Legendary pranks part of the Battle of the Bell lore
“When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”—Shinbone Star Editor in “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”. Full Story
Not many stop Smith
61ST BATTLE OF THE BELL
Rolling like a thundercloud down the field, Traion Smith is the model of consistency.
The Yoemen definitely have no worries on offense, while the All- State halfback is in the midst of a special senior year as they aim for their fourth straight state championship. Full Story
Big Blue rides out comeback win
MADISONVILLE—Trailing at halftime, the Rockdale coaching staff challenged their players to take responsibility and own up for their current level of play.
And oh, by the way, don’t forget to have some fun. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop two as second half opens
Spikers lose a pair in critical district matchups
The Rockdale Lady Tigers dropped a pair of critical matches to Franklin and Troy in district play.
The Lady Tigers dip to 10-19 overall and 2-6 in District 10-3A.
Rockdale fell to defending league champ Franklin
(18-10, 6-2) 25-14, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22 Tuesday night at Tiger Gymnasium to open the second half of league play. Full Story
Dawgs ready for fresh start as district looms
Defending champions coming off bye week
THORNDALE—With a week off and the district schedule set to kick off Friday, Thorndale’s season couldn’t have a better chance at a fresh start.
The 1-4 Dawgs—who have dropped three straight— host 1-4 Rosebud-Lott in the District 13-2A-I lid lifter with Thorndale the twotime defending district champion. Full Story
Eagles make it two in a row by sacking Snook
Milano sits atop district at 2-0 with Burton on tap
SNOOK—Two solid performances, two solid wins.
Sweeping to a 20-0 lead early by jamming the airwaves, the Milano Eagles dispatched Snook 26-12 Friday night.
Having won two straight, the Eagles sit atop the District 13-2A-II standings at 2-0 and are 3-3 overall.
Snook sags to 1-5 and 0-2. Full Story
Lady Eagles bounce back from Thrall loss with wins
Thorndale keeps pace for state playoff spot
The Milano Eagles recovered from the loss to Thrall by disposing of Holland and Mumford, both in sweeping fashion and on the road.
The Eagles, who rose to No. 8 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association poll, improved to 23-5 overall and 8-1 in District 16-2A.
The Lady Eagles handled Mumford on Tuesday 25-3, 25-11, 25-9. Full Story
Seventh grade Tigers mash up Madisonville
The junior varsity and freshmen teams will travel to Cameron, with the first game starting at 5 p.m. The junior high will host Cameron with the 7B, 7A teams playing first at 4:30, followed by 8B, 8A.
A 95-yard fourth quarter touchdown run was the difference in Madisonville’s 30-22 victory over the Rockdale junior varsity Thursday. Full Story
JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
8th GradeRockdale Tournament1st Place: Rockdale2nd Place: Rogers3rd Place: LexingtonConsolation: SnookChampionship-Rockdale def.Rogers 21-25, 25-12, 16-14.Game 1— Reese Weise 3served points; Game 2—Brandi Caffey 8 points,Whitley Boyd 6 points,Payton Miller 2 digs and 2kills, Emily Depine 3 kills; Full Story
Rockdale at RogersVarsity BoysGavin Young- 23Varsity GirlsPaola Alvarez- 32Frances King- 35JV GirlsStephanie Ceja-6Jr. High GirlsAnna Flowers- 9Breonna Travis- 34Jesenia Navarro- 54 Full Story
ROCKDALE 49, MADISONVILLE 30
Clockwise from bottom left, Chase Pickett brings down Madisonville running back Charkeith Wiley with one of his 13 tackles. Middle left, Cristian Lara defends against R’Kelian Wiley. Top left, Jeff Miller gathers his team up during a time out. After the game, Mustang Coach Greg Morgan (top middle) also gave Miller the receipts from the gate. Full Story
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