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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.

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...
Richmond's Taylor brothers chosen for Cepeda Caribbean Classic

Richmond’s Taylor brothers chosen for Cepeda Caribbean Classic

These talented Richmond brothers have been chosen to play for Cepeda Baseball, and will represent the U.S. at the 5th Annual Caribbean Baseball Classic in the Dominican Republic from June 10 through June 17. Meshai...

Major Little League Girls Softball jamboree coming to Richmond

There's going to be a lot of young softball players in Richmond this weekend. The Little League Urban Initiative -- which operates in nearly 90 cities and is a component of Little League Baseball and...
Youth receiving tennis instruction on newly refurbished courts at MLK Park

Youth receiving tennis instruction on newly refurbished courts at MLK Park

Over 230 kids recently refined their tennis skills at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond after the park’s long-dormant tennis courts received extensive repairs, according to the city. As part of an ongoing effort...

Richmond paddleboard outfitter making a splash

By Zach Chouteau Everyone in Richmond seems to appreciate living by the beckoning San Francisco Bay, but how many of us actually take the opportunity to get out on the water? Thanks to 510-Waterline, operating out...
Salesian's James Akinjo looking for new school after UConn coach's firing

Salesian’s James Akinjo looking for new school after UConn coach’s firing

North Richmond native and Salesian College Prep basketball star James Akinjo is no longer committed to attending the University of Connecticut after the Huskies fired its coach, Kevin Ollie. After Ollie was fired March 10,...
Richmond-trained MMA fighter wins pro debut overseas

Richmond-trained MMA fighter wins pro debut overseas

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ dropped by the thriving Omni Movement martial arts training facility Tuesday to chat with an up-and-coming young MMA fighter who recently won his pro debut in Taiwan—in impressive fashion. Khai...
Important week in WCCUSD spring sports

Mayor Tom Butt’s ‘community fund’ offers grants to youth teams, leagues

Organizers of athletics teams and leagues in Richmond are encouraged to apply for grants from the annual Richmond Mayor's Community Fund. The mayor re-launched the grant program after taking office in 2015 in order to...

Richmond High boys soccer reaches NorCal title game, falls to Alisal

The Richmond High Oilers took another dream season all the way to the inaugural Northern California Division II championship game last weekend, falling to Alisal High-Salinas 3-1 in the finale. The championship loss can do...
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2018 Richmond Little League season opens with fun parade

by Mike Kinney Hundreds of youth ball players and their supporters marched the streets from Richmond City Hall to Nicholl Park on Saturday for the 2018 Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball Opening Day...

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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...