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Rockwall-Heath clinches District 12-5A baseball championship

Rockwall-Heath clinches District 12-5A baseball championship

HEATH – Defending 4A State and District champions Rockwall-Heath High scored four runs in the first inning Friday night and went on to a 5-1 victory over visiting North Mesquite that clinched the District 12-5A championship for the Hawks in their first year in 5A. Winning pitcher Ryan Kinney struck out 10 batters and scattered [...]

April 22 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Heath All-American pitcher Jake Thompson commits to TCU

Heath All-American pitcher Jake Thompson commits to TCU

HEATH -  Rockwall-Heath’s All-American pitching and first baseman sensation Jake Thompson signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to play baseball and continue his education at Texas Christian University (TCU) in 2013. Thompson is a senior and will play once more this Spring for the Hawks baseball team. He had previously verbally committed last year [...]

November 11 2011 | Posted in Featured, Sports | Read More »

Heath pitcher, first baseman Jake Thompson named first-team All-American

Heath pitcher, first baseman Jake Thompson named first-team All-American

HEATH – The honors keep piling up for Rockwall-Heath pitcher and first baseman Jake Thompson, who was recently named a first team high school All-American by Baseball America and ESPN Rise, first team All-State by the Texas Sportswriters Association and first team by the Dallas Morning News SportsDay. During the 2011 season, the 6’4″ 235 [...]

August 3 2011 | Posted in Featured, Sports | Read More »

Poteet, Rockwall-Heath have contrasting styles

Poteet, Rockwall-Heath have contrasting styles

(ESPN Dallas) HEATH – Last season, Rockwall-Heath, in just its fourth year as a program, came one step away from the Class 4A state baseball tournament before getting swept by Frisco Wakeland in a regional final series. A rematch of that regional final almost materialized this year. But Mesquite Poteet first won a coin toss [...]

June 2 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Heath advances in baseball playoffs, smacks Frisco, 12-1

Heath advances in baseball playoffs, smacks Frisco, 12-1

FRISCO – Five Rockwall-Heath players slugged home runs as the Hawks blasted Frisco 12-1 Friday night for their second victory in a row over the Raccoons, earning Heath (29-5-1) the right to advance to a Bi-District best of three-game playoff series next weekend against Dallas Molina. Bret Boswell capped a 5-6 series with a late [...]

May 9 2011 | Posted in Latest News, Sports | Read More »

Hernandez hurls no-hitter; Heath finishes season tied for first

Hernandez hurls no-hitter; Heath finishes season tied for first

WYLIE – Rockwall-Heath’s Jovan Hernandez threw a no-hitter and first baseman Jake Thompson slammed three home runs as the Hawks clobbered Wylie East, 11-0, last night to finish the regular season in a tie for first place in District 10-4A with Highland Park with 12-2 records. Jake Bledsoe also hit a homer and Bret Boswell [...]

April 30 2011 | Posted in Latest News, Sports | Read More »

Frisco Wakeland stuns Rockwall-Heath by completing sweep

Frisco Wakeland stuns Rockwall-Heath by completing sweep

The Dallas Morning News. The result was so sudden, so unexpected and so resounding no one could have seen it coming. In the aftermath of Frisco Wakeland’s 12-3 victory over Rockwall-Heath in the Class 4A Region II final Saturday, both teams were in shock. In less than three hours, Rockwall-Heath, ranked first in at least [...]

June 6 2010 | Posted in Latest News, Sports | Read More »

Rockwall-Heath clobbered in first playoff final by Frisco Wakeland, 14-6

Rockwall-Heath clobbered in first playoff final by Frisco Wakeland, 14-6

By J.J. Smith. The nation’s top-ranked high school baseball team didn’t look like it last night. For only the second time this year, the Rockwall-Heath Hawks (39-2) were defeated – actually clobbered – by a revved-up Frisco Wakeland (39-10) squad, 14-6, in the first of their best-of-three-game series for the Class 4A Region II championship. [...]

June 4 2010 | Posted in Latest News, Sports | Read More »

Rockwall-Heath vs. Frisco Wakeland playoff final starts tomorrow

Rockwall-Heath vs. Frisco Wakeland playoff final starts tomorrow

By J.J. Smith (James Baune photo by In Focus Photography). The Class 4A Region II Baseball Championship series between the nation’s top prep baseball team, Rockwall-Heath (39-1), and Frisco Wakeland (29-10) will begin tomorrow at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco at 7:30 pm. The Ballpark is the home of the Frisco Roughriders minor league baseball [...]

June 2 2010 | Posted in Latest News, Sports | Read More »

USA Today again names Rockwall-Heath top prep baseball team in U.S.

USA Today again names Rockwall-Heath top prep baseball team in U.S.

By J.J. Smith (In Focus Photography photo). For the third time in a row USA Today newspaper named Rockwall-Heath the number one high school baseball team in the nation in their Super 25 Index May 27. The Hawks top-ranking came as a result of their string of 37 straight victories, two recent playoff wins over [...]

June 1 2010 | Posted in Latest News, Sports | Read More »