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February 10, 2016
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Lady Pirates lose to West Oso in battle to tie for first place

It was a defensive struggle through all four quarters on Friday night. The Rockport-Fulton High School varsity girls’ basketball team was battling for a share of first place in district, but the visiting West Oso Lady Bears held off the RFHS girls for a 30-25 win.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Lady Pirate soccer stays undefeated at home with 2-0 win over Carroll
Posted: February 10, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirate soccer team remained undefeated at home through the preseason after a dominating performance over Corpus Christi Carroll. RFHS defeated the Lady Tigers 2-0, securing their seventh shutout of the preseason, Friday, Feb. 5.

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Sports shorts: 2-10-16
Posted: February 10, 2016

Swim fit classes to begin

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West Oso dominates Pirates in 57-38 win
Posted: February 10, 2016

The last time the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys faced West Oso Bears, it was a one-point loss for the Pirates in the District 31-4A matchup. For the second meeting, although the Pirates stayed close for 2-1/2 quarters, West Oso dominated in the final 12 minutes for a 57-38 victory.

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Pirate soccer falls 3-0
Posted: February 10, 2016

The visiting Gonzales Apache soccer team grabbed an early first half 3-0 lead on the host Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys’ soccer team and made it hold up as the Pirates were unable to penetrate the Gonzales defense. The Apaches won 3-0, Thursday, Feb. 4.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Lady Pirate soccer ties King
Posted: February 05, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity soccer team hosted Corpus Christi King Tuesday, Feb. 2 and played to a 3-3 tie.

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Victory sets up last night’s first place battle: Lady Pirates corral Ingleside Lady Mustangs
Posted: February 05, 2016

INGLESIDE - The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirates basketball team coasted to a 58-41 victory over host Ingleside Tuesday, Feb. 2 to set up a battle for first place in District 31-4A Friday night in Rockport. The unbeaten West Oso Lady Bears pay a visit.

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Pirates fight, scrape, hold off Mustangs
Posted: February 05, 2016

INGLESIDE - It was the Rockport-Fulton High School’s (RFHS) varsity boys basketball team’s first win in the Ingleside Mustang’s gym in four years according to varsity boys’ coach Ralph Rampellini and it wasn’t easy. “They fought and scrapped tonight but we kept tour composure. I am really proud of our guys,” said Rampellini.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Varsity Pirate soccer goes 0-1-1 in games
Posted: February 03, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirate soccer team fell to Corpus Christi Ray High School, then bounced back with a victory over Port Lavaca.

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28th annual Whooping Crane Strut set March 12 at Memorial Park
Posted: February 03, 2016

The 28th annual Whooping Crane Strut will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Memorial Park. This chip-timed event includes 5k and 10k runs, plus a 2-mile walk. The race course will be on the Memorial Park and Tule Hike and Bike Trails.

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Lady Pirates beat visiting Sinton by 19
Posted: February 03, 2016

With the inside and outside offensive game working well along with a stingy defense, the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirates coasted to a 62-43 victory over the visiting Sinton Lady Pirates.

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Ladies soccer beats Port Lavaca, ties Giddings
Posted: February 03, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity soccer defeated Port Lavaca, then played to a tie against Giddings.

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Pirates fall to Sinton at home by 17 points
Posted: February 03, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirate basketball team fell to a visiting Sinton team determined on avenging a first-round loss, as the visitors handed the home team a 59-42 loss Friday, Jan. 29.

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Friday 01/29/2016
Lady Pirates dominate Kingsville by 32
Posted: January 29, 2016

It was a close game for a one quarter, then the Rockport Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirates turned up the heat and defeated the Kingsville Lady Brahmas, 61-29, Tuesday, Jan. 26.

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Pirates run away from Brahmas 54-29
Posted: January 29, 2016

It took a little more than a quarter of play before the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys broke open the district basketball contest with the visiting Kingsville Brahmas Tuesday, Jan. 26, to coast to a 54-29 victory.

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Pirate golf places second in Victoria
Posted: January 29, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School varsity Pirate golf team placed second at the Victoria West Invitational held at Colony Creek Country Club with a team score of 371. Team members are, from left, listed with score, Heston Henkhaus, 93; Dylan Turner, 101; Austin Cheney, 93; Conner Guidry, 84, fourth place individual; and Cole Leal, 104.

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RFHS tennis team places 3rd at Harold Wesson Invitational
Posted: January 29, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School varsity tennis team placed third at the 41st annual Harold Wesson Invitational at Tuloso-Midway (TM) High School.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Crane foundation comments on deaths of two Whooping Cranes in Beaumont
Posted: January 27, 2016

The International Crane Foundation (ICF) submitted comments to the United States Attorney who is hearing the case of the accused shooter of two endangered Whooping Cranes killed Jan. 10, 2016 in Beaumont.

