Richmond falls to Mt. Diablo in final home match of the season

Crystal Ochoa fights for the ball

On Saturday afternoon the girls’ soccer teams from Mt. Diablo and Richmond High Schools faced off against each other. The two teams last met in late November at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, when Mt. Diablo’s Red Devils defeated Richmond’s Oilers 3-2. This time, they were playing at Richmond High School in the final…

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Still looking for first win, Oilers perform better against Salesian

Soccer team huddles after loss

The Oilers’ home match against Salesian on Thursday night turned out to be another loss, 1-0, but it was a much-improved effort all around by the Richmond squad, particularly the Oiler’s goalkeeper Eleana Ellner. “I just felt really confident,” said Ellner, after the game. “And my team was playing really well and that made me…

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Loss doesn’t dampen Oilers’ sprit

player looks tired at halftime

Forty-five minutes after scoring her first goal of the season, on a penalty shot, junior Joselyn Navarro couldn’t stop smiling. “It is like all of these mixed emotions,” Navarro said. “Because it was the first goal of the season and it was a penalty. So I feel good.”

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Richmond High girls soccer falls to Mt. Diablo 3-2

Richmond girls soccer coach Felipe Franco

If coaching was solely about wins and losses, Felipe Franco would not be here. Although his Richmond High School girl’s soccer team was defeated 3-2 by the Mt. Diablo Red Devils Tuesday night, Franco was reminded about why he enjoys the job. “You know what I like about coaching? They enjoy doing this,” Franco said…

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