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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.

2nd Annual ‘Senior Bowl’ set for Saturday at El Cerrito High

Featuring some of the top under-recruited seniors in local high school football, the 2nd Annual Bay Area Cali Classic Senior Bowl is set to take place at 3 p.m. this Saturday at El Cerrito...
City honors Kennedy High varsity football team for historic season

City honors Kennedy High varsity football team for historic season

"Out of pain can come glory." That was Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick's apt description of the Kennedy High varsity football team, which finished 10-2 overall this year to cap a historic season that saw its...

Video! French cable network studies Steph Curry effect at Richmond gym

As we reported back in May, a news team from the French cable network Canal+ visited an East Bay Soldiers practice in Richmond to cover a story on Steph Curry's impact on young players....

Salesian boys basketball team’s ‘bona fide aspirations’ for state title

CalHiSports.com co-founder and publisher Mark Tennis has penned a lengthy piece highlighting the Salesian College Preparatory boys basketball team, which has high expectations following a slim overtime loss to No. 1 De La Salle...

Pac-12 video features Takkarist McKinley’s Richmond roots

A new Pac-12 video feature focuses on Kennedy High alum Takkarist McKinley, the star UCLA defensive end who has just accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl, a prestigious collegiate game and...

Perfect gift? Warriors tickets that benefit local youth

A portion of ticket sales for the Golden Gate Warriors home game against the Sacramento Kings on Feb. 15 will benefit Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa. The nonprofit at 260 Broadway in Richmond is...

Three Richmond Steelers teams headed to Snoop Youth Football League state championships

The future of Richmond football looks very bright. The Richmond Steelers, a youth program that fostered many of the players who now star in the Kennedy High Eagles' resurgence, have continued their winning ways this...

Sweet! Candy Cane Classic Basketball Tournament set for Dec. 17-18

The only thing sweeter than the name will be the play on the court. The long-running Candy Cane Classic Basketball Tournament is set for Dec. 17-18, with the championship games set to be played at...

Kennedy High’s historic season ends with 16-8 loss to Piedmont

By Zach Chouteau In a game marked by a constant downpour and safeties scored by both sides, Kennedy High saw its dream season end in a defensive standoff with Piedmont High Saturday evening in the...

Only a seven minute bike ride from Richmond BART Station to ‘Dirt World’

A new city park under construction along a 2.1-acre section of the Richmond Greenway will serve riders of both BMX and mountain bikes. The park, located on the Greenway trail between 23rd and 20th streets...

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