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People who’ve encountered swimmer Raena Eldridge, the 2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Female Sports Scholar of the Year, say she is thoughtful, compassionate, goal-driven and interested in making a positive impact in the world.

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Trey Brooks, who as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, helped 12-3 Rockwall average 477.7 yards and 46 points per game this past season, has been named as the Yellowjackets’ new head football coach and campus athletic coordinator.

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BRYAN – Six players on Rockwall’s 12-3 state semifinalist football team made the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 6A all-state football list, led by wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba.

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  A big playoff win over Allen, a record-setting wide receiver, one of the top passers in the Metroplex, the first trip to the state semifinals since 1987 and lots of offense.

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Are you going to the Rockwall-Duncanville state semifinal football playoff game on Saturday at the McKinney ISD Stadium?

  They’ve made some trips to Longview and Tyler this season, but the Rockwall Yellowjackets will get to stay at home tonight for their playoff game against Harker Heights.

  The NCAA Board of Governors took the first step Tuesday toward allowing athletes to cash in on their fame, voting unanimously to clear the way for the amateur athletes to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.”

  Rockwall bounced back from a tough loss to defending state champion Longview with a 45-7 District 11-6A football pounding of Mesquite Horn on Friday at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium.

  MESQUITE — Rockwall-Heath is still looking for its first District 11-6A football victory after falling 49-39 to the Mesquite Skeeters on Friday at Hanby Stadium.

  A packed house at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall is expected for the annual I-30 Football Classic on Friday that pits the 3-3 Rockwall-Heath Hawks against the 4-2 Rockwall Yellowjackets.

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The Rockwall Yellowjackets celebrated homecoming last Friday with a parade and then a 45-38 crowning of Arlington Martin at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium.

  After winning their football season opener in a big way, the Rockwall-Heath Hawks will go for their second straight home win on Friday.  The Hawks, who whipped Fort Worth Timber Creek 38-10 in the opener on Thursday, will entertain the Wylie Pirates at 7:30 p.m. at Wilkerson-Sanders.  Heat…

After falling in an offensive shootout to No. 1 Highland Park, the Rockwall Yellowjackets hope for better luck this week on the field and from the skies.The Jackets will take on the 0-1 Rowlett Eagles at 7 p.m. Friday at Homer B. Johnson Stadium in Garland. Last year’s game against Rowlett i…

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The Rockwall High School men’s gymnastics team completed in the regional championship meet last week at Highland Park High School – the team finished with a season high (and school history) high score for day two, and took first place in the region.  The team now heads to the state champions…

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This year has been an eventful one, with the continued growth throughout Rockwall County, record-breaking flooding, new City Council members in every municipality, top-ranked sports teams and much more. 

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The Rockwall High School Yellowjackets (8-3, 5-1) made a more than admirable showing Friday night, ultimately falling to the reigning state champion Allen Eagles (12-0, 7-0) in a 52-40 high-scoring slugfest with over 1,100 combined yards of offense between the two teams.

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The Rockwall High School Yellowjackets (8-2, 5-1) claimed a decisive 50-14 victory over the Belton High School Tigers (7-4, 6-2) at Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium Friday, winning their sixth-straight bi-district title and advancing to round two of the State 6-A playoffs.

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Judy Foster joined Jesus Nov. 28, 2019. Leaves behind three children, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, plus step-children and families. Join link on Shauna Torretta's Facebook for mom's online celebration of life is May 28, 5p.m. PST, cocktail hour.