Registration underway for i9 Sports recreational soccer, flag football, baseball, basketball

Registration underway for i9 Sports recreational soccer, flag football, baseball, basketball

ROCKWALL, TX (August 19, 2021) Fall season registration is underway now for i9 Sports recreational league soccer, flag football, baseball and basketball, serving Rockwall, Wylie and Forney. Open to boys and girls ages 3-14. The seven-week season opens Sept. 18, with practice and game on the same day, one day a week. Registration links are […]

The Basketball League awards Rockwall its own professional basketball team

The Basketball League awards Rockwall its own professional basketball team

ROCKWALL, TX – August 18, 2021 — Heads up, hoops fans: Rockwall will soon be home to its own professional basketball team! The Rockwall 7ers join the pool of teams making up The Basketball League (TBL), which provides communities across the country with a professional basketball team that gives an affordable and quality family entertainment […]

Rockwall Jacket Backers recognize December Athletes of the Month

Rockwall Jacket Backers recognize December Athletes of the Month

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – Each month, the Jacket Backers, Rockwall High School’s Booster Club, selects student athletes who are nominated by their coach for Jacket Athlete of the Month.  For the month of December, Jamy Keaffer, Michael Gomez and Landry Moore were each nominated by their coaches and selected as Jacket Athletes […]

‘Candidly Curtis’ on Blue Ribbon News: Can Molli pass my 90’s NBA basketball challenge?

‘Candidly Curtis’ on Blue Ribbon News: Can Molli pass my 90’s NBA basketball challenge?

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 15, 2020) The 90’s are back and in living color with Candidly Curtis! Watch as Chris puts his game show host hat on and gives Molli the quiz of the decade with “90’s NBA Logos”. Be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel if you haven’t already!  Our print edition […]

Rockwall Parks & Rec removes equipment from city facilities to help limit social distancing violations

Rockwall Parks & Rec removes equipment from city facilities to help limit social distancing violations

  (ROCKWALL, TX – April 2, 2020) Out of an abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 situation, the City of Rockwall and the Parks & Recreation Department is removing all swings on playgrounds, so there is only one swing per bay at all city facilities to eliminate social distancing violations. They are also adding […]

Rockwall High basketball player Jordan Mathis selected for All Star Game

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 28, 2019) Jordan Mathis, a senior at Rockwall High School, has been selected as one of the top basketball players in Texas and invited to participate in the 4th Annual West Texas Basketball Coaches All Star Game presented by Skip Priess. The WTxBC All Star Game will be hosted at Angelo State […]

Overcoming Defeat Through Resilience

Overcoming Defeat Through Resilience

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 13, 2019) As the final overtime seconds ticked off and the dreadful buzzer sounded, my team’s basketball season ended. My boys had overcome so much through the season, game after game of last second heartbreaks and the occasional morsel of victory. I named them the “heart attack kids” because after a […]

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Successful Fall Sports Season

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Successful Fall Sports Season

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 30, 2018) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall wrapped up another highly successful fall sports season, with over 1,000 players participating in the Y’s youth soccer, flag football and volleyball programs. The Rockwall YMCA welcomed 127 flag football players, 174 volleyball players, and kicked off its fall Small Fry and Youth […]

Jacket Backers February Athletes of the Month

Jacket Backers February Athletes of the Month

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2018) Congratulations to Jacket Backer February Athletes of the Month Justin Childers, Gloria Drewery, Alana Wickham, and Sean DelMonte. Listed below are all of the outstanding accomplishments made by these athletes during the month of February.​​ Justin Childers – Senior, Baseball Justin hit .333 with 2HR and 9 RBI in the Georgetown tourney, […]

Rockwall County Special Olympics basketball team wins gold medal

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 30, 2016) Over the Memorial Day weekend  the Rockwall County Special Olympic Shooting Stars basketball team participated in the State summer games in Arlington and came home with the gold medal.  The members of the team include (standing L to R):  Cole Randolph, Scott Wendt, Tim Fields, Daniel Moriarty, Daniel Hettinger, […]