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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.

Pinole Valley QB DeMari Davis named Cal-Hi Sports offensive player of week

Pinole Valley High QB named Cal-Hi Sports offensive player of week

Pinole Valley High star quarterback DeMari Davis has been named the Cal-Hi Sports Northern California Offensive Player of the Week after leading his team to its best start since 2010 with a 7-0 record...
Richmond United Lobos U13 win Silicon Valley Cup

Richmond United Lobos U13 win Silicon Valley Cup

The Richmond United Lobos U-13 soccer team won the Silicon Valley Cup's premiere division last weekend, going undefeated. The Lobos won the three bracket games they played in the large Fremont tournament final by scores...
Pinole Valley High coach named Oakland Raiders' Coach of the Week

Pinole Valley High coach named Oakland Raiders’ Coach of the Week

Last week, former Oakland Raiders running back Charlie Smith stopped by Pinole Valley High -- along with a $1,000 check from the NFL team. That's because Spartans head coach Luke Bodwin earned the Oakland Raiders'...
Richmond native named director of scouting, game prep for UTEP basketball

Richmond native named director of scouting, game prep for UTEP basketball

A Richmond native has been named director of scouting and game prep for the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)'s men's basketball program, the school has announced. Jerry Brown, a standout basketball player at...
De Anza High football coach earns Raiders' $1K Coach of the Week honor

De Anza High football coach earns Raiders’ $1K Coach of the Week honor

De Anza High football coach Tyree Reed was honored earlier this month as the Oakland Raiders' Coach of the Week. The honor followed the Dons' first win of the season, a 22-7 road victory over...

Students get up-close look at the Oakland A’s

By Allynn McInerney Earlier this month, a group of 25 youth  from the Richmond Police Activities League, Richmond Little League and Richmond High Oilers Baseball team joined Chevron for a day with the Oakland A’s. The...
Richmond Jiu-Jitsu program helps kids combat bullying, build confidence

Richmond Jiu-Jitsu program helps kids combat bullying, build confidence

Government studies show that about 49-percent of children in grades 4–12 reported being bullied by other students at school at least once. This alarming statistic was the personal experience of 9-year-old Richmond resident Omar Maldonado...
Richmond Plunge to close for several months for repairs

Richmond Plunge to close for several months for repairs

The Richmond Plunge in Point Richmond will close for construction from Sept. 1 till at least the end of the year, according to city officials. The plaster on the bottom of the pool needs to...
Chevron brings local kids -- and STEM Zone -- to Oakland A's game

Chevron brings local youth and STEM Zone to Oakland A’s game

Not only did they watch the Oakland A's edge the Detroit Tigers 2-1 in a pitcher's duel on Saturday, a group of over 100 Richmond kids and their family members also watched a spectacular...
East Bay Soldiers capping successful summer with trip to China

East Bay Soldiers capping successful summer with trip to China

Following a successful few weeks for the East Bay Soldiers youth basketball program, the adventures continue next week when the organization travels with 12 kids to China. In the last two weeks, the award-winning East...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...