Mid-season report card is an A+
The Bell is in Rockdale and all is right in the world.
While it wasn’t a state championship or even a district championship clincher, Rockdale’s 34-27 victory over Cameron Friday night was an important one for Rockdale coach Jeff Miller, the football program and the guys that make up the team. Full Story
Lago Vista: think Liberty Hill
Vikings employ old fashioned slot-T offense
In 104 years of fielding a football team and levitating between three different classes, Rockdale has never had the opportunity to face off against Lago Vista, a similarly sized school.
Part of the reason for that is that Lago Vista has only had a football program since 2000. Full Story
Big Blue wins in Cameron for first time since 2003
CAMERON—For Rockdale to bring home the Bell, the Tigers would be bucking the trend that has been associated with the trophy for the past few years: the home team keeps possession.
Perhaps Friday night’s result is the beginning of a new trend. Full Story
Givens, Wesley, Jackson left imprint
Trio were standouts in all they touched
This is the first in a series profiling the 2014 Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor class. The inductees will be honored at a banquet Oct. 24 st 4:30 at the high school and the public is encouraged to attend.
The 2014 Rockdale Hall of Honor class spans all sports, includes a coach and a former athlete who continued to touch the program for decades. Full Story
Dawgs sled past Rosebud in district opening victory
Highway 79 battle with rival Thrall on tap Friday
TRAVIS—The Thorndale Bulldogs had yet to post conesecutive victories so far this season.
After Friday’s destruction of Rosebud-Lott, they’re looking for three.
The Bulldogs blanked the Cougars 42-0 Friday on the road in the District 13-2AI opener.
The Bulldogs improved to 4-2 on the season. Full Story
Burton puts an end to Eagles’ winning streak
Milano will take the week off to heal up, rest up
BURTON—Keeping Burton close in the first half, Milano could not however, keep a lid on the explosive Panthers in the second half in a 43-6 loss to hand the Eagles their first league setback of the season.
The Eagles fall to 2-5 on the season and 2-1 in District 13-2A-II, while Burton improves to 4-2 and 2-0. Full Story
Milano at Round Top-CamineVARSITY GIRLSteam 4thZoe Bitsoie 19th 14:32Megan Pendergrass 24th15:19Emilie Compton 27th 15:25Melodie Jones 29th 15:29Madison Westbrook 44th16:28Victoria Gaston 56th 17:52VARSITY BOYSKain Dodd 27th 19:34Jason Paniagua 36th20:02Iain Hart 61st 22:29JR HIGH GIRLS Full Story
JR HI VOLLEYBALL
Rockdale vs. Lexington
7B 25-18, 25-20 W Top ser ver both games Andrea Salazar with a total of 13 pts and two aces.
8B 25-21, 25-19 W Top server both games Caitlin Henderson with a total of 11 points and one ace. Kaylee Criswell had 1 kill and 1 block. Allee Ayala had 1 kill. Full Story
Lion’s Club tourney raises over $2,500
The Rockdale Noon Lion’s Club 24th Annual Scholarship Golf Tourney held on Saturday, October 11th raised approximately $2,500 for college scholarships for local youth. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop a pair
The Rockdale Lady Tigers dropped out of playoff contention with a pair of league losses.
The Lady Tigers stand 12-21 on the season and 1-9 in District 20-3A.
Rockdale fell to Rogers Tuesday night 23-25, 25-13, 23-25, 25-16, 5-1.
Dae Dae Robertson blasted eight kills, with eight blocks, four digs and three service aces. Full Story
Milano clinches playoff berth with pair of wins
Thorndale still has a shot at post season
It was business as usual for Milano with a pair of wins as they await a showdown with Thrall next week.
The No. 18 Lady Eagles swept Thorndale 25-19, 25-16, 25-6 Tuesday night at Geneva Pacely Gymnasium to clinch a playoff berth.
Under Coach Wendy King, Milano has made the playoffs 14 consecutive years.
Milano improved to 24-6 overall and 10-1 in District 16-2A play. Full Story
Junior varsity racks up third straight win, whips Cameron
The combined junior varsity and freshmen team will host Lago Vista, with the game starting at 6 p.m. The junior high will travel to Lago Vista with the 7B/8B team playing first at 5 p.m., followed by 7A and 8A.
The Rockdale junior varsity jumped out early in a 41-14 route of Cameron for their third straight victory. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALELe’Raven Clark—Texas Tech(football)Daniel Brooks— Oklahoma(football)Josh Pelzel—Baylor (football)Austin Caffey—Texas State(baseball)Joe Sanders— Midwestern(football)LaDontice Coates—Midwestern (football)Tyler Wright—Tarleton St.(football) Full Story