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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.

Champion Kennedy High squad is about quality, not quantity

The Kennedy High girls varsity basketball team has just six players. In the last seven games, the Eagles roster was reduced to five due to injury – which of course has meant no substitutes. This...

Charitable effort leads to repairs at Tara Hills baseball fields

Four baseball fields at the Tara Hills Complex are undergoing repairs thanks to the charitable efforts of the nonprofit More Than A Game (MTAG) and partner companies. About 30 volunteers are working on the project...
Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area’s NFL teams may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but you can still get your game day party on in Richmond. With California’s Los Angeles...
CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond recently moved into a new, spacious location and is holding a Grand Reopening and Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 2.  A free, beginner-friendly workout will begin at 9 a.m. in...

Richmond’s Alysa Liu youngest to win U.S. women’s figure skating title

Richmond resident Alysa Liu, 13, became the youngest to win the women's U.S. Figure Skating Championships after defeating defending champion Bradie Tennell Friday night. And that's not the only record she broke. Liu was also...
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East Bay Soldiers invites youth to free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge

The East Bay Soldiers youth basketball program is inviting the community to a free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge for youth ages 10 to 13 this Sunday, Jan. 20. The event is set to take place...
Richmond girl, 9, joins Cal Bears water polo team

Richmond girl, 9, joins Cal Bears water polo team

The University of California Berkeley Women’s Water Polo Team, one of the nation's best, has signed yet another top recruit -- and she happens to be a 9-year-old from Richmond. On Friday, a special Draft...

Richmond High students get special treatment at Steph Curry party

The lines to get into Steph Curry's much-hyped free party in Oakland on Friday went around the block. That wasn't the case for two dozen basketball players from Richmond High, who enjoyed VIP treatment...
Kennedy High students benches 340 pounds

Kennedy High student benches 340 pounds

Kennedy High special education teacher Sal Morabito has been coaching powerlifting to high school students for 21 years, and none have ever been able to bench as much as senior Ronny Luna. Luna benched 340...
49ers, Giants greats join Richmond native's 4th annual toy drive

49ers, Giants greats join Richmond native’s annual toy drive

Thanks to Stephen Ashford's 4th annual toy drive, kids in need in Richmond and East Palo Alto will have some cheer this holiday season. The Richmond native and physical education teacher at East Palo Alto...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.