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Shawn Stinson

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ROCKINGHAM — No one officially timed it, but the softball game between Lumberton and Richmond Senior may have lasted longer than the bus ride to Rockingham.
If it did, it was barely over the time.
Richmond stretched its winning streak to three games with a 12-0 victory over Lumberton in five innings Saturday morning.
The game was completed

Richmond keeps rolling, blanks Lumberton

ROCKINGHAM — No one officially timed it, but the softball game between Lumberton and Richmond Senior may have lasted longer than the bus ride to Rockingham. If it did, it was barely over the time. Richmond stretched its winning streak to three games with a 12-0 victory over Lumberton in five innings Saturday morning. The game was completed

ROCKINGHAM — The statement from Richmond Senior officials was direct and to the point.
And showed the process to find the 10th head football coach in the school's history is moving forward to the next stage.
“Richmond Senior High School has received 37 applicants for the vacant position of head football coach,” Richmond Senior a

37 apply for Richmond football job

ROCKINGHAM — The statement from Richmond Senior officials was direct and to the point. And showed the process to find the 10th head football coach in the school's history is moving forward to the next stage. “Richmond Senior High School has received 37 applicants for the vacant position of head football coach,” Richmond Senior a

Pats trip Raiders in tennis

SOUTHERN PINES — The Richmond Senior boys tennis team needed a victory over Pinecrest to secure a spot in the 4A dual team playoffs. The Raiders will have to try to earn their berth in the postseason another way after the Patriots claimed a 6-3 Southeastern Conference win Friday afternoon. “We had a chance to pull it out, but we didn'

RAEFORD — The Richmond Senior softball team has a philosophy it tries to follow in a game.
It didn't seem the players were going to need to live by those words through the first 5 ½ innings.
But things quickly chanced.
Hoke sliced a five-run deficit to two and had all the momentum in its favor heading into the seventh inning. That's w

Raiders rock Bucks in SEC clash

RAEFORD — The Richmond Senior softball team has a philosophy it tries to follow in a game. It didn't seem the players were going to need to live by those words through the first 5 ½ innings. But things quickly chanced. Hoke sliced a five-run deficit to two and had all the momentum in its favor heading into the seventh inning. That's w

RAEFORD — The Richmond Senior baseball team continued its hot streak against Hoke this season.
After knocking off the Bucks 10-0 in the first meeting behind a no-hitter from Cody Leviner, the Raiders nearly had another no-hitter again Friday.
Joe Butler limited Hoke to two hits, striking out 13 as Richmond cruised to a 19-1 Southeastern Con

Richmond blasts Hoke

RAEFORD — The Richmond Senior baseball team continued its hot streak against Hoke this season. After knocking off the Bucks 10-0 in the first meeting behind a no-hitter from Cody Leviner, the Raiders nearly had another no-hitter again Friday. Joe Butler limited Hoke to two hits, striking out 13 as Richmond cruised to a 19-1 Southeastern Con

ROCKINGHAM — For most of his baseball career Joe Butler has been a part of the battery, but as the catcher.
That all started to change last season when Butler began to transition to a full-time pitcher because of catchers like Bradley Brown and John Taylor in front of him on the depth chart.
The move proved to be beneficial not only for Ric

Butler set to become a Stinger

ROCKINGHAM — For most of his baseball career Joe Butler has been a part of the battery, but as the catcher. That all started to change last season when Butler began to transition to a full-time pitcher because of catchers like Bradley Brown and John Taylor in front of him on the depth chart. The move proved to be beneficial not only for Ric

Rain pushes more RSHS games back

ROCKINGHAM — Despite the rain coming down nonstop for the majority of the day, the Richmond Senior boys and girls track and field teams still made their way to Raeford. It was all for naught as the three-team meet with Hoke and Scotland was canceled once Richmond arrived on campus. Girls coach Reggie Miller said both squads will head to Roc

