ROCKINGHAM — If you are a Richmond Senior football fan, now is the time to purchase your tickets for the upcoming season.
Richmond will have a total of six home games this year, beginning with Vance visiting Raider Stadium on Sept. 5. Also coming to Rockingham this season during Richmond’s non-conference portion of the schedule are Jack Britt and Anson.
The Raiders will also have three home Southeastern Conference games. Hoke, Pinecrest and arch-rival Scotland will all take on Richmond at Raider Stadium.
Richmond athletic director Ricky Young said season tickets are now on sale at various locations in the county. The cost for a reserved seat is $50, a regular season ticket is $40 and it is $30 for a student season ticket. The reserved seats and reserved parking are only available for purchase in the main office at the high school.
The other season tickets are being sold at the high school as well as Mabry’s Drug in Hamlet, Family Pharmacy and Medical Center Pharmacy in Rockingham and Carolina Farm Credit in Ellerbe.
Young added booster club memberships are also currently available. The cost is $50 and includes a hat, a parking pass for the football games and admission to any Raider home athletic event except for football or any postseason contest. The memberships are available to purchase from the same locations as the season football tickets.
Tickets for Marlboro contest on sale
Advanced tickets for the Richmond Senior-Marlboro County football game at 8 p.m. Aug. 29 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina are on sale for $10 at the high school, Mabry’s Drug in Hamlet and Family Pharmacy and Medical Center Pharmacy in Rockingham.
The contest is part of the Derrick Law Firm Carolina Kickoff Clash.
Initial practices set for tennis, cross country
The first practice for the Richmond girls tennis team under new coach Allie Goodman is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday on the school’s courts.
Later in the day, the cross country teams will start preparing for the new season under coach Reggie Miller at 5:30 p.m. at Hinson Lake.
All prospective players must have a current physical and completed the athletic participation packet that can be found on the school’s website.
Reach sports editor Shawn Stinson at 910-817-2671 or on Twitter @scgolfer.