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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 residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Thousands of people throughout Northern California attended the annual Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on Saturday -- and once again many from Richmond represented. The nation’s lone African-American rodeo travels to dozens of cities across the...
Dirt World expected to be complete next week

Dirt World expected to be done next week

By Mike Kinney The highly-anticipated Dirt World bike park in Richmond, which had its debut delayed due to weather-related factors, is on track to be completed by next week, said lead track builder Alex Fowler,...
Discounted Oakland A's tix to support Richmond-based nonprofit

6 Oakland A’s games serve as fundraisers for the Richmond Promise

Purchasing tickets to one of these six Oakland A's home games this season will help support the Richmond Promise program, which provides scholarships and guidance for every Richmond and North Richmond high school senior...
Warriors victory parade set for Tuesday in Oakland

Warriors victory parade set for Tuesday in Oakland

The City of Oakland is hosting its parade for the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, June 12, starting at 11 a.m. The parade will begin on Broadway at 11th Street, turning right...

9-year-old Richmond baseball player chosen for elite national tournament

A 9-year-old from Richmond is making a name for himself nationally in baseball. Seddrick "Seddy" Henderson, who has been playing the sport since he was 3 years old, was recently selected and named in the...
El Cerrito High track star soaring after state finals

El Cerrito High track star soaring after state finals

El Cerrito High is cheering another track star's monumental feat. At the CIF North Coast Section Meet of Champions at Cal's Edwards Stadium from May 25-26, junior Armauni Archie won the boys 100-meter dash title...
Richmond Sea Scouts victorious at Ancient Mariner Regatta

Richmond Sea Scouts victorious at Ancient Mariner Regatta

A Richmond crew claimed victory last weekend at the Ancient Mariner Regatta, the largest Sea Scout Regatta on the West Coast. The Richmond Sea Scout Ship Northland, combined with the crew of the Chaser out...

Richmond United Lobos youth soccer team wins title at Evolution Cup

Congrats to the Richmond United Lobos Under 11 soccer team, which won the championship of a major regional tournament in San Francisco last weekend. The team won the top level of their age group --...
NBA execs recognize East Bay Soldiers' partnership with JFK University

NBA execs recognize East Bay Soldiers’ partnership with JFK University

The East Bay Soldiers are well known for their winning ways. But that's not why NBA executives are talking about them. Last week, members of the local youth basketball program were invited to attend the Jr....
Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

An unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore won the North Coast Section singles tennis championship on Saturday, defeating three seeded opponents on the way, including the tournament's defending champion. Karl Collins triumphed at the NCS finale...

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The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond's best on San Pablo Ave.

The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond’s best on San Pablo Ave.

A bar with an outdoor patio aiming to serve signature cocktails named after Richmond legends along with Richmond-based beers, entertainment and art may soon...
Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...