Saturday, July 24, 2021

Sports

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.

From prison to purpose: LeJon Reese motivates minds, bodies and souls

By Mike Kinney Growing up in Richmond, LeJon Reese dreamed about becoming a professional baseball or football player. That dream ground to a halt as a teenager, when he learned he had a condition called...
East Bay Soldiers’ trip to D.C. goes beyond basketball

East Bay Soldiers’ trip to D.C. goes beyond basketball

By Kathy Chouteau When a mass of people gather together for the National Action Network’s “Get Your Knee Off Our Neck” March Friday in Washington, D.C., a Richmond contingent of 15 people will be in...
Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

Kennedy High’s Jermaine Terry II to enroll in college early rather than play postponed...

CIF's announcement Monday that high school sports will be postponed till at least December or January due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted elite athletes to make the difficult decision of whether to play...
Let Them Play: Growing California coalition urges Gov. Newsom to resume sports

CIF postpones fall sports due to COVID-19

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has postponed the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CIF collaborated with its 10 Sections in the state to modify the season. The North Coast Section, which governs high...
Pau Gasol summit aims to keep families healthy amid pandemic

Pau Gasol summit aims to keep families healthy amid pandemic

Finding solutions to the physical and mental health problems posed by COVID-19 pandemic confinement is a tall order. Thankfully, 7-foot NBA star Pau Gasol is rising to the challenge. Through the Gasol Foundation, the six-time...

Richmond Little League and Girls Softball season canceled

By Mike Kinney Richmond Little League and Girls Softball has officially canceled its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, league President Mark Torres said. The league launched in 2006 after a decade in which Richmond lacked...
New CCC women's soccer coach continues program rebuild

New CCC women’s soccer coach continues program rebuild

Although athletic programs across the nation are facing uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ted Steen isn't slowing efforts to rebuild the Contra Costa College Women's Soccer program. The second-year head coach is reaching out...
Latona Whitaker of Get It Girl Fitness inspires good health when it's needed most

Get It Girl Fitness inspiring good health when it’s needed most

By Mike Kinney While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Latona Whitaker to temporarily close Get It Girl Fitness in El Sobrante, the fitness guru known for inspiring health within the community believes her services are...
IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s IBX Fitness, which in a non-COVID-19 world operates out of the Booker T. Anderson Community Center, has shifted to a remote format with a workout plan for members during April. As...
Richmond: WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

By Mike Kinney The coronavirus shutdown won't stop these dedicated West Contra Costa Unified District employees from feeding students in need. At Richmond High School Tuesday afternoon, cafeteria workers, teachers and staff members, joined by...

Latest Articles

San Pablo hosting next Dumpster Day for residents on March 13

San Pablo hosting Dumpster Day for city residents

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting a Dumpster Day on Saturday enabling city residents to get rid of old items. What's not accepted: mattresses,...
Man allegedly points gun at people, fires round into air in Pinole

Man allegedly points gun at people, fires round into air in Pinole

A man was arrested in Pinole after he allegedly pointed a gun at people on San Pablo Avenue, then walked away and fired off...
Bay Area Rescue Mission gives update on ‘Bridge of Hope’ construction

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives update on ‘Bridge of Hope’ construction

By Kathy Chouteau Construction on the Bridge of Hope Center project is slated to be completed in November,  Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) Development Manager...