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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.

Richmond's Mariah Williams predicted to be top freshman in Mountain West Conference.

Richmond’s Mariah Williams predicted as top freshman in Mountain West Conference

Richmond’s Mariah Williams, a freshman with the University of Nevada women’s basketball team, was named the Mountain West Preseason Freshman of the Year by the website College Sports Madness, her team announced Friday. The honor...
Bearcats capture 2014 City of Richmond 12U Flag Football championship

Bearcats, Cougars pull off wins in City of Richmond’s Flag Football League

The City of Richmond's Flag Football league on Oct. 8 featured an anticipated matchup between the undefeated Richmond All-Stars and the 1-1 EM Downer Bearcats. The game was close throughout, with the Bearcats escaping with...
Former Richmond High basketball stars Wendell McKines and Eli Holman are holding a charity basketball game featuring pros, college players.

Richmond High charity game to feature professional and college players

Former Richmond High basketball stars Wendell McKines and Eli Holman are holding a charity basketball game on Saturday to benefit their alma mater. The game promises to be a high-flying affair, with both teams comprising...
Star swimmer Missy Franklin hung out with the students of Bayview Elementary School in San Pablo during recess Tuesday.

Olympic champion Missy Franklin stops by San Pablo elementary school during recess

Star swimmer Missy Franklin hung out with the students of Bayview Elementary School in San Pablo during recess Tuesday. Franklin came with Playworks, a national nonprofit that provide healthy, fun and productive recesses at schools...
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has awarded Richmond six scholarships to send three local youths to a camp in July at Sonoma State University.

United States Tennis Association awards Richmond Rec six scholarships

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has awarded the City of Richmond's Recreation tennis program six scholarships sending local youths to a camp in July at Sonoma State University. Those receiving the scholarships include Cienna...
The Salesian Pride varsity softball team, which repeated as NCS Division IV champions on Saturday with a 2-0 win over St. Patrick-St. Vincent.

Salesian softball team wins NCS Division IV title; finishes 18-1 on season

Congrats are in order for the Salesian Pride varsity softball team, which repeated as North Coast Section Division IV champions on Saturday with a 2-0 win over St. Patrick-St. Vincent. The Pride ended the season...
The City of Richmond Adult Volleyball championship game on Wednesday was everything it was supposed to be.

ACE defeats defending champs to claim Adult Volleyball League title

The City of Richmond Adult Volleyball championship game on Wednesday was everything it was supposed to be. The two Spring 2014 favorites - defending champions Set 'N' Kill and the crafty, high-flying act ACE -...

49ers receiver Chuck Jacobs to hold training camp at Kennedy High

While Chuck Jacobs plays for the San Francisco 49ers, he hasn't forgotten that he used to play for the Kennedy Eagles. The undrafted free agent who has been turning heads in the NFL is slated...
West Contra Costa Unified sports schedule this week includes NCS track and field meet.

North Coast Section track and field meet starts Friday at UC Berkeley

The West Contra Costa Unified School District sports schedule for this week has been released. One of the big events is the North Coast Section Meet of Champions for track and field, with trials...
USA Basketball lauds Salesian alum Mariya Moore's no-quit attitude

Salesian star Mariya Moore named to prestigious U-18 U.S. National Team

Salesian star guard Mariya Moore, who is headed to the University of Louisville next year, secured one of 12 roster spots on the prestigious USA Basketball Women's U-18 National Team, it was announced late...

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BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

In the first of several free, family-friendly summer events in downtown Richmond, the annual Healthy Village Festival is set for this Saturday, June 23. From...
Groups calling for ban on single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

Groups call to ban sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

A proposed resolution is circulating social media that calls upon Richmond to restrict or ban the sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in stores, including...