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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.

 

Raiders fall to Pats in clash of unbeaten teams

ROCKINGHAM — When Pinecrest needs a lift offensively, it looks to Gerardo Peraza.Against Richmond Senior in a clash of undefeated teams, Peraza stepped to the forefront.The senior scored all four of the Patriots’ goals in a 4-1 Southeastern Conference victory over the Raiders Monday night at Raider Stadium.“He’s a really special player,” Pinecrest coach Evan Saleeby said. “But he doesn’t do it on his own. We had some g...

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Yellow Jackets buzz Raiders

ROCKINGHAM — Even though Lee County swept Richmond Senior for the second time in less than a week, coach Shellie Wimpey was OK with it.“We played much better against them this time around,” she said.Lee downed Richmond 25-10, 25-21, 25-21 Monday night at Raider Gymnasium. The Raiders are now 7-7 overall on the season.In the previous meeting Wednesday night, the Yellow Jackets claimed a 25-11, 25-11, 25-15 win.“When we show up...

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Raiders shock Bulldogs in OT

CHARLOTTE — When Benjamin LeMay walked into the end zone from 17 yards out with 1:39 left in the fourth quarter, top-ranked Butler appeared set to escape with a hard-fought victory over Richmond Senior.Except for one thing — Raider Magic.Richmond scored the game's next 15 points to force overtime and ultimately pulled out a 55-54 win over Butler Saturday night at Providence.“The biggest thing is the kids kept battling,” Richmond coach P...

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Racing’s revival short-lived at ‘The Rock’

It has been a tough few days for the Richmond County sports world as both Richmond Pines Golf Course and Rockingham Speedway face uncertain futures.The news isn’t all doom and gloom in regards to Richmond Pines, as there is at least one potential buyer on the horizon who would like to keep the golf course open.This doesn’t necessarily mean there is a deal in the works, but for the area golfers, there is some hope for the Donald Ross-designed course....

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Richmond-Butler postponed

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior-Butler football game scheduled for 7 p.m. today at Providence High School in Charlotte as been postponed.The contest will now kickoff at 7 p.m. Saturday at Providence.

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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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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

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

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