ROCKINGHAM — For anyone who has an interest in becoming the next head football coach at Richmond Senior, today is the final day to submit a resume.
The vacancy occurred when Paul Hoggard announced his resignation on March 27 to accept the head coaching position at John A. Holmes in Edenton.
Officials are expected to provide an update on the

RSHS coaching search about to heat up

ROCKINGHAM — For anyone who has an interest in becoming the next head football coach at Richmond Senior, today is the final day to submit a resume. The vacancy occurred when Paul Hoggard announced his resignation on March 27 to accept the head coaching position at John A. Holmes in Edenton. Officials are expected to provide an update on the

ROCKINGHAM — Everyone knew it was coming, but they were hoping still the same.
Other than the boys tennis match with Pinecrest being postponed, Richmond was able to squeeze in all the other athletic events Tuesday because the expected rain dodged the county.
The golf team finished fourth at the latest Southeastern Conference match of the se

Mother Nature up to her old tricks

ROCKINGHAM — Everyone knew it was coming, but they were hoping still the same. Other than the boys tennis match with Pinecrest being postponed, Richmond was able to squeeze in all the other athletic events Tuesday because the expected rain dodged the county. The golf team finished fourth at the latest Southeastern Conference match of the se

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — The Richmond Senior boys golf team played its fourth Southeastern Conference match of the season Tuesday afternoon on the Grey Course at Foxfire Golf Course.
The results were unavailable at deadline.
Richmond and the other five SEC teams will close out the regular season with contests at Pinehurst No. 1 and Pinehurst No. 6

Golf teams battle at Foxfire

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — The Richmond Senior boys golf team played its fourth Southeastern Conference match of the season Tuesday afternoon on the Grey Course at Foxfire Golf Course. The results were unavailable at deadline. Richmond and the other five SEC teams will close out the regular season with contests at Pinehurst No. 1 and Pinehurst No. 6

ROCKINGHAM — Errors and walks will always doom a team.
Despite committing four of its own, Richmond Senior took advantage of two West Montgomery miscues in the fifth to pull away for a 9-2 non-conference victory Tuesday night at Raider Field.
Dylan Callahan opened the game-winning rally in the home-half of the fifth with a single. Callahan

Raiders turn back Warriors

ROCKINGHAM — Errors and walks will always doom a team. Despite committing four of its own, Richmond Senior took advantage of two West Montgomery miscues in the fifth to pull away for a 9-2 non-conference victory Tuesday night at Raider Field. Dylan Callahan opened the game-winning rally in the home-half of the fifth with a single. Callahan

ROCKINGHAM — As some of the teams at Richmond Senior start their second run through the conference, others will be wrapping up the regular season.
The Richmond boys tennis team will take to the courts today at Pinecrest and Thursday at Laurinburg before competing in next week's Southeastern Conference tournament. The Raiders have a chance to

Richmond teams set to return to action

ROCKINGHAM — As some of the teams at Richmond Senior start their second run through the conference, others will be wrapping up the regular season. The Richmond boys tennis team will take to the courts today at Pinecrest and Thursday at Laurinburg before competing in next week's Southeastern Conference tournament. The Raiders have a chance to

ROCKINGHAM — Parity.
That is the word to describe the Southeastern Conference baseball teams this season.
At the halfway mark of the league schedule, four schools — Lumberton, Pinecrest, Purnell Swett and Richmond Senior — are tied atop the standings with 3-2 records.
Another — Scotland — is just one-half game behin

Richmond looks to stay on top

ROCKINGHAM — Parity. That is the word to describe the Southeastern Conference baseball teams this season. At the halfway mark of the league schedule, four schools — Lumberton, Pinecrest, Purnell Swett and Richmond Senior — are tied atop the standings with 3-2 records. Another — Scotland — is just one-half game behin

ROCKINGHAM — One boxer will use this weekend to prepare for a bigger stage and another hopes to continue his climb.
Either way Dungeon Boxing Club's Jamell Brown and Da'Hyde Goodwin look at it, they both want to leave the annual Azalea Festival-Ringside Boxing Tournament in Wilmington with victories.
Brown earned a spot in next month's Gold

