Miller takes to the ground
Thorndale faces No. 2 Mart on the road Friday
THORNDALE—While the Thorndale Bulldogs have had trouble getting their ground game going, Jake Miller took things into his own hands, or should we say, feet.
The senior quarterback broke loose for 113 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs to a 28-8 victory over Class 3A Florence at Bulldog Stadium Friday. Full Story
Ho, Ho Huh? Early X-mas decorations has me seeing red
The date was September 10, just last week. The ex-cheerleader and I were innocently perusing one of our favorite stores—I won’t name it here, but it rhymes with Mam’s—estimating just how many roles of toilet paper we might be able to cram in our car, when out of nowhere the faint sound of sleigh bells could be heard off in the distance. Full Story
Weather delay does little to stop Big Blue storm
The Rockdale Tigers must have taken a cue from the stormy weather surrounding Tigerland Stadium Friday night.
The No. 3 team in Class 3A struck quickly and with full force.
In a game delayed by the inclement conditions, the Tigers whitewashed Salado 35-0. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop two as district play opens
Spikers fall to Franklin, Cameron
The Rockdale Lady Tigers got off to a rough start in district play, falling to Franklin and Cameron, both at home.
The Lady Tigers stand 11-14 on the season.
Against Franklin in the 22-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 loss, Dae Dae Robertson pulled the trigger on 12 kills and two blocks, while Joli Carpenter chipped in 14 assists, 12 digs, a block and a serve. Full Story
Eagles can’t get out of own way in Thrall loss
Four holding calls hamper Milano’s efforts to win
MILANO—While Thrall presented a formidable opponent in itself, Milano couldn’t get out of its own way.
Four costly holding penalties and the inability to punch it in from close range doomed the Eagles in a 33-18 loss to Thrall Saturday afternoon at Pruett Field.
The game was rescheduled from Friday night because of lightning strikes. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALELe’Raven Clark—Texas Tech(football)Daniel Brooks— Oklahoma(football)Josh Pelzel—Baylor (football)Austin Caffey—Texas State(baseball)Joe Sanders— Midwestern(football)LaDontice Coates—Midwestern (football)Tyler Wright—Tarleton St.(football) Full Story
Thorndale catches fire with two district wins
No. 13 Milano cruising along unbeaten
The Thorndale Lady Dogs picked the right time to get hot, picking up backto back victories in league play.
The Lady Dogs are 6-13 on the season and 2-1 in district play after whipping Holland 26-24, 25-22, 22-25, 25-15 Tuesday night and disposing of Bartlett 25-14, 25-16, 25-11. Full Story