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Sports | Jan 18, 2017

Kennedy High’s Ryan Robinson earns player of game honor at statewide talent showcase

Kennedy High’s Ryan Robinson literally sacked the competition at a talent showcase in front of college coaches and recruiters on …

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Sports | Jan 10, 2017

Three Eagles, two Gauchos headed south for Cali-Classic All-Star talent showcase

Although the high school football season has ended, standouts from Kennedy and El Cerrito  high schools have earned an extension. …

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Sports | Dec 23, 2016

UCLA receiver Kenneth Walker returns to Richmond to donate pizzas, toys

UCLA wide receiver Kenneth Walker III took time out from training for the upcoming NFL draft on Thursday to bring …

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Sports | Dec 19, 2016

Richmond motorcycle club planning powerlifting contest next year

The Richmond Road Runners MC, a local motorcycle club, is planning its first powerlifting competition next year. The competition, which …

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Sports | Dec 16, 2016

Richmond football star signs pro deal in France

Richmond native Carvonte Hill has signed a contract to play professional football in France. The former star safety for the …

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Sports | Dec 15, 2016

2nd Annual ‘Senior Bowl’ set for Saturday at El Cerrito High

Featuring some of the top under-recruited seniors in local high school football, the 2nd Annual Bay Area Cali Classic Senior …

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Sports | Dec 7, 2016

City honors Kennedy High varsity football team for historic season

“Out of pain can come glory.” That was Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick’s apt description of the Kennedy High varsity football …

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Sports | Dec 6, 2016

Video! French cable network studies Steph Curry effect at Richmond gym

As we reported back in May, a news team from the French cable network Canal+ visited an East Bay Soldiers …

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Sports | Dec 1, 2016

Salesian boys basketball team’s ‘bona fide aspirations’ for state title

CalHiSports.com co-founder and publisher Mark Tennis has penned a lengthy piece highlighting the Salesian College Preparatory boys basketball team, which …

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Sports | Nov 30, 2016

Pac-12 video features Takkarist McKinley’s Richmond roots

A new Pac-12 video feature focuses on Kennedy High alum Takkarist McKinley, the star UCLA defensive end who has just …

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Sports | Nov 29, 2016

Perfect gift? Warriors tickets that benefit local youth

A portion of ticket sales for the Golden Gate Warriors home game against the Sacramento Kings on Feb. 15 will …

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Sports | Nov 28, 2016

Three Richmond Steelers teams headed to Snoop Youth Football League state championships

The future of Richmond football looks very bright. The Richmond Steelers, a youth program that fostered many of the players …

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Sports | Nov 28, 2016

Sweet! Candy Cane Classic Basketball Tournament set for Dec. 17-18

The only thing sweeter than the name will be the play on the court. The long-running Candy Cane Classic Basketball …

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Sports | Nov 20, 2016

Kennedy High’s historic season ends with 16-8 loss to Piedmont

By Zach Chouteau In a game marked by a constant downpour and safeties scored by both sides, Kennedy High saw …

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Sports | Nov 18, 2016

James Langford III set to deliver pep talk before Kennedy High quarterfinal

If the Kennedy High Eagles’ dream season needed more inspiration, they will have it in large doses before their quarterfinal …

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Sports | Aug 10, 2015

Richmond native using professional football dreams to motivate others

If James Langford III’s football recruiting videos don’t make you want to get up off your computer right now and …

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Kennedy High JV football team caps perfect season with 43-0 win

Sports | Nov 7, 2015

Kennedy High JV football team caps perfect season with 43-0 win

The Kennedy High junior varsity football team chanted “We All We Got, We All We Need” throughout this season, and …

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Richmond Swim Center likely to reopen to public in late October, city officials say

Sports | Jun 25, 2015

Renovated Richmond Swim Center scheduled to be completed in mid-July

This new pool aims to blow the old one out of the water. A major rehabilitation of the Richmond Swim …

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Boxing fans getting ready for fight night at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Nov. 7

Sports | Oct 30, 2015

Boxing fans getting ready for fight night at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Nov. 7

Boxing fans are getting ready for a major fight night at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Nov. 7. As we reported …

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Sports | Sep 1, 2015

WCCUSD excited about Grambling State marching band’s planned practice at Kennedy High Thursday

A statement by the West Contra Costa Unified School District: Kennedy High will host the Grambling State University World Famed …

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Sports | May 6, 2016

Richmond native and Duke student-athlete wins service award

Urina Harrell, a Richmond native and student-athlete at Duke University, was recently named a recipient of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s (ACC) …

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Sports | Oct 13, 2016

Richmond native Mariah Seals expected to shine again in WAC conference

Richmond native Mariah Seals was named to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason All-Conference first team, it was …

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San Pablo Cowboys Cadets headed to Florida nationals after winning regional title

Sports | Nov 23, 2015

San Pablo Cowboys Cadets headed to Florida nationals after winning regional title

The San Pablo Cowboys’ Cadet Blue football team has done it. The team (ages 8-10) topped the previously undefeated San …

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Salesian girls, El Cerrito boys win NCS basketball titles

Sports | Feb 11, 2015

WCCUSD releases playoffs schedule for girls and boys basketball

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its girls and boys basketball playoffs schedule, which begins Friday …

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The Kennedy High School boys varsity soccer team has a lot of young talent. See this image in full below the story.

Sports | Feb 12, 2014

Young Kennedy soccer team has bright future

Despite a 6-2 loss to St Mary’s Monday that likely ended its season, the Kennedy boys soccer team is young, …

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