Friday, September 18, 2020

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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...

Salesian’s Daylee Dunn to be 2-sport athlete at Fresno State

Daylee Dunn, a senior at Salesian College Preparatory, signed a National Letter of Intent on Thursday to play basketball and also to run track at Fresno State University. Dunn, who verbally committed to Fresno State...

Richmond Little League registration period begins

It's not time yet to "Play Ball!," but it is time to register for the upcoming season. The Richmond Little League is now accepting signups for baseball and girls softball. Registration happens daily at the Richmond...

Richmond tennis standout commits to Fresno State

Two-time CIF-NCS tennis champion Karl Collins signed a letter of intent to attend Fresno State University on Wednesday. Collins, who was the first El Cerrito High athlete to win an NCS tennis title, with his...

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