Rockdale boys back on top of district track heap
JARRELL— Not unlike their performance at the state track meet last year, the Rockdale Tigers can still do more with less.
Despite a small-scale roster, the talented Tigers took the first step (or jump) in defending their state crown by stockpiling points and claiming the 2017 District 20-3A track championship Wednesday at Cougar Field. Full Story
King, Blanchard are perfect mix—again
Mixed doubles duo make third trip to state
COLLEGE STATION— There’s something about tennis that attracts rain clouds this time of year.
While things were moving along smoothly Monday afternoon under sunny skies, the darkness converged on unsuspecting participants on the opening day of the Class 3A Region III tennis tournament at A&M Consolidated. Full Story
Lady Eagles prevail in rematch with Thorndale
Both ranked teams prepare for playoffs
MILANO—The Milano Eagles were looking for a repeat performance and an encore is what they got.
The No. 4 Lady Eagles bested Milam County and District 27-2A rivals, No. 13 Thorndale, 7-2 on Thursday for the second time this season to run their league record to a perfect 12-0.
Thorndale slides to 21-3 and 10-2. Full Story
Armadillo book more like a journal to us
Eddie Wilson’s long-awaited tome on the iconic concert hall The Armadillo World Headquartrs has finally seen the light of day.
This “memoir” is more like a journal or diary to me and my friends.
Seems like we spent more time at the storied rock hall than we did in school. Full Story
Lady Tigers chalk up loop victory over Lexington
Tigers can’t hold on to early lead against Eagles
With the season winding down, the Rockdale Lady Tigers chalked up a district victory over Lexington, while the Tigers were unable to take advantage of a large early lead.
Both the Tigers and Lady Tigers games with Cameron Tuesday night were postponed until Wednesday because of the rain. Full Story
TRIPLE TIME—Ben, Erin and Brian Blanchard (center) signed up to continue their education at Howard Payne University. Ben and Erin will play tennis and Brian will join the band. Joining the Blanchards were father John (left) and mother Terry (right). Full Story
Dawgs remain perfect in District 27-2A with wins
Thorndale stands 9-0 in league play, four games left
With the night off from league play, the Thorndale Bulldogs stepped outside the district and clipped Austin St. Andrews 6-2 Tuesday night on the road.
The Bulldogs—who have won 13 straight—remain perfect in District 27-2A at 9-0 and are 15-3 on the season with four games remaining.
St. Andrew’s captured the lead in the first inning, scoring on an error. Full Story
Milano Masons set golf tourney Saturday for scholarship fund
Milano Masonic Lodge 605 AF&AM invites all area golfers to play in its 17th annual 18-hole golf tournament Saturday, April 22. Registration will start at 8 a.m. with tee time at 9 a.m.
Entry fee is $50 per person and all proceeds go to the lodge’s scholarship fund, according to Jesse Love, spokesman. Full Story
Volleyball camp sign-up dates coming up
All-American volleyball camps are available for Rockdale volleyball players.
The camp for incoming 9-12 graders will be held from July 10-12 and cost is $159 per camper and deposit is due April 15.
Session times are 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m.
Camp for 6-9 graders is July 10-11 and the cost is $60 per camper and is due June 10.
Session times are 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Full Story
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