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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.

Important week in WCCUSD spring sports

Mayor Tom Butt’s ‘community fund’ offers grants to youth teams, leagues

Organizers of athletics teams and leagues in Richmond are encouraged to apply for grants from the annual Richmond Mayor's Community Fund. The mayor re-launched the grant program after taking office in 2015 in order to...

Richmond High boys soccer reaches NorCal title game, falls to Alisal

The Richmond High Oilers took another dream season all the way to the inaugural Northern California Division II championship game last weekend, falling to Alisal High-Salinas 3-1 in the finale. The championship loss can do...
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2018 Richmond Little League season opens with fun parade

by Mike Kinney Hundreds of youth ball players and their supporters marched the streets from Richmond City Hall to Nicholl Park on Saturday for the 2018 Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball Opening Day...
Another stellar Richmond High boys soccer season continues

Another stellar Richmond High boys soccer season continues

The Richmond High boys soccer team has enjoyed an historic year that just got better with its 2-1 win over Antelope in the first round of the inaugural CIF Northern California Soccer Division II...
Salesian boys, girls win respective NCS titles

Salesian boys, girls win respective NCS titles

The Salesian College Preparatory boys and girls basketball teams won their respective North Coast Section Division III championship tournaments on Saturday. The top-seeded Salesian girls overcame Cardinal Newman 50-46 in a tight contest at St....
The Richmond Tenacity, new AAU basketball program, launches

The Richmond Tenacity, new AAU basketball program, launches

A new AAU girls basketball program has formed in Richmond with an eye-catching name. Introducing The Richmond Tenacity Basketball Academy. The youth program was formed by Jeff Jaymot, head coach of the Richmond High girls varsity...
Salesian basketball coach nets 500th career win

Salesian basketball coach nets 500th career win

Salesian boys basketball coach Bill Mellis won his 500th game win in his 20th season with the Pride, and has lost 150 games, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday. The school confirmed the report on...
Richmond native named interim CEO of Dallas Mavericks

Richmond native named interim CEO of Dallas Mavericks

Richmond native Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall was named the interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Mavs Head Coach Rick Carlisle called Marshall "dynamic," "charismatic" and "extremely smart." She's the founder of Marshalling Resources, a...
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: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

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...

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Chevron Stations Inc. to hold job fair in Richmond on Friday, June 22

Chevron Stations Inc. is holding a job fair in Richmond on Friday, June 22 as the company searches to fill positions for Customer Service...
Richmond suing Trump over sanctuary cities executive order

Richmond considers declaring homeless problem a ‘crisis’

At its meeting Tuesday, the Richmond City Council is set to discuss whether to declare the city's homeless problem a "public health crisis" and...
San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment loves exploring our region’s wealth of outdoor oases, and the San Pablo Reservoir in El Sobrante deserves a...