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From Eagle to Golden Bear, Kennedy High football star commits to Cal

The legend of Takkarist “Takk” McKinley began his sophomore year. That’s when Kennedy High’s track coach, Carl Sumler, saw the young Eagles defensive end rush a Piedmont High quarterback, turn around, race 15 yards up...
Senior Jorge Diaz takes a breather after gunshots forced the Richmond High football team to evacuate in the middle of the fourth quarter in the homecoming game against Kennedy High. It's uncertain whether the game will resume. (Photo by: Rachel Witte)

Gunfire disrupted Richmond homecoming, not school spirit

In the week after gunshots disrupted Richmond High School’s homecoming events, school officials, police and parents said they were glad the situation wasn’t worse. Eight minutes were left in the football game against the Kennedy...