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Dragon softball players round home plate as Madi Johnson arrives after a home run bomb

Softball team embraces adversity

May 3, 2020

The month of March of 2020 is one that athletes around the world will never forget. It will be marked as the month in their life where their season was cut short due to the spread of the coronavirus. While some sports had the opportunity to finish their seasons, others such as Round Rock softball were just getting started, opening the season 13-2 overall, 3-0 in district. The number 11 state ranked Lady Dragon’s will have to wait until next year to compete as the UIL announced on April 17 that all spring sports would be cancelled.

Why the XFL is good for Football

Why the XFL is good for Football

March 11, 2020

The recently reestablished XFL is about to enter its sixth week of the regular season. So far it has fully exceeded expectations, consistently being the top-rate...

Indoor Track

Devon Rodriguez, Reporter

February 12, 2020

The track and field indoor season has come to an end for many athletes who participate in track outside of school.

Lacrosse Season Opener

Lacrosse Season Opener

February 12, 2020

The lacrosse team began their season last Saturday with an out-of-conference game against the Alamo Height Mules. The Dragons were able to secure an 11-6 victory in their 2020 season opener.

Volleyball Makes Waves in the State Tournament

Volleyball Makes Waves in the State Tournament

November 19, 2019

After last year’s brief, but exciting, run in the 6A state championship tournament, where the varsity volleyball team made it to the second round before...

Dragons win overtime thriller, knock off undefeated Stony Point

Connor Ellinor, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

In what may be considered “The Game of the Year” for District 13-6A, Round Rock and undefeated Stony Point clashed in a battle to decide who would take over second place in the district. After four quarters of play and a full overtime period, junior Seth Ford ran in a seven yard read option touchdown to win the game 34-31 and give previously undefeated Stony Point their first loss of the season.

Coach Murphy leads from the sideline during last year's playoffs.

Coach Murphy’s Athletic History is Helping Build a Better Basketball Program

October 23, 2019

The 2018-19 varsity basketball team was the most successful in more than 20 seasons. Their 23-11 record earned the team a second-place finish in the di...

Caleb Carbonell racing to the finish.

Chasing Gold

October 1, 2019

The cross country team is onto another season with new goals and a stronger mindset. The countdown to district is underway, bringing along daily training that is challenging the boys and girls more than ever before. The coaches have been preparing their teams for a long season of meets. The Dragons are ready for anything that comes their way this season, including adjusting to a season without the leading seniors of last season.

Round Rock players engulf the bell following a 67-21 win over Westwood.

Dragons remain perfect with win over Westwood

September 30, 2019

Round Rock continued their district tour on Friday, Sep. 27 with a matchup versus Westwood. In the Battle of the Bell, Round Rock dominated on both sides of the ball picking up their second district win in a 67-21 win over Westwood.

Seth Ford runs for a first down in the Dragon's 56-14 win.

Dragon’s offensive explosion leads to third straight win

September 30, 2019

Round Rock returned to action on Friday, Sep. 20 after a bye week to open up their district schedule versus district rival McNeil. After their 2018 matchup provided a barrage of scoring from both sides, 2019 was a different story with the Dragons doing all the scoring.

Start of Football Season

Kaden Hanafi, Reporter

September 19, 2019

After losing in the second round of the playoffs last season to Klein Oak, the Dragons have been training hard for the first game of the season. They have hope that they can make it farther in the playoffs this season than they did last season.

Dragon football makes history at Texas State 7 on 7

Connor Ellinor, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

To the average person, summer is considered the offseason for the sport of football, but Round Rock never takes a break. The Dragons entered into the statewide 7on7 tournament hoping to qualify for state for the first time since 2015. Local news stations gave Round Rock a 17% chance to advance onto the state tournament, but with a star-studded wide receiver core, an experienced quarterback, and a defense on the rise, Round Rock shocked the state, qualifying for the Texas State 7 on 7 tournament and finishing fourth overall. 

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