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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.

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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Riders taking advantage of new Dirt World

by Mike Kinney On Monday, the Richmond Standard paid a visit to the 2.1-acre Dirt World, the East Bay's first public bike park that recently opened in Richmond. Riders are already making good use of the...
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...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from...
Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

It felt like a grand, secret toy store. But in reality, it was only a storage space at a Richmond fire station that was jam-packed...

Donut-spinning driver collides with car containing father and child

A man was injured, but thankfully his 11-year-old daughter wasn't, when a driver doing donuts in his car in Richmond collided into their vehicle...