Ryan Phillips

Salesian boys hoops team shows why it’s No. 1

Salesian High forward Desmond Simmons was winded. He’d played more minutes than usual, and the Haas Pavilion Court – longer than the high school courts he’s used to – wasn’t helping. But playing on the big stage of the Martin Luther King Holiday Classic in front of a big crowd at Haas, Simmons said he…

Happening This Week: Jan. 20

Wednesday, January 20 BOYS BASKETBALL Richmond at De Anza, 7 p.m. Salesian at St. Joseph Notre Dame, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21 GIRLS SOCCER De Anza at El Cerrito, 5:30 p.m. BOYS SOCCER El Cerrito at De Anza, 5:30 p.m. Friday, January 22 GIRLS BASEKTBALL De Anza at Richmond, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Richmond at…

Should witnesses be required to report violent crimes?

The Richmond High rape case has inspired new proposed legislation authored by state lawmakers that would make it a misdemeanor to fail to contact authorities when witnessing a violent crime.

Happening This Week: Jan. 11

Tuesday, January 12 BOYS SOCCER Richmond at El Cerrito, 5:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER El Cerrito at Richmond, 5:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL De Anza at Berkeley High, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Berkeley at De Anza, 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 13 BOYS SOCCER Swett at Kennedy, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Holy Names at Salesian, 3:30 p.m. BOYS…

Happening This Week: Dec. 15

Tuesday, December 15 BOYS SOCCER Kennedy at Northgate, 3 p.m. De Anza at El Cerrito, 6:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Richmond at Concord, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Kennedy at Swett, 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 BOYS SOCCER Albany at Salesian, 5:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Salesian at Albany, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kennedy at Pinole Valley, 6:30…

Hometown star scores two touchdowns against Raiders

Washington Redskins running back Quinton Ganther helped finish off the Raiders on Sunday with two fourth-quarter touchdown runs in the ’Skins 34-13 win. Then in his postgame comments, he made sure to mention his hometown. A quote attributed to Ganther from the Washington Post: “Coming from this area, coming from Richmond, you guys know how…

Happening This Week: Dec. 8

Tuesday, December 8 BOYS SOCCER St. Mary’s at Salesian, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Salesian at St. Mary’s, 3:30 p.m. Mt. Diablo at Richmond, 5:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Salesian at Middletown, 5:30 p.m. Kennedy at McClymonds, 5:30 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Fremont at Richmond, 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 9 BOYS SOCCER Kennedy at St. Joseph-Notre Dame, 3:30…

Kennedy alums show support for film

The screening of a documentary about the 1984 Kennedy High-El Cerrito football title game wasn’t supposed to be a Kennedy event, but it just about turned into one, said producer Jeff Patterson. Before the movie started at the Richmond Civic Center on Saturday night, a throng of former Eagles circulated the lobby sharing stories of…

Happening This Week: Dec. 1

Tuesday, Dec. 1 BOYS BASKETBALL Kennedy at Fremont, 7 p.m. Richmond at Benicia, 7 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kennedy at Monta Vista, 6:30 p.m. De Anza at Tennyson, 5:30 p.m. Salesian at San Rafael, 5:30 p.m. BOYS SOCCER Richmond at Castro Valley Tournament, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER De Anza at Tennyson, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2…