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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.

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...
75-year-old Kennedy High teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

75-year-old teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

Nearing his 76th birthday, Kennedy High special education teacher Salvatore Morabito saw no issue with challenging his students -- even the football players -- to a powerlifting competition. Morabito did not win his Rack Pull...

East Bay Soldiers achieve success from Walnut Creek to Reno

The East Bay Soldiers had an incredible weekend, with more than 60 local kids traveling to Reno for a tournament and bringing home two championships and one runner's up medal. In addition, both East Bay...
Oakland Raiders to visit Verde Elementary for junior training camp

Oakland Raiders to visit Verde Elementary for junior training camp

Several members of the Oakland Raiders are scheduled to visit Verde Elementary in North Richmond on Thursday, May 25 for a junior training camp with students. The camp's arrival is both a reward and incentive...
Kenneth Walker III to hold free camp for local kids in June

Kenneth Walker III to hold free camp for local kids in June

Kenneth Walker, an alum of both Kennedy High and UCLA and star athlete at both schools, was signed late last month as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars. But don't worry, the oft-charitable...
A.C. Green participates in youth basketball camp in Richmond

NBA great A.C. Green participates in Richmond youth basketball camp

Retired NBA great A.C. Green was among the mentors who participated at the NBA FIT Clinic at the EM Downer Family YMCA on Thursday. The clinic, a partnership that includes Kaiser Permanente, brought more than 100...

Kennedy High track star accepts scholarship to Jackson State

Asiah Dailey, a track and field star at Kennedy High, has earned a full scholarship to Jackson State University in Mississippi, according to community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown. This should be no surprise. Dailey...
Youth ages 7-14 invited to NBA FIT Clinic at EM Downer YMCA

Youth ages 7-14 invited to NBA FIT Clinic at EM Downer YMCA

Local youth from ages 7-14 are encouraged to sign up for the NBA FIT Clinic set to take place at the EM Downer Family YMCA on Thursday, April 27. The clinic, presented by Kaiser Permanente,...
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Kaylah Robinson picks University of Oregon on National Signing Day

Joined by her family, friends and several coaches from her past to her present, El Cerrito High track star Kaylah Robinson signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Oregon on...
Luis Garcia returns to winning ways at Redemption Richmond

Luis Garcia returns to winning ways at Redemption Richmond

Luis Garcia certainly earned his redemption at “Redemption Richmond” over the weekend. In a hard-fought battle in front of a nearly sold out crowd at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, the Richmond resident bounced...

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Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond’s weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond's annual Back to School Carnival -- a full weekend of amusement rides, carnival games, fair food and a school supplies giveaway -- will...
Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...