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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.

City soccer league seeks teams for new season

The City of Richmond’s Community Services Department announced the return of its popular 8v8 Adult Soccer League for the fall. The fun kicks off on August 25 and the season will run through November 10....

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...

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Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...