Tigers front five provide anchor for team
West—the football team—is rebuilding
With a state championship in baseball and softball in 2015, the pressure is squarely on the West football team to join the party.
Having to replace seven starters—most at skill offensive positions—may delay any plans to expand the trophy case. Full Story
Team photo camaraderie brings back memories
Sitting here on the 40th anniversary of our graduation from high school (Spirit of ‘76), I was spurred to have wistful feeling for my teammates as I go though another football photo day.
Watching the interactions between the players and knowing the lifelong friendships that are being forged. Full Story
Thorndale-Milano clashes a rival rarity
Far and few in between—but very memorable
On Friday evening, the Milano football team will travel 22 miles West on Highway 79 to do battle with Thorndale in the season opener.
While the mileage is negligible, the distance in meetings between the two schools is massive.
The two schools first met in 1932, but have butted heads just 17 times in the 84 years previous and not since 2008. Full Story
Spikers host own tournament
Lady Tigers 8th annual tournament this weekend
The Rockdale Lady Tigers will host their 8th annual tournament with action getting underway Thursday morning.
The 13-team lineup includes schools from all over the state including Thorndale and Taylor.
The Lady Tigers warmed up by spiking Georgetown Gateway 26-20, 26-17, 20-25, 25-23 at Tiger Gym Tuesday night. Full Story
Lady Eagles grab up Bruceville spike title
Thorndale whips up on Taylor Tuesday night
The Milano Lady Eagles blitzed through the field unbeaten to walk a away withe Bruceville-Eddy Tournament championship.
The Lady Eagles improved to 14-4 on the young season after going 1-1 in a tri-match Tuesday evening on the road.
Milano dumped Brazos Christian 25-7, 25-7, 25-12 and lost to host Iola 13-25, 24-26, 25-20, 14-25. Full Story
Rockdale Pony Elite team competes at World Series
Baseball Mom Diary
YOUNGSVILLE, La.— Wednesday, July 27, was opening day of the Pony Plus World Series and the Rockdale Tigers were picked to compete against the Normoyle Red Sox of San Antonio.
A close played game on the behalf of both teams, left the score at 6-5 in favor of Normoyle half of the way through the 5th inning. Full Story
Texas dove season opens Sept. 1 in central zones
90-day season is longest in 80 years
More validation that everything’s bigger and better in Texas, dove populations are soaring and the hunting season, which gets underway Sept. 1, is the longest in 80 years.
A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of opportunity compared with previous years. Full Story
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