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Pirates beat Robstown by 10 points on the road
Posted: January 27, 2016

ROBSTOWN - A slow first period had the visiting Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys’ basketball team looking at a 15-8 scoreboard at the end of the first quarter with the Pirates on the wrong end. The host Cotton Pickers took an early 6-5 lead and went on a 9-3 run to close out the first period. Turnovers and poor shooting were the problems for the Pirates.

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Lady Picker slow down doesn’t stop Lady Pirates
Posted: January 27, 2016

ROBSTOWN – The game plan almost worked for the Robstown Lady Picker varsity basketball team Friday night, but the Rockport Fulton High School (RFHS) girls were able to bounce back in the second half to secure a 34-24 win over the home team. They improved their District 31-4A record to 8-1 and the overall mark to 16-11 with five games remaining on the regular season schedule.

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Friday 01/22/2016
Ladies soccer team beats Lady Texans 3-1
Posted: January 22, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School Lady Pirate varsity soccer team hosted the Corpus Christi Ray Lady Texans Tuesday, Jan. 19 and handed them a 3-1 loss.

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Lady Pirates improve to 7-1 district mark with Beeville win
Posted: January 22, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirate basketball team controlled the tempo and the scoreboard to pull away from the visiting Beeville Lady Trojans Tuesday night for a 55-44 victory.

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Pirates dig first half hole, fall to Trojans at home
Posted: January 22, 2016

A horrible first half, put the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirate basketball team in such a deep hole, it never did recover as the visiting Beeville Trojans captured a 70-55 victory Tuesday night.

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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Lady Pirates outscore Orange Grove 16-1 in fourth for win
Posted: January 20, 2016

After falling behind by double figures, the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity basketball team dominated Orange Grove (OG) 16-1 in the fourth quarter to take a 31-29 victory, Friday, Jan. 15.

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Pirates dominate Bulldogs in 28-point victory
Posted: January 20, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirates dominated the District 31-4A matchup with Orange Grove (OG), winning 71-43 at home Friday, Jan. 15.

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Friday 01/15/2016
Ladies lose first district game
Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:18 pm

CORPUS CHRISTI - A slow fourth quarter by the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity basketball team allowed the host West Oso Lady Bears to run off with a 34-21 victory, giving the RFHS girls their first district loss of the season. The Lady Pirates stand 5-1 in District 31-4A play while holding an 11-11 overall mark.

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Pirates beat by 1 point
Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:18 pm

CORPUS CHRISTI - The biggest lead by either team in Tuesday night’s (Jan. 12) basketball game was just six points. The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys and the host West Oso Bears played a tight, seesaw battle for all four quarters. The Bears edged the Pirates, 51-50, to move the Pirates to a 3-1 District 31-4A record and a 12-8 season mark.

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Heading into season
Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:18 pm

Rockport-Fulton High School Lady Pirate soccer player Ashlyn Tran heads the ball in the right direction in action against Calallen Tuesday, Jan. 12, the first home matchup of the season. RFHS defeated the Lady Wildcats 9-1, behind the strong leg of Tran who scored five of the goals. Kacey Manlove followed with two goals, while Laura Gonzalez and Norwegian Sandra Hoegden scored one each. Ryley Lapka and Manlove had two assists each and Gonzalez had one. The defense, comprised of Hoegden, Diana Bui and Halie Riefstahl, did a great job keeping Calallen away from the goal, said Head Coach John Jimenez. The Lady Pirate and Pirate soccer teams are both competing in the Corpus Christi Independent School District tournaments this weekend. The Lady Pirates host Corpus Christi Ray Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

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Wednesday 01/13/2016
Lady Pirates keep win streak alive; 5-0
Posted: January 13, 2016

After a slow first quarter, the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirate basketball team beat Ingleside 57-38 behind a strong 26-point performance from post Jamika Hosey. RFHS remains undefeated in district with a 5-0 record, and improves to 11-10 overall.

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Lady Pirate soccer wins Port Lavaca tourney
Posted: January 13, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity soccer team won the Port Lavaca tournament over the weekend, winning four games outright, and the fifth by penalty shootout. In addition, four players were selected to the all-tournament team.

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Pirate victory keeps district mark perfect
Posted: January 13, 2016

A 26-point second quarter helped the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirate basketball team to a 59-33 victory over the Ingleside Mustangs, Friday, Jan. 8.

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Sunday 01/10/2016
Lady Pirates stay unbeaten in district
Posted: January 10, 2016

SINTON – The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity girls’ basketball team kept its District 31-4A record perfect at 4-0 with a come-from-behind 41-35 road victory over Sinton Tuesday night.

