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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.

Wheelhouse Baseball Academy goes beyond the batting cages

Wheelhouse Baseball Academy goes beyond the batting cages

By Zach Chouteau Our ‘Rich Life’ segment loves discovering local venues and organizations that aim to make a difference, and that certainly sums up Richmond’s Wheelhouse Baseball Academy on Jacuzzi Street. We recently dropped by for...
WCCUSD launches elementary school sports league in Richmond

WCCUSD launching elementary school sports league in Richmond

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to kick off its first elementary school sports league on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The league features seven elementary schools...

Hercules High student set to play in nationally-televised football game

Richmond native and Hercules High senior Daylen Foster has been invited to play in the Blue Grey All American game at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, on Monday night in a showcase...
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...

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Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project...
On 19th anniversary of Columbine, walk-in held at Verde Elementary

On 19th anniversary of Columbine, walk-in held at Verde Elementary

To commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Columbine mass shooting, teachers, students and public officials staged a "walk-in" at Verde Elementary Friday morning. California Teachers...

Las Montañas Supermarket invita a la comunidad a su fiesta del 25 aniversario

Las Montañas Supermarket en San Pablo, proveedor de una gran selección de comidas y alimentos auténticos mexicanos, invita a la comunidad a su celebración...