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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.

Two Richmond athletes set for all-star showcase

Two Richmond athletes set for all-star showcase

Two high school seniors from Richmond were chosen to play in the Plays And Grades California Classic Senior Bowl on Sunday, a game involving star players from multiple states looking to impress college coaches and...
A Richmond reunion at UCLA

A Richmond reunion at UCLA

It was a Richmond reunion -- in Los Angeles. UCLA shared this photo today of one of its best defensive players -- safety Adarius Pickett, an El Cerrito High graduate from Richmond -- hanging out...
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12-year-old figure skating phenom lives in Richmond

A 12-year-old figure skating phenom training at the Oakland Ice Center lives in Richmond. Alysa Liu can perform "senior-level triple jumps as casually as if she were talking on a smartphone," according to a great...
Bay Area Cali Classic set for El Cerrito High on Saturday

Bay Area Cali Classic set for El Cerrito High on Saturday

The 3rd Annual Bay Area Cali Classic Senior Bowl -- a showcase game for senior high school football players -- is set for this Saturday, Dec. 23 at El Cerrito High School. Kickoff is slated...

Attending the Warriors game on Feb. 22 will benefit local students

Attending a Golden State Warriors home game against the Los Angeles Clippers in February can help fund educational opportunities for West Contra Costa County students. The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund is partnering with...

Richmond Steelers headed to Snoop Youth Football League nationals

The Richmond Steelers Football and Cheer program continues to flourish in its third year in the Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL). The program that is credited with raising the level of football in West County...
Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

For the second straight year, four West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) football teams qualified for the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs, the school district said. Kennedy, Hercules, El Cerrito, and De Anza high...

James Akinjo signs national letter of intent to play for UConn

North Richmond native James Akinjo made it official on Wednesday -- following through with an earlier commitment to sign a national letter of intent to play for the University of Connecticut's basketball program next...
East Bay Soldiers focusing on 'mind and body' as new season starts

East Bay Soldiers focusing on ‘mind and body’ as new season starts

If you think you have been busy, try wearing an East Bay Soldiers uniform sometime. The local youth basketball organization's 2017-18 AAU season began Sept. 1 and has been a whirlwind of activity. We're not...

Oakland Raiders honor Kennedy High coach as Eagles clinch league title

With the Kennedy High Eagles clinching back-to-back league titles, second-year Coach George Jackson Jr. received a special honor from the Oakland Raiders this past Tuesday. Jackson Jr. was named the Raiders' "Tom Flores High School...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...