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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.

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...
NFL's Takk McKinley to return home for 'Community Meet & Greet'

NFL’s Takk McKinley to hold ‘Community Meet & Greet’ in Richmond

The nonprofit For Richmond announced Friday it is inviting local residents to a “Community Meet & Greet” on Saturday, June 10, with Richmond native Takkarist “Takk” McKinley, who was selected No. 26 overall by...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...