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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.

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...
Richmond Promise executive director wins Oakland Half Marathon

Richmond Promise executive director wins Oakland Half Marathon

Last month, she emerged victorious in a tight race against a deadline for the Richmond Promise college scholarship program, which saw a sharp increase in the number local students completing applications. But Jessie Stewart was...

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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...