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Photos of latest Salesian hall of famers

The photographs have arrived. The Salesian High School website has some nice shots from its Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Jan. 25. This year's hall of famers are Jahvid Best (2007/football, track), Jocelyn Leche...

TCAL soccer tournament brackets set

The brackets for the Tri County Athletic League soccer tournament, which begins Thursday, have been released. For the boys Thursday, seventh-seeded Kennedy is playing at home against 10th-seeded Salesian in the first round. The same...

Poll: Salesian girls 8th best California basketball team

The Salesian High girls basketball team is fourth best in the Bay Area and eighth best in the state, according to the latest top 20 poll from Cal-Hi Sports. Salesian (18-5) is the only Richmond...

Watch an excellent video on Kennedy High basketball

A newly released video produced by University of California-Berkeley graduate students gives some insight into how Coach Rae Jackson has been able to transform the Kennedy High girls varsity basketball team into a winning...

Video Alert: Richmond football player has skills

Prentiss Reid, the nimble football star at Salesian High, is featured in a college recruiting tape that's worth checking out. The blazing junior plays cornerback, free safety and wide receiver for Salesian, which won the...

Salesian star makes McDonald All-American team

Salesian High girls basketball star Mariya Moore has been named to the East team of the McDonald All-American game, which takes place April 2 at the United Center in Chicago. The 6-foot guard, who is...

Basketball: Richmond girls win on the road

Moesha Samuel went on another scoring tear Monday night, raining down 24 points in the Richmond Oilers' 48-36 win over Livermore Valley Prep in a non-conference girls varsity bout. The Oilers (5-14, 1-5 league) led...

Oilers outlast Eagles in OT thriller

Richmond outlasted Kennedy 71-69 in a boys’ varsity basketball bout Wednesday night that went into overtime. Kennedy, the host team, stole the momentum with a 21-point third quarter, but the Oilers held the Eagles to...

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