Rockwall to host U.S. Open Triathlon

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 1, 2014) Rockwall will be the host of the U.S. Open Triathlon on October 11 and 12.  In addition to Olympic, Sprint and Super Sprint distances; relays in the Olympic and Sprint distances; and two youth courses, the U.S. Open Triathlon will also serve as the USA Triathlon South Midwest Collegiate Race Series […]

Twelve-year-old Rockwall golfer among best in the world

ROCKWALL, TX (August 26, 2014) Rockwall native Matthew Watkins, 12, couldn’t have given a more confident (and perhaps, a little teasing) response when asked about his recent top 10 finish at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina. “It was easy,” he said with a shrug and a smile. Matthew came in […]

Rockwall and Heath High School Cheerleaders welcome back RISD Staff

ROCKWALL/ HEATH, TX. (August 25, 2014) Cheerleaders and Mascots from Rockwall Heath High School and Rockwall High School welcomed back the RISD staff on Monday, August 18th at Lake Pointe Church as the RISD district teachers kicked off the school year 2014-2015. Submitted by Karen Hunter. To share your good news and events, email . […]

Heath High School cheerleaders awarded at camp

HEATH, TX. (August 18, 2014) The Rockwall Heath High School cheerleaders won many awards at the National Cheerleader Association (NCA) Speed Camp that they attended in July at the University of North Texas in Denton. Submitted by Karen Hunter. To share your good news and events, email . Please click here to LIKE our Facebook […]

PHOTOS: Rockwall Rotary Club’s Hot Rocks Bike Ride

ROCKWALL, TX. (August 13, 2014) The Rockwall Rotary Club’s annual Hot Rocks Bike Ride that happened Saturday, August 9 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium was a huge success. The male winners from the bike ride are Chris Carlson (3rd), Jason Davis (2nd), and Bret Crosby (1st). The female winners are Michele Khare (3rd), Louise Smyth (2nd), and Jenny King […]

Rockwall Home School High School Water Polo receives national recognition

ROCKWALL, TX. (August 13, 2014) The Rockwall Home School High School program recently received some national attention as the coach and one of the players were honored by USA Water Polo. Ty Cowan was selected as S&R Sports Athlete of the month for July 2014. Coach Angela Uno made these comments about Ty: “Ty Cowan […]

US Open Triathlon, hosted by Rockwall & Heath, to serve as Collegiate Championship

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (August 13, 2014) Pacific Sports LLC and the USA Triathlon South Midwest Region today announced that the October 12 U.S. Open Triathlon in Rockwall will serve as the 2014-15 SMW Collegiate Regional Series Championship event for collegiate triathletes in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Defending regional series champion is Texas A&M University, with […]

Rockwall athletes make waves at 2014 Water Polo Junior Olympics

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 12, 2014) Three Rockwall athletes teamed up with the North Texas Thunder Water Polo Team to participate in the 2014 Junior Olympics competition in the San Jose/Palo Alto, California area. The competition is the largest water polo tournament in the world drawing over 800 participants. The boys divisions played from July 26th to […]

WFAA Athlete of the Week from Rockwall High

ROCKWALL, TX (August 11, 2014) Congratulations to Chris Poncinie! The Rockwall High School soccer star has been selected as Athlete of the Week by WFAA Channel 8. Chris was 1st team all-district and the Team Defensive Player-of-the-Year. He filmed his spot this week and it will air September 14 at 10:35 pm. Submitted by Shawn […]

Rockwall-Heath Highstepper camp awards

HEATH, TX. (August 8, 2014) The Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers attended Crowd Pleasers Line Camp from August 1st-3rd in Grapevine. Several members recieved individual awards as well as team awards. Kick Master awards were given to Brooke Resseguie, Sarah Schneider and Allison Strother.  Star Dancer awards were given to Shawnee Gillham and Audrey Lawrence. The Highsteppers performed a […]