Boxers head to the beach for bouts

ROCKINGHAM — One boxer will use this weekend to prepare for a bigger stage and another hopes to continue his climb. Either way Dungeon Boxing Club's Jamell Brown and Da'Hyde Goodwin look at it, they both want to leave the annual Azalea Festival-Ringside Boxing Tournament in Wilmington with victories. Brown earned a spot in next month's Gold

Note: This is the final of a two-part series on the two-year anniversary on Rockingham Speedway's last race.
ROCKINGHAM — The hours after the final piece of confetti hit the ground following Kasey Kahne's victory in the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 may have been the best moment for Rockingham Speedway owners Andy Hillenburg and Bill Sila

'The Rock' hopes for 3rd life

Note: This is the final of a two-part series on the two-year anniversary on Rockingham Speedway's last race. ROCKINGHAM — The hours after the final piece of confetti hit the ground following Kasey Kahne's victory in the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 may have been the best moment for Rockingham Speedway owners Andy Hillenburg and Bill Sila

Note: This is the first of a two-part series on the two-year anniversary on Rockingham Speedway's last race.
ROCKINGHAM — The sound of the thunder has been silenced and no one knows when or if it will ever return to Rockingham Speedway.
This is nothing new to the 244-acre facility located on U.S. Highway 1. It is the second time in its near

'The Rock' nears 2-year mark of last race

Note: This is the first of a two-part series on the two-year anniversary on Rockingham Speedway's last race. ROCKINGHAM — The sound of the thunder has been silenced and no one knows when or if it will ever return to Rockingham Speedway. This is nothing new to the 244-acre facility located on U.S. Highway 1. It is the second time in its near

Usually when Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban talks, something outlandish comes out of his mouth.
But this time Cuban is dead-on and unfortunately, he and the other 29 NBA owners are blame.
Cuban said the state of the college game is bad and it is hurting the product he puts on the floor in the NBA because “kids don't know how to play a fu

'One-and-done' rule needs to be tweaked for fans' sake

Usually when Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban talks, something outlandish comes out of his mouth. But this time Cuban is dead-on and unfortunately, he and the other 29 NBA owners are blame. Cuban said the state of the college game is bad and it is hurting the product he puts on the floor in the NBA because “kids don't know how to play a fu

SHALLOTTE — Following a rough beginning, it was a much better finish for Richmond Senior.
Richmond lost its opening game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational and then ripped up two straight wins.
Richmond was able to get out of a bases-loaded jam with one out in the bottom of the seventh to escape with a 4-3 victory over West

Raiders take 5th in tourney

SHALLOTTE — Following a rough beginning, it was a much better finish for Richmond Senior. Richmond lost its opening game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational and then ripped up two straight wins. Richmond was able to get out of a bases-loaded jam with one out in the bottom of the seventh to escape with a 4-3 victory over West

SHALLOTTE — One streak came to a halt and another began.
Just not the kind Richmond Senior coach Wendy Wallace wants.
After opening the season with nine straight victories, Richmond has dropped its final two games of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational.
Richmond was shut out by South Columbus in the final contest of pool play

Richmond drops two in a row at event

SHALLOTTE — One streak came to a halt and another began. Just not the kind Richmond Senior coach Wendy Wallace wants. After opening the season with nine straight victories, Richmond has dropped its final two games of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational. Richmond was shut out by South Columbus in the final contest of pool play

SHALLOTTE — In its opening game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond softball tournament, Richmond Senior scored seven runs in the final two innings.
This has been the norm for Richmond this season, especially recently.
So imagine coach Wendy Wallace's surprise when her team scored early and often in its game with Davie County Tuesday aft

Richmond blanks Davie

SHALLOTTE — In its opening game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond softball tournament, Richmond Senior scored seven runs in the final two innings. This has been the norm for Richmond this season, especially recently. So imagine coach Wendy Wallace's surprise when her team scored early and often in its game with Davie County Tuesday aft





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