After special year, Blue may sit out big dance
Consecutive losses doom Tigers playoff chances
In fighting for playoff position, dropping a pair of games is not recommended
The Rockdale Tigers fell to Franklin 60-45 Tuesday night at Tiger Gymnasium, ending its shot at a playoff berth after two straight losses.
The Tigers were aiming to make back-to-back playoff appearances for the first time since 1996-97. Full Story
Lady Tigers avoid play-in playoff
Surprise victory over Franklin secures postseason place
Last season’s regular season finale between Rockdale and Franklin was a bare knuckles brawl for supremacy in District 20-3A.
Franklin prevailed to stand beside a deeply disappointed Rockdale as co-champions.
Tuesday’s affair also had district championship repercussions which didn’t include Rockdale. Full Story
Lady Tigers need some seasoning
New coach Palmer welcomes young players
While the 2015 Lady Tiger softball team was indeed wet behind the ears, water did play a large role in their lack of development.
This was a team loaded with varsity newcomers who needed some seasoning, but most of their pre-district schedule was washed out due to inclement weather and the Lady Tigers entered district play with only three games under their belts. Full Story
Williams right in the thick of it at Flour Bluff
When P.J. Williams accepted the the head basketball coach’s job at Corpus Christi Flour Bluff on the Texas coast, he knew he would have his work cut out for him.
Flour Bluff has a storied basketball history and were the unbeaten District 30-5A champions a year ago, before bowing out of the state playoffs to Cedar Park in the regional tournament. Full Story
King named All-State
Milano’s Kyle King was rewarded for his versatility by being named at two positions on the Texas Sportswriters Association Class 2A All-State team.
King, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound sophomore, was named second team as a punter and honorable mention as a defensive back. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano girls prepare for playoff trip
Lady Eagles will face Thrall for third place
The regular season is over and the playoff bracket has been set.
The N0. 23 Thorndale Lady Dogs (22-6) wrapped up second place in District 25-2A and will play Iola in Giddings on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the bi-district round.
It’s the Lady Dogs 14th straight appearance in playoffs. Full Story
Opening day at The Yards of Cameron set for Feb. 20
Community invited to baseball games, dedication of major-league caliber facility
CAMERON—Community leaders will host opening day at The Yards of Cameron on Saturday, February 20 at 9 a.m.
The daylong event is the first opportunity for residents in central Texas to see, tour and enjoy the $18 million project that is well on its way to completion. Full Story
Mr. Cristian, Buccaneer
MR. CRISTIAN, BUCCANEER—Rockdale All-State receiver Cristian Lara (center) signed a letter of intent to play football at Blinn College. Witnessing the signing was (left to right) Angel Lara, Angi Lara, Liliana Lara. Back—Tiffany Commerford, Rafael Lara, Jeff Miller, Brent Hasselbach, Hunter Hamrick. Full Story
Yoe’s Rhoades passed over for Temple job
The last time Rick Rhoades attempted to leave Cameron, he reeled off three straight state championships.
He may have the opportunity to do so again after being passed over for the Temple head coaching job for the second time in five years.
Temple chose Wildcat defensive coordinator Scott Stewart as the new head coach. Full Story
Campaign for Keyanna scholarship memorial
Keyanna Russell, a 2012 graduate of Rockdale High School, was a student-athlete.
Keyanna was a wonderful person and well loved by all. Her life and her bright future were cut short on April 25, 2015 when she was killed in a car accident. Full Story
Annual alumni baseball game set for Feb. 20
The 9th annual Rockdale alumni baseball game is set for Saturday Feb. 20.
This year the alumni game has taken a different format. Current players will be split up on five teams and mixing in alumni on those five teams. Each team is guaranteed two games under the double elimination format. Each game will be 25 minutes long. Full Story
4th annual Milam Co. Aggie Mom golf tourney
The 4th annual Milam County Aggie Mom Scholarship golf tournament will be held Saturday April 23 at the Rockdale Country Club.
Two Tee Times available are 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the 4-man scramble with $60 entry fee per person.
Lunch and cart included and hole sponsorships still available. Full Story
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