean Classic

These talented Richmond brothers have been chosen to play for Cepeda Baseball, and will represent the U.S. at the 5th Annual Caribbean Baseball Classic in the Dominican Republic from June 10 through June 17. Meshai...

Major Little League Girls Softball jamboree coming to Richmond

There's going to be a lot of young softball players in Richmond this weekend. The Little League Urban Initiative -- which operates in nearly 90 cities and is a component of Little League Baseball and...
Youth receiving tennis instruction on newly refurbished courts at MLK Park

Youth receiving tennis instruction on newly refurbished courts at MLK Park

Over 230 kids recently refined their tennis skills at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond after the park’s long-dormant tennis courts received extensive repairs, according to the city. As part of an ongoing effort...

Richmond paddleboard outfitter making a splash

By Zach Chouteau Everyone in Richmond seems to appreciate living by the beckoning San Francisco Bay, but how many of us actually take the opportunity to get out on the water? Thanks to 510-Waterline, operating out...
Salesian's James Akinjo looking for new school after UConn coach's firing

Salesian’s James Akinjo looking for new school after UConn coach’s firing

North Richmond native and Salesian College Prep basketball star James Akinjo is no longer committed to attending the University of Connecticut after the Huskies fired its coach, Kevin Ollie. After Ollie was fired March 10,...
Richmond-trained MMA fighter wins pro debut overseas

Richmond-trained MMA fighter wins pro debut overseas

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ dropped by the thriving Omni Movement martial arts training facility Tuesday to chat with an up-and-coming young MMA fighter who recently won his pro debut in Taiwan—in impressive fashion. Khai...

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Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Mike Joyce has come full circle. On Tuesday, a full 40 years after taking part in the very first Richmond Operational Program (ROP) class, Joyce...

Reinventing 23rd Street

June 21, 2018 Reinventing 23rd Street The fight to highlight 23rd Street's hidden gems. By: Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney...
Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership...