Play Texas Hold ’em for Rockwall Summer Musicals

Play Texas Hold ’em for Rockwall Summer Musicals

ROCKWALL, TX (May 5, 2014)  Don’t miss the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament benefiting the Rockwall Summer Musicals. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at the Rockwall Rotary Building, 408 S. Goliad St. There is a $50 buy-in; $20 re-buys until the first break and one-time $20 add-on at the break. There will […]

Rockwall and Heath high schools set to begin water polo season

Rockwall and Heath high schools set to begin water polo season

(ROCKWALL ISD-February 4, 2013) After an outstanding season in 2012 for the Heath boys and Rockwall girls in which they finished 5th in regionals (one win from qualifying for state), one can only imagine what the new water polo season will bring when it begins on February 25. “We had the best overall season for […]

Texas Hold’em Tourney to benefit firefighter Devon Colbert

Texas Hold’em Tourney to benefit firefighter Devon Colbert

(ROCKWALL-January 23, 2013) There will be a Texas Hold’em Tournament Saturday, Feb. 9 benefiting injured firefighter Devon Colbert. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.; the tournament begins at 6. The event will be at the Rockwall Rotary Building, 408 S. Goliad St. $50 buy-in; $20 unlimited re-buys; $30 add-on.  Includes food, snacks and soft drinks, BYOB. […]

Coyle Middle School students race cars to learn more than speed

(GARLAND ISD-December 27, 2012) What does car racing have to do with education? That’s what students find out in Ronnie Tiemann’s classes at Coyle Middle School. They recently designed and constructed derby cars, operated by either aerodynamics or CO2. Students then competed against one another for the title of school champion. “Last semester was my […]

Trinity Christian Academy to host Dr Pepper/Snapple golf, tennis tournament

Annual competition benefits Student Tuition Aid at TCA (Dallas) October 30, 2012 – Trinity Christian Academy will host its Dr Pepper/Snapple Group Golf + Tennis Tournament on Monday, November 5 at Bent Tree Country Club in Dallas. Last year’s tournament raised more than $155,000 in support of TCA’s Student Tuition Aid (STA) program. “TCA is pleased to […]

Garland ISD student earns scholarship in ‘DU the Math’ video game tournament

Garland ISD student earns scholarship in ‘DU the Math’ video game tournament

(Garland ISD) June 28, 2012 – This fall, Rene Aguilar will enter fifth grade at Bullock Elementary School in Garland with more than pencils and a backpack. He’ll be toting a $5,000 college scholarship that he earned over the summer, just by “DU-ing” what he loves. Aguilar was the youngest of 32 competitors who qualified for the […]

McKinney ballplayer uses sport to strike back at cancer

McKinney ballplayer uses sport to strike back at cancer

Strikes Against Cancer to draw more than 200 youth baseball teams to McKinney in May for a 3-day ball tournament Twelve-year-old Geordon Cox is no stranger to cancer. His mom Lisa, diagnosed with cancer in 2009, is still fighting endometrial and cervical cancer. Three other family members are fighting the disease, too, while two others […]

Dallas Oilers Bantams win Oktoberfest championship

Dallas Oilers Bantams win Oktoberfest championship

The Dallas Oilers Bantam U14 team traveled to Oklahoma City  the weekend of Oct. 1 to participate at the Bantam A level with 4 other teams: The Dallas Stars Selects (McBey), McKinney Lightning (Osterheldt), Wichita (Wells) and OKC (Shearer). Finishing first overall in the Oklahoma City Youth Hockey Association Oktoberfest Tournament, the Oilers opened round robin play with […]

Dallas Chamber to host annual golf classic

The Dallas Regional Chamber welcomes members and their guests to the Annual Golf Classic from noon to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Tribute Golf Club, 1000 Lebanon Road, The Colony. The tournament includes lunch, dinner, two drink tickets, contests throughout the course, raffle prizes, winning team prizes/trophies, a goodie bag for all players and […]

Video: TX Shootout brings cooler temps, hot competition

Video: TX Shootout brings cooler temps, hot competition

(Richardson) Dylan (Deuce #2, center) Redig exits the ice after the Bantam Dallas Oilers, coached by Dan Hurtubise, grabs an 8-0 victory over the Oklahoma Oil Kings during the Oilers’ second game of the Texas Shootout Tournament at the Ice Training Center in Richardson Sunday. The Bantam Oilers also won their first game of this […]