Tigers have a chance to make football history
Now nobody wants to jump the gun, spoil the no-hitter, or jinx anybody for sure—there are three important district games left in the regular season that will demand everybody’s full attention— but this current group of Tiger football players are in position to cultivate a season like no other. Full Story
Bees can sting if provoked
Academy aiming for first winning season since ‘09
For the second straight week, the Rockdale Tigers will be facing a team that they have no history with.
Despite being just 42 miles apart, the two schools have never faced each other on the football field.
Academy has not made a playoff trip since 2011 and has not sported a winning ledger since 2009. Full Story
Key Lago Win
Tigers snuff out Vikings running attack in road victory
LAGO VISTA— Despite some valuable banged up players who were not going to see the field, Jeff Miller was more concerned Friday with his team’s mental state over physical.
The distractions were stacking up against them.
They had just beaten Cameron—in Cameron— in an emotionally charged affair. Full Story
Tops in their Fields
Havelka, Jimenez, Wallis were the best of the best
This is the last in a series profiling the 2014 Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor class. The inductees will be honored at a banquet Oct. 24 at 4:30 at the high school and the public is encouraged to attend.
The 2014 Rockdale Hall of Honor class spans all sports, includes a coach and a former athlete who continued to touch the program for decades. Full Story
Eagles eager to get back on the field
No. 4 Bremond comes to town for homecoming
MILANO—The Milano Eagles had the week off and they will need all the time they can gather to prepare as No. 4 Bremond will visit Pruett Stadium Friday night for homecoming.
When last we left the Eagles, 2-5 overall, 2-1 in District 13-2A-II, they had their two-game winning streak snapped by Burton. Full Story
Kings of the Road
Dawgs make it eight straight for Highway 79
Miller’s 431 yards and 4 touchdowns powers Thorndale
THORNDALE—Quarterbacks Jake Miller of Thorndale and Dawson Solis of Thrall entered Friday’s game as the undisputed leaders of their respective teams.
But, when it came to leading their team to victory, Miller was able to lead his team to victory. Full Story
Milano, Thorndale CC champs
Eagle boys take third crown in past four years
Area cross country teams dominated their respective meets as the Milano boys and girls and Thorndale boys squads all captured district championships Monday.
Milano will participate in regionals Nov. 1 at Texas- San Antonio.
Thorndale’s regional meet will be held in San Antonio as well, but at the NCS Complex, Nov. 1. Full Story
Milano aiming for face off with Thrall Saturday
Thorndale in a three-way tie for final playoff spot
The Milano Lady Eagles kept up their part of the bargain and are headed for a showdown with Thrall in the final regular season match of the year.
No. 23 Milano, 26-6 overall and 12-1 , will travel to No. 3 Thrall, 33-4 and 13-0, Saturday to decide the District 16-2A-II championship.
The two teams tied for the crown last season. Full Story
Lady Tigers handle Hearne
Spikers split for the week as season winds down
As the 2014 season eases to a close, the Rockdale Lady Tigers split their matches in the second-tolast week of the year.
The Lady Tigers are 13-22 on the season and 2-10 in District 20-3A play.
No. 9 Franklin (28-3) leads the district at 12-0, followed by Lexington (24- 15, 10-2).
The Lady Tigers fell to Lexington, 25-19, 25-21, 25-19 Tuesday night. Full Story
Junior varsity rallies for victory over Viks
The Tiger junior varsity/ freshman team will travel toAcademyfora6p.m. contest. The junior high teams host Academy with the combined B team playing at 5 P.M. followed by the 7A and 8A teams. Full Story