New kids off the Box
It’s been 34 years since a Tiger girls team has gone to state
Tucker Tovar was all by his lonesome at the UIL state golf tournament in 2014 and while wandering around the 8,000- yard Lost Pines golf course, probably wished he had a little company. He had no idea. Flash forward to 2015 and every member of the Rockdale golf team—boys and girls—will make the journey to Grey Rock on Monday to compete in the UIL Class 3A State Tournament. Full Story
The perfect mix
Tiger doubles teams advance to state
COLLEGE STATION—No one has been closer than Rockdale’s pair of mixed doubles teams.
And at the highest level of competition it was no different for Blake King and Erin Blanchard and Kasey Crump and Ben Blanchard.
The foursome advanced out of the Class 3A Region III tournament held at A&M Consolidated Monday and Tuesday. Full Story
Brook s shines again in spring
NORMAN, Okla. — There went Daniel Brooks wide, speeding past cornerback Jordan Thomas and bursting into open field.
There he went up the middle, finding a crease and gaining 10 yards. And there again, taking a shovel pass and shooting ahead for 17. Full Story
Another sport, another title
Tigers claim fourth league championship
CAMERON—With football and both basketball teams having already chalked up district championships, it was the Tiger track team’s turn to polish off some hardware.
For the first time since 2011, the Rockdale thinclads claimed a district championship, outdistancing Troy by 20 points in District 20-3A and sending 10 athletes to the area meet, Wednesday April 22 in Whitney. Full Story
Lady Dogs clinch share of district championship
Milano keeps pace with two huge wins
The Thorndale Lady Dogs clinched at least a share of the District 27-2A crown with a 12-2 victory over Bartlett.
The Lady Dogs stand 16-7 overall and 11-2 in league play.
Thorndale has a makeup game Thursday with Rosebud-Lott on the road.
A win would give them the outright title, their first since 2008. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop final two games
The Rockdale Lady Tigers closed out their season with a pair of losses to Troy and Cameron.
The Lady Tigers finish up 6-11-1 overall and 5-9 in District 20-3A and miss the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
In the 9-3 loss to Troy Tuesday night at the Softball Complex, Julianna Juarez banged out three of Rockdale’s eight hits. Full Story
Tigers hanging tough in fight for playoff position
Blue needs to win final two regular season games
Riding a three-game winning streak that included a 7-0 blanking of rival Cameron and with new offensive vigor, the Rockdale Tigers had every reason to believe they could keep the winning wheel going around.
League leader Troy had other ideas and came to town and snuck out with a 3-2 vicory over the Tigers Tuesday night at Tiger Field. Full Story
Bulldogs move closer to district champions
Thorndale disposes of nearest competitor
The Thorndale Bulldogs outlastd Granger in high-scoring affair, 14-10
The bats were busy on Tuesday, and when the dust cleared the Thorndale Bulldogs had a 14-10 win over Granger in seven innings.
The win pushes the Bulldogs closer to a district championship with a 14-4 overall record and 12-1 in District 27-2A.
It would be the Bulldogs first league title since 2010. Full Story
Milano denied fourth state shot
Soggy course conditions hamper Eagle effort
CORPUS CHRISTI— Milano’s quest for a fourth straight trip to the state golf tournament fell flat in the muggy atmosphere of venerable Lozano Golf Center.
The Eagles finished seventh with a 793 total, behind winner Normangee’s 634 at the Region IV, Class 2A Tournament Wednesday and Thursday. Full Story
Troy 3, Rockdale 2 Troy 100 020 0—3 7 3 Rockdale 000 002 0—2 1 2
W- Epper son. L- Whi tsel (2-2). Records—Rockdale 10-13-1, 6-6 in District 20-3A; Troy 18-4, 10-2.
Rockdale 7, Cameron 0 Rockdale 102 111 1—7 9 2 Cameron 000 000 0—0 1 2 Full Story
(in Whitney, April 22)
Dae Dae Robert- son— 100-hurdles, 300-hurdles, sprint relay
Ja’ Qualyn Crawford— 100, long jump, triple jump
Davion Ford—200, long jump
Hayden Von Rosenburg— 200
Gunner Miller—300-hurdles Full Story
April 25 golf tourney to aid scholarship fund
MILANO—Masonic Lodge 605 (AF&AM) of Milano will hold its 15th annual 18-hole golf tournament Saturday, April 25 at the Cameron Country Club.
The fund-raiser benefits the lodge’s college scholarship fund. Full Story
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