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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.

NFL rookie and Kennedy High grad Kenneth Walker visits GRIP

What’s more exciting for a kid than a few scoops of sherbet on a scorching summer day? How about when it’s delivered by a real NFL rookie, who takes the time to hang out and...

Take the Plunge this summer

By Zach Chouteau If you’ve yet to discover the Richmond Plunge, there’s no better time to dive in than the present. The handsome and historic structure has been hosting local swimmers since 1926 and remains...
El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

The community is in mourning following the death of El Cerrito High football coach and athletic director George Austin. Austin died early Wednesday. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the coach had complained about having...
Boston Celtics select Salesian alum in NBA draft

Boston Celtics select Salesian alum in NBA draft

Jabari Bird, 22, an alum of Salesian College Preparatory in Richmond and UC Berkeley, was selected 56th overall by the Boston Celtics in the NBA Draft last week. The shooting guard known for his success...
Former CCC head football coach nets NFL fellowship

Former CCC head football coach nets NFL fellowship

Oakland native and former Contra Costa College head football coach Alonzo Carter has been tapped to work closely with the San Francisco 49ers' running backs following his selection as one of eight 2017 Bill...
Warriors' victory parade set for Thursday in Oakland

El Desfile de los Warriors tomará lugar en Oakland este jueves

El desfile de la victoria de los Golden State Warriors ocurrirá este jueves, 15 de junio, a las 10am. El desfile empezará en las calles Broadway y 11, tomará a la derecha a la calle...
Warriors' victory parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Warriors’ victory parade set for Thursday in Oakland

The victory parade for the 2017 NBA champion Golden State Warriors is set to be held Thursday, June 15, starting at 10 a.m., according to the team. The parade will begin on Broadway at 11th...

Takk McKinley shares news at Richmond meet and greet

By Zach Chouteau Recent first-round NFL draft pick Takkarist “Takk” McKinley of the Atlanta Falcons, a former football star at Kennedy High, welcomed an outpouring of friends, fans and family today at a Richmond ‘Meet...
Takk is back: NFL 1st-round draft pick to hold Richmond event

Takk’s back: NFL 1st-round draft pick to hold Richmond event

The nonprofit For Richmond is set to host a “Community Meet & Greet” on Saturday, June 10, with Richmond native Takkarist “Takk” McKinley, who was selected No. 26 overall by the Atlanta Falcons in...
Kaylah Robinson records one of nation's fastest times at state meet

Kaylah Robinson runs one of nation’s fastest 100m hurdles times

In a scorching 100-meter hurdles race at the 2017 CIF State Track & Field Championships last weekend, El Cerrito High senior Kaylah Robinson not only earned second place, she recorded the nation's second fastest...

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Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...

San Pablo’s next Dumpster Day is this Saturday

San Pablo’s public works department is hosting a Dumpster Day this Saturday, Aug. 19,  at El Portal School, 2600 Moraga Street. The event will run...