Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall resident Jared Guynes, who many in our community know and love as a Guinness World Record holder and administrator of the Rockwallian Facebook group, was recently named Nerf Ultra Champion – a coveted title that came with a $10,000 prize and a one-of-a-kind Golden Nerf Blaster. Jared competed in the invitational tournament in New York City […]

Rockwall ISD, Education Foundation host 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec 3, 2019) Rockwall ISD, along with the Rockwall Education Foundation, recently hosted its 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament.  It was held at the Gene Burton College & Career Academy.   Approximately 300 students, families and volunteers were in attendance and 20 RISD elementary robotics teams registered for the event. The tournament was […]

Rockwall ISD Education Foundation hosts bowling fundraiser

Rockwall ISD Education Foundation hosts bowling fundraiser

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 15, 2018) Over 190 people attended the 2nd Annual REF Bowling Classic, presented by Park Place Motorcars Dallas, in support of the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation, Inc. The tournament raised over $26,000 through team registrations, sponsorships and silent auction sales making it even more successful than last year’s event. The 24 […]

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 7, 2018) Business Jet Center hosted its 5th Annual, Cleared to Land on the Green Charity Golf Tournament on November 10, 2017. A record breaking $45,000 was raised on a picture-perfect day and donated to Folds of Honor and Patriot Paws Service Dogs. Both charities assist families of military veterans by […]

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath Academic Decathlon teams compete in Region X Tournament

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath Academic Decathlon teams compete in Region X Tournament

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 5, 2018) Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath HS Academic Decathlon teams recently competed in the Region X tournament placing third and fourth place in the region respectively, qualifying them to advance to the state tournament. In the Region X Super Quiz Relay, the two teams finished in a first-place tie with each other, […]

Clay Shoot to benefit Poetry Community Christian School athletics program

Clay Shoot to benefit Poetry Community Christian School athletics program

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 4, 2018) As spring is just around the corner, it is time to start planning some outdoor activities and there is no better way to enjoy the outdoors with your friends and family than with a Clay Shoot Tournament. Start the new year off by participating and/or sponsoring the Poetry Community […]

Anglers welcome to Fish for a Cure on Lake Ray Hubbard Saturday

Anglers welcome to Fish for a Cure on Lake Ray Hubbard Saturday

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 17, 2017) The American Cancer Society, Ray Hubbard Bass Club and Scott Gordon will host the 2nd Annual Fish For A Cure tournament Saturday, Oct. 21 on Lake Ray Hubbard – with a first place payout of $3,000. Check-in is at 5 a.m. at Bass Pro Shop Garland. Anglers can launch […]

Disc golf tourney honors memory of Rockwall grad, draws players from across the country

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2015) Nearly 200 disc golf players from around the country honored the memory of 2011 Rockwall High school graduate Nick Hyde by participating in the Nick Hyde Memorial Disc Golf Tournament held at Harry Myers Park on April 11-12. The huge event saw 190 registered participants – some from as […]

Big Gus’ Swampadelic Catfish Tourney & Fry Saturday

Big Gus’ Swampadelic Catfish Tourney & Fry Saturday

ROCKWALL / ROYSE CITY, TX (July 9, 2014) The deadline to register for Big Gus’ Swampadelic Catfish Tourney & Fry is Thursday, July 10 at noon. Hosted by the Bare Knuckles Babes, the tournament will take place Saturday from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse in Royse City. Jennifer Drake, […]

Rockwall Chamber “Caddyshack” Golf Tournament winners

ROCKWALL, TX. (June 30, 2014) On June 20th, the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 3rd Annual Rockwall Open “Caddyshack” Golf Tournament. Thirty-six teams competed in the event, which was held at Buffalo Creek Golf Club. The tournament is a tradition among Rockwall’s finest business-minded golfers. The festivities began with a pre-tournament Par-Tee on […]

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