Trenise Ferreira

Kennedy Girls Rout McClymonds, 84-53

The Kennedy High School girls’ basketball team put on an impressive show Thursday night, beating McClymonds High School 84-53. For head coach Rae Jackson, the win also marked his first victory over Mack in four years. “We played well,” Jackson said after the big win. “We didn’t play down. Sometimes when you play a traditional team like Mack, it’s hard to stay up.” Kennedy needed big performances from its seniors, and they delivered. Center Julian Robinson had a career-high 43…

City car use comes under fire, officials look to end program

Some Richmond City Council members cast a skeptical eye Tuesday on the practice of supplying city vehicles for the use of certain employees. Currently 10 Richmond management employees have city-issued vehicles. Together they have logged an average of 14,188 miles per month during the 2012-2013 fiscal year, Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay said. Employees commuting between home and work account for about 11,567 of those miles. All 10 of the employees live outside of Richmond, and the longest one-way commute…

Former gang member finds redemption on the field

Munoz, now 17, is a lineman on the Richmond High football team, a team leader and a jovial presence. He smiles when he talks and seems to emit positive energy. He’s getting good grades in school and for once, has a plan for his future. All of this, he attributes to joining the football team.