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Richmond Pines’ future in doubt

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ROCKINGHAM — Once again, Richmond Pines Golf Course faces an uncertain future.After being re-opened 14 months ago by Anna and Burl Rose, Richmond Pines is set to close its doors on Sept. 30. The course went into foreclosure in the fall of 2011 and was purchased by Craig McNeill of McNeill & Associates Realty Company in January 2012.Since April of last year, the Roses have been leasing the property on U.S. 1.Anna Rose said the monthly expenses for running the course were roughly $30,000. That figure included rent, utilities, insurance, lease payments on the golf carts and maintenance vehicles as well as salaries.

 

Richmond knocks off rivals

ROCKINGHAM — With the final point, the players on the bench rushed the court to celebrate with their teammates a victory over their rivals.Even after the game, the members of the Richmond Senior volleyball team were still beaming after claiming a 25-20, 25-14, 25-22 win over Scotland Thursday night.The victory snapped Richmond’s two-game losing streak. The Raiders are now 7-6 overall, while the Scots fall to 7-5 on the season.Both teams are tied wi...

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Richmond to face off with No. 1 Butler

ROCKINGHAM — The top team in the state vs. an unranked opponent.Generally that is Richmond Senior against another school, but not this time.Butler, ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press, CarolinaPreps.com and NCPreps.com polls, will square off with Richmond 7 p.m. today at Providence High School in Charlotte.Last season, the Bulldogs pulled away for a 49-32 victory to win their fourth straight game against the Raiders. Butler now leads the all-time series...

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Raiders notch another shutout

LUMBERTON — The streak now stands at seven.Richmond Senior extended its season-opening winning streak to seven games with a 5-0 victory over Southeastern Conference rival Lumberton Wednesday night. The contest was called by officials with 11:05 remaining in the second half because of lightning in the area.Richmond is a perfect 3-0 in SEC play, while Lumberton falls to 5-5-1 overall and 1-2 in the conference.It was the second consecutive shutout by the Ra...

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Still on the outside

ROCKINGHAM — Once again Richmond Senior is on the outside looking in.Associated Press voters for the third straight week kept Richmond out of its Top 10. The Raiders did receive 15 points to be named with J.H. Rose in the “Others receiving 10 or more points” category. Rose earned 21 points.Butler kept the top spot this week, grabbing 15 of the 18 first-place ballots. Mallard Creek remained second. New Bern moved up to third and received two top votes. D...

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Pinecrest outlasts Richmond in 4

ROCKINGHAM — If the first game was any indication, Richmond Senior was going to be in for another long night.After being swept by Lumberton in its last outing, Richmond dropped the opening game to Pinecrest Tuesday night.The Raiders rallied to win Game 2 before the Patriots recovered to take the next two to post a 25-10, 20-25, 25-15, 25-16 victory.“It was much better,” Richmond coach Shellie Wimpey said. “It feels good to have our team...

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Raiders keep streak alive with shutout win

PEMBROKE — It was a slower start than Bennie Howard would have liked from his team, but Richmond Senior stayed perfect on the season.Despite the rough beginning, Richmond pulled away for a 7-0 victory over Purnell Swett Monday night in a Southeastern Conference matchup. The Raiders are now 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the SEC.“I told the team at halftime we can’t take anybody lightly,” Howard said. “We have to come out with a little sense of urgen...

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Only two remain undefeated in the SEC

ROCKINGHAM — And then were two.The Southeastern Conference still had four undefeated teams entering Week 4. But losses by both Lumberton and Scotland Thursday night cut that number in half. Now only Pinecrest and Richmond are the final conference teams without a blemish on their record.For the week, the SEC went 3-3. Besides Pinecrest and Richmond pulling out victories, Hoke knocked off South View in double overtime to even its record at 2-2. Purnell Swett was thro...

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Raiders finish 2nd in match

RAEFORD — Rain pushed back the season-opening match for the Southeastern Conference girls golf teams.The squads were able to hit the links Thursday afternoon at Bayonet at Puppy Creek in Raeford and as usual Pinecrest finished first.Richmond Senior behind the play of Cassie Smith were second.The Patriots posted a team score of 347, while the Raiders carded a 378.“I thought we played pretty well,” Richmond coach Jeff Ingram said....

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Richmond picks off Jack Britt

ROCKINGHAM — P.J. Everett knew he let two interceptions slip through his hands.It didn’t matter though, as Everett still was able to pick off three Bryan Bryant passes in Richmond’s 49-24 victory over Jack Britt Thursday night at Raider Stadium.Everett’s first interception came when Bryant and his receiver were on different pages as Everett appeared to be the recipient of the pass. The ball hit Everett in the chest and the senior returned it for a...

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Scotland keeps Richmond winless

ROCKINGHAM — It appeared as if the losing streak would come to an end and the Richmond Senior girls tennis team would earn its initial win of the season.After splitting the singles matches, Richmond needed two victories in doubles to secure the victory. The Raiders picked up the win in the third doubles match and were leading in the No. 2 doubles match.But Scotland rallied to pick up the 5-4 victory Thursday afternoon.Richmond’s team of Erica Rich ...

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Thursday night football

ROCKINGHAM — Both teams will have one fewer day to prepare for each other.School officials elected to switch the Jack Britt-Richmond Senior clash to tonight after seeing a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms in the area Friday evening. Richmond athletic director Ricky Young said it was better to play the contest tonight rather than possibly have several lightning delays or moving the game to Saturday.While fans will be able to watch the battle between the former con...

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Golfers should give local courses another look

It was nearly a year ago when Richmond Pines reopened...

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Golfers should give local courses another look

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