Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sports

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Affeldt joins Jr. Giants, Chevron for Science of Baseball clinic

A three-time World Series champion stopped by the baseball field at Nicholl Park in Richmond to meet the young talent on Monday, and he was certainly impressed. “This is a little different from what I...

Bay Area Power earns silver at U.S. Open Basketball Championships

A Richmond-based youth basketball team did the Bay Area proud last weekend, bringing home the silver medal in the U.S. Open Basketball Championships in Westfield, Indiana. The Bay Area Power 12-under team of 10 boys...

Renovation of JFK Park basketball courts complete

All week, David Castro has been taking his kids on walks past John F. Kennedy Park at Cutting Blvd. and S. 41st Street, eagerly awaiting for the renovation of its basketball courts to be...
Pilot program to offer community access to Helms Middle sports fields

Limited community access to Helms Middle sports fields planned

San Pablo City Council on Monday approved a 32-week pilot program allowing long-desired community access to the sports fields at Helms Middle School. The city is working with the West Contra Costa Unified School District...

In time for U.S. Open, youth tennis program begins in Richmond

Just in time for the U.S. Open, after-school tennis begins in Richmond. From Sept. 3 through Dec. 20 at the Nicholl Park Tennis Courts, 3230 Macdonald Ave., youth ages 6 to 17 will be honing...

West County represents at Oakland A’s Native American Heritage Night

The Oakland Athletics on Tuesday celebrated Native American Heritage Night during its home game against the Milwaukee Brewers, and dozens of Native Americans from West County were there to represent. "Families travel from all over...
Salesian’s Angel Jackson rises to occasion

Salesian’s Angel Jackson rises to occasion

Yet again, Angel Jackson scores a commanding double-double. And so her proud coach, Steve Pezzola, reaches out to his occasional “texting buddy” – Jackson’s mother. “And her mom would say, ‘She missed two free throws,’”...
Local elementary schools find success on basketball court

New league a swish for local elementary schools

In the end, the final score -- 24-17 -- failed to fully capture the championship game’s drama and importance. The Coronado Elementary Cougars, who were the defending league champs, had, in fact, found itself trailing...
Kennedy High hosts 1st Invitational Special Education Track Meet

Kennedy High hosts 1st Invitational Special Education Track Meet

It may have flown by as quick as 100-meter dash. But it was such a good experience, it's coming back next year. Last Friday, Kennedy High and El Cerrito High jointly held the 1st Invitational...
Richmond adult softball league promotes health and community

Richmond adult softball league promotes health and community

By Mike Kinney Whether your goal is to spend time with friends, exercise or revisit old glory days, Nicholl Park’s softball fields have dozens of Richmond residents covered this summer. We recently stopped by the Adult...

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