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Pirate basketball slips by Sinton Pirates
Posted: January 10, 2016

SINTON – It was Pirates against Pirates and it was close. The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys held off the home-standing Sinton Pirates for a 57-51 victory Tuesday, Jan. 5 to improve the local boys’ district record to 2-0, overall the Pirates stand at 11-7.

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Thursday 01/07/2016
Lady Pirates finish 2-3 at West Oso tournament
Posted: January 07, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity basketball team garnered two wins in five tries at the West Oso Lady Bears holiday tournament played Dec. 28-30.

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Pirate basketball opens district play with win
Posted: January 07, 2016

KINGSVILLE – Pressure defense and consistent shooting kept the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirate basketball team ahead of host H.M. King Saturday, Jan. 2 for a 46-38 victory in the District 31-4A opener.

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Pirates go 1-3 in Calallen Christmas tournament
Posted: January 07, 2016

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boys’ basketball team picked up one win out of four games played at the Calallen Christmas tournament Dec. 28-30.

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Ladies’ win improves district mark to 3-0
Posted: January 07, 2016

KINGSVILLE – The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirate basketball team used a strong defensive effort to capture its third straight district win Saturday, Jan. 2 with a 40-23 win against their host, the H.M. King Lady Brahmas.

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Wednesday 12/30/2015
Pirate’s goal in 2016: Win a playoff game
Posted: December 30, 2015

The 2015-2016 Pirate varsity basketball team has a goal of winning a playoff game. Last year’s Pirates made it to the postseason, but bowed out in the bi-district contest. That team went 22-8 on the season and this year’s version hopes to improve on that with a definite goal of making it to the area round or even farther.

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Wednesday 12/23/2015
Lady Pirates dominate Robstown in 45-16 win
Posted: December 23, 2015

It was really all over by the time the first quarter ended. The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirates dominated the visiting Robstown Lady Pickers Friday, Dec. 18, 45-16.

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Pirates slip by Port A Marlins 64-58
Posted: December 23, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity boy’s basketball team jumped to an early lead and then answered every run by the visiting Port Aransas (PA) Marlins to post a 64-58 win Friday, Dec. 18.

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Saturday 12/19/2015
Pirates record win in first home game of year
Posted: December 19, 2015

In their first home game of the year, the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirate basketball team defeated Kingsville’s Santa Gertrudis (SG) Academy, 63-57.

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Lady Pirates hang on to beat Beeville
Posted: December 19, 2015

BEEVILLE – A strong first period helped the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirate basketball team get out of Beeville with a 43-37 victory Tuesday, Dec. 15 in the District 31-4A opener for both teams.

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Wednesday 12/16/2015
Pirate golf team competes at Victoria
Posted: December 16, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School varsity Pirate golf team placed 10th at a tournament in Victoria. Team members are, from left, Cole Leal, Conner Guidry, Austin Cheney, Heston Henkhaus, and Dylan Turner, with Coach Jerry McDermott. Guidry shot the low score for the Pirates - 95, 88. The next tournament is Jan. 25.

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Pirate basketball wins Redfish tournament
Posted: December 16, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Pirates basketball team went undefeated at the Austwell-Tivoli (A-T)Fighting’ Redfish tournament Dec. 11-12.

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Saturday 12/12/2015
Pirates land 23 players on all-district teams
Posted: December 12, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Pirate football team and all District 15-4A teams have finished their seasons including playoffs and all-district honors have been released.

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Lady Pirates have eyes set on return to playoffs
Posted: December 12, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirates are looking to get back to the postseason playoffs again this year despite not having one starter back from last year’s bi-district finalist.

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Lady Pirates even record with loss to CC Carroll
Posted: December 12, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School varsity Lady Pirate basketball team fell to Corpus Christi Carroll, 32-65, in a pre-district game Tuesday, Dec. 8.

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Thursday 12/10/2015
Host Lady Pirates go 3-1 in Toast of Coast tournament play
Posted: December 10, 2015

The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity basketball Lady Pirates competed in their own Toast of the Coast tournament last week going 3-1 in games played.

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Saturday 12/05/2015
Ladies open TOC tourney with Calallen win
Posted: December 05, 2015

After a slow first quarter, the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirates put things together to pull away from the Calallen Lady Wildcats for a 34-25 opening round victory in the RFHS Toast of the Coast Tournament, Thursday, Dec. 3.

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Friday 11/27/2015
Basketball Lady Pirates fall to Goliad
Posted: November 27, 2015

The first couple of basketball games within a new season are usually ones to forget. Too many turnovers, too missed assignments, poor decision making, and no shooting touch to speak of, and that's the way it went for the Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) varsity Lady Pirates Tuesday, Nov. 24 against the visiting Goliad Tigerettes. The Lady Pirates absorbed a 46-33 loss.

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