Flatonia dismisses Thorndale again
WIMBERLEY—There were far less dramatics than a year ago, but the outcome was the same.
For the second year in a row, Flatonia eliminated Thorndale from the state playoffs with a 12-3, 5-1 sweep in the Class 2A, Region IV quarterfinals. Full Story
Wendell named 3A player of the year
Tiger led state in scoring, free throws
SAN ANTONIO—Despite leading the state in scoring and free throw shooting in 2014, Wendell Mitchell was completely ignored by the TABC, left off their All- State list.
He got their attention this year and was well rewarded for the oversight. Full Story
Velma picks her spot
Louisiana- Monroe right choice for Lady Tiger
Move over Robertsons. There’s a new star in town.
Lady Tigers standout Velma Mitchell has chosen to play at Louisiana Monroe, a member of the 11-school Sun Belt Conference which includes Texas State and Texas-Arlington. Full Story
The Last of the Knephew Knuckleheads
Friday will mark the last of my three knuckleheaded nephews graduation from high school.
The youngest, Alex Taylor— who was named after my grandfather—will be a member of the Milano Class of 2015.
Also have a cousin getting out, Trey Steinbecker, who might as well be a nephew. Full Story
Front row—Dakota Eubanks (Jay Bob Roe), Joli Carpernter (Sportsman), Velma Mitchell (Dan Yezak), Dae Dae Robertson (Outstanding Femal Athlete), Dustin Strelsky (Jay Bob Roe) Back—Justin Offield (Dan Yezak), Preston Ehler, Dan Yezak), Tro’Maine Miles (Sportsman), Wendell Mitchell (Outstanding Male Athlete), Pearch Loth (Outstanding Male Athlete), Tucker Tovar (Sportsman), Dylan Full Story
RHS hands out awards
Booster Club Scholarship-Male—Michael Boyd. AdolfoChavira, Preston Ehler,Pearce Loth, Dylan McCartney, Justin Offield.Cheerleader—MadisonReynoldsAthletic Trainer Most Academic— Bethany Miller,Charlsie Mueller, Tiffany Turpen FootballSecondary—Ed Dansby,Hayden OffieldDefensive lineman—Jakob Full Story
Nine Tigers named all-district
20-3A All DistrictBaseballMVP—Keaton Dodd – Academy - Jr.Of f ens i ve MVP— JaimeDominguez – Cameron - Sr.Defensive MVP— PrestonMoore – Rogers - Sr.Newcomer of the Year—JadenBeck – Troy – So.1st TeamDerek Whitsel – Sr. – IFRockdale Full Story
CORRECTION–Cristian Lara takes the baton from Tyler Phillips in the 400-meter relay en route to the Tigers capturing the gold medal at the UIL State Track Meet Saturday. The quartet also won a silver in the 800-meter relay. We mistakenly named Hayden VonRosenberg as handing off to Lara on last week’s front page. Full Story
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