Friday, February 28, 2020

Sports

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San Pablo Reservoir reopens for 2020 season

Time to fish! San Pablo Reservoir reopens for the season today

The San Pablo Reservoir reopened for the 20202 season today. That's great news for people who love to fish, as Rocky Mountain Recreation Company, which manages the area, arranged for 8,000 pounds of trout to...

Former Oakland A’s great Mike Norris joins San Pablo Baseball Association

Former Oakland A's pitching great Mike Norris is all too familiar with the highs and lows of being a famous professional athlete. While he won the Golden Glove award twice and was runner-up for...

Richmond’s Alysa Liu repeats as U.S. Figure Skating champion

Richmond resident Alysa Liu, 14, became the youngest figure skater to win back-to-back U.S. titles Friday night. Last year, she became the youngest ever at age 13 to win the U.S. title. Liu continued her record-setting...

Last call to play ball with Richmond Little League

Richmond Little League Baseball and Girls Softball (RLLBB) has announced a "last call" for signups this season. Registration occurs Mondays through Fridays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richmond Police Activities League, 2200...

James Akinjo commits to Arizona

Arizona Wildcats fans welcomed the new year with exciting news. James Akinjo, a Salesian College Prep alum from Richmond who was the 2019 Big East Freshman of the year as a point guard at Georgetown...

Community is Richmond Little League’s ‘field of dreams’

By Mike Kinney For about a decade, the bats went silent in Richmond. The city lacked a Little League organization. Then in 2006, the city's youth got its field of dreams in the form of...

Secret’s out on Richmond’s new ninja gym

By Kathy Chouteau Traverse Fitness may have had a stealthy soft opening last month, but the secret is officially out about Richmond’s newest gym, thanks to its wildly successful Ninja Warrior Open House this past...

Salesian making history at state title game this Saturday

A team with just 23 players on its varsity roster, Salesian College Preparatory was reportedly predicted to go 5-5 this year. That prediction didn't pan out -- at all.   The Pride are now 12-2 and...

San Pablo Cowboys cheer squads qualify for national tournament

This group of local girls have given their hometown a reason to cheer. The San Pablo Cowboys Division 8 & 10 Cheer Squad qualified  for the American Youth Football and Cheer National Championship competition in...

Help Richmond High’s stellar soccer program attend Nike showcase

One of Richmond's top athletics programs is seeking the community's help to fund a trip to a Nike showcase that will provide its players exposure to college programs. The Richmond High boys soccer team has...

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Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...