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…
Algunos miembros del concejo de la ciudad de Richmond el martes lanzaron una Mirada escéptica en la práctica de suplir vehículos de la ciudad para el uso de ciertos empleados.
The Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy on MacDonald Avenue teaches residents the ancient martial art of Muay Thai. The gym owner, Master Tee, fled war torn Laos in 1979, and now teaches Richmond residents the art of eight limbs.
Football season is over in Richmond, but the awards are starting to roll in for a handful of the most promising athletes on the gridiron. At Richmond High, five Oiler football players have been named First-Team All-League athletes this year.
The Kennedy Eagles played for the Tri-County Stone League Championship against the Hercules Titans on Friday night. For the second year in a row, the Titans got the better of the Eagles, this time beating them 34-33. Both teams will still advance to the CIF North Coast Section playoffs.
A year ago, Kennedy High School suffered the loss of football player Ulises Grijalva. This season, a new coach brings a new mentality to the team while the seniors strive to win this week’s league championship game in Grijalva’s honor.
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…
Richmond High held its homecoming game on Friday against Hercule High. Though they lost 46-0, the festive home crowd came out in support of the team before attending the homecoming dance later that evening.
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.
Governor Jerry Brown appointed a three-person board Wednesday evening to investigate the contract dispute between AC Transit management and local union ATU 192, effectively ending the threat of a strike for Thursday morning.