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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’s Athletic History is Helping Build a Better Basketball Program

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...

Chasing Gold

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.

Dragons remain perfect with 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.

Dragon’s offensive explosion leads to third straight 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. 

Dragon Swimming Makes History

Dragon Swimming Makes History

March 4, 2019

People often associate the months of January and February with cold weather and Valentine’s Day, but for swimmers, it represents championship season. This period of one and a half months gives swimmers the opportunity to post best times, set school records, and win championships.

New Season New Team

New Season New Team

February 28, 2019

As the 2019 track season gets closer, the girls track team prepares to meet their goals for this season. After the previous season, the girls are aiming to surpass their goals and make a mark on the track world like they have in past years. The freshmen this season bring a lot of competition to the table, pushing the upperclassmen to step their game up. New goals are set along with new workouts and new uniforms.

Coach Carter’s Winning Philosophy Is Bigger than Just Baseball

Coach Carter’s Winning Philosophy Is Bigger than Just Baseball

February 8, 2019

February 21st marks the first pitch of the Dragons’ 2019 regular season. The team will be looking to continue their historic success under the tutelage of C...

Dragons cool red-hot Vipers to capture eighth district win

Dragons cool red-hot Vipers to capture eighth district win

January 31, 2019

The Dragons hit the road on Jan. 25 to face off versus the red hot Vandegrift Vipers and their star forward Greg Brown III. Many people had this game marked as one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, and it did not disappoint. In the end Round Rock pulled the win out by a narrow margin of 62-57, despite Brown going for 31 points and 17 rebounds.

Midway through season, Dragons eye their first playoff berth since 2015

Midway through season, Dragons eye their first playoff berth since 2015

January 18, 2019

As the Dragons are winding down the first half of district play, Round Rock finished off the first half of the season with a crucial win over Vista Ridge 68-45 to keep them in the thick of the playoff hunt. Coming off a two game losing streak, the longest one of the season, the Dragons needed a serious turnaround, and they got it versus Vista Ridge.

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