Lexington gets early success to hold up
6-run first inning propels league leading Lady Eagles to district win
The Lexington Lady Eagles posted six runs in the first inning en route to a 10-2 District 20-3A victory over Rockdale Tuesday night at the Softball Complex.
Rockdale stands 6-10 on the season and 1-5 in district play, while first place Lexington improves to 9-5 and 6-0. Full Story
Errors doom Tigers in loss to Lexington
Eagles take advantage of 11 miscues
The Rockdale Tigers committed 11 errors and surrendered 11 hits in a 14-4 loss to Lexington Tuesday night at Tiger Field in a District 20-3A battle.
The Tigers stand 6-6 on the season and 0-3 in league play.
The Eagles chalk up their first district win and are 6-9 overall and 1-2 in district. Full Story
Crawford releases top 10
Rockdale star really likes Florida Gators
Hip pad deep in the torrid recruiting process, Jaqualyn Crawford made things a lot easier for everyone Sunday by releasing his Top 10 list of schools he is considering.
SMU, Auburn, Florida, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Penn State, Texas, Texas Tech and TCU made Crawford’s exclusive list. Full Story
Looking for a bracket buster? That would be me
This is the 29th year that I have filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket. This is also the 29th year that I have wondered why I even bother.
Now, it has been well-documented in this space that college basketball is my favorite sport to watch and this is without a doubt my favorite time of year along with the high school state tournament. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano remain unbeaten in league play
Thorndale No. 2, Milano No. 5 in latest poll
A walk-off single led Thorndale past Thrall 8-7 on Tuesday in a crucial District 27-2A contest.
Thorndale, No. 2 in the state, improved to 16-1 overall and 5-0 in league play.
Milano, which vaulted to No. 5 in the polls, is 14-3 and also 5-0.
The two teams will face each other Monday at 4 p.m. in Thorndale to make up a game that was earlier cancelled due to rain. Full Story
Thorndale jumps out to early lead in District 27-2A play
Thorndale defeated Bartlett 12-6 thanks to a strong start and moved to 3-0 in District 27-2A play.
The Bulldogs (5-4) scored on a single by Ryan Biar, a walk , and a single by Scott Guzman in the second inning.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as the Bulldogs collected seven hits and Bartlett six. Full Story
Mitchell named first-team NJCAA All-American
WACO—Velma Mitchell was named a first-team NJCAA All-American by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
Mitchell, a 5-foot- 8 guard from Rockdale, had previously been named the NTJCAA conference Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year. Full Story
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