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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.

U.S. Tennis Association funds help revamp Nichol Park courts

The couple that has won acclaim for successfully re-building Richmond's tennis courts and programs have announced the completion of two re-constructed courts at Nichol Park. Point Richmond residents Garry and Maryn Hurlbut said the court...
2 years after joining gym, Richmond man earns gold medals in powerlifting

2 years after joining gym, Richmond man earns golds in powerlifting

As more health and fitness seekers flock to CrossFit gyms across the nation, a Richmond resident’s decision to join has resulted in gold medals in powerlifting competitions. Two years ago, 64-year-old Royce E. "Rocky" Saunders...

City soccer league seeks teams for new season

The City of Richmond’s Community Services Department announced the return of its popular 8v8 Adult Soccer League for the fall. The fun kicks off on August 25 and the season will run through November 10....

NFL rookie and Kennedy High grad Kenneth Walker visits GRIP

What’s more exciting for a kid than a few scoops of sherbet on a scorching summer day? How about when it’s delivered by a real NFL rookie, who takes the time to hang out and...
Richmond Swims offering low-cost adult swim lessons

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...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...