ROCKINGHAM — Just like in college football, the magic number to make the state playoffs in North Carolina appears to be six.
ROCKINGHAM — Hannah Altman didn't plan on making the 4A state tournament. It just kind of happened.
ROCKINGHAM — In tight games, the soccer ball seems to find the right foot of Richmond Senior's Jalen Almond.
ROCKINGHAM — On the heels of its 51-0 victory over Purnell Swett, the Richmond Senior football team remained No. 1 in this week's Associated Press 4A poll.
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior soccer team will open the Southeastern Conference tournament against Lumberton 7 p.m. today at Raider Stadium.
The march toward the showdown on Nov. 7 in Raider Stadium continues as both Richmond Senior and Scotland are undefeated in the Southeastern Conference though two weeks.
ROCKINGHAM — After two league games, there are only two teams left controlling their own destiny — Richmond Senior and Scotland — in the race for the Southeastern Conference title.
PEMBROKE — Richmond Senior was a perfect five for five in the first half.
Watching some athletes perform, you would claim they were born throwing a football, swinging a golf club or pitching a baseball.Things just come that natural to them.Hamlet's own Ashton Locklear can top all of them.
ROCKINGHAM — Representatives from Pinecrest and Richmond Senior met in Pine Bluff Thursday afternoon to flip a coin to determine the top seed in next week's Southeastern Conference soccer tournament.
ROCKINGHAM — Purnell Swett coach Mark Heil knows his team will be facing an uphill battle against the top team in the state.
LAURINBURG — It was 19 years in the making, so what was another 64 minutes or so of waiting?
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior volleyball team will learn its opponent in the first round of the state 4A playoffs later today when the brackets are released.
ROCKINGHAM — Despite receiving six fewer first-place ballots than New Bern, Richmond Senior is the new No. 1 4A team in the latest Associated Press poll.
RAEFORD — Three members of the Richmond Senior cross country team were named to the all-Southeastern Conference team at the conference meet Tuesday afternoon at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford.
ROCKINGHAM — After holding its postseason future in its hands, Richmond Senior will now need some help.
SOUTHERN PINES — History definitely wasn't on the side of Richmond Senior.Richmond hadn't claimed a conference championship in boys soccer since 1995. And it hadn't defeated Pinecrest since 1997.
Staff reportNANNING, China — Hamlet resident Ashton Locklear finished fourth in the individual apparatus finals on the uneven bars at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships Saturday.
ROCKINGHAM — It was a game of big plays.The only thing was the majority of them came from one team — Richmond Senior.
ROCKINGHAM — For the first time since the 1995 season, the Richmond Senior boys soccer team has a chance to win a conference championship.
LAURINBURG — The first point of the third game exemplified the type of night Richmond Senior was having against its rivals to the east.
ROCKINGHAM — Forget the previous six games. This is when the rubber meets the road for the six Southeastern Conference schools.It's the beginning of league play in what some call the toughest conference in the state.
Staff reportELLERBE — The Ellerbe Middle School upended Anson Middle 20-6 in its home opener Wednesday afternoon.
ROCKINGHAM — It's been awhile since the Richmond Senior soccer team has been in this position.So long that Richmond coach Bennie Howard can't remember.
ROCKINGHAM — He remembers coming off his line to challenge for a ball — then not much else.